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The new normal: Cambodia faces climate change

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Kong Meta Last year’s drought caused a nationwide crisis, with harvests ruined, forest fires raging and many rural families struggling to feed themselves. As experts take stock of the impact, news of another potential El Niño raises a question: Is Cambodia prepared for the next drought? […]

Warming raises threat of global famine repeat

Global warming is increasing the chances of worldwide harvest failure on the scale of the tragic 19th-century drought and famine that claimed 50 million lives. Awaiting aid in drought-ravaged Somalia in 2011. Image: Stuart Price/UN Multimedia Climate News Network October 22, 2018 Climate change driven by human-induced global warming […]

Warmer winter predicted due to El Nino

October 19, 2018 Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi Winter this year could be comparatively warmer. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted that El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) neutral conditions are prevailing over equatorial Pacific Ocean and it is likely to develop in the next couple of months. […]

Could Indonesia’s mega-fires return in 2019?

Scientists warn that an El Niño is highly likely this winter, potentially testing anti-fire measures recently put in place by the government September 24, 2018 Joe Sandler Clarke Scientists are warning that 2019 could see the first major test of Indonesia’s new anti-fire measures, which have been criticised by some […]