Climate change economists win Nobel prize

Climate change economists win Nobel prize

Image copyright Yale Image caption William Nordhaus’s research has been to used to examine the consequences of climate policy interventions This year’s Nobel prize for economics has been awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for their work on sustainable growth. The US economists’ research focuses on how climate change and technology have affected the…

Climate change will destroy us, says Fiji

Climate change will destroy us, says Fiji

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Flooding caused by Cyclone Josie, which has claimed several lives Fiji’s prime minister has said the Pacific island nation is in „a fight for survival” as climate change brings „almost constant” deadly cyclones. Frank Bainimarama said Fiji had entered a „frightening new era” of extreme weather that needed to be…