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The German government on Monday pledged to improve the country’s under-fire warning systems as emergency services continued to search for victims of the worst flooding in living memory, with at least 165 people confirmed dead.
As the death toll from flooding in Western Europe climbed above 180 on Sunday climate scientists say the link between extreme weather and global warming is unmistakable and the urgency to do something about climate change undeniable (“Europe toll jumps
Nature has its own way of dealing with humanity. Now its whims have affected the office of the most powerful person on the planet. He has not only to contend with man-made opposition and issues, but also deal with the ravages of Nature.
A recent paper by Indian scientists from the University of Kerala in the journal ‘Biological Invasions’ has warned that extreme climate events may aid the spread of alien species in biodiversity hotspots in the country. The paper states events such as the
Conflicts take a toll on people, but children suffer both physically and emotionally. In Africa, in particular in Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region, their predicament is extremely precarious. A new revelation from Unicef is very disheartening. It says over 100,000
Former President Donald Trump’s highly sought-after endorsement has not provided quite the boost some Republicans expected so far this year. Republican candidates backed by Trump are locked in crowded primary races against undeterred opponents.
Two decades ago, a Goldman Sachs executive coined the label BRICs to describe four big emerging nations: Brazil, Russia, India and China. Rapid growth and expansion of the ranks of the wealthy in these countries vindicated the faith of investors. Their leaders
COVID-19 has been an earthquake along the already fraught fault lines of global education. The result is a deep chasm into which the most vulnerable have fallen: 1.6 billion children were out of education at the height of school closures. If we do not act now