A look into how the rising sea levels and changing rain patterns may affect the city
Thirty-two scientists will travel to the area where the massive but melting Thwaites glacier faces the Amundsen Sea and may eventually lose large amounts of ice because of warm water.
This has been a year of extremes, with Covid-19 striking a blow right in the beginning and adversely impacting lives and livelihoods of people, and the economy at large.
In climate science, everything is about trade-offs. By now, researchers realise that there is really no technology that does not harm the earth, sea or atmosphere.
A weekend of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow, flooding towns and villages and cutting off major roads, with many motorists left trapped in their vehicles for hours.
Global warming will cause labour losses most acutely in the tropical nations and are expected to experience the largest population-weighted labour and economic losses.
Glasgow climate meet kept 1.5-degree Celsius limit alive, but it was a fragile win: COP 26 president
Speaking at a session on 'Climate Action: The Road Beyond COP26 Glasgow', Alok Sharma said that countries and companies must honour the promises made at the conference.
Globally, it is estimated that children are to bear most of the burden of disease due to climate change, with the poorest disproportionately affected.
Nations have agreed to a global target aimed at avoiding the impacts of climate change, but fossil fuel and other greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise when they should be falling.
Other key issues to be discussed are the security situation in Kashmir and Naxal areas, cyber crime, refugee crisis, cyber threat from China, radicalisation of youth and impact of extremism.
Several countries, including small island states, said they were deeply disappointed by the change promoted by India to 'phase down,' rather than 'phase out' coal power.
Antonio Guterres said the Glasgow talks are in a crucial moment and need to accomplish more than securing a weak deal that participating nations agree to support.
With placards in hand, raising slogans calling for action, a number of youth organisations came together to host the Umbrella Rally to demand for climate change solutions.
Added to this are unscientific developmental activities and policies influenced by pressure from rich and influential people.
In Brazil - where the study was focused - this equated to more than 202,000 cases of kidney disease from 2000-2015.