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24 01 2020 | 08:07

Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of heating accelerates.

Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases. The heat in the world’s oceans reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable and…

23 01 2020 | 10:38

'Our house is still on fire': Greta Thunberg's full speech at the World Economic Forum

Climate activist Greta Thunberg told delegates: "planting trees is good of course, but it's nowhere near enough. It cannot replace mitigation." She accused leaders of "cheating and fiddling around…

23 01 2020 | 10:10

At Davos economy leaders rank climate and environment risks highest.

The suits are pressed and the jets are gassed up, as global political and business leaders prepare to converge in Davos for the World Economic Forum. To prep the wide variety of world leaders…

22 01 2020 | 09:43

Davos: Trump decries climate 'prophets of doom' with Thunberg in audience.

US President Donald Trump has decried climate "prophets of doom" in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where sustainability is the main theme. He called for a rejection of "predictions…

22 01 2020 | 09:13

Africa's Climate Heroes in Davos.

This year’s Annual Meeting featured a wider array of climate heroes than ever before.  Helping bring about systemic change to return our planet to a sustainable path. There was an unprecedented…

22 01 2020 | 09:07

UN finds that prospects for economic growth in 2020 hinge on reducing trade disputes and uncertainty.

1 in 5 countries will see per capita incomes stagnate or decline this year.

22 01 2020 | 08:59

Historically high levels of inequality closing the door to a better life for millions of people.

Greater inequality stifles economic growth and can escalate political instability  

22 01 2020 | 08:47

Greta Thunberg, not Donald Trump, is the true leader of the free world.

Greta Thunberg is the sixteen year old Swedish girl who a year ago began a lone school strike for climate action, spending every Friday striking from school as a form of protest. Owing to her…

21 01 2020 | 12:04

Climate Change, Energy and the Greek Environment - 28 January 2020

The European Union has set targets for renewable energy sources to make up at least 32% of the energy mix, and for energy savings to reach 32.5%, by 2030. Greece must now design and implement…

21 01 2020 | 09:21

Vestas plans 'zero-waste turbines' by 2040.

Vestas plans to eliminate non-recyclable waste from the manufacturing, operation and decommissioning of its wind turbines by 2040, becoming the first turbine maker to announce such a target. The…

21 01 2020 | 09:03

People urgently fleeing climate crisis cannot be sent home, UN rules.

People fleeing immediate danger due to the climate crisis cannot be forced to return home, the UN has said. The landmark ruling centres on the case of Ioane Teitiota, whose home - the Pacific Island…

21 01 2020 | 07:59

Australia wildfires: Blazes merge into massive inferno as experts warn species will go extinct.

Top scientists call for PM to do more on climate crisis as UK expert predicts animal victims will be in the trillions Two wildfires have merged to form a massive inferno in south-eastern Australia,…

21 01 2020 | 07:53

Federer responds to climate change critics over Credit Suisse links.

Tennis star Roger Federer has responded to climate change critics - including campaigner Greta Thunberg - by saying he takes the issue very seriously. Activists oppose Federer's sponsorship deal…

21 01 2020 | 07:53

Billions to be wasted on ‘unnecessary’ gas projects, study says.

Europe does not need new gas infrastructure to safeguard security of supply, according to a new study by industry consultants Artelys, which warns that there is a risk of €29 billion being wasted on…

21 01 2020 | 07:46

Education City Stadium awarded prestigious sustainability certificates.

Education City Stadium has become the first Qatar 2022 tournament venue to receive a five-star rating from the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS). The prestigious award, considered a…

21 01 2020 | 07:44

Microsoft announces plans to be carbon negative by 2030.

Microsoft has pledged to be carbon negative by 2030. The Microsoft Corporation has announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and remove its carbon footprint. By 2030, Microsoft will be…

21 01 2020 | 07:38

Glasgow unveils new electric buses to cut emissions ahead of net zero target.

Glasgow has unveiled all new electric buses that will be rolled out across the city. First Glasgow will roll out two all-electric buses as it becomes the city’s first commercial bus operator to…

21 01 2020 | 07:33

Air Pollution could kill 160,000 in the UK over next decade.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has reported that 160,000 lives could be lost in the UK due to high levels of air pollution. The BHF has said that heart and circulatory disease deaths attributed…

21 01 2020 | 07:29

Terror, hope, anger, kindness: the complexity of life as we face the new normal.

In the faces of the bushfire victims we saw ourselves and our shared future. We can no longer shy away from reality.