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Global warming will make vegetables harder to find: study

4 months, 4 days ago
WASHINGTON: Global warming is expected to make vegetables significantly scarcer around the world, unless new growing practices and resilient crop varieties are adopted, researchers warned on Monday. By the end of this century, less water…

Cruel climate dilemma for King penguins: feed or breed

7 months, 18 days ago
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…

Dimming the Sun to cool Earth could ravage wildlife: study

8 months, 25 days ago
PARIS: Geoengineering schemes designed to deflect some of the Sun's planet-warming rays would backfire if suddenly discontinued, wiping out species and entire ecosystems, a study published Monday warns. "Rapid warming after stopping…

Science update on climate change: from bad to worse

10 months, 29 days ago
PARIS: Scientists monitoring the Earth's climate and environment have delivered a cascade of grim news this year, adding a sense of urgency to UN talks on how best to draw down the greenhouse gases that drive global warming. Here is a…

Climate activists march to keep coal in ground

11 months, 12 days ago
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…

Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study

1 year, 2 months ago
MIAMI: Rising carbon dioxide levels from global warming will drastically reduce the amount of protein in staple crops like rice and wheat, leaving vulnerable populations at risk of growth stunting and early death, experts warned Wednesday.…

Paying to preserve trees helps fight warming: study

1 year, 2 months ago
MIAMI: Paying small amounts of cash to convince landowners not to cut down their trees is a highly effective strategy for reducing carbon emissions that drive climate change, researchers said on Thursday. Trees are important because they…

‘Antarctica will be a much greener place in the future’

1 year, 4 months ago
MIAMI: Plant life is growing on Antarctica like never before in modern times, fueled by global warming which is melting ice and transforming the landscape from white to green, researchers said Thursday. Scientists studying moss in an…

Cities and monuments to dim lights in a nod to Earth

1 year, 6 months ago
PARIS: From Sydney to New York, cities and monuments will dim their lights on Saturday in a show of solidarity against the threats being faced by the planet from humankind. This year marks the tenth anniversary of Earth Hour, an annual…