World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva talks about the most polluting countries, efforts to help those affected and keeping the promises of the Paris climate deal after the withdrawal of the US.
'CityTree' does the filtering work of 275 regular trees
A London council is taking action to fight the climate crisis in urban areas. It's developed a single structure that does the work of hundreds of trees - but takes up a fraction of the space. Sarah Morice has the story.
#CityTree #AirPollution #ClimateChange
Climate Refugee: A new term to be identified
When we think of refugees, we generally think of war and violence forcing people to flee their home countries. But in the years to come, it's likely the climate crisis will drive millions of people to cross borders. In just the past few years we've experienced the severity of wild weather events. From flooding to fires, the lives and livelihoods of millions have been affected. And if science is anything to go by, these events will become more and more common. Here's Francis Collings.
#ClimateMigration #EnvironmentalMigrants #ClimateCrisis
India suffers from severe impact of climate disruptions on its weather
India is experiencing more and more erratic weather as a result of the climate crisis. The UN's Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change has warned of severe heatwaves in some parts of the country, and extreme flooding in others. The World Bank says that by 2050, bad weather conditions could affect more than half the country's 1.3 billion people. Rahul Radhakrishnan has the details.
#ClimateChange #IndiaClimate #ErraticWeather
Australia's bushfire crisis
Despite public outrage and warnings from scientists, the Australian government says there's no direct link between climate change and the country's catastrophic bushfires.
#Australia #bushfires #climatechange
Australia in flames - evacuations continue as the bush fires get worse
Tens of thousands are now trying to get out of the way of the flames which have affected parts of Australia for months. Huge areas have burned in what is described as the worst fire season ever. Many are stuck in vast traffic jams as they try to drive their way out. Some have become stranded and must wait for rescue. 17 people are known to have died since these fires began in November and the weather forecast says it's going to get hotter, drier and windier in the coming days.
#Ausfires #ClimateCrisis #NewsFeed
'Smart seed' looks to help farmers manage climate change
Scientists in the UK are working on an electronic smart seed they hope will help farmers manage climate change. The device measures soil and weather conditions and the data it produces should help save water, cut waste and boost crops. Our correspondent Sarah Morice has more.
#ClimateChange #SmartSeed #Farming
Climate change and environmental issues have hardly been out of the headlines this year. While there's a concern governments globally are not taking enough action, entrepreneurs are seizing the moment. From turning rubbish into furniture and grass into drinking straws, Sarah Morice looks at some clever ideas being used to reduce the world's plastic issue.
#PlasticWaste #ClimateChange #Recycling
Australia Heatwave: Week-long state of emergency declared in New South Wales
A seven-day state of emergency has been declared in New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, as bushfires continue to rage across the region. Dangerously high temperatures and strong winds are forecast for coming days. At least six people have been killed and almost 700 homes have been destroyed since the fires broke out in November. Melinda Nucifora reports.
#AustraliaBushfires #StateOfEmergency #Heatwaves
Australia ranks worst for climate action
After weeks of bushfires, a report has found Australia bottom of a list for its climate change policy. And the country's Prime minister has come out fighting.
#ClimateCrisis #ClimateAction #NewsFeed
Climate Crisis: Fulani herdsmen seek greener pastures as droughts intensify
The Fulani tribe in West Africa is well-known for travelling long distances with their livestock in search of greener lands. But their traditional way of life is now being threatened by successive droughts in the Sahel region. And as Adesewa Josh reports, it's forcing some to take on new jobs.
#WestAfricaDroughts #ClimateChange #Fulani
Student invents plastic made from fish guts
A university student in England has invented a translucent and biodegradable plastic made entirely from fish guts. Lucy Hughes hopes a $40,000 grant she has been awarded will help jumpstart "MarinaTex" for large-scale production
#BiodegradablePlastic #PlasticWaste #FishGuts
Amazon Warrior Killed: Activist reportedly killed by illegal loggers
Illegal loggers are accused of killing an indigenous man in the Brazilian Amazon on Friday. Paulo Paulino Guajajara was part of a group guarding their protected lands from gangs of loggers. Reagan Des Vignes reports.
#IndigenousManKilled #BrazilIndigenousPeople #AmazonLoggers
Climate Protest: Youth climate activists vow to continue protest
Activist Greta Thunberg has taken part in a climate change protest in Los Angeles. Along with thousands of demonstrators, the Swedish campaigner is demanding the phasing out of fossil fuel production in California. The strike comes amid days of wildfires across the state which have resulted in unhealthy levels of air pollution. Jessica King reports from Los Angeles.
#GretaThunberg #ClimateProtests #LosAngelesWildfires
Pollution Crisis: India tackling plastic waste problem
More than 15 thousand tonnes of plastic waste is generated in India every day. With no proper recycling system in place, much of the trash is dumped into oceans or rivers, or piled up at landfills. But as Natasha Hussain reports, India is now trying to clean up its act.
#PlasticPollution #IndiaPollutionControl #ModiPlasticWaste
Climate activists shut down cities. But, are the general public getting annoyed
00:46 - When does a protest movement designed to save the planet, slip over into something the majority of people hate? And what does that do for the cause?
04:28 - ‘Joker’ has biggest October opening
05:29 - The Nobel prizes are given out. We look at the history
#ExtinctionRebellionProtest #JokerMovieContoversy #NobelPizes
Our oceans are doing worse than we feared.
The earth's seas are rising, faster than scientists thought they would because the earth is warming quicker than they thought too. Glaciers and polar ice caps are melting, the oceans are getting more acidic and these things affect us all. Most concerning: they may now be compounding which means whats going on will get way way worse before it gets better, if it gets better.
#ClimateCrisis #ClimateAction #OurOceansDoingWorse
Glaciers and Ice caps melt faster and sooner than science thought.
00:54 - And IPCC report reveals sea levels are rising sooner than scientists said they would, and will affect us all
06:34 - Imran Khan and Narendra Modi will address the UN tomorrow. We look at the nation’s leaders speeches through
12:19 - North Koreans starting YouTube channels in South Korea
14:10 - The cat and dog massage duo
#ClimateCrisis #TensionsBetweenIndiaandPakistan #NorthKoreanDefectors
The 16-year-old is trying to save the world. People hate her for it
Greta Thunberg gave what will prove to be a historic speech at the UN yesterday. And a large part of social media insulted her for it. What’s wrong with people?
#GretaThunberg #GretaHate #Newsfeed
Why do people HATE Greta? – Newsfeed
00:51 - Greta Thunberg gave an exceptional, impassioned speech at the UN yesterday. She’s doing all she can to keep the planet habitable for future generations. So why did she get so much hate on social?
03:47 - A glacier in Venezuela is dying
10:56 - Zimbabwe turns off a water treatment plant because the country is broke. Cholera could break out
12:05 - Break dancers in Afghanistan
#GretaThunberg #YouthClimateStrike #Google
Climate Crisis: UN Climate Summit under way in New York
Teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg has told world leaders their inaction on the climate crisis has failed her generation. Thunberg addressed delegates at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York, where they've announced new pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Nick Harper is there.
#ClimateCrisis #GretaThunberg #UNClimateSummit
Fewer words, more action on climate change!
At the UN, world leaders discuss the dangers the planet faces if pollution is not reduced. We've been here before, there have been many summits much talking and yet polluting emissions continue to increase and the planet continues to warm. The UN's weather service says these past five years have been the hottest ever recorded.
#ClimateAction #ClimateChange #UNClimateSummit
Climate Summit at UN. More talking, any action? – Newsfeed
00:58 - The world is meeting at the United Nations. Is this the moment when world leaders listen to the calls of billions?
05:52 - Emmys are awarded and British shows do very well
08:34 - Iran says women will be able to watch football in stadiums
#ClimateAction #Emmys #Friends25
Climate Strike: Millions take to the streets for global protest
Millions of people around the world have taken part in protests demanding action on climate change. Many of them were school children who skipped classes to join in the demonstrations. Our correspondent Jon Brain reports from Washington.
#ClimateStrike #ClimateChangeProtest #GlobalProtests
Climate Strike: Millions of people joined global climate strike
Millions of people are protesting across the world in what could turn out to be the biggest climate demonstration in history. Students are skipping school and workers walking off their jobs to join the global strike. As Sarah Morice reports demonstrators are angry at government inaction on the climate crisis.
#ClimateStrike #ClimateChange #GretaThunberg