The term catastrophic is an understatement to describe Australia’s indescribably tragic bushfire season. More than half a billion animals and 29 humans have been killed in the fires across eastern and southern Australia since September.
2019 was the second-hottest year since records began, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said recently, warning that heat was likely to lead to more extreme weather events like the Australian bushfires in 2020 and beyond.
Braving the snow and cold, Abrar Ahmad, 18, is one of thousands of Kashmiris who regularly spend hours journeying on a packed train just so that they can go online as the region grapples with the longest Internet blackout imposed by a democracy.
The World Economic Forum’s annual flagship meeting this year will focus on how to build a more cohesive and sustainable world. As always, the topic is timely, but also a little abstract. To help give it more concrete form, we have a few proposals to put the prevailing economic model
At least 80% of the Blue Mountains world heritage area and more than 50% of the Gondwana world heritage rainforests have burned in Australia’s ongoing bushfire crisis.