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Much of the discussion during next month's international climate negotiations in Lima, Peru will revolve around halting tropical forest loss to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But Ecosystem Marketplace's latest report
on the ...
Greenhouse gas emissions in Brazil amounted to 1.5 million tons in 2013, up 7.8 percent from 2012 and the highest total since 2008, non-governmental organizations said in a report
released on Wednesday.
The study by the Climate ...
At least 57 environmental activists have been murdered in Peru since 2002, a rights group said Monday, criticizing the killings as the country prepares to host major UN climate talks.
In a report
released two weeks before Peru welcomes ...
Last August, from the window of a jet high over Sumatra, I counted nearly a dozen plumes of smoke rising from the vast jungles and plantations below. Some more than a half-mile wide, they looked like pillars holding up the sky. That week the ...
Some of the world's largest companies are making progress in disclosing and addressing deforestation
risk within their commodity supply chains, but much work is left to be done to shift to more sustainable practices, argues a new report
from the ...
Increased logging and burning in the Amazon rainforest will worsen already disastrous droughts, a leading Brazilian scientist warned in a new report
on climate change.
Trees in the Amazon rainforest emit into the atmosphere the ...
Severe droughts in southern Brazil may be linked to deforestation
and degradation of Earth's largest rainforest, argues a new report
published by a Brazilian scientist.
Reviewing data from roughly 200 studies, Antonio Donato Nobre of ...
The most sophisticated, comprehensive and succinct scientific account of the accelerating impacts of human activity on the world around us, from warming and rising oceans to the growing toll of heat stroke, was published Sunday by a United ...
On September 6, when the floodwaters first started appearing in the Rambagh neighbourhood of Srinagar, Shakeel Ahmad and a dozen of his neighbours stood under a ceaseless downpour, shouting at each other for sandbags. In surprise, they stared at ...
The United Nations' expert panel on climate science has finally adopted a report
on global warming after all-night talks that will be later issued to public.
The landmark report
, which combines the findings of three earlier report
The United Nations` expert panel on climate science on Saturday finished a report
on global warming that the UN`s environment agency said offers "conclusive evidence" that humans are altering the Earth`s climate system.
The document, ...
After an all-night session, the United Nations' expert panel on climate science was scrambling Saturday to finish a report
on global warming that the UN's environment agency said offers "conclusive evidence" that humans are altering the Earth's ...
The rapid propagation in recent years of infectious diseases such as Malaria, Chikungunya and even Ebola is one more example of how climate change threatens global health security.
"Climatic changes also affect temperatures and regional ...
The Amazon rainforest has degraded to the point where it is losing its ability to benignly regulate weather systems, according to a stark new warning from one of Brazil’s leading scientists.
In a new report
, Antonio Nobre, researcher in ...
Governments and scientists have been meeting in the Danish capital Copenhagen this week to adopt a key IPCC report
on the state of the climate. It says policymakers must act now to avert the worst.
Climate change may have "severe, ...
In order to save the Amazon, it's not enough for deforestation
to stop; areas that have been denuded also need recuperation. A Brazilian research scientist has released a report
with the World Wildlife Fund that suggested actions to curb the ...
The Weather Channel has released an official statement arguing that man-made global warming is real, just days its co-founder said it does not exist.
The group claims said the planet is 'indeed warming,' with temperatures increasing 1 to ...
Environmental scientists for the most part agree that the human population is growing at an unsustainable rate, to the point that even fertility restrictions and a worldwide pandemic couldn't solve the problem, according to new ...
In the Amazon, everything is big – the trees, the rivers, the snakes, and the statistics that measure everything in numbers of football fields or areas the size of entire countries.
Now one of the biggest towers in the world – taller ...
The global trade in agricultural and timber products is pushing the planet’s forests to the brink, having been responsible for more than a third of recent deforestation
, a new study has warned.
, commissioned by the Center for ...
The United Nations Climate Summit at the end of September saw a host of governments, agencies and organizations rally around an international agreement aimed at stopping deforestation
called the New York Declaration on Forests. In it, three ...
Six weeks ago, a powerful voice for conservation and governance on Peru’s ragged, violent Amazon rain forest frontier was silenced, adding the name Edwin Chota to the lamentable list of campaigners and others killed around the world in places ...
The United Nations Environment Programme and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) released a report
this week at a conference in Korea, compiling studies on the impact of increased ocean acidification, caused by absorbing carbon dioxide, ...
Cattle ranchers that drive the vast majority of forest clearing in the Brazilian Amazon are unlikely to be held at bay indefinitely unless they are afforded new incentives for keeping trees standing, argues new analysis published by an economic ...
With more and more of the world`s population moving into urban centers, the number of such areas with more than 10 million people has exploded in the last quarter century.In 1990 there were only 10 of these "megacities," with about seven ...