Climate Change

Trump administration tells EPA to cut climate page from website: sources

Trump administration tells EPA to cut climate page from website: sources

By Valerie Volcovici | WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to remove the climate change page from its website, two agency employees told Reuters, the latest move by the newly minted leadership to erase ex-President Barack Obama’s climate change initiatives. The employees were notified by EPA officials on Tuesday […]

Donald Trump, climate finance, and ‘catastrophe’

Donald Trump, climate finance, and ‘catastrophe’

President-elect Donald Trump’s policies are likely to make it harder for developing nations to obtain the growing finance they need to combat climate change, threatening one pillar of a 2015 international agreement to slow global warming. There is widespread unease about climate finance at the November 7-18 talks on climate change among almost 200 nations […]

Mongolia: Facing climate change collectively

Mongolia: Facing climate change collectively

With climate change and desertification threatening their livelihood, herders form collectives to manage resources. By: Nina Wegner Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – In a country where desertification, extreme weather patterns and overburdened pastures are becoming the norm, the nomadic livestock herders of Mongolia are mobilising at the community level to adapt to climate change. Mongolia has no comprehensive […]