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Coming decades vital for future sea level rise: study

Sea level rise by 2300 is likely to wreak havoc in the mega-deltas of Bangladesh, Vietnam, India and Egypt.

Global coalition petitions to end fossil power in Vietnam as deadly future looms

Coal power pollution could increase CO2 emissions in Vietnam by 20 times and doom global efforts to curb warming.

Germany's potential coalition partners agree on energy, wrangle over health

The parties reached an accord on energy and the environment.
February 04, 2018 | 08:56 am GMT+7

World's biggest miner BHP to exit global coal body over climate change policy

The decision came as some governments look to move away from coal-fired power, a key driver of global warming and air pollution.
February 02, 2018 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

9 dead as huge storms batter Europe

Storm Friederike has claimed at least six lives in Germany, including two truck drivers whose vehicles were blown over by the gales.
January 19, 2018 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Rising seas could displace millions in Vietnam: UN

The Paris Agreement goal of capping global warming at 1.5 C by the end of the century is ‘extremely unlikely.’
January 13, 2018 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

Bolaven weakens into tropical depression, spares Vietnam

The storm's winds are forecast to wear down to 40 kph on Thursday afternoon and cause thunderstorms offshore.
January 04, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Can agriculture and the climate fix their 'unhappy marriage' in 2018?

Agriculture, forestry and other land uses together account for nearly a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions. 
December 28, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Mass evacuations in southern Vietnam as Typhoon Tembin nears

Students have been told to stay at home and around 650,000 people are being evacuated in southern Vietnam. 
December 24, 2017 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017

The world is currently on track for its third warmest year in modern times.
December 21, 2017 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Warming Arctic is 'new normal,' will affect us all: report

The region around the north pole 'shows no sign of returning to the reliably frozen region it was decades ago,' the report said. 
December 13, 2017 | 09:36 am GMT+7

In Jakarta, flood-hit slum residents aim for a higher, drier future

Jakarta, a coastal city built on a swampy plain, faces no end of flood worries, not least because roughly 40 percent of its land sits below sea level.
December 12, 2017 | 09:37 am GMT+7

To save climate, stop investing in fossil fuels: economists

Boosting renewable energy such as solar and wind is not enough.
December 08, 2017 | 10:02 am GMT+7

Global warming outpacing current forecasts: study

A half-degree increase on the thermometer could translate into devastating consequences.
December 07, 2017 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Trump outlines big cuts to Utah monuments, environmentalists sue

While a handful of monuments have been resized in the past, none has been cut back to such an extent, putting the president's proclamation in uncharted legal territory.
December 05, 2017 | 10:40 pm GMT+7
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