Climate Impacts Stories

2.9 million more Mexicans face poverty as climate change accelerates

Nearly 3 million more Mexicans face being pushed into poverty over the next 15 years as climate change takes hold in the country, according to a new report from the World Bank.

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World Bank financing for fossil fuel exploration on the rise, study says

The president of the World Bank has been calling for climate action even as his organization continues to support fossil fuel exploration and development.

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Cartagena Dialogue delegates confronted with climate reality in Marshall Islands

As the IPCC met in Japan to warn of increasing temperatures, rising sea levels and the impacts these would have on lives and livelihoods, in the Pacific Ocean, politicians were confronted with the reality of climate change first hand.

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Greenpeace publishes report on Silicon Valley’s dirty (energy) secret

The environmental organization has set its sights on fossil fuel usage in the tech industry with a new report studying 19 companies.

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Facing a reef crisis, scientists see promise in coral cultivation

Marine scientists in the Seychelles are hoping to turn the tide of reef destruction by introducing new, more resilient corals into collapsing ecosystems.

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Health professionals demand urgent climate action in wake of IPCC report

In the wake of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, health and medical organisations around the world are calling for urgent action to mitigate the risks of global warming to human health.

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Photographer travels “Along the Pipeline” to confront Canada’s energy future

Robert van Waarden, a Montreal-based photographer, is planning to photograph residents along the 4,400-kilometer route of a proposed tar sands pipeline.

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Regional impacts from the IPCC: Climate impacts around the world

The IPCC, has shown that climate impacts are here now and affecting every continent of the world. What does it say about the regional impacts of the changing climate?

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IPCC: Key messages from WGII

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) latest assessment of climate change examines the potential impacts a warming world will have on life and livelihoods.

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Record heatwaves hitting the elderly hard in Australia

Katie Dawson is a Community nurse who cares for patients up and down the Northern Beaches in Sydney. She finds it challenging to care for elderly people during scorching hot summer days.

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