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(Reuters) - The United Nations has delayed until late 2021 a crucial climate summit that had been scheduled for Britain this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - Britain has proposed hosting in November 2021 a United Nations' climate summit that was postponed from this November due to the coronavirus pandemic, a letter from the Cabinet Office seen by Reuters shows.
JAKARTA/SINGAPORE: A recent study has identified Asean cities Jakarta and Ho Chih Minh City as among the world’s major metropolitan areas on the brink of sinking as a result of rising sea levels and extreme weather caused by climate change.
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LONDON (Reuters) - A climate summit that had been due to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed to 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, officials said on Wednesday, throwing new uncertainty into talks to tackle global warming.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): As Singapore fortifies itself against rising tides that threaten to swallow it up, the nation's solutions and strategies will be based in science, with national water agency PUB taking the lead as the new national Coastal Protection Agency.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Global warming was leading to an "irreversible" mass melting of the Antarctic ice and purging carbon from the atmosphere was the only solution to slow the process, an Australian climate scientist told Reuters on Wednesday.
JAKARTA: Indonesian architect Nabila Larasati Pranoto has won a Coup de Coeur Award in the Architecture and Sea Level Rise category for her work focusing on how architecture could help ensure the survival and empowerment of communities living along riverbanks.
ATLIT, Israel (Reuters) - An ancient seawall erected thousands of years ago along the Mediterranean coast at the end of an ice age is the oldest evidence of civilization trying to defend itself against rising sea levels, a team of researchers said on Wednesday.