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Cruel climate dilemma for King penguins: feed or breed

PARIS: Global warming is on track to wipe out 70 percent of the world's King penguins by century's end, putting the regal birds on a path towards extinction, researchers warned on Monday. As climate change drives away the fish and squid…

Climate activists march to keep coal in ground

BONN: Several thousand demonstrators converged on Bonn on Saturday ahead of UN climate negotiations demanding that governments step up action to halt global warming, starting with a rapid phase-out of coal-burning power plants. Decked out…

Climate change will feed wildfires: experts

PARIS, France: Out-of-control wildfires like the ones that brought destruction to southern Europe, North America, and parts of South Africa in recent weeks will likely become more frequent as global temperatures soar under climate change,…

The Paris Agreement at a glance

PARIS: The 2015 Paris Agreement, from which Donald Trump is considering withdrawing the United States, was the first pact to commit all nations to limiting global warming caused by emissions from burning coal, oil and gas. Key facts…

US, China must ‘lead the way’ on climate: Obama

MILAN: The United States and China have to lead the way in the fight against climate change, former US president Barack Obama said Tuesday. Speaking as the future of the landmark Paris climate accord hangs in the balance, he acknowledged…

How to protect yourself from a heatstroke

More than 640 people succumbed to the sweltering heat brought about by the unrelenting hot weather in Karachi and most parts of Sindh in 2015. Since then the term 'heat-wave' has become no less than nightmare for the citizens. Once…