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US states, business will step up to meet Paris climate pledge: Gore

The U.S. has quit the the Paris Agreement, under which it had promised to reduce its emissions by 26 to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025.

As glaciers melt, 'Land of Fire and Ice' watches its history seep away

Europe's largest ice cap is thinning rapidly due to rising global temperatures.

Extreme weather seen killing 152,000 Europeans a year by 2100

Two in three people in Europe likely to be affected if greenhouse gas emissions and extreme weather events are not controlled.
August 05, 2017 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Much of South Asia could be too hot to live in by 2100: scientists

Deadly heatwaves beginning in the next few decades will strike parts of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
August 03, 2017 | 09:42 am GMT+7

World's 'highest' village runs dry as warming hits the Himalayas

'These days the water is not coming like it used to. The seasons are changing. We see there is less water than before.'
August 01, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Indonesia's disaster agency says forest fire threat to escalate

'The peak of the dry season is predicted to be in August and September, so the threat of forest and field fires, and drought will escalate.' 
July 25, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Severe weather conditions becoming a norm for Vietnam and other Asian countries

What happens when you heat the planet up?
July 15, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

G20: Compromise on climate change, but at what cost?

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened not to ratify the deal without financial concessions.
July 09, 2017 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

US isolated over climate: G20 host Merkel

Efforts to halt climate change is a key issue that world leaders gathering.
July 07, 2017 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Huge Antarctic ice block poised to snap off

'Icebergs calve from Antarctica all the time, but because this one is particularly large.'
July 05, 2017 | 06:58 pm GMT+7

G20 battle lines drawn over climate, trade

It's expected to be the stormiest G20 summit in years.
July 05, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Climate change could greatly widen US inequality: study

'Extreme heat will drive up violent crime.'
June 30, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

5 ways Vietnam's capital plans to be greener

Hanoi plans to plant more trees, clean polluted rivers and switch to LED lighting.  
June 25, 2017 | 10:19 pm GMT+7

Feel the burn: Experts warn of more deadly heat waves for Vietnam

Climate change will be scorching the earth by the end of the century, with tropical countries worst at risk, researchers say.
June 20, 2017 | 07:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam set for agriculture reform to support Paris climate agreement: report

The sector is responsible for nearly 40 percent of the country’s carbon emissions.
June 17, 2017 | 09:34 am GMT+7