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Climate emergency: Extreme weather events in Australia to get more frequent, intense

Report says extreme heat, heavy rainfall and coastal inundation, fire weather and drought …

Hunting elephants, rhinos and pangolins for trade may affect climate, says UN paper; here is how

UNODC paper highlights that illegal wildlife trade has implications for ecosystem …

COP27: 18 countries join group on cryosphere loss, see it as major contributor to sea-level rise

Melting glaciers, ice sheets, permafrost will impact polar, mountain countries & low-…

Climate dystopia: As debate continues over COP27 outcomes, a world upside down is not far off

Down To Earth analysed various climate change-related datasets and before negotiations …

Climate resilience: Kenyan farmers are adapting to extreme weather by growing indigenous crops

Exotic and commercial vegetables still form the bulk of Kenyan diets; campaigners for …

Cropping frequency decline due to climate change may impact food security: Study

Irrigation effectively offsets the projected production loss, but irrigated areas have to …

Who will pay or claim loss and damage money? COP27 agreed on a fund; but questions remain

The COP27 decision does not mention equity and common but differentiated responsibilities, …

COP27: Here’s how the Global Goal on Adaptation framework was negotiated at Sharm El-Sheikh

Framework will be considered and adopted at the COP28 in 2023; will review progress of …

Climate change is biggest global threat for young people in Africa, Europe: Survey

Africa remains the most vulnerable continent despite its low contribution to greenhouse gas …

COP27: India happy with loss and damage outcome; wary on agriculture, hints Centre

India not to give any fund to loss and damage facility but will claim, confirms environment …

COP27 was a win for the loss and damage cause; here is what transpired and the road ahead

Sharm El-Sheikh has established a loss and damage fund; but there is no guarantee that the …

A new dawn for humanity? COP27 ends; loss and damage fund, other agendas adopted

Low-emission energy to reduce emissions added to Sharm El-Sheikh Implementation Plan

COP27 Presidency releases draft paper, proposes formation of loss and damage facility

The COP27 president proposed that the details of the funding will be finalised during COP28,…

COP27: Sameh Shoukry urges countries to reinforce UNFCCC credibility as talks drag on

EU links loss and damage with mitigation goal; said no agreement is better than a poor …

COP27 will fail because of the US, EU and Global North, not the developing world

The narrative that India, China or the African Group will block progress must be nipped in …

COP27: Here is what to expect on the extended day of talks at Sharm El-Sheikh

Loss and damage remains the elephant in the negotiating room

COP27: Cover decision text makes no mention of all fossil fuels; India displeased

It has been suggested that the Egypt Presidency could be blocking the inclusion of fossil …

COP27: African bloc unhappy; says agreement on framework for adaptation goal being delayed

Parties have decided to initiate the development of a framework for GGA that will be …

COP27: Adaptation pledge sum 35% less than Glasgow, despite UN call for more support

Forty per cent of adaptation fund pledged in Glasgow not yet met 

COP27: Clear battle lines drawn on loss and damage as rich try to divide the poor

This is a clear attempt to create divisions and to make the poor fight the poor, according …

Less than 24 hours left: ‘Need extra efforts from all for agreement on loss & damage’

Countries shying away from difficult decisions, need to show political will, says COP27 …