Global warming

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Negotiations going strong at COP27

The developing countries are united in their demand for the establishment of the Sharm El Sheikh Finance Facility for Loss and Damage (SSFFLD) at the end of the climate conference later this week.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

From rhetoric to realisation of climate actions at COP27

Despite demands from climate-change-affected countries, the issue of loss and damage has been contentious at the global forum.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

Conservation science has moved on. We, too, must adapt and change.

The threats resulting from climate warming and loss of nature are no longer theoretical, but a brutal reality.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

How erratic weather has affected our food production

More investment is needed in research work to understand the dynamics and impact of loss and damage in climate-vulnerable communities.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Climate pledges still ‘nowhere near’: UN

International climate pledges remain far off track to limit temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a UN report released yesterday, less than two weeks ahead of high-stakes negotiations to tackle global warming.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Burn less fuel, build better cities

Imagine for a moment our city without cars, but with high-quality public transport, people zipping by on bicycles, others on foot.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Climate change is all about ‘power’

Instead of effectively tackling the issues related to climate change, world leaders have politicised it over the last 30 years.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Sizzling summer of 2022: Heat wave, heat dome, wet-bulb temperature

The summer of 2022 has not yet reached the mid-point, yet we are staring at another year of bleak climate news.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Scorched rail tracks, melting museum and global warming

The naysayers and nonbelievers of global warming are mum as the scorching heat waves paint nations red hot worldwide. Last week, the waves of heat have been high enough to deform and melt infrastructures as millions of citizens of the world are suffering through the rise of the searing temperature. To put things into perspective, you can fry slices of meat in a frying pan under the Texas sun. That being said, the sweltering conditions, as of late, have also raised awareness of ageing infrastructures worldwide, most of which are roads, bridges, railroads, and buildings.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Coordinated action needed to combat climate crisis

The world is already feeling the impacts of human-induced climate change.