Climate crisis

The hidden victims of Pakistan’s floods – the elderly | Climate Crisis

If anyone knows about the reality of Pakistan’s cycle of floods, heatwaves and droughts, it is the older generation. They have lived through decades of climate fluctuation and change. Yet this year has taken things to a whole new level. In April, parts of Pakistan had near-record temperatures of 49C with 30 percent of the …

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Hurricane Ian: Climate change could increase intensity of storms, say environmental experts

On Wednesday night, Hurricane Ian swept through the state of Florida in the US, leaving over 2.5 million people without power, flooding residential cities and damaging homes. Classified as Category 4 – the second strongest storm with winds between 1360 and 156 mph – the hurricane moved inland from the coast of Florida, becoming the …

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Switzerland records worst melt rate of its glaciers | Climate News

Swiss glaciers lost six percent of their volume this year, which far exceeded the record set in 2003, a new study says. Switzerland has recorded the worst melt rate of its glaciers since monitoring began more than 100 years ago, losing six percent of their remaining volume this year or nearly double the previous record …

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What Progressives Misunderstand About Fighting Climate Change

Since the 1960s, fighting for the environment has frequently meant fighting against corporations. To curb pollution, activists have worked to thwart new oil drillingcoal-fired power plants, fracking for natural gas, and fuel pipelines. But today, Americans face a climate challenge that can’t be solved by just saying no again and again. Decarbonizing the economy will …

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‘A form of colonialism’: Activists demand climate reparations | Climate Crisis News

Pakistan’s catastrophic floods have led to renewed calls for rich polluting nations that grew their economies through heavy use of fossil fuels to compensate developing countries for the devastating impacts caused by the climate crisis. The currently favored term for this concept is “loss and damage” payments, but some campaigners want to go further and …

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Pakistan PM decries climate carnage: ‘Did not contribute to this’ | Climate Crisis News

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has appealed for global support to face the consequences of the climate catastrophe that ravaged his South Asian nation. The flood-induced devastation means it is incumbent on Pakistan to “ensure rapid economic growth and lift millions out of poverty and hunger”, he said on Friday. “No words can describe the …

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Pakistan PM decries climate carnage: ‘Did not contribute to this’ | Climate Crisis News

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has appealed for global support to face the consequences of the climate catastrophe that ravaged his South Asian nation. The flood-induced devastation means it is incumbent on Pakistan to “ensure rapid economic growth and lift millions out of poverty and hunger”, he said on Friday. “No words can describe the …

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The Built Environment Industry has a Huge Responsibility in the Climate Crisis

The Built Environment Industry has a Huge Responsibility in the Climate Crisis Porte de Montreuil © Nexity Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989430/the-built-environment-industry-has-a-huge-responsibility-in-the-climate-crisis Climate change is becoming more and more real every day: all over the world, we are witnessing a clear increase in climate disasters. Moreover, the latest IPCC report warns …

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Photos: Iraq’s mighty Tigris river is drying up | Environment News

It was the river that is said to have watered the biblical Garden of Eden and helped give birth to civilization itself. But today the Tigris is dying. Human activity and climate change have choked its once mighty flow through Iraq, where, with its twin river the Euphrates, it made Mesopotamia a cradle of civilization …

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Pacific Environment, Opportunity Green Release Ports Playbook

Published Sep 20, 2022 11:19 AM by The Maritime Executive In connection with Climate Week NYC 2022, Pacific Environment and Opportunity Green released a playbook for ports to accelerate action in the race to a zero-emission ocean shipping future. The IPCC’s 2022 climate report issued dire warnings to end our dependence on fossil fuels if …

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