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Record-breaking temperatures to trigger sharp decline in crop supplies

OTTAWA (CU)_Over the past few months, the Westernmost provinces of Canada experienced record-breaking temperatures, and nearly 500 people were reportedly killed by catastrophic heat...

Effects of the pandemic on NZ’s carbon footprint

WELLINGTON (CU)_Amid the COVID-19 pandemic last year, greenhouse gas emissions experienced a decline due to travel restrictions and economic slowdowns. Yet, reports have revealed...

‘Heard the screams of protectionism’: EU responds to Canberra’s allegations

BRUSSELS (CU)_In mid-July, the European Union announced plans to launch its long-proposed carbon tariff, the ‘Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism’. Under this scheme, the EU...

India among few major economies on track to meet Paris goals

NEW DELHI (CU)_In less than three months, the United Kingdom will host one of the most anticipated UN climate talks since the 21st Conference...

101 forest fires triggered by hot dry weather and gusty winds

(CU)_Heat warnings issued by Environment Canada in north-western Ontario continued through Thursday (19 August), as 101 forest fires burned in the east-central province. According...

UNICEF says climate crisis ‘unimaginably dire’

(CU)_In August 2018, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg organised a youth-led global climate strike movement outside the Swedish Parliament through three weeks leading up to...

CFC ban gave humans a fighting chance

(CU)_It has been a known fact that the ozone layer is the gas which protects the planet Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet radiation...

Canberra hits back at US criticism

CANBERRA (CU)_The Biden administration on Thursday (19 August), criticised Australia's climate ambition, pointing out that while the Pacific nation is succeeding in meeting its...

India’s renewable energy capacity crosses major milestone

MUMBAI (CU)_Despite the global push to phase out fossil fuels, India has been reluctant to commit to achieving net zero carbon emissions by mid-century....

EU proposal could hurt Canada

OTTAWA (CU)_Last month, the European Union proposed a plan to impose penalties on imports from countries which have failed to launch sufficient measures to...
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