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Climate imperils Peru's poverty drive

In 2012 the Peruvian Amazon underwent a marked change: from being a carbon sink which absorbed CO2, it became a net emitter of the gas, the UN says.

Climate chaos 'needn't happen – IF…'

Two studies say the world can avoid descending into the chaos of runaway climate change and dangerously rising temperatures – but only if it takes some hard decisions leading to drastic action.

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Climate chaos ‘needn’t happen – IF…’

Two studies say the world can avoid descending into the chaos of runaway climate change and dangerously rising temperatures – but only if it takes some hard decisions leading to drastic action.

Warmer climate 'threatens cassava crop'

Insect vectors whose numbers are booming in the rising temperatures are threatening to spread a highly destructive virus through much of the cassava crop, which sustains 300 million people across sub-Saharan Africa.

'World can end poverty and limit warming'

The world can both eradicate poverty and also keep global temperature rise within tolerable limts, a report says. But it will need to act on a broad front to do both.

Assam's Women feel Climate Impacts

Unpredictable weather is just one consequence of climate change which is making life more difficult for some of India’s people. Women in Assam are being forced to leave home in search of work, and may face a greater risk of health problems.

Assam’s Women feel Climate Impacts

Unpredictable weather is just one consequence of climate change which is making life more difficult for some of India’s people. Women in Assam are being forced to leave home in search of work, and may face a greater risk of health problems.