“Across the country, people are facing dried-up wells and rivers; some places have suffered repeated droughts in recent years,” said a statement by Climate Trends. A worsening of the situation could fuel many interstate and international water conflicts in India, it added.
A report by the British parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee, published yesterday (June 4), calls for mandatory public reporting by large companies and asset managers, particularly pension funds, on their exposure to climate change by 2022.
“Bank of England could print money to invest in green projects to prevent climate change, says report”
The BoE must offload fossil fuel assets and use its existing powers more effectively to promote a low-carbon economy, study recommends.
So here is the impasse of modern civilization: the free trade promoted by most economists and politicians continues to drive a substantial part of the greenhouse gas emissions that they want to reduce, and yet the sustainable technologies they propose to cut emissions are in themselves dependent on economic growth, international trade, and the use of more and more natural resources.
A new analysis rules out the worst case scenario. But without radical change, we’re still in plenty of danger.
Polar bears could be sliding towards extinction faster than previously feared, with the animals facing an increasing struggle to find enough food to survive as climate change steadily transforms their environment.
UK survey finds 532 types – far more than older textbooks suggest should be out
Unusual weather conditions could cause an entire national crop to fail.