The winners were announced Tuesday by Goran Hansson, secretary-general of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Less than one month from the COP26 climate summit, world leaders are under unprecedented pressure to decarbonise their economies and chart humanity's path away from catastrophic global warming.
'They aren't listening to us': Greta Thunberg chides leaders for 'blah, blah, blah' on climate change
'They invite cherry-picked young people to pretend they are listening to us,' Greta Thunberg said while speaking at a three-day Youth for Climate summit in Milan, Italy.
Due to kick-off in 2023, the North Pole Race will see ships sailing from Quebec to Vancouver along the Northwest Passage, a sea route through the Arctic Ocean along North America's northern course.
More than 100 Heads of State and Government as well as Foreign Ministers and diplomats will participate in-person in the annual General Debate, beginning September 21 through September 27.
The US Climate envoy lauded India’s leadership role in demonstrating how economic development and clean energy can go hand in hand and stated that urgent Global Climate Action is the need of the hour
Under the most pessimistic scenario, with a high level of emissions and unequal development, the report forecasts up to 216 million people moving within their own countries across six regions.
Ayaan Shankta won the third place in the 8-14 age category for his project Conservation and Rehabilitation of Powai Lake, according to a media release issued on Wednesday.
The research, published in 'Nature Climate Change', looked specifically at extreme sea levels, the occurrence of exceptionally high seas due to the combination of tide, waves, and storm surge.
The study also highlights the need for developing effective heat action plans in the three heatwave hotspot regions with a focus on different vulnerabilities among the inhabitants.
China, one of the world's biggest polluters, should also increase its efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions, said Timmermans, whose portfolio covers environmental issues.
The editorial is being published ahead of the UN General Assembly, one of the last international meetings taking place before the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, UK in November.
The Geneva-based agency noted an "unprecedented decrease" in pollutant emissions as many governments restricted gatherings, closed schools, and imposed lockdowns.
Temperatures in the June-August period were 1.32 degrees Celsius (2.38 degrees Fahrenheit) above average, exceeding the previous record set last year, the NIWA said.
A report from the UN's World Meteorological Organization examined mortality and economic losses from weather, climate, and water extremes between 1970 and 2019.