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24 Oct 2021
Africa accounts for less than 4% of greenhouse gas emissions, but is projected to be severely affected by climate change. A UN report said the continent's glaciers could all melt by the 2040s.
20 Oct 2021
Africa's glaciers could all be gone by 2040. The UN forecasts a grim toll for Africa from climate change. It has also warned that massive displacement, hunger and extreme heat are in store for over 100 million of the continent's poorest. And October 19 marks Breast Cancer Awareness day, In Tunisia campaigners are ramping up efforts to get more people in for screenings on time.
24 Sep 2021
Beijing is to end support for overseas coal-fired power projects and plans to up investment in low-carbon energy. It's big news ahead of the November climate summit, but private investors need to follow suit.
22 Sep 2021
Almost six years ago, close to 200 signatories came together and agreed to tackle climate change by aiming to keep global warming under 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels. The Paris Agreement was lauded as a landmark deal that would change the future. But today, analysts say global emissions are set to rise more than 15 percent by 2030, which could lead to a temperature rise of 2.7 degrees Celsius. So are these international summits just hot air? François Gemenne, a specialist in environmental geopolitics and migration dynamics, joined us for Perspective.
26 May 2021
EU leaders have hailed the introduction of a bloc-wide COVID pass to allow tourist travel over summer. Member states also pledged to donate at least 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries in 2021.
23 Apr 2021
The research group SIPRI has identified a link between climate change and extremism in the West African country. As the region reels from the sudden death of Western-backed strongman Idriss Deby, instability is rife.
11 Mar 2021
Humans have destroyed about two-thirds of the world's original tropical rainforest and in the process destroying the natural buffer against climate change. This is affecting human livability and maybe pushing it beyond its limit.
26 Jan 2021
Heavy rain and storms exacerbated by climate change particularly affected East Africa, Asia and South America in 2019, according to the latest Climate Risk Index.
21 Jan 2021
Economic and social fallout from COVID-19 are among the most imminent threats to the world, a new report shows. The pandemic will leave deep scars on young people, already reeling from financial and environmental crises.
17 Jan 2021
Despite stronger storms and hotter heat waves, world leaders have not spent enough money adapting to the 'new climate reality'.
14 Sep 2020
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Under former US President Donald Trump thousands of migrant families were split up at the US-Mexico border. A special task force has been working to reunite children with their parents, but it's got a long way to go.
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The leader of the Catholic Church travels to Juba along with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the moderator of the Church of Scotland. The three leaders are hoping to push for peace amid continued fighting.
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From the depths of the Pacific Ocean comes an innovation in air conditioning that's good for the planet and saves money. Located just 200 metres from the ocean, the hospital in Papeete, on the French island of Tahiti, is using seawater to cool its facilities. The switch to this new system has decreased the hospital's energy consumption by 90 percent.
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Pension problems: French workers strike over government's retirement plans. As many as 2.8 million people hit the streets across France on Tuesday in a second day of walkouts designed to protest the latest pension reform proposals.
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Several European countries, including Germany, temporarily shut their consulates in Istanbul this week, citing security concerns. Turkey says they are waging "psychological warfare."