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30 06 2020 | 08:34

Greta Thunberg hits out at leaders who use her fame to 'look good'.

Climate change campaigner said after UN summit, Angela Merkel queued up for a selfie. Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg has hit out at world leaders for wanting to be pictured with her to “…

29 06 2020 | 07:06

Climate Assembly: 79% of Brits want Covid-19 recovery package tied to net-zero.

A survey of the members of the UK's Climate Assembly, who were chosen to resemble the national population in terms of both social demographics and views on environmental issues, found that almost…

26 06 2020 | 07:29

Climate action is key to fighting pandemics.

A recovery that doesn’t protect the planet will be a disaster for health. I should know – I’m a doctor at the centre of Italy’s COVID-19 crisis, writes Roberto Romizi. Roberto Romizi is a general…

26 06 2020 | 06:57

Italian team covers glacier with giant white sheets to slow melting.

Every summer, the Presena glacier in northern Italy is protected from the sun with huge reflective tarps. A vast tarpaulin unravels, gathering speed as it bounces down the glacier over glinting snow…

24 06 2020 | 08:31

Latino Voters Worried About Climate Change Could Swing 2020 Election.

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are in a dead heat in Texas, a state that has swung Republican in every presidential election since 1976. If Biden pulls off the unthinkable…

22 06 2020 | 07:29

5 Youth Activists Who Are Demanding Urgent Climate Action in Africa.

Africa is already feeling the disproportionate impact of climate change.Africa is already feeling the disproportionate impact of climate change. Young people around the world are rising up against …

21 06 2020 | 08:46

'Vatican's call for divestment is a breath of hope in times when faith is more needed than ever'

Global -- In an unprecedented move, today the Vati

16 06 2020 | 07:25

Mining Giant BHP Pauses Plans to Blast 40 Aboriginal Heritage Sites.

Anglo-Australian mining company BHP said it would pause plans to destroy 40 Aboriginal heritage sites as part of its expansion of an iron ore mine in Western Australia (WA).

07 06 2020 | 11:05

New Jersey Becomes First State to Put the Climate Crisis in Its K-12 Curriculum.

New Jersey has invested in the future health of the planet by making sure the next generation of adults knows how human activity has had a deleterious effect on the planet.

05 06 2020 | 08:15

COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide.

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets by 2030, countries must safeguard the gains already attained and accelerate efforts to achieve affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern…

05 06 2020 | 08:04

The final farewell: Alan Jones signs off with climate change apology amid plaudits from celebrities.

An odd mix lined up to praise the shock jock on his way out of the studio, including Russell Crowe, Dame Edna and Delta Goodrem

02 06 2020 | 08:47

How and where to “keep it in the ground”.

Construction of the Haringvliet Zuid energy park, that combines a large-scale solar farm (38 MW) with a wind farm and a battery storage system, has begun. Belectric will also take on the operation…

02 06 2020 | 08:13

Markets not paying attention to climate crisis, IMF says.

Firms should be made to disclose exposure to global heating, report suggests. Equity markets have generally ignored the increasing number of natural disasters over the past 50 years and tougher…

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 | 09:03

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…

28 05 2020 | 08:58

World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis.

Open letter to G20 leaders says addressing climate breakdown key to global revival. Doctors and medical professionals from around the globe have called on world leaders to ensure a green recovery…

25 05 2020 | 10:06

Implementing Global Biodiversity Framework through Inclusive Wealth Measurement.

Opinion piece by Pushpam Kumar, Chief Environmental Economist at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

25 05 2020 | 08:24

Houston Commits to 100% Renewable Energy in Step Toward Carbon Neutrality.

The City of Houston has committed to 100 percent renewable energy. Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that the city has teamed up with NRG Energy to power all municipal operations with renewable energy…

21 05 2020 | 11:28

Climate Activists Prepare for November Election.

Democratic party power players and funders, green groups, and Joe Biden's campaign rolled out multiple climate-focused initiatives this week, signaling climate change's likely starring role in the…