In keeping with Earth’s warming trend this year, June 2021 placed as fifth-warmest June in the 142-year global climate record. The year-to-date (through June) average global temperature ranked eighth highest on record, according to scientists...
IGAD launches Hazards Watch for East Africa by Abubakr A. M. Salih, Erick Otenyo, Marta Baraibar and Viola Otieno East Africa Hazards Watch The East Africa...
Eight days ago, it rained over the western Pacific Ocean near Japan. There was nothing especially remarkable about this rain event, yet it made big waves twice. First, it disturbed the atmosphere in just...
Written by - Gianluca Gygax, Community Specialist, Uplink, 1t.org In March 2021, 1t.org and UpLink launched the Trillion Trees Challenge for the Sahel and the Great Green WallThe...
The Great Green Wall initiative is a reforestation project that aims to transform the lives of millions living on the frontline of the climate crisis. The goals of this African-led project are to restore 100 million hectares of land,...
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) has organized webinar themed Youth for Climate Action - Voices from East Africa Although climate change affects individuals of all ages, young people...
Extreme weather combined with COVID-19 in a double blow for millions of people in 2020, reveals the State of the Global Climate 2020. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) launched its new report in a joint press conference...
Science journalists are eligible for this award. The AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards, organized by the Kavli Foundation, recognize outstanding reporting for a general audience and honor individuals for coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics.
2021 must be the year for climate action – “the make it or break it year,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the launch of WMO’s report on the State of the Global Climate 2020 which highlighted accelerating climate change indicators...
US President Biden unveiled a new target for a 50-52 percent reduction in U.S. greenhouse gas pollution from 2005 levels by 2030, as world leaders pledged more ambitious action to tackle accelerating climate change.