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Governments around the world have been called to join hands to halve global emissions by 2030. Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, limiting global warming to 1.5°C is beyond reach. This formed part of the latest Intergovernmental Read more…


The Arctic average surface temperature between 1979 and 2019 was three times higher than the global average during this period . This is much higher than previously reported. This new development is based on a report released by the Arctic Read more…


The year 2020 was one of the three warmest on record, and rivalled 2016 for the top spot, according to a consolidation of five leading international datasets by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). A naturally occurring cooling climate phenomenon, La Read more…


Greenland, located in the arctic region, lost 1 million tonnes of ice every minute in 2019. According to the Communications Earth & Environment, this represents a loss of  532 trillion litres of water. This is far higher than the average Read more…


A new research says Greenland’s ice sheet may have shrunk past the point of return, with the ice likely to melt away no matter how quickly the world reduces climate-warming emissions. Scientists studied data on 234 glaciers across the Arctic Read more…


Current climate models are not accurately capturing the warming of the Arctic region. In fact, a new study shows that the current rate of warming is similar to that which occurred during the last ice age. That period witnessed more Read more…


A new study indicates that the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic has led to a record drop in global carbon emissions. The study was conducted by the a University of Sydney, Australia. The study, which reviewed 38 regions and 26 sectors, showed Read more…


A new report says the annual mean global temperature is likely to be at least 1.0°C above pre-industrial levels (1850-1900) in each of the coming five years (2020-2024). According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO),  there is a chance that Read more…