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#climate crisis

"Adaptation costs are significantly higher than previously estimated, resulting in a growing 'adaptation finance gap'," said an executive summary of the draft IPCC report. Photo: Ashraf Shazly / AFP
"Adaptation costs are significantly high... […]

World needs trillions to face climate threat: draft UN report

Helping vulnerable nations cope with the multiplier effect of climate change will require trillions of dollars, not the billions now on the table at COP26, a draft UN report reveals
Britain's PM Boris Johnson arrives for the COP26 UN Climate Summit in Glasgow on November 1. Photo: Phil Noble / Pool / AFP
Britain's PM Boris Johnson arrives for t... […]

COP26: Leaders can ‘make or break hope’ for climate salvation

As #COP26 begins, a question looms: will the summit resemble the Copenhagen debacle of 2009 or Paris six years later which led to the first climate treaty in which all nations vowed to shrink their carbon footprint?
European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans gives a joint press on the European Climate Law at the EU headquarters in Brussels on March 4, 2020. John Thys / AFP
European Commission Vice President Frans... […]

EU environment ministers give partial nod to new climate law

The environment ministers of the European Union support the proposed new climate law to make Europe green by reducing the carbon level but they left it up to government leaders to strike a consensus.