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Arctic sea ice could disappear even if world achieves climate target

Goal of limiting rise in average global temperatures to below 2C may not prevent ice-free Arctic, scientists warn "A polar bear drinks Arctic water in Svalbard, Norway. The animals’ habitat is threatened by climate change. Photograph: Barcroft" Arctic sea ice could vanish in summers this century even if governments achieve a core

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G7 Leaders’ Declaration Addresses Paris Agreement

Includes Agreement to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies by 2025 At a meeting in  Ise-Shima, in Japan, G7 countries said they would take the necessary steps to secure rapid ratification, acceptance or approval of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement. In their joint statement, the leaders of the UK, US, Canada, France,

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G7 agree to food security measures

Ministers from the G7 nations yesterday agreed to promote agricultural innovation and investment, as farmers face the twin challenges of an aging workforce and extreme weather at a time when international food demand is increasing. “Motivated, skilled and enterprising farmers are essential for the growth of the agricultural sector,” the ministers

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