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01 06 2020 | 07:24

EU pledges coronavirus recovery plan will not harm climate goals.

Commission argues it can raise €150bn to fund greener transport, cleaner industry and renovated homes. Senior officials have pledged that the European Union’s recovery plan will “do no harm” to the…

01 06 2020 | 07:20

EU green recovery package sets a marker for the world.

The bloc is showing the way in rebuilding coronavirus-ravaged economies to fight the climate emergency. The European commission has put down a marker for the world with its green recovery package.…

01 06 2020 | 07:05

New dates agreed for COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference.

The COP26 UN climate conference will now take place between 1 and 12 November 2021 in Glasgow. The Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on…

01 06 2020 | 07:04

Governments Commit to Take Forward Vital Work to Tackle Climate Change in 2020.

Bonn – At a virtual meeting today, the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC committed to take forward crucial work to tackle climate change under the umbrella of the UN Framework…

31 05 2020 | 09:08

Closing the gap: financing the transition towards an inclusive blue economy. 10 June 2020

Date: Wednesday, 10 June 2020 Time:  4-5pm (GMT+1) Where: Online, using Zoom

31 05 2020 | 09:03

Achieving Climate Goals Now: A Breakthrough Sustainable Climate Strategy.

Achieving the ambitious goals outlined in the Paris Agreement requires that investors do more than simply reduce their portfolios’ carbon footprints. This understanding was one of the key drivers…

31 05 2020 | 08:46

UK approval for biggest gas power station in Europe ruled legal.

High court rejects challenge after ministers overruled climate objections of planning officials. The UK government’s approval of a large new gas-fired power plant has been ruled legal by the high…

31 05 2020 | 07:58

Another Hole in the Ozone Layer? Climate Change May Be to Blame.

You may have heard about the hole in the ozone layer, which hovers over Antarctica. It has shrunk over time thanks to policies that curbed the use of ozone-depleting chemicals. In the nearly 40 years…

31 05 2020 | 07:55

Climate Change Burns Its Way Up the Pop Charts.

Also this week, a fancy new word sums up the moment This year, I came up with the idea to analyze the frequency of climate change references in American popular music. Culture can be a bellwether,…

31 05 2020 | 07:53

10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth.

The United Nations suggests that climate change is not just the defining issue of our time, but we are also at a defining moment in history. Weather patterns are changing and will threaten food…

31 05 2020 | 07:51

Harmful Algal Blooms Are Increasing Across the U.S.

During summer in central New York, residents often enjoy a refreshing dip in the region's peaceful lakes. But sometimes swimming is off-limits because of algae blooms that can make people sick. "…

31 05 2020 | 07:33

40 Million Health Workers Endorse Green Recovery.

More than 40 million doctors and nurses are in, and they are prescribing a green recovery from the economic devastation caused by the new coronavirus.

31 05 2020 | 07:31

Locust Swarms Head for India Ahead of Planting Season.

Indian authorities are helping farmers mount a pesticide spraying campaign to fight the swarms of desert locusts which have already devastated crops across Pakistan and 

31 05 2020 | 07:25

Arctic Heatwave Is Reigniting Siberian Tinderbox.

After the hottest winter on record, the Russian spring has yielded a Siberian heatwave that’s reigniting fires still simmering from last year. The region has witnessed unusually warm weather this…

31 05 2020 | 07:12

10,000 Flee Record Flooding in Michigan After 'Catastrophic Failures' of ​Dams.

Around 10,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes in central Michigan after heavy rain prompted what the National Weather Service called "catastrophic failures" at two dams.

28 05 2020 | 11:57

'The human fingerprint is everywhere': Met Office's alarming warning on climate.

Exclusively compiled data from the Hadley Centre’s supercomputer shows alarming climate trajectory. The human fingerprint on the climate is now unmistakable and will become increasingly evident over…

28 05 2020 | 11:18

UN Climate Change Launches Russian Language Communications Tools.

UN Climate Change News, 22 May 2020 - UN Climate Change has launched a Russian language version of its website and social media channels as part of its efforts to expand the geographical reach of…

28 05 2020 | 09:00

Many will starve': locusts devour crops and livelihoods in Pakistan.

Farmers faced with worst plague in recent history say they have been left to fend for themselves. Mir Gul Muhammad, a farmer in Balochistan province, was blunt. “The worst that we have ever seen,…

28 05 2020 | 08:56

Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow likely to be delayed again.

UK to ask for postponement to November 2021 because of coronavirus travel controls. Vital international climate talks due to be hosted by the UK are expected to be delayed until late next year…

28 05 2020 | 08:53

Humanity must take this chance to find a new 'normal' – and safeguard our planet.

Climate risks and opportunities need to be incorporated into the financial system as well as public policymaking and infrastructure There is a lot of talk about getting back to normal after the…