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01 04 2020 | 10:27

La Financière de l’Echiquier: Did you say energy saving?

The climate emergency is no longer a matter of debate.The countdown is under way. The topic is no longer whether to act, but how. In this article. The climate emergency is no longer a matter of…

01 04 2020 | 10:22

How fresh economics can tackle coronavirus and climate change.

Measures to ease the impact of coronavirus hold lessons for how we can fight the battle against climate change, argue Colin Hines and Rosamund Aubrey, while Carl Gardner looks at the future of our…

01 04 2020 | 10:04

We must make this a #JUSTRECOVERY.

Christian Climate Action have signed the below letter put together by and we urge you to sign it too as an individual to ensure that the right decisions are made in the weeks and months ahead.

01 04 2020 | 10:04

Everyone, everywhere: the global challenge of climate change.

Two manifestos call for climate action on different scales — national and global. The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis Christiana Figueres & Tom Rivett-Carnac Knopf (2020) Climate…

31 03 2020 | 10:48

INFORMATION IS POWER - Climate services reach 10.2 million people.

UNDP-supported climate information and early warning systems projects have reached 10.2 million people in the past 12 years. As we celebrate World Meteorological Day we explore the power of…

29 03 2020 | 14:40

Solar is key to the success of the future’s cities.

Solar and IoT hold the key to modern urban landspaces if properly secured, guest author Chris Jones, tech expert from U.S. based activist group TurnOnVPN elaborates. There’s been a lot of buzz…

29 03 2020 | 14:36

Great Barrier Reef suffers third mass coral bleaching event in five years.

The Great Barrier Reef has experienced a third mass coral bleaching event in five years, according to the scientist carrying out aerial surveys over hundreds of individual reefs. With three days of…

29 03 2020 | 14:33

Coronavirus Holds Key Lessons on How to Fight Climate Change.

When the COVID-19 pandemic is past, societies may adopt some important measures that would lower emissions, from more teleconferencing to shortening global supply chains. But the most lasting lesson…

29 03 2020 | 14:32

With Temperatures Rising, Can Animals Survive the Heat Stress?

A growing number of studies show that warming temperatures are increasing mortality in creatures ranging from birds in the Mojave Desert, to mammals in Australia, to bumblebees in North America.…

29 03 2020 | 14:21

As climate heats up, planners urged to look beyond history to judge risks.

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate predictions based only on what has happened in the past underestimate the likelihood of extreme weather, which could leave people and infrastructure…

29 03 2020 | 14:09

England could face droughts in 20 years due to climate breakdown - report.

Auditor general predicts drought in 20 years as demand rises and climate crisis reduces supply. England is in danger of experiencing droughts within 20 years unless action is taken to combat the…

29 03 2020 | 14:09

Residents of East Africa’s informal settlements can now access better climate information.

As more and more people live in settlements that are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather, one initiative in Kenya and Tanzania aims to mitigate the danger by working closely with communities.

29 03 2020 | 14:00

Coronavirus: 'Nature is sending us a message’, says UN environment chief.

Exclusive: Destruction of wildlife and the climate crisis is hurting humanity, with Covid-19 a ‘clear warning shot’, say experts. Nature is sending us a message with the coronavirus pandemic and the…

26 03 2020 | 10:01

Fridays for Future launches new initiative “Talks for Future.

While Covid-19 (“Corona-Virus”) is spreading worldwide, Fridays for Future is taking responsibility and moving its protests to the internet. Starting this friday the movement will hold weekly…

26 03 2020 | 09:23

What Science Has to Say About the Coronavirus — Climate Crisis Connection. A Press Review.

Understanding how Covid-19 is affecting the climate crisis is of vital importance. There are a variety of narratives emerging across global media channels, with many left wondering if the current…

26 03 2020 | 08:43

Don’t Wash Your Hands of the Problem.

The most repeated public health advice since the outbreak of the New Coronavirus has been “wash your hands thoroughly with soap”. Most governments who have decided to close down schools have done so…

23 03 2020 | 07:22

Climate change could reverse falling inequality between countries.

Over recent decades, inequality between countries has fallen, in particular due to fast economic growth in China and India. But our new research suggests climate change could reverse this trend. In…

20 03 2020 | 08:14

Cop26: Boris Johnson urged to resist calls to postpone climate talks.

Expert says early cancellation due to coronavirus would damage hopes of progress. Nicholas Stern, one of the most prominent global experts on the climate crisis, has urged Boris Johnson to resist…

20 03 2020 | 08:12

1.2 billion people to suffer from heat stress due to worsening global warming, study warns.

A new study warned that 1.2 billion people could suffer from heat stress due to the rising global temperatures caused by climate change. A study on climate change revealed that over one billion…

20 03 2020 | 07:56

Tip of the iceberg': is our destruction of nature responsible for Covid-19?

As habitat and biodiversity loss increase globally, the coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics. Μayibout 2 is not a healthy place. The 150 or so people who live in the…