climate change

Blackouts threaten Africa as temperatures rise and hydropower dams dry out, scientists warn

In recent weeks, outbreaks of communicable diseases such as cholera and Ebola have...

In the fight against smog, architects in Delhi get creative

Dubai-based architecture firm Znera proposed a plan to address the rampant air pollution...

UN chief warns against the perils of continued fossil fuel reliance

United Nations secretary general António Guterres warned that the world is...

Thousands of people participate in demonstrations to show support for climate change

This weekend, demonstrations took place in over 90 countries around the world to call...

Lego aims to keep all of its packaging out of landfills by 2025

Lego, the 85-year-old Danish toy company, has announced their commitment to create...

Rising CO2 levels will make food less nutritious, study reveals

A new study has revealed that rising carbon emissions could make food crops less nutritious,...

Children are most vulnerable to the health risks associated with climate related disasters

A new report published in PLoS One Medicine has revealed that infants and children...

How is Bangladesh increasing disaster resilience?

Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change in the world,...

UN agreement gives hope for climate migrants

Whether it is floods, droughts or hurricanes, communities facing climate change risks...

Productivity of fisheries will be largely reduced by 2050 due to climate change

The warming of the world’s oceans, which is expected to worsen, has led to the...

Climate change could cost poor countries an extra $168 billion in interest

A new study from the Imperial College Business School has revealed that poor countries...

India could lose 2.8% of its GDP due to climate change by 2050

The World Bank has warned that climate change could cost India 2.8% of its GDP by...

Zimbabwe announces new climate change policies focusing on resilience and emissions

Zimbabwe has announced three new climate change policies with the aim of making the...

Kenya is investing $200 million in climate change protection

Kenya has secured a huge injection of new investment from the World Bank to spend...

Mass food shortages could be prevented if global warming stays at 1.5°C

New research led by The University of Exeter has highlighted the major benefits to...

WMO and WHO unite to protect against weather, climate change and atmospheric threats

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

Aid to help low income countries overcome climate change is ‘inadequate’, says Oxfam

A recent report by Oxfam has found that aid to low income countries to help them reduce...

$4.1 billion committed to help developing countries meet environmental goals.

A fresh injection of $4.1 billion from the international community has been made available...

Solar irrigation systems could dramatically improve farming practices, says FAO

FAO’s latest report ‘The Benefits and Risks of Solar Powered Irrigation...

World Bank approves $55 million to support renewable energy projects in rural Bangladesh

The World Bank has approved $55 million to grow clean and renewable energy in rural...

Agro-ecology key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, say FAO

Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production...

A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique

The Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) is launching a new project...

Interview with Debisi O. Araba, Africa Director, International Center for Tropical Agriculture

What is your current role at CIAT? I am the Director for CIAT in Africa. In my role,...

Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050

A recent report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services...

The number of people experiencing food insecurity rose by 16 million in 2017

The Food Security Information Network released its 2018 Global Report on Food Crises...

World Water Day – What Threat Does Water Pose to Asia?

March 22nd 2018 marks the 25th Annual World Water Day which aims to highlight the...

Agri-tech is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry

Agriculture has a significant role in Africa as it employs 65% of the work force and...

Nominations are now open for the Project of the Year Showcase and Award

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the...

Solar power gets another boost from India, France and the ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) have signed...

Vietnam to construct 4,000 storm proof homes to protect against climate change

A new partnership between the UN and the Government of Vietnam will see storm proof...

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