climate change

Global warming and the melting Arctic is the 'new normal'

Agence France-Presse

The year was the second warmest in modern times for the fragile Arctic, said the peer-reviewed report compiled by 85 scientists from 12 nations.


Climate summit: The greening of international finance

Agence France-Presse

New instruments have been developed to help mobilise financing for projects to mitigate climate change, but measuring their impact remains difficult


Climate change imperils one in four natural heritage sites, according to report

Mariette le Roux

The number of heritage sites at risk has grown to 62 from 35 in 2014 — nearly double the number from just three years ago


DRC’s carbon bomb is ticking

Scientists and green campaigners say the peatlands hold gigatonnes of carbon — a stockpile that poses a threat to hopes of limiting global warming.


Plea for 'urgent action' on climate overshadowed by Trump

Marlowe Hood

The Paris treaty calls for capping global warming at "well under" two degrees celsius, and 1.5 °C if possible.