Day: March 6, 2020

Analysis shows climate finance not reaching most vulnerable

Analysis shows climate finance not reaching most vulnerable

People in some of the world’s poorest countries are receiving as little as $1 each a year to help them cope with the impacts of the climate crisis, despite rich countries’ promises to provide assistance. Climate finance is intended to help developing countries cut greenhouse gases and protect their people from the consequences of climate …

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Climate change: Australian summers 'twice as long as winters'

Climate change: Australian summers ‘twice as long as winters’

Australia’s summers have become twice as long as its winters amid increasing temperatures driven by climate change, according to new weather data analysis. The Australia Institute found that summer across most of the country over the past 20 years was about a month longer than in the mid-20th century, while winters had become shorter. Between …

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Australia fires

Study shows climate change link to devastating 2019/20 Australian bushfire season

Climate change did play a part in Australia’s devastating 2019 bushfire season as it has increased the chances of extreme temperatures by at least 30 per cent, a new study shows. The eight-week study from World Weather Attribution (WWA), an international collaboration that analyses the effect of climate change on extreme weather events, found a …

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