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30 06 2020 | 08:28

EU SHAME: Most states MISSING air pollution targets - damning report.

MOST European Union countries are at risk of missing their targets for reducing health-damaging air pollution for both 2020 and 2030, the European Commission said on Friday. In its first report on…

18 06 2020 | 07:34

Emissions from 13 dairy firms match those of entire UK, says report.

Exclusive: Milk giants’ climate impact rising and production caps needed, say researchers. The biggest dairy companies in the world have the same combined greenhouse gas emissions as the UK, the…

25 05 2020 | 09:59

Antarctic Penguin Poop Emits Laughing Gas.

A colony of king penguins in Antarctica emit so much nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, in their poop that researchers went a little "cuckoo," while studying them, according to Agence France Presse,…

20 05 2020 | 13:26

Norway’s giant oil fund ditches stake in Australia's AGL over fossil fuel concerns.

Trillion-dollar fund also puts BHP on ‘observation list’ carrying risk of future divestment. Norway’s gigantic sovereign wealth fund has dumped its stake in the Australian energy company AGL, which…

19 05 2020 | 07:54

Greening the planet and slouching towards Paris?

A new paper finds higher than expected CO2 fertilization inferred from leaf to global observations.  The paper predicts that the Earth is going to gain nearly three times as much green matter as was…

06 05 2020 | 08:25

Helping Our Politicians Solve The Climate Crisis.

We at the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Canada are in the business of creating political will for a livable planet with a laser-focus on carbon pricing, long considered the best tool to reduce carbon…

05 05 2020 | 09:00

The highest ever greenhouse gas concentration in history at Mauna Loa Observatory.

UN Climate Change UNFCCC Yesterday, the highest ever greenhouse gas concentration in history was observed at Mauna Loa Observatory: 418.12 parts per million CO2 in the atmosphere.     Recent Daily…

13 04 2020 | 08:21

Chile steps up.

Chile, which presided over the last round of climate talks, has joined only a handful of nations by publishing a more ambitious climate action plan for coming years. Megan Darby reported on the news…

12 03 2020 | 07:19

Analysis shows climate finance not reaching most vulnerable.

Funding is intended to help countries protect their people from the climate breakdown People in some of the world’s poorest countries are receiving as little as $1 each a year to help them cope with…

12 03 2020 | 07:12

Drawdown’s Latest ‘Tools of Possibility’ Show Path to 1.5°C, with 1,570 Billion Tons of Emission Cuts by 2050.

Humanity can prevent or draw down 1,570 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions between 2020 and 2050 to approach a 1.5°C threshold for average global warming, or 992.77 billion tons to settle…

05 03 2020 | 13:52

EU debuts climate law ‘compass’, Greta dismisses it as ‘surrender’.

The European Commission officially unveiled its Climate Law on Wednesday (4 March), aimed at making the EU carbon neutral by 2050. But Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg criticised the plan as a…

05 03 2020 | 07:39

Killer heat: how a warming land is changing Australia forever.

The frontline ->  Inside Australia's climate emergency: the killer heat   Australia is heating faster than the global average, and extreme heat days are on the rise. Doctors say there’s clear…

05 03 2020 | 07:08

World's beaches disappearing due to climate crisis – study.

UK on course to lose a quarter of its sandy coast because of human-driven erosion Almost half of the world’s sandy beaches will have retreated significantly by the end of the century as a result of…

05 03 2020 | 07:05

Half the World’s Beaches Could Vanish Because of Climate Change.

The world may lose almost half of its sandy beaches by the end of the century if climate change isn’t kept in check.

05 03 2020 | 06:54

Vital Cop26 climate talks could be derailed by coronavirus.

Preparations for Glasgow summit already hampered by travel restrictions Concern is growing among campaigners that vital UN climate talks will be derailed by the coronavirus outbreak, while…

01 03 2020 | 14:20

Climate change: Arctic permafrost now melting at levels not expected until 2090.

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27 02 2020 | 07:37

Trump made nearly 500 false or misleading claims about the environment while in office.

The United States has the cleanest air. The Green New Deal will cost a 15-figure fortune. And Paris has been suffering for the climate agreement that bears its name. Those are just some of the many…

24 02 2020 | 05:45

Colorado River flow shrinks from climate crisis, risking ‘severe water shortages’ .

Millions of people rely on the 1,450-mile waterway as increasing periods of drought and rising temperatures reduce flow of river The flow of the Colorado River is dwindling due to the impacts of…

24 02 2020 | 05:41

Report: Energy Impact Partners Environmental Metrics 2018.

Energy Impact Partners are proud to present our first ever 2018 portfolio-wide carbon and water inventories, revealing the positive environmental impacts of EIP’s investments. EIP recognizes that…

23 02 2020 | 11:43

Why the world’s third-largest economy is still betting on coal.

Japan is pushing ahead with a fuel source that’s exacerbating climate change. Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, is leaning into coal power, a striking move at a time when the climate crisis…