Environment & Climate Change

News, analysis and commentary from Israel and across the globe on Environment & climate change and its impact on weather, business, politics, rising sea levels, and the food we consume.

Israeli study links human activities, clouds, and climate

This research sheds light on this complex interplay, providing insights into the influence of pollution on weather patterns and broader climate dynamics.

Israel's Mount Canaan breaks 73-year rain intensity record amid storms

Rain intensity in the Mount Canaan region near Safed hit a 73-year record on Sunday. The most rain that fell in a 20-minute period was 22 mm, 28 mm in 30 minutes and 38 mm in an hour.

White-tailed eagles saved from Israel's North amid Hezbollah rockets

The Nature and Parks Authority transferred a pair of Haliaeetus albicilla from the Hai-Bar Carmel Nature Reserve to the Ramat Gan Safari.


Lessons from Israel's desert woodlice

Jerusalem researchers discover how isopods choose safe burrow sites in a scary desert when larger, stronger creatures are looking for a meal.

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Israel environmentalists slam Greta Thunberg for ‘Stand with Gaza’ post

“Today we strike in solidarity with Palestine and Gaza,” Greta Thunberg posted. Her followers said they were "deeply hurt, shocked and disappointed."

Huge ancient solar storm revealed by tree rings in French Alps

Researchers said that the solar storm – the sun sending a large burst of energetic particles into space – occurred 14,300 years ago.


Highly endangered Javan rhinos welcome a new family member

There are just 81 left of the species, all of whom live in one national park


Seismologist predicts earthquake in Asia; Japan issues tsunami warning

Dutch seismologist tells Philippines, Taiwan, and Japan to be on alert. Turns out, he was right.

Thousands evacuated on Spain's Tenerife as summer wildfire re-ignites

The August fire had been brought under control but never completely extinguished, with embers still burning in the forest.

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