Climate

    Cars float on the streets: Oman and Iran covered with a powerful flood
    09 Jan 2022

    Heavy rains have caused deadly flooding in Oman and Iran. More than ten people have already become victims of the disaster, The Watchers reports. Heavy rainfall also affected the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Muscat reportedly received 110 mm of rain in just a few hours, the same as in two […]

    Ice on the edge of survival: Warming is changing the Arctic
    08 Jan 2022

    While conducting research in Greenland, ice scientist Twila Moon was struck this summer by what climate change has doomed Earth to lose and what could still be saved, Qatar-Tribune states. The Arctic is warming three times faster than the rest of the planet and is on such a knife’s edge of survival that the U.N. […]

    Oman: torrential rain floods wadis, six people killed
    08 Jan 2022

    Severe weather fronts have hit the Gulf region over the new year. Flooding in Oman, triggered by heavy rainfall that began on New Year’s Eve, has killed six people and left several towns completely cut off, The National News reports. Oman TV reported on January 1 that a man was found dead in his vehicle […]

    Over the past 50 years, more than two million people have died due to climate change on the planet – the United Nations
    04 Jan 2022

    Over the years, natural disasters have damaged the world economy by $ 3.64 trillion. According to the World Meteorological Organization, the number of weather-related natural disasters has increased fivefold over the past 50 years. Scientists say that natural disasters have become more frequent due to climate change and more extreme weather conditions. However, deaths due […]

    How to prevent a global ecological catastrophe: Bill Gates’ plan
    03 Jan 2022

    Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist, and green energy investor Bill Gates recently released How To Avoid a Climate Disaster book. After spending ten years studying the causes of climate change, he developed a detailed plan for humankind to achieve zero CO2 emissions. Knife journalists have read an excerpt from this book, which was published in Time magazine, […]

    EU will allocate over €26 billion to three regions for problem-solving and development
    02 Jan 2022

    The European Union will provide €26.3 billion for a seven-year program to support partner regions worldwide to help them build infrastructure, combat climate change, promote social inclusion, human development, manage migration, address gender issues, and conserve biodiversity. “We need to match our words with actions. The investments under the Global Europe program will ensure that […]

    The 2021 Year in Review: When climate change got real, and the world took notice
    30 Dec 2021

    Apocalyptic warnings by the IPCC underscored the urgency of tackling global warming. Saudi Arabia launched two initiatives to emphasize its leadership role in the campaign. Let’s read the full story written by Arab News. 2021 could go down in history as the that year when climate change made the transition from being mainly the concern […]

    Damage from 10 of the worst natural disasters in 2021 exceeded $170 billion – report
    30 Dec 2021

    The world’s most damaging ten natural disasters in 2021 resulted in more than $170 billion in economic losses, The Hill reported, citing Christian Aid’s annual report. “The losses from climate change have been serious this year, both in terms of staggering financial losses and in terms of death and displacement of people around the world,” […]

    Race to net-zero: what the world will look like after the decarbonization of 2050
    30 Dec 2021

    There is a huge race in the world, in which most countries participate. The race is called “Race to Zero”.  Is it possible to achieve zero emissions? The world is optimistic.  About 140 countries have committed to zero emissions in the coming decades. Ukraine is the last in the list of these countries, but there […]

    Riyadh plans climate neutrality for 2060 but will continue to pump oil actively
    29 Dec 2021

    Leading oil exporter Saudi Arabia will strive to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2060, its de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced on October 23 at the Future Investment Initiative forum ahead of the UN Climate Conference (COP-26). Ben Salman stressed that Saudi Arabia would fight climate change while ensuring stability in the […]