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Climate talks test global resolve on warming

Negotiators from almost 200 countries will meet in Bonn Monday for climate talks tasked with reigniting momentum on tackling global warming, as Russia's invasion...

Climate change creating new virus hotspots ‘in our backyard’

Climate change will drive animals towards cooler areas where their first encounters with other species will vastly increase the risk of new viruses infecting...

Costa Rica Launches Its First National Plan for Climate Change Adaptation

Costa Rica launched, on Monday, its first National Climate Change Adaptation Plan, which sets out a five-year route for the country. The Plan seeks...

Deforestation, climate change making outdoor work unsafe: study

A double-blow of forest destruction and climate change has caused temperatures to soar in many tropical locations, making outdoor work unsafe for millions of...

Thunberg denounces COP26 deal, UN chief warns ‘catastrophe’ close

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned of an impending "climate catastrophe", while environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg dismissed Saturday's COP26 climate conference deal as "blah,...

Costa Rica participates in COP26: ‘Last, best hope’ to meet 1.5C target

Global COP26 climate negotiations are the "last, best hope" to keep the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C alive, said summit president Alok Sharma

Climate change could cause 216 million to migrate, World Bank warns

Reduced agricultural production, water scarcity, rising sea levels and other adverse effects of climate change could cause up to 216 million people to migrate within their own countries by 2050.

Weather, climate disasters surge fivefold in 50 years: UN

Weather-related disasters have skyrocketed over the past half-century, causing far more damage even as better warning systems have meant fewer deaths, the UN said.

Costa Rica & Denmark want to end exploration of fossil fuels: report

Costa Rica and Denmark hope to create an alliance of countries willing to set a date to phase out oil and gas production.

Countries eye electric car future

Cape Verde wants clean cars to account for 100 percent of the market in 2035 while Costa Rica has set a 2050 date.
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