Tackling the climate crisis needs daily actions

Tackling the climate crisis needs daily actions

Illustration: Collected “> Illustration: Collected We are living in the era of impacts by human-induced climate change, which requires actions by everyone on the planet every single day if we are going to reach the goals set to tackle the climate crisis by 2030. We have no time to lose; every single day counts. This […]

Opinion: Canada’s climate opportunity is where agtech and cleantech meet

Opinion: Canada’s climate opportunity is where agtech and cleantech meet

Canada stands to become a global leader in a growing multibillion-dollar economic sector via its innovation in agriculture technology, or ‘agtech.’Fred Lum/the Globe and Mail Sean O’Connor and Kyle Scott are the Managing Directors of Conexus Venture Capital & Emmertech Agriculture technology, or agtech for short, can (and should) be a leading catalyst in Canada’s […]

Climate action incomplete without women’s contribution

Climate action incomplete without women’s contribution

Sun Jan 16, 2022 12:00 AM Last update on: Sun Jan 16, 2022 01:34 AM Women are increasingly exposed to the effects of climate change, and a Commonwealth report shows that without their inputs, climate action policies compound inequality. PHOTO: Joyce Chimbi/IPS “> Women are increasingly exposed to the effects of climate change, and a […]

The heat stays on: Earth hits 6th warmest year on record

The heat stays on: Earth hits 6th warmest year on record

Earth simmered to the sixth hottest year on record in 2021, according to several newly released temperature measurements. And scientists say the exceptionally hot year is part of a long-term warming trend that shows hints of accelerating. Two U.S. science agencies — NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — and a private measuring […]

IKEA buys land damaged by hurricane in Florida to plant forests

IKEA buys land damaged by hurricane in Florida to plant forests

Ingka Group will plant seedlings of mainly longleaf pine on the 1,321 hectares (3,264 acres) of land in Florida. “The new forests will support increased biodiversity, help ensure sustainable timber production from responsibly managed forests, and recover land damaged by Hurricane Michael in October 2018,” it said. Ingka Group has been investing in recent years […]

Climate Smart Agriculture comes as farming model

Mustard cultivation exceeds target in Tangail, Jamalpur

FE REPORT | Published: January 14, 2022 08:49:41 Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) comes as a farming model for sustainable agricultural production system aimed at food security even during climatic calamities in eight countries, including Bangladesh. Officials said the D-8 grouping adopted a proposal on introduction of the CSA model in the developing eight economies. Bangladesh […]

Climate change worsening toll of humid heat on outdoor workers: study

Researchers said the negative effects of stifling temperatures on people doing heavy work in agriculture and construction had be

Researchers said the negative effects of stifling temperatures on people doing heavy work in agriculture and construction had been underestimated. A punishing mix of heat and humidity that makes outdoor labor difficult and dangerous is causing around 677 billion lost working hours a year around the world, according to a new study Thursday that warns […]

Kewra trees on Kuakata beach dying: Forest Dept blames climate change

Kewra trees on Kuakata beach dying: Forest Dept blames climate change

Star Digital Report Tue Jan 11, 2022 04:25 PM Last update on: Tue Jan 11, 2022 04:29 PM Photo: Star “> Photo: Star Number of Kewra trees in the Gangamati Reserved Forest area in Kuakata are rapidly dwindling. The death of trees that were planted to protect the lives and property of people living along […]

Climate in peril: A coastal NC farmer’s perspective | Coastal Review

Jeff Sparks,  owner of Green Valley Farms and president of the Blacklands Farm Managers Association, checks out corn before harvest. Photo: Jeffrey S. Otto/Farm Flavor Media, used with permission

Jeff Sparks, owner of Green Valley Farms and president of the Blacklands Farm Managers Association, checks out corn before harvest. Photo: Jeffrey S. Otto/Farm Flavor Media, used with permission This is part of a series of special reports by Catherine Kozak, who attended the COP26 climate conference held in November. GLASGOW, Scotland — At its essence, […]