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20 01 2021 | 08:16

2020 ends earth’s warmest 10 years on record.

The latest data confirms 2020 concludes the earth’s warmest 10-year period on record. The HadCRUT5 global temperature series, produced by the Met Office, University of East Anglia and UK National…

20 01 2021 | 08:16

Shift to renewable energy eases key environmental burdens, EU says.

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s shift from fossil fuel-based electricity to renewable sources has reduced environmental problems while also cutting the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change,…

20 01 2021 | 08:06

McKinsey: Low Cost Renewables Will Outcompete Fossil Assets By 2030.

The energy transition is accelerating. 2020 saw renewables replace fossil fuels in Europe for the first time and one of the many impacts of COVID-19 has been on energy demand. According to the latest…

20 01 2021 | 07:53

‘Human fingerprint’ covers global heating seen from before industrial era to today, research says.

The impact of greenhouse gas emissions on global temperatures would have been even larger if were not for the cooling impact of air pollution, study finds. A “human fingerprint” covers the global…

20 01 2021 | 07:50

Environmentalists Should Pay Close Attention to the Racial Justice Movement.

There are parallels and overlaps between climate justice and racial justice, as well as many lessons the climate movement can learn from this global moment of reckoning.

20 01 2021 | 07:49

Africa’s electricity generation will double by 2030, fossil fuel to be dominant – Research.

Fossil fuel is expected to dominate Africa’s energy mix by the end of the decade. A new research from the University of Oxford has predicted that the total electricity generation across the African…

15 01 2021 | 10:06

Climate change: Africa's green energy transition 'unlikely' this decade.

Fossil fuels are set to remain the dominant source of electricity across Africa over the next decade, according to a new study. Researchers found that around 2,500 power plants are planned, enough…

15 01 2021 | 09:19

Two-thirds of Earth’s land is on pace to lose water as the climate warms – that’s a problem for people, crops and forests.

The world watched with a sense of dread in 2018 as Cape Town, South Africa, counted down the days until the city would run out of water. The region’s surface reservoirs were going dry amid its worst…

13 01 2021 | 11:32

Climate policy and action: Citizens at the forefront.

Both the climate crisis and the Paris Agreement are pressing policymakers for effective and sustainable climate action. Still, results show that our progress towards goals agreed is not as fast nor…

12 01 2021 | 09:11

22 disasters, 262 dead, $95bn in damages: US saw record year for climate-driven catastrophes.

Report shows US was battered by punishing extreme weather on both the east and west coasts in 2020. The US was battered by a record number of weather and climate-driven disasters in 2020 as…

11 01 2021 | 15:28

Amid the gloom of lockdown, I have taken solace in nature.

If you’re feeling cooped up, defy the cold, head for your local park and marvel at the antics of gulls, starlings and fieldfares I endured the first lockdown while living alone for a period in Spain…

11 01 2021 | 15:12

Developing economies need a fairer way to help them decarbonise.

Carbon border taxes alone will not encourage poorer countries to meet climate goals.

11 01 2021 | 14:48

Our Home in Ruins.

What are we thinking? Oh, right. We’re not. Standing on the moon, I see the battle rage below. Standing on the moon, I see the soldiers come and go. ~ Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter When I look…

11 01 2021 | 14:37

Cities around world will see humidity fall due to climate crisis, study finds.

Heat stress, water scarcity, air pollution and energy insecurity are problems felt more acutely in dense urban areas Cities across the world will see a near-universal drop in humidity by the end of…

11 01 2021 | 14:24

Can Fragile Cities Cope With an Influx of Climate Migrants?

When the rains never arrived in the East African nation of Somalia in 2016, nor in 2017, hundreds of thousands of rural residents were forced to abandon their lands and livelihoods due to one of the…

11 01 2021 | 13:08

Child labour, toxic leaks: the price we could pay for a greener future.

Our mission to create cleaner living using natural resources could itself cause widespread environmental harm, scientists now warn

11 01 2021 | 13:04

Humans can’t be healthy on a sick planet.

Below2C welcomes Elaine Blacklock as its latest guest contributor. Elaine is first and foremost a practicing physician. She is also Dr. Air Care, a fictional character who in real life masquerades as…

11 01 2021 | 13:00

ASK SARA:'How can I prepare my children for climate change?'

Four types of skills will be essential in a warming world. Dear Sara,

11 01 2021 | 12:55

ASK SARA: 'My sister says global warming is a lie. How do I talk to her?'

Advice on connecting with family members, ditching your commute, and understanding climate models. Dear Sara,

11 01 2021 | 12:53

ASK SARA: 'Where should I move to be safe from climate change?'

No place on Earth is immune from the consequences of climate change, but some regions will fare better than others. Dear Sara,