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Committee on Climate Change: Britain falling short on climate goals

The Climate Change Committee, which advises the government on emissions targets, warned Thursday in its annual progress report that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is falling short of its rhetoric on the climate crisis. “This defining year for the UK’s climate credentials has been marred by uncertainty and delay to a host of new climate

The Effects of Climate Change

Climate change has plunged the Western U.S. into its worst drought in two decades. And a record-breaking heat wave only made things worse. In Arizona and Nevada, it’s been so hot that doctors warned people they could get third-degree burns from the asphalt. Wildfires raged in Montana and Utah. Power grids in Texas strained as

Madagascar food crisis driven by climate change, WFP says, as millions globally risk famine

The African island has been plagued with back-to-back droughts — its worst in four decades — which have pushed 1.14 million people “right to the very edge of starvation,” said WFP executive director David Beasley in a news release Wednesday. “I met women and children who were holding on for dear life, they’d walked for