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January 2020 was the hottest January on record, says NOAA

January 2020 was the hottest January in the 141-year global climate record, according to scientists at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The...

Kenyan government sets up $60m floods relief fund

The Kenyan government has set aside Ksh6.1 billion ($61 million) for the restoration of infrastructure damaged by raging floods, state spokesman Col (Rtd) Cyrus...

Half of world’s sandy coastlines may vanish this century

Half the world’s sandy beaches may be wiped away by the end of the century due to rising sea levels and other climate change...

Human activity threatens to wipe out a third of Africa’s tropical...

A third of plants in the tropical region of Africa are potentially threatened with extinction. Human activities, including increasing deforestation and climate change, are...