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21 01 2022 | 13:19

‘Stuck in perilous moment’: Doomsday Clock holds at 100 seconds to midnight

The Doomsday Clock, established 75 years ago by scientists to illustrate the danger of human extinction, remains at 100 seconds to midnight according to a panel of experts. It is the third year in a…

20 01 2022 | 11:05

Chemical pollution has passed safe limit for humanity, say scientists

Study calls for cap on production and release as pollution threatens global ecosystems upon which life depends The cocktail of chemical pollution that pervades the planet now threatens the…

20 01 2022 | 10:24

How Exxon is using an unusual law to intimidate critics over its climate denial

America’s largest oil firm claims its history of publicly denying the climate crisis is protected by the first amendment

20 01 2022 | 10:18

Tory wind farm ban and green subsidy cuts are costing households £140 a year in higher bills

Effective five-year ban on wind farm construction deprived Britons of cheapest form of electricity generation Tory government decisions to cut “green crap” and block “unsightly” new onshore wind…

20 01 2022 | 10:13

London mayor wants daily driving charge of up to £2

London's mayor says he needs to charge drivers a "small" daily fee of up to £2 for "all but the cleanest vehicles" to help hit climate change targets.

20 01 2022 | 10:09

Government says its climate change curbs inadequate

The government has admitted that its efforts to insulate the UK from climate change impacts have been inadequate.

18 01 2022 | 13:56

Africa: Irena-AfDB Report - Energy Transition Central to Africa's Economic Future

An integrated policy framework built around the energy transition could bring a wave of new sustainable energy investment to Africa, growing the region's economy by 6.4 per cent by 2050, results of…

18 01 2022 | 13:23

Countries must triple renewable energy capacity by 2030: UN chief

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stressed a need to go "further and faster" to close the energy gap Climate conferences like COP26 and other high-level dialogues have created opportunities for…

18 01 2022 | 13:15

Why multi-million-dollar blue hydrogen investments might quickly end up as stranded assets

There will be multiple downsides to producing ‘clean H2’ from natural gas with CCS, not least because green hydrogen is likely to soon be cheaper, says Irena report Investments in blue hydrogen —…

18 01 2022 | 13:06

‘Crazy, wasteful greenwash’: Japan to spend $242m on mixing hydrogen-derived ammonia with coal at power plants

Japanese power generator JERA will contribute a further $150m to the two demonstration projects, which have been labelled as 'nuts' by one hydrogen expert The Japanese government is to spend ¥27.…

18 01 2022 | 12:50

Why ignoring climate change dynamics could sink banks

As lake and beachfront property sink into the deluge of torrential floods and apartments in the cities are submerged in water during rainy seasons, the Central Bank of Kenya is fretting over how…

18 01 2022 | 12:46

In hot water: Ocean warming hits another record high on climate change.

A new study has found that, for the sixth year in a row, the world’s oceans have been hotter than they’ve ever been in recent history due to human-induced climate change. The research team found…

18 01 2022 | 11:44

3 imperatives to accelerate the world's sustainable recovery

There is a unique opportunity to shape a sustainable future. Time is running out; we need to accelerate action on every front. Technology, skills development and global cooperation are paramount…

18 01 2022 | 11:34

Nature doing heavy lifting to slow carbon-dioxide rise

The rate carbon-dioxide is being added to the atmosphere needs to slow by around 20% over the next five-year period if global warming is to be limited to 1.5°C, says the Met Office in its annual CO2…

18 01 2022 | 11:27

As carbon emissions rebound after COVID-19 dip, talk of building back better may ring hollow

Pandemic-induced lockdowns slashed global CO2 emissions, bringing about signs of environmental recovery. However, as economic activity resumed in 2021, emission levels grew, says NTU’s Benjamin…

18 01 2022 | 11:24

‘Very hard life now’: 12 years after the Montara oil spill, Indonesians are still fighting to be heard

The spill in the Timor Sea was one of Australia’s worst environmental disasters, with thousands of seaweed farmers claiming it destroyed their livelihoods The oil came without warning. One morning…

18 01 2022 | 11:20

EU budget offers debt loophole to battle climate change

Policymakers are trying to turn the economy green while keeping EU finances in check.

18 01 2022 | 11:17

Egypt, UK affirm joint commitment to accelerate fight against climate change ahead of COP27

CAIRO – 15 January 2021: Egypt and the United Kingdom have affirmed their joint commitment to accelerate the fight against climate change as COP26 President Alok Sharma met on Saturday with Egypt’s…

18 01 2022 | 11:09

Climate crisis increasing risk of premature birth and childhood illness

Climate hazards – including rising temperature, pollution and wildfires – are increasing the risk of pre-term birth. Rising temperatures around the world as a result of climate change are having a…