Climate change

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    Never have so many governments done so little for so many

    Pete Dolack | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2019

    IT’S said that it is better to laugh than cry. But what do we do when a situation has become so beyond parody that laughter...

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    Climate change causes 15 disasters costing over $1b

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 08:20pm on December 27, 2019

    At least 15 natural disasters linked to climate change this year caused damage of over $1 billion and seven of them cost at least $10...

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    Greek wine goes back to basics to resist climate change

    Agence France-Presse . Thessaloniki, Greece | Updated at 10:53pm on December 22, 2019

    Thirty-eight years after he revived his family’s small vineyard in northern Greece, Vangelis Gerovassiliou proudly gazes on his property that grows one of the country’s...

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    Australia PM visits beleaguered firefighters

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 02:30pm on December 22, 2019

    Prime minister Scott Morrison visited firefighters battling Australia’s bushfire crisis on Sunday as he apologised for a Hawaiian holiday that ended early after public outrage...

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    Putin says nobody knows causes of global climate change

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 05:32pm on December 19, 2019

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Thursday said ‘nobody knows’ what causes climate change, seeming to cast doubt over whether global warming is of manmade origin...

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    European Union leaders braced for climate clash

    Agence France-Presse. Brussels | Updated at 05:07pm on December 12, 2019

    European Union leaders met without a British colleague on Thursday, but their departing neighbour’s absence will not make agreeing a budget any easier. While the...

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    Dutch find unlikely ally against water

    Agence France-Presse . Trintelhaven | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    The Netherlands is deploying an unlikely ally as climate change intensifies the low-lying country’s ageold fight against floods: more than 6,66,000 truckloads of sand to...

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    Bangladesh 7th most climate affected country

    Emarn Hossain | Updated at 01:09am on December 05, 2019

    Extreme weather events resulted from climate change killed at least 577 people in Bangladesh and also caused damage and loss worth $1,686 million the past...

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    2010s hottest decade in history: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on December 04, 2019

    This decade is set to be the hottest in history, the United Nations said Tuesday in an annual assessment outlining the ways in which climate...

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    Scientists search for food plant genes

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 02:40pm on December 03, 2019

    Scientists have been on a global search for the wild relatives of food crops, hoping to bolster their defences against disease and climate change, a...