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17 06 2021 | 11:34

Large Methane Leak Detected Over South Africa Coal Mining Region.

The nation uses the dirtiest fossil fuel to generate more than 80% of its power. A cloud of methane was detected by satellite near coal mines in South Africa, drawing attention to a lesser-known…

17 06 2021 | 11:30

Axa Will Stop Investing in Firms Linked to Deforestation, Biodiversity Loss

The Paris-based company says it will engage more with companies to push them to be more sustainable. AXA SA’s investment management arm will stop investing in companies that contribute to…

17 06 2021 | 10:58

Illegal sewage discharge in English rivers 10 times higher than official data suggests

Underreporting by water companies and failure to hold them to account have resulted in ecological damage, analysis shows. Water companies are being allowed to unlawfully discharge raw sewage into…

17 06 2021 | 08:21

The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Officially Dead.

The Keystone XL pipeline is officially canceled.

16 06 2021 | 09:09

UK signs up to global alliance to protect our oceans and at-risk communities

The UK has announced its membership of the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA). The alliance aims to drive $500 million of global investment by 2030 into nature-based solutions to…

16 06 2021 | 08:12

South Korea to Plant 3 Billion Trees to Help Reach Carbon Neutrality by 2050

World Economic Forum's global initiative the Tree Trillion campaign aims to plant one trillion trees by 2030. The South Korean Forest Service is planning to contribute to this initiative by planting…

15 06 2021 | 14:43

Drought Fuels Conflict in Klamath Basin.

The massive drought parching the American West has reached a (dry) boil in the Klamath Basin along the California-Oregon border as climate change drives conflict between Native American tribes,…

15 06 2021 | 13:05

Forest degradation primary driver of carbon loss in the Brazilian Amazon.

Forest degradation has become the largest process driving carbon loss in the Brazilian Amazon, according to a recent study using ESA satellite data. While both deforestation and forest degradation…

15 06 2021 | 02:46

3,000 Shipping Containers Fell Into the Pacific Ocean Last Winter.

You're right if you think you've been hearing a lot about container ships lately.

14 06 2021 | 10:13

Sri Lankans face up to ‘unmeasurable cost’ of cargo ship disaster.

Fishing communities fear for future as oil, plastic and toxic chemicals devastate ecosystem. Until last week Lucien Justin, the chair of the Jude Watta fisheries committee in Wattala, near Sri Lanka…

14 06 2021 | 09:56

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to build new kind of nuclear reactor in Wyoming

The project in Wyoming – the country’s top coal-producing state – is a small advanced reactor with salt-based storage that could boost output. Power companies run by billionaire friends Bill Gates…

14 06 2021 | 09:32

‘On a rampage’: the African women fighting to end FGM.

Female genital mutilation has revived under Covid but activists are pushing hard to save girls at risk. It was when the phone started ringing with calls from worried mothers in Somalia that Ifrah…

14 06 2021 | 09:30

Any Reform of Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Must Include Environmental Justice

Drilling and refining has often come at the expense of Black communities, engulfing our neighborhoods with massive amounts of toxic pollution.

14 06 2021 | 09:11

Kenya Looks to Maintain Zero Rhino Poaching Record.

Kenya's Wildlife Service says that for the first time in 21 years, not a single rhinoceros was poached in the country’s national parks in 2020. To maintain the progress, it is conducting the first…

14 06 2021 | 09:01

Climate tipping points could topple like dominoes, warn scientists.

Analysis shows significant risk of cascading events even at 2C of heating, with severe long-term effects. Ice sheets and ocean currents at risk of climate tipping points can destabilise each other…

14 06 2021 | 08:47

Australian coal burnt overseas creates nearly twice the nation’s domestic emissions.

New data comes amid warning that world’s growing awareness of coal exports’ impact risks further damaging Australia’s reputation on climate. Emissions from coal mined in Australia but exported and…

14 06 2021 | 08:44

350,000 people in famine conditions in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Millions more across Tigray require urgent food and agriculture support to avert further slide towards famine, an analysis says. Some 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region are facing…

14 06 2021 | 08:38

Extremophiles could hold clues for climate change-tackling technologies.

Microscopic organisms known as extremophiles inhabit some of the last places on Earth you might expect to find life, from the extreme pressures of the ocean floor to freezing ice caps. Understanding…

14 06 2021 | 08:34

‘Never, ever give up’, Mckibben says, as TC energy cancels keystone XL

It took nearly five months, after U.S. President Joe Biden dealt a death blow to the Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office. But Calgary-based pipeliner TC Energy finally, formally cancelled…

14 06 2021 | 08:12

9 Staggering Facts From David Attenborough’s New Devastating Documentary on Climate Change

It’s a tough watch, but it shows that if we bring down emissions now we can avoid a tipping point. And it's neatly broken down into easy-to-understand sections, making Breaking Boundaries: The…