BREMERHAVEN, Germany --- Rising levels of carbon dioxide are harming all forms of marine life because the oceans are acidifying as they absorb the gas, German researchers found.
BREMERHAVEN, Germany --- New Zealand's diplomatic bid to create the world's largest marine sanctuary in the Ross Sea has hit problems with Russia questioning its legality.
POTSDAM ----Scientists have found a way to forecast El Nino weather events in the Pacific a year in advance, long enough to let farmers plant crops less vulnerable to global shifts in rainfall, a study showed on Monday.
BONN, Germany ---- Belgium, Germany, Norway, Switzerland and the USA have pledged nearly $200 million in climate adaptation investment to the world’s poorest countries.
BONN, Germany --– The United Nations climate change body said it has made concrete progress towards a new universal agreement on climate change during its latest round of talks which wrapped up in Germany.
BONN, Germany --- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today issued a call to action for the world’s youth to tackle climate threats, stressing that young people are “agents of change” that bring fresh and innovative ideas to address “this most pressing issue.”
BONN, Germany --- Fiji's permanent secretary for foreign affairs, Amena Yauvoli has chaired the first meeting of the Group of 77 and China at the climate change intersessional negotiations , currently underway in Bonn, Germany.
BONN, Germany ---- The latest round of climate talks under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), kicked off in Bonn on Monday, against a background of steeply rising global greenhouse gas emissions and a growing sense of urgency to take action to stave off the worst effects of ...
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