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how punjab's farmers are changing strategy to cope with climate change




harsimranjit brar, 26, has an unforgettable childhood memory of his family’s fields in fatuhi khera, a village in punjab’s sri muktsar sahib district. just before harvest, it would be a sea of white fluff. brar’s father, a seasoned farmer, used to cultivate cotton on a 40-acre plot every khari...



five ways india must help its farmers face the threat of climate change




climate change could hurt farmers' income by up to 20-25% in the medium term, according to the indian government's latest annual economic survey. extreme weather events, temperature rise and lower rainfall all threaten to derail the indian government's agenda of doubling farmers' income across the c...



climate victims seek justice, on the street and in the courtroom




the climate justice movement highlights the fact that rich nations are overwhelmingly to blame for causing climate change, but that poor ones have been the first to cope with its impactspeople around the world beset by the impacts of global warming like droughts, heat waves and storm surges are call...



trump believes in climate change: us ambassador




the us ambassador to the united nations nikki haley clarifies donald trump's views about climate change and mankind's role in it. president donald trump does believe the world climate is changing and humans bear some responsibility, us ambassador to the united nations nikki haley has said.amid furio...



trump believes in climate change: us ambassador




the us ambassador to the united nations nikki haley clarifies donald trump's views about climate change and mankind's role in it. president donald trump does believe the world climate is changing and humans bear some responsibility, us ambassador to the united nations nikki haley has said.amid furio...



trump believes in climate change: us ambassador




the us ambassador to the united nations nikki haley clarifies donald trump's views about climate change and mankind's role in it. president donald trump does believe the world climate is changing and humans bear some responsibility, us ambassador to the united nations nikki haley has said.amid furio...



a stinging report: fsu reserach shows climate change a major threat to bumble be




image: this is bombus bifarius, one of the three species of bumble bee studied by the ogilvie and her team. view more credit: jane ogilvietallahassee, fla. -- new research from a team of florida state university scientists and their collaborators is helping to explain the link between a changing g...



trump national security strategy isn’t the slightest bit worried about threat of




climate change is apparently no longer a threat to u.s. national security. or at least, it’s not one significant enough for mention in the white house’s national security strategy unveiled monday. the strategy does include a section titled “embrace energy dominance,” which calls for the u.s....



climate change risk for animals living in prime conditions




animals living in areas where conditions are ideal for their species have less chance of evolving to cope with climate change, new research suggests.



the effects of climate change would encourage most british adults to change thei




according to a recent public survey commissioned by the global food security (gfs) programme, many british adults recognise that the food system is a key contributor to climate change and would change their diets as a result of climate change.in december 2016, gfs commissioned a public survey of ove...



finding new homes won't help emperor penguins cope with climate change




if projections for melting antarctic sea ice through 2100 are correct, the vanishing landscape will strip emperor penguins of their breeding and feeding grounds and put populations at risk. but like other species that migrate to escape the wrath of climate change, can these iconic animals be spared ...



climate research needs greater focus on human populations




climate change research needs a greater focus on changing population structures when assessing future human vulnerability, argue iiasa researchers in a new perspective article in the journal nature climate change. climate research has provided a range of scenarios of showing how climate change will ...



trump: climate change no longer national security threat




president trump will remove former president obama’s declaration of climate change as a national security threat, according to a report on trump’s new national security strategy plan.trump will announce his new plan on monday, which cements his platform of “america first” by propping up amer...



insects can school humans in coping with adversity




insects have to cope with a wide range of environmental factors in order to thrive – disease, drought and habitat changes. scientists hope that studying insect biology and behaviour could help humans cope with problems from climate change to disease control, shift work and even jet lag.



coral reefs are in trouble -- how can people adapt?




an international team of scientists has developed a strategy to boost people's ability to adapt to climate change, revealed in a new study published today in the prestigious journal, nature climate change."millions of coastal people in the tropics have been affected by the global coral bleaching eve...



can we zero-in on earth’s sensitivity to co₂?




enlargekristin andrusshare this storyif it were easy to pin down the exact value for our planet’s sensitivity to greenhouse gas emission, it would have been done a long time ago—and you wouldn’t be reading yet another news story about it. it's not like we have no idea how sensitive the climate...



can we zero-in on earth’s sensitivity to co₂?




enlargekristin andrusshare this storyif it were easy to pin down the exact value for our planet’s sensitivity to greenhouse gas emission, it would have been done a long time ago—and you wouldn’t be reading yet another news story about it. it's not like we have no idea how sensitive the climate...



new principles to guide corporate investment towards climate goals




credit: cc0 public domainfaced with climate change today, companies and investors face many complex ethical questions. should investors continue to invest in fossil fuels or should they divest, sending a signal about the perceived illegitimacy of particular business models in a changing climate? fur...



green group threatens shell with court over climate change strategy




part of the massive pernis refinery. photo: shell media librarydutch green group milieudefensie says it will take oil giant shell to court unless it adapts its business strategy in line with the climate goals of the paris agreement.milieudefensie, also known as friends of the earth netherlands, says...



presstv-trump says might rejoin paris climate accord




president donald trump says he is skeptical about climate change, but says he might sign the united states back up to the paris climate agreement.“there is a cooling, and there’s a heating. i mean, look, it used to not be climate change, it used to be global warming. that wasn’t working too w...



north american ice sheet decay decreased climate variability in the southern hem




new research led by the university of colorado boulder shows that the changing topography of ice sheets in the northern hemisphere during the last ice age forced changes in the climate of antarctica, a previously undocumented inter-polar climate change mechanism.



what will happen if this administration ignores climate change




in spite of a mountain of evidence, politicians are still arguing about how pollution is affecting the planet. when the house science committee held a hearing on climate change on march 29, the debate centered on a study showing that 97 percent of scientists agree that burning fossil fuels is a majo...



drought-induced changes in forest composition amplify effects of climate change




the face of american forests is changing, thanks to climate change-induced shifts in rainfall and temperature that are causing shifts in the abundance of numerous tree species, according to a new paper by university of florida researchers.



trump removes climate change from national security strategy




according to a senior white house official: "climate change is not identified as a national security threat but climate and the importance of the environment and environmental stewardship are discussed." the revised document instead focuses on the impact of economic security, a marked change from th...



uprooted by climate change: responding to the growing risk of displacement - wor




summaryclimate change is already forcing millions of people from their land and homes, and putting many more at risk of displacement in the future. supercharged storms, more intense and prolonged droughts, rising seas and other impacts of climate change all exacerbate people’s existing vulnerabili...