Climate change could directly cost the world economy $7.9 trillion by mid-century as increased drought, flooding and crop failures hamper growth and threaten infrastructure, new analysis showed Wednesday.
Carbon dioxide is the main villain in most coverage of climate change, but it’s not working alone – other greenhouse gases like methane and nitrous oxide (N2O) also pose problems. Now, a new study has found that we’re releasing more N2O into the atmosphere than we thought, which may weaken our already-strained efforts to combat climate change.
Several civilians lost their lives and sustained injuries when Israeli fighter jets launched an airstrike against a strategic area in Syria’s southwestern province of Daraa, north of the border with Jordan.
Diplomats and scientists from 132 nations wrapped up six days of negotiations in Paris over the wording of a landmark report on the dire state of Nature and its impact on humanity, a UN official told AFP.
Russia's Foreign Ministry on Friday dismissed the findings of the long-awaited report by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said it had failed to present any evidence of Russian meddling in US election, Russian news agencies reported.
White House lawyers and Department of Justice (DOJ) officials have met recently to discuss the conclusions of a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.
Risks to the global financial system have grown over the past six months and could increase with a messy British exit from the European Union or an escalation of US-China trade tensions, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.