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US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

The United States formally exited the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, fulfilling an old promise by President Donald Trump to withdraw the world's second-largest greenhouse gas emitter from the global pact to fight climate change.

Trump calls India, China air 'filthy'

Trump calls India, China air 'filthy'

US President Donald Trump on Thursday described the air in India and China as "filthy" as he denounced Democratic rival Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change.

Health sector can help combat climate crisis: WISH report

Health sector can help combat climate crisis: WISH report

With 170mn people working in the healthcare globally, the health sector could lead on climate change and there is motivation within the profession to act. This is the message of a new, soon-to-be-released report by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), titled 'Health in the Climate Crisis:

Shura Council participates in climate change webinar

Shura Council participates in climate change webinar

The Shura Council participated on Thursday in a parliamentary webinar on law and governance approaches within the ocean and climate change, organised by the Inter-Parliamentary Union ...

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

The European Union is set to kick start discussions next week on how quickly it will cut greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. Already well on the way to meeting its current climate target for 2030, the EU now wants to make that goal even more ambitious, to get on track for its flagship pla

Shura Council takes part in climate change webinar

Shura Council takes part in climate change webinar

Shura Council participated on Thursday in a parliamentary webinar titled Compliance and Implementation under the Paris Agreement, organised by the Inter-Parliamentary Union ...

Qeeri to lead new project on reducing atmospheric CO2

Qeeri to lead new project on reducing atmospheric CO2

A new cluster project led by the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (Qeeri) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) will focus on reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide and having a positive impact on climate..

Qatar reaffirms commitment to global partnership in addressing climate change

Qatar reaffirms commitment to global partnership in addressing climate change

Qatar renewed Saturday its commitment to partnership and co-operation with the international community in dealing with climate change, stressing that the country's efforts were both on the national and international fronts.

Climate change turning Antarctica's snow green

Climate change turning Antarctica's snow green

Antarctica conjures images of an unbroken white wilderness but blooms of algae are giving parts of the frozen continent an increasingly green tinge.

Covid-19 won’t change path of climate change: Doha Debates

Covid-19 won’t change path of climate change: Doha Debates

The Covid-19 crisis may have led to clearer skies, but the “trajectory” of climate change will not alter even if behavioural changes forced by the pandemic continue after it ends ...

Doha Declaration 2020 urges aviation industry to collectively fight climate change

Doha Declaration 2020 urges aviation industry to collectively fight climate change

Global aviation leaders have stressed the need for the industry to “engage collectively to reduce the level of emissions in the face of climate change” and issued ‘Doha Declaration 2020’ ...

Sacked head of UN climate talks slams UK, global leadership

Sacked head of UN climate talks slams UK, global leadership

Britain's plans for a UN summit on climate change later this year are "miles off track", the sacked former head of the project warned in a leaked letter published Tuesday.