Climate Impacts Stories

Climate Change blamed for heavy downpours in Pakistan

After an especially dry season, intense rainfall in Pakistan this year, has destroyed crops and put the country’s harvests in jeopardy.

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Peruvian farmer seeks claims from German company in landmark climate battle

A Peruvian farmer wants a European energy company to compensate him for the impacts caused by climate change.

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Europe submits UN climate pledges, calls on China and US to follow

Europe's pledge to cut CO2 emissions in 2030 by 40% compared to 1990 levels sends signals to other developed nations to follow the EU's lead.

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China takes down documentary on pollution

"Under the Dome" went viral. Now, the Chinese government has decided to crack down on the environmental documentary.

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London Assembly votes in support of fossil fuel divestment

With an overwhelming majority, the London Assembly has voted in support of fossil fuel divestment.

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“Handpicked” committee coaxes First Nations to trade rights for oil and gas money

Newly released documents reveal the Canadian government’s latest efforts to influence Indigenous treaties for fossil fuel gains.

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Documentary on smog takes China by storm

A new documentary film by a former Chinese television reporter takes aim at environmental policy in one of the world's most polluted countries.

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Millions at risk as sea level rise threatens Sundarbans

The Sundarbans is on the frontline of climate change as sea level rise threatens the way of life of its community. Its population is left with a stark choice: change their livelihoods or migrate to other areas.

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As Sao Paulo drought worsens, government considers rationing

As Brazil’s most populous region continues to struggle through its worst drought in a century, Sao Paulo, the country’s largest and richest city, is rapidly running out of water.

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Climate change likely to cause uptick in infectious disease

Climate change is creating conditions that are likely to increase the rate of infectious disease worldwide.

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