climate change

Climate change to bring more floods, droughts to Europe, agency says

Europe must prepare for the consequences of climate change, including increased risk of both floods and droughts, as well as the easier spread of infectious diseases, the EU's environment agency said Wednesday.

Climate change, drought claim second Bolivian lake

Climate change, drought and the diversion of water for mining have claimed another lake in Bolivia, almost a year after the country's second largest lake vanished, local media reported on Friday.

US businesses call on Trump to continue climate action

Hundreds of businesses and investors on Wednesday called on US president-elect Donald Trump to support policies to fight climate change and implement a global agreement adopted last year in Paris.

US Secretary of State Kerry tours Antarctica ahead of climate meeting

US Secretary of State John Kerry completed a two-day Antarctic trip Saturday ahead of a conference on climate change.

EU members on track for 2020 greenhouse gas emission target

The European Union remains on course to achieving its 2020 target of reducing greenhouse gases by one fifth, despite emissions rising slightly last year, the bloc's environmental agency said Tuesday.

Obama: Emissions agreement addresses "rapidly growing threat"

US President Barack Obama welcomes a global agreement to phase out a type of greenhouse gas used in air conditioners and refrigerators that "represents a rapidly growing threat to the health of our planet."

Global deal reached to limit use of potent greenhouse gases

Climate change negotiators from more than 170 nations agreed Saturday to begin limiting heat-trapping greenhouse gases known as HFCs, often used in air conditioners and refrigerators.

Study: Paris climate commitments won't meet emissions target

Countries will need to double or triple their commitments made under the Paris Climate Agreement to keep the global temperature increase under the target 2 degrees Celsius, leading climate scientists said Thursday.

G20 leaders to agree to join Paris climate deal as soon as possible

All members of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies are expected to join the first universal action plan to mitigate the impacts of climate change, according to a late draft of the G20 summit communique seen by dpa on Sunday. 

There is no Planet B, Australian scientists tell Turnbull

More than 150 scientists have demanded that Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urgently tackle the root causes of climate change, saying there is "no Planet B."

President advocates green economy

Croatia can and should reduce the harmful effects of global climate change and at the same time provide for production activities which will create more jobs for young people, keeping them in Croatia. 

Study: Central, Eastern EU states are hindering climate goals

Nine central and eastern EU countries are holding back progress on the bloc's climate change ambitions by failing to invest funding from Brussels in green energy sources, according to a study published Tuesday.

Ambassador presents Dutch EU presidency priorities

The proposed measures include fewer rules and a reduction of administrative burdens, the digital single market, balanced trade partnerships, labour mobility and adequate labour forces.

Eko Kvarner urges next government to pay more attention to renewable energy

The organisation says that the closing document of the Paris conference only marks "a long and painstaking process" to save the climate on the planet from the disastrous ...

Climate talks run over by a day as disagreements continue

Divisions that have plagued negotations over a global agreement to limit climate change prompt French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to declare a one-day extension to the Paris summit.

Croatian activists attend Paris protests against climate changes

Green Action president Bernard Ivcic told Hina that some 15 representatives of Green Action and their partners organisations from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia would take part in several public protests

Milanovic: Croatia feels negative consequences of climate changes

Although Croatia's share in the global CO2 emission is an insignificant 0.06%, we feel the negative consequences of climate changes as much as the rest of the world does

Climate protesters push leaders to avert emissions catastrophe

 The goal is to limit average global warming to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), perhaps less, over pre-Industrial Revolution levels by curbing fossil fuel emissions blamed for climate change.

The many health impacts of climate change

By 2030, the direct damage costs to health will be a whopping two to four billion US dollars (1.9 to 3.8 billion euros) per year, according to the WHO.

France puts 24 climate activists under house arrest ahead of UN talks

Three of those concerned, who are in their late 20s, are suspected of belonging to the "radical opposition movement", according to information obtained by AFP.