Sunday, March 3, 2024

Topic: Climate change

Kashmir’s Wular Lake, vital for nearly 10,000 fishermen families, faces dire situation due to climate change

As the weather in Kashmir is facing severe alteration with a huge deficit in snowfall in the winter season, the desiccation of Walur Lake...

As disasters and heat intensify, can world meet urgency of moment at the COP28 climate talks?

Brendan Mackey, Griffith University Eight years ago, the world agreed to an ambitious target in the Paris Agreement: hold warming to 1.5°C to limit further...

Court rules climate activitsts can sue Sweden for ‘insufficient climate policy’

A Swedish court on Tuesday ruled that hundreds of youth climate activists including Greta Thunberg can collectively sue Sweden for the government's "insufficient climate policy." More than 600 people...

International law doesn’t protect people fleeing environmental disaster

Morgiane Noel, Trinity College Dublin Researchers have tried for decades to find a relevant legal status for people forced to flee their homes as a...

Extreme weather kills 2,183 this year; 907 die due to lightning strikes

India saw a big jump in extreme weather events such as heatwaves and lightning strikes this year, the Ministry of Earth Sciences said in...

Large parts of world drier than normal in 2021: WMO

Most of the globe was drier than normal in 2021, with “cascading effects on economies, ecosystems and our daily lives”, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday.