Laurie Goering, ABS-CBN News

Laurie Goering

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Recent:
  • ABS-CBN News
Past:
  • allAfrica.com
  • Thomson Reuters Fdn
  • Reuters Top News
  • HuffPost

Recent articles by Laurie:

Runaway warming could sink fishing and reef tourism, researchers warn

Reef tourism, a nearly $36-billion-a-year industry today, could see more than 90 percent losses globally by 2100 under a high-emissions scenario, according to a study. → Read More

Poor nations pay price as millions flee 'climate chaos', Oxfam says

Fiercer weather and worsening wildfires drove more than 20 million people from their homes over the last decade - a problem set to worsen unless leaders act swiftly to head off surging climate threats, anti-poverty charity Oxfam said on Monday. → Read More

Africa: Climate Change Could Put Development Goals Beyond Reach, UN Official Warns

As global warming brings wilder weather, more harvest failures and the risk of growing migration and poverty, "sustainable development as we think of it today may be out of reach", a top U.N. specialist in climate change losses warned on Wednesday. → Read More

Green Climate Fund attracts higher pledges, open for more

"We are very excited because we should be able to prevent a lot of climate hurt", says fund’s executive director By Laurie Goering LONDON, Oct 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Wealthier countries on Friday promised nearly $9.8 billion over the next four years to an international fund to help poorer nations develop cleanly and adapt to climate stresses, with nearly a dozen nations doubling their… → Read More

Africa: Scientists Back Wider Family-Planning Access to Ease Climate Threats

Making affordable contraception available to women who want it would be a cheap, effective way to curb climate change and fast-rising risks in a hotter world, scientists said on Tuesday. → Read More

Scientists back wider family-planning access to ease climate threats

Making affordable contraception available to women who want it would be a cheap, effective way to curb climate change and fast-rising risks in a hotter world, scientists said on Tuesday. → Read More

Richer nations urged to boost protection against wild weather as losses jump

Economic losses caused by the most extreme weather events, from hurricanes to wildfires, are surging fastest in parts of the world outside the tropics - places that once saw relatively few such disasters, scientists and statisticians have warned. → Read More

Climate summit pledges fall short, as big emitters skip 'honest appraisal'

Despite new pledges, UN gathering aimed at accelerating action on climate change produced few surprises from the richest nations → Read More

From Indonesia to Gabon, countries turn to nature to cut climate risks

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New York City gets its drinking water from a network of more than 20 reservoirs and lakes further north in New York state, some more than 100 miles (161 km) away. → Read More

Adults swell ranks of students marching in record global climate protest

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ben Davis' father spent his career working at a petroleum company. But on Friday, Davis - a chemical engineer, like his dad - did something he'd never done before. → Read More

Africa: Climate-Change Protesters Poised to Kick Off Global Wave of Street Marches

New York - As world leaders begin arriving for a summit at the United Nations on accelerating action to address climate threats, adults are planning to join students in an unprecedented wave of youth-led climate protests on Friday, organizers said. → Read More

Africa: Damage to Land Feeds Migration and Conflict

Vast swathes of land, from Africa to the Middle East, are being left useless by climate shifts and human pressures such as deforestation, mining and farming, threatening to hike migration and conflict, a senior U.N. environmental official warned. → Read More

East Africa: More People, Less Water? Scientists See Risks On Upper Nile

Rapid population growth, combined with a hike in hot and dry years, is likely to dramatically increase the number of people suffering water scarcity on the upper River Nile, climate change scientists said on Wednesday. → Read More

Innovation rush aims to help farmers, rich and poor, beat climate change

Researchers are putting their heads together to find new high-tech ways for farmers to adapt to a hotter world, wherever they live → Read More

Without climate action, economic growth 'will be reversed', economist warns

As costs of wilder weather and other climate threats soar, → Read More

Mozambique: Storm-Struck Mozambique Must Revamp Climate Preparations

After Cyclone Idai blasted through the Mozambican port of Beira in March, former first lady Graca Machel took a helicopter ride over the city - and was astonished at the devastation. → Read More

Africa: From Fake Rice to Deadly Medicine, African Firm Takes On Counterfeiters

Rice that is ready to cook and rice grains grown as seed for the next crop look remarkably similar. That can tempt the unscrupulous, who pocket big profits by packaging table rice for sale as seed, according to counterfeiting experts. → Read More

Zimbabwe: After Floods Drench Eastern Zimbabwe, Water Shortages Parch Harare

Climate change is bringing more weather extremes, and Zimbabwe this year is suffering from opposite crises at once: floods and drought → Read More

Africa: Proposal for UN to Study Climate-Cooling Technologies Rejected

A push to launch a high-level study of potentially risky technological fixes to curb climate change was abandoned on Thursday at a U.N. environmental conference in Nairobi, as countries including the United States raised objections. → Read More

Prepare now for accelerating climate threats, military officials warn

More frequent disasters, new conflicts and other climate risks could draw in troops at home and abroad, generals and defence officials say → Read More