The climate justice movement highlights the fact that rich nations are overwhelmingly to blame for causing climate change, but that poor ones have been the first to cope with its impacts. (AFP pic)

LONDON: People around the world beset by drought, heatwaves, rising seas, and storm surges made worse by global warming are calling for “climate justice,” and many are pleading their case in court.

Read more: Climate victims seek justice in the courtroom and on the street


Jim Bridenstine is the administrator of NASA. (AFP pic)

NASA’s new administrator, a former lawmaker nominated by President Donald Trump to lead the US space agency, admitted on Wednesday he has changed his mind about climate change and now believes that humans are the main driver of greenhouse gas emissions.

Read more: NASA’s new chief changes mind, now accepts climate change


Conflict and climate change have pushed 124 million people in 51 countries into acute food security, a situation when the inability to consume adequate food represents an immediate danger to people’s lives and livelihoods. In 2017, the number of people affected by acute food insecurity increased by 11 million.

Read more: Report: More People at Risk of Hunger Because of Conflict and Climate Change


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