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EU boosts emergency response as climate change heightens fire risks

EU boosts emergency response as climate change heightens fire risks

European officials on Thursday unveiled the new RescEU emergency response system which will significantly increase the bloc's reserve of fire-fighting aircraft as climate change challenges continue to mount.

World must adapt to 'inevitable' climate change, warns report

World must adapt to 'inevitable' climate change, warns report

Nations rich and poor must invest now to protect against destructive climate change impacts already in the pipeline or pay an even heavier price later, a global commission led by former UN head Ban Ki-moon warned ...

EU Commission green-lights petitions on corruption, bees, climate

EU Commission green-lights petitions on corruption, bees, climate

The European Commission on Wednesday approved three petitions aimed at garnering cross-EU support for proposals to reduce corruption in new member states, protect bees and boost climate action.

Greta Thunberg's New York arrival could be delayed

Greta Thunberg's New York arrival could be delayed

A racing yacht ferrying Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is rapidly approaching New York, the destination of her transatlantic voyage.

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean ice

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean ice

Skimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water beneath them.

Teenage climate campaigner Thunberg honoured in France

Teenage climate campaigner Thunberg honoured in France

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage activist whose Friday school strikes protesting government inaction over climate change helped sparked a worldwide movement, received the Freedom Prize in France on Sunday.

US sizzles as weekend heat wave tightens grip

US sizzles as weekend heat wave tightens grip

The United States sweltered in dangerously hot weather on Sunday, with major cities including New York, Philadelphia and Washington broiling in temperatures rising into triple digits.

June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years - NOAA

June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years - NOAA

June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Dalai Lama hails teen climate champion Greta Thunberg

Dalai Lama hails teen climate champion Greta Thunberg

The Dalai Lama has hailed Swedish teen environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg's efforts to highlight the climate crisis and mobilize young people.

EU court rejects historic citizen's climate case

EU court rejects historic citizen's climate case

The European Court of Justice has thrown out a landmark case brought by 10 families who sued the European Union over the threats climate change poses to their homes and livelihoods, lawyers said Wednesday.

UN kicks off major climate change effort

UN kicks off major climate change effort

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has kicked off a major United Nations push for progress on what he calls the defining issue of our time: climate change.

Protests reported as millions without power, one week after India cyclone

Protests reported as millions without power, one week after India cyclone

Millions of people are living without power or shelter in eastern India, a week after a devastating cyclone hit the region, officials said Saturday, as reports emerged of angry survivors protesting over the slow pace of relief.