IFAD report predicts steep drop in African staple crops by 2050, prompting urgent call for adaptation funding at COP26

“Mitigation and adaptation are like the two wings of a bird, we cannot continue flying on one wing,” said Dr. Jyotsna Puri Tweet this IFAD warned that COP26 will fail to achieve a lasting impact if world leaders continue to prioritise mitigation and neglect investments in climate adaptation. “Mitigation and adaptation are like the two … Read more

Powerful quake hits off New Zealand, prompting evacuations

[ad_1] WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — One of the biggest earthquakes to hit the South Pacific in modern history forced thousands of people in New Zealand to evacuate and triggered tsunami warnings across the world Friday, but it did not appear to cause injuries or major damage because it struck in remote ocean. The magnitude … Read more