Recent flooding and landslides in Nepal emphasize relationship between natural disasters and poverty

Recent flooding and landslides in Nepal emphasize relationship between natural disasters and poverty

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – On August 2, falling rock masses caused a devastating landslide in the Sunkoshi River at Jure Village of Sindhupalchok district in northern Nepal. Wh ...

Pacific Youth Suicide Numbers Increase, Causing Distress

Pacific Youth Suicide Numbers Increase, Causing Distress

By Terri Trovato UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News: Suicide rates in the Pacific Islands are some of the highest in the world, with an even higher number amongst the youth, according to ...

Impact of Climate Change on children in the Caribbean

Impact of Climate Change on children in the Caribbean

By Sarah Renshaw UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News: Issues related to climate change are vast across regions, but one group that is often ignored is the children, the ones most vulnerab ...

Climate fluctuations responsible for demise of Ancient Near Eastern societies

Climate fluctuations responsible for demise of Ancient Near Eastern societies

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – Researchers have found new evidence which suggests that the influence of climate on agriculture is a decisive factor in the rise and fall of ancient ...

The Climate Battle Continues Across US

The Climate Battle Continues Across US

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – Since the Environmental Protection Agency’s call to cut carbon pollution nationwide last June, groups for and against these plans have been engaged i ...

Airports use as much energy as mid-size cities, says new study

Airports use as much energy as mid-size cities, says new study

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News - A new study found that airports in the European Union consume excessive amounts of energy and contribute disproportionately to climate change. Previo ...

Deforestation rates found to be remarkably lower in community forests

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – New research suggests that the global community could decrease deforestation – and in the process, help mitigate climate change – by strengthening local land rights worldwide. According to the Inter Press News Service, a new World Resources Institute study reports that defore more ...

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The Climate Battle Continues Across US

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – Since the Environmental Protection Agency’s call to cut carbon pollution nationwide last June, groups for and against these plans have been engaged in heated debates across the US. The Climate News Network reports that even though the Obama administration has a considerable b more ...

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Warmer temperatures drastically cut crop yields in India

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News –British researchers have used satellite imagery to discover a link between climate change and agriculture that could impact farming in South Asia. The Climate News Network reports that the scientists have found a connection between rising average temperatures in India and redu more ...

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Recent flooding and landslides in Nepal emphasize relationship between natural disasters and poverty

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – On August 2, falling rock masses caused a devastating landslide in the Sunkoshi River at Jure Village of Sindhupalchok district in northern Nepal. What is now considered the worst landslide in more than a decade, destroyed dozens of houses and killed 156 people. This tragedy more ...

August 21, 2014 (0) comments

Airports use as much energy as mid-size cities, says new study

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News - A new study found that airports in the European Union consume excessive amounts of energy and contribute disproportionately to climate change. Previously, when accused of damaging the environment and pressured to reduce carbon emissions, the aviation industry would defend its more ...

August 09, 2014 (0) comments

India’s record-breaking dry heat spells delays summer monsoon

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – After a swelteringly hot summer season in India, the summer monsoon arrived in West Bengal last week – nearly two weeks after schedule, which meteorological researchers attribute to the effect of climate change on weather patterns in the country. The Climate News Network repo more ...

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