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Friday, February 21, 2020

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT
Australian wildfires

Australia’s most populous state declared a fire emergency on Monday, with worsening conditions expected from wildfires that have claimed three lives and more than...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the widespread flooding across the UK “is not looking like something we need to escalate to the...
CLimate Change

More than 11,000 scientists around the world have declared a climate emergency, warning of “untold suffering” without urgent action. The declaration is based on analysis...

The United Nations global climate meeting next month will take place in Madrid after previous host Chile cancelled at short notice, officials said. UN climate...

Calmer weather has allowed fire crews to step up containment efforts on wildfires after three weeks of winds fanned blazes across California. The fires led...

A health emergency has been declared in India’s capital by an expert panel due to air pollution choking the city, with authorities ordering schools...

A new wildfire has erupted in wind-whipped southern California, forcing the evacuation of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and nearby homes, as both ends...

Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes as the death toll from a ferocious...

Update: Nineteen people are dead and 16 are missing after Typhoon Hagibis caused massive flooding in Japan, Kyodo News service has reported. Kyodo’s tally, which...
Extinction Rebellion protest in front of

Extinction Rebellion activists have blockaded the BBC’s central London headquarters as a week of disruption in the British capital continues. BBC staff members reported being...