Climate change

Piran to fight climate change by turning into live lab

Piran – The coastal town of Piran will turn into a live laboratory for four years to find sustainable solutions to mitigate the impact of climate change. Researchers from the Mediterranean Institute for Environmental Studies will focus on solutions to a shortage of drinking water and on a system of early detection of extreme weather phenomena.

Marmara Sea getting warmer due to global warming, pollution

The upper layers of the waters of Marmara Sea are getting warmer due to global warming and pollution, an expert has warned.

Speaking at an organization in the northwestern province of Edirne, hydro-biologist Mehmet Levent Artüz stressed the dangers the Marmara Sea will face in the near future in a presentation named "The Climate Crisis and the Seas."

Turkey to conduct first ‘Climate Council’ in January: Minister

Within the scope of the decisions to be taken in the country's very first "Climate Council" slated for January, the government will draw its own roadmap to fight against the effects of climate change, Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change Minister Murat Kurum has said.

UN chief says he expects Turkey to present climate plan soon

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed on Oct. 7 Turkey's ratification of the 2015 Paris climate accord, saying Ankara should rapidly present its national plan to combat climate change. 

"I expect Turkey to present as soon as possible a national #ClimateAction plan in line with its commitment to get to net zero emissions by 2053," Guterres said on Twitter.

Three Scientists Share Nobel Prize in Physics


The 2021 Nobel Prize for physics has been shared between scientists working on models to predict global warming and the interplay of planetary systems.

One half of the prize is split between Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann for their work in the 'physical modelling of Earth's climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming.'