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Zeroing in on 5 nations to reform livestock’s global impact

Channeling investment towards more sustainable livestock farming in just five countries—China, India, Brazil, Sudan, and Pakistan—could significantly dent livestock emissions globally. Simultaneously, those investments could make farmers more resilient to climate change.

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Global water crisis could 'spiral out of control' due to overconsumption and climate change, UN report warns

By 2050, the number of people in cities facing water scarcity is projected to nearly double from 930 million people in 2016 to up to 2.4 billion, the report found. Urban water demand is expected to increase by 80% by 2050.

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Climate change is causing an increase in desertificaton

Climate change has caused an increase in desertification. The consequence for countries such as Mauritania is a significant drop in the agricultural production of some regions, leaving farmers struggling to grow enough food to eat or sell.

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UN climate chief: No country is safe from global warming

The U.N.'s top climate official urged governments Monday to stop their “deferral and delay" tactics and instead embrace rapid, widespread measures to curb and adapt to global warming.

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Efficient cooling seen as key to keeping climate change in check

After enduring the hottest decade on record, India aims to keep its homes and workplaces cool without raising energy consumption with one simple change: raising the temperature settings on air conditioners.

Formula E exploring all options to finish season

Formula E exploring all options to finish season

The all-electric Formula E series could run races without spectators and away from city centres to finish a season put on hold by the novel coronaviorus pandemic which has led to two of its top venues being turned into temporary hospitals.
Arctic 'doomsday' food vault welcomes millionth seed variety

Arctic 'doomsday' food vault welcomes millionth seed variety

On Tuesday, 30 gene banks deposited seeds, also including offerings from India, Mali and Peru.