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Life & Style - Health
11/19/2023 6:19:05 PM
More common droughts will put millions at risk of starving, mosquitoes spreading farther than ever before will take infectious diseases with them, and health systems will struggle to cope with the burden, the researchers warned.

World - Region
7/27/2023 1:08:11 PM
From Tunisia to Morocco, sun-baked North Africa has embarked on a building spree of plants that purify sea and wastewater as climate change intensifies droughts in the water-scarce region.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
6/13/2023 8:48:56 PM
Climate change is seriously affecting Nigerian farmers, who are suffering from the double onslaught of floods and droughts, reports Alyaa Abo Shahba from the West African state of Niger

World - Africa
6/11/2023 6:17:51 PM
Climate change is not just a buzzword or a topic for political debates. It is a real and pressing issue that affects every aspect of our lives. The effects of climate change are already being felt worldwide, from rising sea levels to heatwaves, droughts, floods, loss of biodiversity, food insecurity and more.

World - Africa
3/13/2023 9:53:45 PM
Countries in the Horn of Africa have been hit by a multiyear drought. Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Uganda are expected to continue getting below-normal rainfall in 2023. Excluding Uganda, 36.4 million people are affected and 21.7 million are in need of food assistance.

Sports - World
2/25/2023 3:39:45 PM
Manchester United will aim to end their six-year trophy drought when Erik ten Hag's resurgent side face Newcastle in Sunday's League Cup final, while the Magpies' Saudi-funded revolution could produce the club's first major prize since 1969.

World - International
12/28/2022 12:53:31 PM
Catastrophic floods, crop-wilting droughts and record heatwaves this year have shown that climate change warnings are increasingly becoming reality and this is "just the beginning", experts say, as international efforts to cut planet-heating emissions founder.

COP27 - Climate change
12/21/2022 8:57:20 PM
German activists chopped the top off a Christmas tree next to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Wednesday, their latest protest pushing for greater action to combat the climate crisis.

World - Africa
12/17/2022 8:34:41 PM
Elections, coups, disease outbreaks and extreme weather are some of the main events that occurred across Africa in 2022.

COP27 - Climate change
11/22/2022 7:47:43 PM
In conflict-ravaged nations like Yemen and Somalia, devastating floods and droughts kill hundreds of people and uproot tens of thousands from their homes.

COP27 - Focus
11/12/2022 10:37:24 AM
Yordan Diaz Gonzales pulled weeds from his fields with a tractor until Cuba's summer rainy season turned them into foot-deep red mud.

COP27 - Climate change
11/11/2022 10:35:10 AM
Battling droughts, sandstorms, floods, wildfires, coastal erosion, cyclones and other weather events exacerbated by climate change, the African continent needs to adapt, but it needs funds to do so, leaders and negotiators from the continent said at the U.N. climate summit.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/6/2022 7:20:09 PM
The UN's COP27 climate summit kicked off Sunday in Egypt with warnings against backsliding on efforts to cut emissions and calls for rich nations to compensate poor countries after a year of extreme weather disasters.

COP27 - Climate change
11/1/2022 7:48:22 PM
The world needs to set aside an area bigger than the United States for tree planting and other measures to meet climate pledges, according to research published Tuesday that warned against "unrealistic" carbon-cutting plans.

Multimedia - In Pictures
10/1/2022 3:24:12 PM

World - International
9/13/2022 5:40:42 PM
Humanity is "going in the wrong direction" on climate change due to its addiction to fossil fuels, the UN said Tuesday in an assessment showing that planet-warming emissions are higher than before the pandemic.

World - International
8/31/2022 12:27:34 PM
While global supply pressures have been easing in recent months, "specific European problems continue to push inflation higher," ING Bank economist Bert Colijn wrote in an analyst note. "The gas supply crisis and droughts are adding to persisting supply-side pressures on inflation at the moment."

World - Region
7/25/2022 2:40:00 PM
Temperatures in the Middle East have risen far faster than the world's average in the past three decades. Precipitation has been decreasing, and experts predict droughts will come with greater frequency and severity.

World - Region
7/16/2022 8:57:53 PM
Iraq on Saturday asked Ankara to increase the flow of water downstream along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, as both countries face droughts and tensions over resource management.

World - Africa
4/5/2022 4:00:00 PM
West Africa is facing its worst food crisis in a decade due to increasing conflicts, droughts, floods and the war in Ukraine, nearly a dozen international organizations said in a report Tuesday.

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