Megan Rowling,

Megan Rowling

Barcelona, CT, Spain

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Past articles by Megan:

Africa: Global Turbulence May Spur 'Giant Leap' for Climate Action

Energy and inflation crises could pave the way for a climate-friendly, fairer future, says environmental scientist Johan Rockström → Read More

Africa: Ukraine Crisis Forces World to Confront Its Oil and Gas Addiction

Spiking fossil fuel prices amid the Russia-Ukraine war, make switching to clean energy and using less energy even more urgent - but the transition must be fair, researchers say → Read More

Act fast, fairly to ease shift from fossil fuels: labour experts

Energy firms and climate policymakers are urged to work with communities to ensure a 'just transition' away from coal, oil and gas as efforts are stepped up to curb global warming → Read More

Climate losses earn recognition but little action in COP26 deal

Efforts to create a new fund to help with climate-change-driven "loss and damage" fail as the U.N. talks close, but the problem rises up the global agenda → Read More

Vulnerable nations float 'emergency' timetable to cut emissions

As the world is far off where it needs to be in reducing emissions, pressure is growing for efforts to be strengthened every year instead of the current five-year ... → Read More

Africa: How Climate-Induced Migration Traps People Into Modern Slavery

New report warns that millions more people displaced by climate change will be exposed to trafficking and slavery in the coming decades, and calls for policies to protect them → Read More

Climate migrants said to face greater risk of modern slavery

New report warns that millions more people displaced by climate change will be exposed to trafficking and slavery in the coming decades, and calls for policies to ... → Read More

Africa: Global South Climate Activists Doubt COP26 Participation Over Vaccine Delay

Developing-nation delegates to the key UN climate conference in Scotland have been promised access to a COVID-19 vaccine, but with only two months to go, time is running short → Read More

IPCC report depicts fast-warming world where 'nobody is safe'

Climate change impacts are becoming more severe and affecting everyone on the planet - but there's still time to act, scientists say → Read More

Africa: U.N. Climate Report Depicts Fast-Warming World Where 'Nobody Is Safe'

Climate change impacts are worsening and affecting everyone on the planet - but there's still time to act, scientists say → Read More

Analysis-U.N. climate report depicts fast-warming world where 'nobody is safe'

By Megan Rowling (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A flagship U.N. science report on Monday showed no one is safe from the accelerating effects of climate change and there is an urgent need to prepare and protect people as extreme weather and → Read More

13 Climate Experts and World Leaders Respond to IPCC 'Code Red' Report

World leaders and experts urge governments to take immediate action against global warming in light of recent IPCC findings. → Read More

Africa: G7 Leaders Urged to Show Solidarity On Climate Change and Covid-19 At Summit

As developing countries grapple with more extreme weather and the pandemic, rich nations face growing calls to deliver on promises of climate finance and vaccine support → Read More

Africa: Paris Accord Rules Must Be Wrapped Up This Year, Says UN Climate Chief

The pandemic has delayed official talks until now, but the pressure is back on governments to make progress ahead of COP26 and speed up climate action → Read More

Fossil fuel giants and banks under fire for rise in single-use plastics

Production of single-use plastics is set to grow 30% in the next five years, fuelling their contribution to global warming and ocean pollution, researchers said on Tuesday as they published a list of companies that manufacture and fund throwaway plastic. → Read More

Africa: Solar Minibuses for Africa? Data Seen As Key to Green Transport Switch

Solar-powered electric charging points could be the solution for African cities, researchers say - but to attract investment, more information is needed on informal transport systems → Read More

Analysis: Businesses join hands to find 'right recipe' for zero-carbon industries

Despite the pandemic slamming the brakes on flying, UK-based engineering firm Rolls-Royce - whose main clients include the aviation industry - has not backed away from its work to slash planet-heating emissions, according to its technology director. → Read More

African Development Bank Backs Young 'Agripreneurs' to Beat Climate Change

Africa's youth need investment, not 'empowerment', to realise the continent's potential and support food security, says the head of the African Development Bank → Read More

Africa: Climate Adaptation Summit Hears Dire Warnings but Misses Action to Match

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry and others say poorest will suffer the most from a failure to build resilience, but concrete progress is slow to come → Read More

Biden's return to Paris pact just a first step on U.S. climate action

As Joe Biden leads the United States back into the Paris Agreement on climate change, after taking office Wednesday, diplomats and green groups will breathe a collective sigh of relief - before urging him to step up cuts to U.S. emissions. → Read More