‘We are praying it rains soon’ – Nairobi on severe water rations

Four months of water rations and a prolonged drought have left residents of the Kenyan capital Nairobi grappling with dry taps in their homes and offices. Since 1...

Ethiopia bids to plant four billion trees in green push

The African country claims to have broken a world record by planting 350 million trees in a day, as part of a collective effort...

Mauritius oil spill: questions mount over ship fuel safety

More than six months after the Wakashio spilled fuel oil into a pristine lagoon, Mauritians are still waiting for answers and compensation The post Mauritius...

Brussels sets out new green aid rules, with ‘pragmatic exceptions’ for gas

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Q&A: Will EU Common Agricultural Policy reforms help tackle climate change?

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Call for polluters to pay ‘climate damages tax’

Global civil society organizations are calling for a tax on fossil fuel supplies to fund support to people hit by climate change impacts. Polluters should pay for...

Scientists find ‘natural pulses’ in recent melting of West Antarctic ice sheet

Natural ocean variability is heightening the rate of retreat of the West Antarctic ice sheet, a new study finds. A 16-year study of ocean conditions...

Nitrogen fertiliser use could ‘threaten global climate goals’

The world’s use of nitrogen fertilisers for food production could threaten efforts to keep global warming below 2C above pre-industrial levels. That is according to...

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