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22 07 2022 | 10:22

KENYA: 250,000 trees planted to restore Kaptagat forest

The Kenyan government is launching the sixth reforestation campaign of the Kaptagat forest in the west of the country, with the planting of 250,000 trees. The initiative, which is supported by…

04 12 2021 | 08:24

Op - The World Bank must be repurposed to focus on climate – or net zero is a pipe dream

It’s time to repurpose the World Bank to tackle the most important global challenge of our time, writes Promising carbon emissions cuts is easy, but actually getting to net zero will be immensely…

28 11 2021 | 08:05

From Great Salt Lake to ‘Puddle’: How the Climate Crisis and Water Diversions Are Harming an Icon

In July, the water levels of Utah's iconic Great Salt Lake fell to a record low.

28 11 2021 | 07:24

Australia faces wave of native extinctions without urgent action on invasive species, CSIRO reports

Research shows introduced pest plants and animals are costing the country $25bn a year Australia could face a wave of plant and animal extinctions by 2050 unless it takes urgent action to address…

28 11 2021 | 07:16

How to expedite geothermal in the Rift

Building on an analysis of experiences from Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, it is possible to draw lessons and recommendations to accelerate the deployment of…

28 11 2021 | 07:13

We can’t let markets decide the future of removing carbon from the atmosphere

Net zero emission pledges by countries and companies are everywhere at the moment. Most of these pledges rely on massive amounts of carbon removal, yet details on how this will transpire remain…

25 11 2021 | 16:07

Climate change: how elephants help pump planet-warming carbon underground

Imagine you’re in a hot air balloon flying over an African savanna in the late growing season. Below, herds of elephants, zebras, wildebeests and rhinos roam a mosaic landscape dotted with lonesome…

23 11 2021 | 15:27

US wildfires have killed nearly 20% of world’s giant sequoias in two years

Blazes in western US have hit thousands of Earth’s largest trees, once considered almost fire-proof Lightning-sparked wildfires killed thousands of giant sequoias this year, adding to a staggering…

23 11 2021 | 15:25

A farce’: experts dismiss government claims a controversial and unproven technology will cut emissions by 15%

Burning vegetation and injecting emissions underground ‘ecologically risky’ and ‘should be avoided’ Experts have questioned how a controversial energy technology that doesn’t currently exist in…

23 11 2021 | 15:23

Government warns climate crisis is increasing risk of flooding ahead of extra wet winter

Environment Agency urges those in flood risk areas to take preventative measures to stave off worst flood impacts The government has warned that the climate crisis is exacerbating flood risks across…

23 11 2021 | 15:21

Cop27 is in Egypt next year … but will anyone be allowed to protest?

Green experts and human rights activists are concerned the hardline Cairo regime will suppress any civil society action Concern is growing over plans to host a UN climate conference in Sharm el-…

23 11 2021 | 15:21

Numbers don’t lie: Amazon deforestation increased despite Brazil’s greenwashing attempt at COP26

No amount of greenwashing by the Brazilian government can obscure the truth: The Amazon is being destroyed at a historic rate. The country’s PRODES monitoring system shows there was a 21.97%…

23 11 2021 | 15:18

"We Can Learn a Lot from Indigenous Peoples"

The way we eat is destroying the world, says agricultural economist Yon Fernández de Larrinoa. His research focuses on the food systems of indigenous peoples, and believes they can teach us valuable…

22 11 2021 | 16:37

£27 million Farming Investment Fund opens to boost productivity

Farmers are now encouraged to apply for grants from the Government to purchase new equipment and infrastructure to help improve efficiency and help us build back greener. The Farming Investment Fund…

22 11 2021 | 14:49

Delhi News Highlights: Schools to remain shut till further orders due to air pollution, online classes to continue

Delhi News: Delhi schools to remain shut due to rising air pollution; SKM to hold another meeting on November 27 to decide on the future course of action. Follow for more updates. Delhi News…

21 11 2021 | 11:08

Coastal defences need $30bn boost to prevent Australian homes becoming uninhabitable

Exclusive: Investment would avoid disruption to communities as coastal floods and erosion worsen with rising sea levels, insurance council says Australia will have to spend $30bn over the next half…

21 11 2021 | 10:55

‘Farmers are digging their own graves’: true cost of growing food in Spain’s arid south

Intensive agriculture’s insatiable thirst for water is turning wetland to wasteland, draining rivers and polluting groundwater

19 11 2021 | 15:55

Hartford Financial to speed exit from tar sands investments to year end

The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. announced Tuesday that it anticipates exiting all tar sands investments by Dec. 31, two years ahead of its commitment announced in 2019. The insurance and…

19 11 2021 | 15:46

An environmental sociologist explains how permaculture offers a path to climate justice

Big farming is both a victim of climate change and a contributor. Droughts, floods and soil degradation threaten crop yields. But agriculture produces nearly one-quarter of global greenhouse gas…

19 11 2021 | 15:03

This Desert May Contain Secrets To Avoiding Climate Famine

A landmark new study of plant life in one of the world’s driest places could yield new drought-resistant crops — if mining for electric vehicle batteries doesn't destroy the ecosystems first.