Snow ducks in a Beijing street on Sunday morning. Photo: Simon Song
Extreme weather in China
Early China snowfalls threaten to deepen country’s energy crisis
7 Nov 2021 - 10:08PM

Colder weather expected to head south after Beijing and other areas hit by early snow as a result of the La Niña climate phenomenon.

Snow ducks in a Beijing street on Sunday morning. Photo: Simon Song
Early China snowfalls threaten to deepen country’s energy crisis

Colder weather expected to head south after Beijing and other areas hit by early snow as a result of the La Niña climate phenomenon.

7 Nov 2021 - 10:08PM
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An aerial view shows a flooded road following heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, last month. A UN report warned that climate change will lead to more intense rainfall and flooding in many parts of the world. Photo: Reuters
Unchecked emissions to make Earth hotter sooner, UN experts say

Global temperatures are expected to increase by 1.5 degrees Celsius or more by 2040 from pre-industrial levels unless ‘immediate, rapid and large-scale’ emission cuts are achieved.

30 Aug 2021 - 8:18AM
Climate change
Denmark to spend more on strengthening Arctic defence

The military build-up comes as both China and Russia have been making increasingly assertive moves in the region.

The military build-up comes as both China and Russia have been making increasingly assertive moves in the region.

12 Feb 2021 - 1:27AM
Earthquakes
Death toll in Aegean Sea earthquake rises to 116

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged not to give up until the final person was recovered.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged not to give up until the final person was recovered.

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World’s biggest iceberg threatens remote penguin sanctuary in Antarctica
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Global protests unroll as key UN climate talks stumble
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Weather | OPINION

How long to get over a typhoon? In Philippines, 6 years and counting
Ceritalah | How long to get over a typhoon? In Philippines, 6 years and counting

Visayan city resident and mother of Six Richelle Alvaraz, whose home was destroyed in the storm, is among 6,000 people in Tacloban still waiting for permanent housing, despite constant government promises

2 Dec 2018 - 7:00AM
Opinion | Do we really want an urban Hong Kong devoid of trees?

Tree replacement is a pressing issue in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut. The government needs to rethink how to plant storm-resistant trees, and to overcome emotional public resistance to the idea of urban trees.

Tree replacement is a pressing issue in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut. The government needs to rethink how to plant storm-resistant trees, and to overcome emotional public resistance to the idea of urban trees.

17 Oct 2018 - 7:57PM
Do we really want an urban Hong Kong devoid of trees?
Reflections | How typhoons are talked about over time: from folk tales to viral clips

Powerful winds are nothing new, but the way that we respond to them has changed

Powerful winds are nothing new, but the way that we respond to them has changed

27 Sep 2018 - 7:31PM
How typhoons are talked about over time: from folk tales to viral clips
How long to get over a typhoon? In Philippines, 6 years and counting
Ceritalah | How long to get over a typhoon? In Philippines, 6 years and counting
2 Dec 2018 - 7:00AM
Opinion | Do we really want an urban Hong Kong devoid of trees?

Tree replacement is a pressing issue in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut. The government needs to rethink how to plant storm-resistant trees, and to overcome emotional public resistance to the idea of urban trees.

17 Oct 2018 - 7:57PM

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