The powerful storm that walloped California over the past two days delivered record-breaking rains, feet of mountain snow and damaging winds. Atmospheric river slams Southern California, then stalls Atmospheric river slams Southern California, then stalls An atmospheric river — a narrow but intense jet of Pacific Ocean moisture — parked itself over the Los Angeles […]
Nearly 200,000 people admitted to hospitals as Bangkok chokes on pollution
In this file photo taken on March 7, 2023 the 69-meter tall giant Buddha statue of Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen temple is seen amid smoggy conditions due to air pollution in Bangkok. AFP BANGKOK — Nearly 200,000 people in Thailand have been admitted to hospital because of air pollution this week, officials have said, with […]
Zimbabwe moves 2,500 wild animals due to climate change
HARARE, Zimbabwe — A helicopter herds thousands of impalas into an enclosure. A crane hoists sedated upside-down elephants into trailers. Hordes of rangers drive other animals into metal cages and a convoy of trucks starts a journey of about 700 kilometers (435 miles) to take the animals to their new home. Zimbabwe has begun moving […]
Hidden Menace: Massive methane leaks speed up climate change
Hidden Menace: Massive methane leaks speed up climate change By MICHAEL BIESECKER and HELEN WIEFFERING LENORAH, Texas (AP) — To the naked eye, the Mako Compressor Station outside the dusty West Texas crossroads of Lenorah appears unremarkable, similar to tens of thousands of oil and gas operations scattered throughout the oil-rich Permian Basin. What’s not […]
Climate change is forcing schools to close early for ‘heat days’ - The Washington Post
No more. Urban areas, in particular, tend to have a dangerous combination of older buildings, less money to upgrade them and concentrated heat. Designed to maximize space in crowded environments, urban schools often lack green space and shade. Asphalt often covers their playgrounds and other open spaces, radiating heat during the summer. The GAO pointed […]
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos Invested in Lab-Produced Breast Milk  to Prevent Effects of ‘Climate Change’
An article published by on June 19, 2020, revealed that Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and other billionaires invested in a new startup company to produce artificial breast milk from cultured human mammary epithelial. According to the article, U.S. firm BIOMILQ has received $3.5 million from an investment fund that is co-founded by Bill […]
Window to save ourselves from climate change 'rapidly closing', IPCC warns - ABC News
The world’s climate scientists and governments have declared climate change is now a threat to human wellbeing and warned we are about to miss the window to “secure a liveable and sustainable future for all”. Key points: The finding comes in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on the impacts of climate change and […]
Nigeria saves over two million jobs with Economic Sustainability Plan – Officials | Premium Times Nigeria
Over 2 million jobs have been retained or created through the implementation of the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) programmes, reports indicate. The reports were presented at the first meeting of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) in 2022 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on […]
Soot Pollution: Wike Orders Shutdown Of Illegal Refining Sites
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has ordered the shutdown of illegal crude oil refining sites in the state with immediate effect. In his new year message released on Saturday by his spokesman, Kelvin Ebiri, the governor directed council chairmen and community leaders to report those behind illegal bunkering and crude oil refining sites in their […]