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Andrea Januta

From killer heatwaves to floods, climate change worsened weather extremes in 2021

Dec 13 2021

Extreme weather events in 2021 shattered records around the globe. Hundreds died in storms and heatwaves. Farmers struggled with drought, and in some cases with locust plagues. Wildfires set new records for carbon emissions, while swallowing forests, towns and homes.

North Atlantic hurricanes have become more frequent amid warming - study

Dec 03 2021

Climate scientists have long debated whether the North Atlantic has experienced more frequent hurricanes over the last century, given uncertainties in the reliability of historical data. But new research suggests the increase is real.

Madagascar food crisis caused more by poverty, natural weather than climate change - study

Dec 01 2021

Poverty, poor infrastructure and natural weather variability are bigger contributors to Madagascar's food crisis than climate change, according to a study released on Thursday by international research collective World Weather Attribution.

As countries wrangle over climate pledges, how enforceable are they?

Nov 13 2021

GLASGOW (Reuters) -When all is said and done at the U.N. climate talks, and the ink on the COP26 agreement is dry, one awkward question will remain: how enforceable will the deal be anyway?

Climate-linked health risks to rise, COP26 panelists warn

Nov 09 2021

GLASGOW If you thought the COVID pandemic was disruptive and deadly, climate change will be so much worse. | Video

Explainer-Emerging markets needs climate cash. How will they get it?

Nov 08 2021

GLASGOW To ensure the world hits its climate goals, richer countries will need to help poorer countries shift to renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, clean transport, and more.

Factbox-Halfway through COP26, where do climate negotiations stand?

Nov 08 2021

GLASGOW With the COP26 deadline closing in, government ministers arrived in Glasgow on Monday to attempt to strike a deal on global rules to help keep climate change in check.

WRAPUP 3-COP26 talks wade into climate finance as poor nations count cost

Nov 08 2021

GLASGOW, Nov 8 Governments will push for agreement on Monday on how to help the most vulnerable deal with global warming and compensate for damage already done, a test of whether developing and rich nations can end years of deadlock over cash for climate change.

RPT-Global carbon emissions rebound to near pre-pandemic levels

Nov 04 2021

Nov 4 Carbon emissions have rebounded to near pre-pandemic levels, according to a study released on Thursday, with coal and natural gas emissions surging in the power and industry sectors even as transportation emissions remain low.

Global carbon emissions rebound to near pre-pandemic levels

Nov 04 2021

(Reuters) -Carbon emissions have rebounded to near pre-pandemic levels, according to a study released on Thursday, with coal and natural gas emissions surging in the power and industry sectors even as transportation emissions remain low.

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