Scientists say that while it's hard to attribute specific storms to climate change, extreme weather of the kind that caused the flash floods will become more severe and frequent in a warming world.
Across Germany at least 174 people died in the floods, and 31 deaths were reported from neighboring Belgium, taking the total toll to 205.
In its report, the State Department said that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government's first 100 days of its second term were marked by two "controversial" decisions.
The massive floods, described by meteorologists as a once-in-a-lifetime event, has resulted in apocalyptic scenes in Henan and its provincial capital Zhengzhou, a metropolis of 12.6 million.
Humans, as beings with superior intelligence, must protect the earth and not destroy it so that our future generations can live safely but we do the exact opposite.
The Marathwada region is also expected to receive widespread showers till Thursday and the rain intensity is likely to reduce subsequently, he said.
'I hope it will be a matter of days,' Chancellor Angela Merkel said, noting that she had met local victims 'left with nothing but the clothes on their backs'.
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The import fee will be based on the domestic environmental cost incurred and will initially cover goods that are both carbon-intensive and exposed to trade competition, like aluminum, cement etc.
China’s key cites like Beijing and Shanghai are facing hotter and longer summers, and wetter rain months.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said humanitarian needs are outpacing the ability of the United Nations and aid organisations to meet them, 'turbocharged by the COVID-19 pandemic.'
Greenland still has four active hydrocarbon exploration licenses, which it is obliged to maintain as long as the licensees are actively exploring. They are held by two small companies.
The proposals by the EU's executive branch, the European Commission, range from the de-facto phasing out of gasoline and diesel cars by 2035 to new national limits on gases from heating buildings.
The question is how the EU — known for its staunch defense of open trade — will ensure that the carbon tax will comply with World Trade Organization rules and not be considered a protectionist measure