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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.
BANGKOK: Thai authorities are trucking drinking water to parts of Bangkok and urging residents to shower less as a worsening drought and rising sea levels increased salinity, a growing risk faced by many Asian cities, climate researchers said.
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.
UNITED NATIONS: Countries remained deadlocked Saturday (Dec 14) in talks over combating climate change as UN talks dragged on beyond the official deadline with no end in sight.
MADRID (Reuters) - U.N. chief Antonio Guterres exhorted major world economies on Wednesday to signal more ambitious commitments to cut greenhouse emissions as climate talks in Madrid hit an intense phase.
The floods Malaysia is experiencing now will only get worse due to climate change, emphasising the urgent need to introduce the proposed Climate Change Act.
A SPECIAL committee of California lawmakers gathered Tuesday in the seaside city of Encinitas to discuss sea-level rise and what needs to be done to protect coastal communities from devastating loss.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Already at risk from rains, flooding and open sewers, slum-dwellers who live by the ocean in the Indian financial capital Mumbai are vulnerable to rising seas caused by global warming and say the government should help them move to safer locations.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new record in 2018, exceeding the average yearly increase of the last decade and reinforcing increasingly damaging weather patterns, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Monday it filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the first formal step in a one-year process to exit the global pact to fight climate change.