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17 08 2019 | 10:25

Reporting on the State of the Climate in 2018.

International authoritative climate report states 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record. A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2018 was the fourth warmest year in records dating to…

16 08 2019 | 08:39

This Land Is the Only Land There Is.

Here are seven ways of understanding the IPCC’s newest climate warning.

14 08 2019 | 10:56

Why Save the Earth from Climate Change?

Famous climatologists, artists and I get personal on why we do climate work.

13 08 2019 | 09:04

Understanding the water-energy-food nexus in a warming climate.

All of nature is infinitely connected. It is therefore no surprise that there are strong interdependencies between the resources that the land surface provides.

12 08 2019 | 11:22

UN scientists call for change to human diet to limit climate change.

The UN report shows humans are having a devastating impact on the soil and vegetation it supports. Cutting fossil fuel emissions alone won't be enough to stop global warming, according to a new…

12 08 2019 | 11:06

Seaweed highlighted as key player to tackle global warming.

The role played by seaweed to mitigate greenhouse gasses might be more significant than initially thought, according to new research which discovered seaweed can travel far from its initial location…

12 08 2019 | 09:30

This startup is using artificial intelligence to help African farmers tackle crop pests and diseases.

In Africa, crop pests and disease have been hampering agriculture productivity for decades. Africa farmers lose an estimated 49% of expected total crop yield per annum—the highest in the world –…

10 08 2019 | 09:22

Germany may introduce 'meat tax' to protect the environment.

Currently meat has reduced tax rate of 7 per cent but politicians say it should increase to 19. Germany could introduce a "meat tax" to protect the climate and improve animal welfare.

09 08 2019 | 17:11

Heatwave caused nearly 400 more deaths in Netherlands: stats agency.

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Almost 400 people more died in the Netherlands during Europe’s recent record-breaking heatwave than in a regular summer week, Dutch national statistics agency CBS said on Friday…

09 08 2019 | 13:52

Prof. Sachs, Global Director UN SDSN, visits Greece!

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Global Director, United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network(UN SDSN) and Senior United Nations Advisor, visits Greece to mobilize the Sustainability Transition…

09 08 2019 | 13:31

New UN Report Shines Light on Trends in Climate Action.

Less than two months ahead of a key September 23 UN Climate Summit in New York, a report published by UN Climate Change provides insights into action taken by governments to address climate change,…

09 08 2019 | 09:22

South Africa tackling climate change through education.

Last week, South Africa celebrated its annual National Science Week with events, exhibitions and school activities happening across the country. Each year has a topical theme, with the previous year’…

09 08 2019 | 08:41

Global Inequality in a Time of Climate Emergency.

Our world’s richest have a great deal of money. They also have the power to decide whether our civilization sinks or swims. So what can we do?

09 08 2019 | 08:38

Will it soon be too late to save the climate?

The quantity of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere keeps increasing. The Earth's temperature is rising. Now media are reporting that we only have 18 months to save the climate. Scaremongering, or a…

09 08 2019 | 08:15

Top ten UK’s hottest years all since 2002.

An updated analysis of the annual UK temperature records from the Met Office shows that since 1884 all of the UK’s ten warmest years have occurred since 2002; whereas none of the ten coldest years…

09 08 2019 | 07:50

The ocean has absorbed more than 90% of the heat gained by the planet.

A new study has found that the ocean has absorbed more than 90 per cent of the heat gained by the planet between 1971 and 2010. The process of the ocean absorbing this heat leads to increase in…

09 08 2019 | 07:43

A new study reveals ways to reduce city temperatures by 2°C.

New research funded by City of Parramatta Council and CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) has revealed ways temperatures in Western Sydney can be reduced by as much as 2°C. Undertaken in…

08 08 2019 | 09:23

IETA Appoints New Board Members.

GENEVA, 6 August - IETA is pleased to announce the appointment of Federico Di Credico of ACT and Hendrik Rosenthal of CLP as new members of its governing Council. They fill vacancies created when…

08 08 2019 | 07:28

17 Countries, Home to One-Quarter of the World's Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress.

Once-unthinkable water crises are becoming commonplace.

07 08 2019 | 17:23

Climate change to cause chaos in Africa, warn scientists.

Climate change will hit many African countries more severely than previously thought, according to a new report. Researchers warn that rapid population growth means more and more people will be…