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19 09 2019 | 09:10

Leading countries blocked from speaking at UN climate summit.

Secretary-general takes tough line on select coal-supporting nations.

19 09 2019 | 08:08

Sweden's highest peak just lost its title and climate change is to blame.

Scientists warn "the destiny looks poor" for Scandinavia's glaciers as Sweden's highest peak melts away. The glacier-covered southern peak of Sweden's Kebnekaise mountain stands at 2,095.6 metres…

19 09 2019 | 07:58

Thousands of climate change activists block entrance to Frankfurt auto show.

Thousands of climate-change activists formed a human roadblock on Sunday to the Frankfurt auto show, one of the largest car industry showcases in the world.

19 09 2019 | 07:52

Barcelona's car-free 'superblocks' could save hundreds of lives.

Report predicts radical scheme could cut air pollution by a quarter as other cities including Seattle prepare to follow suit. Barcelona could save hundreds of lives and cut air pollution by a…

17 09 2019 | 16:29

Re-energised Global Climate Action Portal Features Country Pages.

Bonn, 17 September – Today, the Global Climate Action portal – previously known as NAZCA (the Non-State Actor Zone for Climate Action) – relaunches with a new interactive map and country profile…

16 09 2019 | 09:26

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) finances two renewable projects in Sierra Leone and Kenya.

Two renewable energy projects in Africa are receiving funding from the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

16 09 2019 | 09:20

Climate Activists Climb Houston Bridge Ahead of Democratic Debate to Demand Renewable Energy.

Greenpeace climate activists climbed Houston's Fred Hartman Bridge hours ahead of the Democratic debate on Thursday to shut down shipping traffic and call for a shift to renewable energy. Greenpeace…

16 09 2019 | 09:19

Naomi Klein: The link between climate crisis and white supremacy.

Author and social activist Naomi Klein has written a new book On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal. Here she talks to Guardian assistant editor Natalie Hanman about the Green New Deal,…

16 09 2019 | 09:11

Energy 'transition' the buzzword, but a fossil future for the Gulf.

In the vast air-conditioned halls of an Abu Dhabi conference centre, the world's much-vaunted transition to clean energy is the buzzword in sessions of a top industry gathering. But many executives…

15 09 2019 | 13:19

Bill Gates, Ban Ki-Moon and other leaders propose ways to adapt to a warming planet .

Climate change isn't slowing down anytime soon. So it’s time to focus on living with its impacts. That’s the message of a new report from about nearly three dozen prominent figures — including…

13 09 2019 | 16:21

Greenland's ice faces melting 'death sentence'.

Greenland's massive ice sheet may have melted by a record amount this year, scientists have warned. During this year alone, it lost enough ice to raise the average global sea level by more than a…

10 09 2019 | 08:27

Seagrass conservation will help tackle climate change.

Over one million seagrass seeds will be planted off of the Welsh coast to help prevent global climate change in a project by the WWF. Seagrass grows in large meadows on the sea floor. It is home to…

10 09 2019 | 08:08

Hurricane Dorian leaves Bahamas unliveable as locals await evacuation.

The scope of the disaster Hurricane Dorian brought to the Bahamas is becoming more clear as rescue workers reach devastated parts of the country. Carrying possessions in duffel bags and shopping…

10 09 2019 | 07:13

Going green is not a luxury for Africa.

Earlier this year, Tropical Cyclone Idai tore through southern Africa, killing hundreds, injuring thousands, and displacing even more. In Mozambique, as much as half of all annual crops and critical…

09 09 2019 | 10:25

Summer heat killed nearly 1,500 in France, officials say.

Record heatwaves in June and July caused the deaths of 1,435 people in France this year, according to the country's health minister. Speaking on French radio, Agnès Buzyn said half of those who died…

05 09 2019 | 08:13

Climate change could cause significant decline in banana production.

A new study from the University of Exeter sheds light on future global banana production, saying that many countries will see significant crop yield decline due to the changing climate, although some…

04 09 2019 | 07:41

Climate crisis: Rising sea levels and catastrophic storm surges could displace 280m people, UN warns.

The damage caused by catastrophic “superstorms” combined with rising sea levels could increase by a hundred-fold or more, displacing hundreds of millions of people from coastlines around the world…

04 09 2019 | 07:24

Can solar panels handle the heat of a warming world?

Solar cells need sunlight to generate electricity, but with rays also comes heat. As the planet gets warmer, scientists are warning that temperatures could become too high for solar panels to perform…

02 09 2019 | 11:33

Major economies drivers, victims of sea-level rise.

Sea-level rises pose increasing peril to small island nations and at-risk coastal communities but will also significantly impact the world's largest economies. Ahead of the publication of a landmark…