Those least responsible for global warming will suffer the most. Poorer countries – those that have contributed far less to climate change – tend to be situated in warmer regions, where additional warming causes the most devastation.
A single season of drought in the Amazon rainforest can reduce the forest’s carbon dioxide absorption for years after the rains return, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. This is the first study to quantify the long-term legacy of an Amazon drought.
The United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Kenya have appealed for $106 million to scale-up their response to the most urgent needs resulting from the egregious effects of the drought in northern Kenya. “We as the UN family and the… Read More ›