Leaders of China and India snub UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit

Leaders of China and India snub UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China’s President Xi Jinping will not attend the UN Climate Summit which will take place on the 23rd of Sept ...

Dietary guidelines increase greenhouse gas emissions

Dietary guidelines increase greenhouse gas emissions

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News -  In an astounding blow to sustainable development, the Department of Agriculture suggests dietary guidelines that increase greenhouse gas emissions ( ...

Partnerships and pledges mark the 3rd International Conference on SIDS

Partnerships and pledges mark the 3rd International Conference on SIDS

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – The recently concluded International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), has led to meaningful partnerships with 1.9 billion in fina ...

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) might make a larger contribution to climate change in the future

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) might make a larger contribution to climate change in the future

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – A new assessment by more than 300 scientists around the world highlights the emerging issue of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and its connection to climat ...

Preparations underfoot for the largest climate march in history

Preparations underfoot for the largest climate march in history

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – Tens of thousands of people from all over the country will join the People's Climate March, which is anticipated to be the largest demonstration on c ...

Warming in the Arctic tundra accelerated by sunlight not microbes

Warming in the Arctic tundra accelerated by sunlight not microbes

UNITED NATIONS, MEDIAGLOBAL News – A new study suggests that sunlight rather than microbial activity, dominates the production of carbon dioxide in Arctic inland waters. The Climat ...

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 ...

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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New study explains temporary slowdown in rising temperatures

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – For years researchers have been trying to explain the global warming hiatus, but scientists believe they have finally solved the puzzle and found some answers deep in the Atlantic Ocean. The Climate News Network reports a break-through in climate change research which support more ...

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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 ...

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Melting glaciers contribute to a faster rise in sea levels in the Antarctic

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH NEWS – Researchers in the UK have confirmed that water levels in the Antarctic in the southern ocean are rising at an alarming rate thanks to the 350 billion tons of fresh water flowing in from the melting ice sheet. The Climate News Network reports that in the past two decades, the more ...

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