Climate change News articles about climate change and global warming covering impact, mitigation, policy, adaptation, talks, COP and more. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:33:19 GMT en Indigenous people to have say in UN climate policy “Somewhat rapid” acceleration underway for platform designed to give indigenous groups a voice. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:33:19 GMT Missed COP targets to Yemen famine – 2018 in review We look back at our leading stories of 2018. Mon, 31 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT Murky climate deal lets down poor countries The Katowice agreement makes few provisions to help developing nations combat climate change. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:42:00 GMT Report slams global failure to curb emissions As world leaders meet in Poland, the Global Carbon Project shows that dangerous emissions are continuing unabated. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Legal tweak could wreck Amazon forest The Terra Legal law was intended to help with indigenous land tenure, but could be abused and result in rampant deforestation. Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT The tech fix that won’t secure food supplies How can small farmers avoid getting ‘locked in’ by technology? Anita Makri reports from Bellagio. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT Q&A: Science is still biased towards staple crops Farmers rely on information to climate-proof their businesses and diversify their crop. IFAD’s Paul Winters tells SciDev.Net how science can help overcome remaining barriers. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:00:00 GMT Q&A: Climate finance for poorer countries is ‘in our interest’ Global targets may fail without small energy systems in the developing world, says environmental lawyer Alan Miller. Fri, 02 Nov 2018 15:00:00 GMT Climate science gets precise enough for legal action Latest IPCC report and “attribution science” set to usher in era of liability for companies and governments. Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:00:00 GMT Model shows pathway to feeding the world A modelling exercise proves that global hunger can be ended by 2050 if the world cuts back on red meat and eats more nuts. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT UN gives 12-year deadline to crush climate change A report urges leaders to act quickly on emission targets limiting dangerous global warming to 1.5 degrees. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:30:00 GMT US prising climate, development apart in IPCC talks US negotiators attempt to disconnect climate and development. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 12:38:00 GMT Climate action held back by conflicting policy in African countries Climate change and related policies in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia are inconsistent with efforts to achieve SDGs. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:37:08 GMT Q&A: ‘Women leaders must fight gender bias in the system’ Nazhat Shameem Khan, chief negotiator at the UN’s annual climate talks, on making the system more gender-inclusive. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:24:00 GMT Scant progress at Bangkok climate talks General disappointment as finance remains contentious and mistrust persists ahead of final rule book meeting. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:32:59 GMT Estimate of carbon in indigenous lands rises five-fold New data on vast amounts of carbon in community-managed forest come with calls for strengthening land rights. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Global warming to increase water in South Asian rivers New study counters earlier projections of decreasing runoff as a result of climate change. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:24:15 GMT Software helps cut Indian cows’ methane emissions A software tool sets diets for millions of cattle in India to cut methane emissions by 15 per cent. Mon, 02 Jul 2018 13:49:35 GMT Uranium ‘widespread’ in India’s groundwater Data from 16 states show contamination, traced to excessive extraction that releases uranium into deep aquifers. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT Q&A: Adapt to climate by packaging local results into policy Pakistan shows the reality of climate impacts — but carbon-centric science and policy don’t help, says Adil Najam. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT