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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…

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 | 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 | 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

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 | 07:21

At Davos we will tell world leaders to abandon the fossil fuel economy.

Averting catastrophe would be the best business decision to emerge from the economic forum in its 50 years of existence.

19 01 2020 | 14:51

Why India is the new hotspot for renewable energy investors.

  India is home to one of the largest clean-energy expansion programmes. Support from the government and foreign investors is driving this growth. There is still more the state can do to support…

19 01 2020 | 11:48

Dieselgate reloaded: Και τα νέα ντίζελ ξεπερνούν τα όρια εκπομπών.

Τα νέα ντιζελοκίνητα οχήματα ξεπερνούν τα όρια ως προς τις εκπομπές μικροσωματιδίων, καταγγέλλει σε έκθεσή της που δίνει στη δημοσιότητα σήμερα η ευρωπαϊκή οικολογική οργάνωση Μεταφορές και…

17 01 2020 | 08:14

Revealed: US listed climate activist group as ‘extremists’ alongside mass killers.

DHS listed activists engaged in non-violent civil disobedience targeting oil industry alongside white supremacists in documents. A group of US environmental activists engaged in non-violent civil…

17 01 2020 | 08:04

What is Australia doing to tackle climate change?

The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended his government's stand on climate change as the country deals with devastating fires and a historic heatwave. Mr Morrison said his policies…

17 01 2020 | 08:00

Venice canals almost dry, two months after severe floods.

Low tides have left canals in Venice almost dry, just two months after severe flooding left much of the Italian city under water. Boats have been seen almost beached as water levels dip drastically…

17 01 2020 | 07:54

Scientist Slams Climate Change Deniers In Brilliant Viral Post.

The overwhelming consensus on climate change in the scientific community is that it's real, and it's man-made. The most commonly-cited figure is that 97.1 percent of scientific studies support the…

17 01 2020 | 07:50

Australia’s fires have pumped out more emissions than 100 nations combined.

Climate change is driving climate change. The wildfires raging along Australia’s eastern coast have already pumped around 400 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, further…

17 01 2020 | 07:43

Earth Had Its Second Warmest Year in Recorded History in 2019.

The six warmest years in recorded history have been the last six years: 2014 - 2019.

17 01 2020 | 07:35

Sir David Attenborough warns of climate 'crisis moment'.

"The moment of crisis has come" in efforts to tackle climate change, Sir David Attenborough has warned. According to the renowned naturalist and broadcaster, "we have been putting things off for…

17 01 2020 | 07:24

Today's big question: what's behind the iconic images of Australia's massive fires?

Matthew Abbott took one of the most widely shared images of Australia’s devastating bushfires, but he went to bed first before sending the picture via WhatsApp to a photo editor the next morning, New…

17 01 2020 | 07:14

James Murdoch’s climate rebuke: Is News Corp heading for a cultural change?

As Australia burns, speculation is growing that the sheer scale of the disaster might be the push News Corp needs to renounce denialism and change its partisan coverage of climate change. A number…

17 01 2020 | 07:06

States Vowed to Uphold America’s Climate Pledge. Are They Succeeding?

States set ambitious renewable energy goals in 2019 and sued to block Trump’s fossil fuel push, but it’s hard to make a dent when your country is a top polluter. A cadre of states sought to keep…

16 01 2020 | 09:30

Climate change: Last decade confirmed as warmest on record.

The 10 years to the end of 2019 have been confirmed as the warmest decade on record by three global agencies. According to Nasa, Noaa and the UK Met Office, last year was the second warmest in a…