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08 12 2019 | 10:47

We really may have just 11 years to save the climate.

As the crisis becomes dominated by urgent survival needs, the political window to prevent further climate change will close. “Eleven years to save the world” reads a common sign at the global…

06 12 2019 | 08:16

Greenpeace: 'Our addiction to fossil fuels has pushed oceans to the brink of collapse'.

The world's oceans act as a massive carbon sink trapping 50 times more than is in the atmosphere. A global network of ocean sanctuaries is needed to help the seas store carbon and protect nature,…

05 12 2019 | 07:07

Floods predicted to uproot 50 mln people a year as climate heats up.

MADRID - The number of people at risk of being forced from their homes by river flooding could surge to as many as 50 million a year by the end of the century if governments do not step up action to…

05 12 2019 | 06:59

Green Economy 'Not to Be Feared, but an Opportunity to Be Embraced' Says UN Chief As COP25 Gets Underway.

Madrid — A green economy is "not one to be feared but an opportunity to be embraced", UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, in a keynote speech to delegates at the opening of the…

03 12 2019 | 08:18

Climate's Titanic moment is fast approaching.

Scientist's theory of climate's Titanic moment the 'tip of a mathematical iceberg' Formula for climate emergency shows if ‘reaction time is longer than intervention time left’ then ‘we have lost…

03 12 2019 | 08:03

COP25: Ο πλανήτης έχει καταστραφεί και αυτή είναι μόνο η αρχή

Ρεκόρ ζέστης, αύξηση των φυσικών καταστροφών, λιώσιμο των πάγων: οι αποδείξεις των καταστροφικών συνεπειών της ανθρώπινης δραστηριότητας στον πλανήτη πολλαπλασιάζονται, καθιστώντας πιο επιτακτική…

02 12 2019 | 07:54

COP25 talks to open as 'point of no return' in sight.

Political leaders and climate diplomats are to meet in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis. According to UN Secretary General António Guterres, "the point of no return is no…

30 11 2019 | 10:50

The climate crisis leaders' debate: what did we learn?

How did the leaders of the main parties, minus Boris Johnson, address the biggest issue of our times? Four writers respond Zoe Williams:It showed the insufficiency of politics in the face of this…

28 11 2019 | 07:22

It's time to retire metrics like GDP. They don't measure everything that matters.

The way we assess economic performance and social progress is fundamentally wrong, and the climate crisis has brought these concerns to the fore.

26 11 2019 | 05:32

Global use of coal-fired electricity set for biggest fall this year.

The world’s use of coal-fired electricity is on track for its biggest annual fall on record this year after more than four decades of near-uninterrupted growth that has stoked the global climate…

25 11 2019 | 14:18

Venice Floods Again — What to Do When You Can’t Move to Higher Ground?

The historic city of Venice (a UNESCO world heritage site) flooded for the third time in a week, with Piazza St.

21 11 2019 | 09:01

Methane emissions from coalmines could stoke climate crisis – study.

Millions of tonnes belched into atmosphere as bad as shipping and aviation emissions combined, researchers find The methane emissions leaking from the world’s coalmines could be stoking the global…

21 11 2019 | 08:58

Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires.

With homes under water in South Yorkshire, near record flooding in Venice, and burgeoning wildfires in Australia, many people are asking if and how climate change is connected to these extreme…

21 11 2019 | 08:55

Venice council flooded moments after rejecting climate crisis plan.

Veneto’s regional council rejected a plan to combat climate change minutes before its offices on the Grand Canal, in Venice, were flooded, it has emerged as the city continues to battle high water …

21 11 2019 | 08:44

'What could I have done?' The scientist who predicted the bushfire emergency four decades ago.

Dr Tom Beer’s pioneering 1980s research into bushfires and climate change has, to his dismay, proved all too accurate From his lounge in Brunswick, Melbourne, 72-year-old Dr Tom Beer has been…

21 11 2019 | 08:42

Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors.

The climate crisis will determine the lifelong health of today’s children, doctors have warned, noting that global heating was already causing harm. Children are especially vulnerable and the global…

21 11 2019 | 08:29

Greta Thunberg leaves US with simple climate crisis message: vote

Thunberg: ‘My message to the Americans is the same as to everyone – to unite behind the science and to act on the science’ As Greta Thunberg departs the US to sail across the Atlantic for the second…

18 11 2019 | 17:05

German government wants to weaken country’s proposed climate protection goals.

Although many have called for improvements to the German climate package, the government wants to impose a weaker formulation of the core climate protection goals.EURACTIV’s partner Der Tagesspiegel…

18 11 2019 | 16:58

Will Germany block EIB plans to ditch natural gas?

The European Investment Bank wants to purge its loan books of fossil fuels, including natural gas, by 2020. Although the Bank’s final decision is expected to be delivered on 15 October, resistance,…

15 11 2019 | 21:49

Climate-change confessions of an energy reporter.

I cover energy and climate change, and yet even I do little to reduce my own environmental footprint. Why it matters: Because most people don't! Recent polling and research show that most of us don'…