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Biden using job creation to sell climate action

Wednesday - When President Joe Biden introduced his $2 trillion infrastructure plan, he mentioned “climate” only once and jobs 28 times.

Dutch cities heading for zero emission deliveries

Wednesday - Cities in the Netherlands want to make their air cleaner by banning fossil fuel delivery vehicles from urban areas from 2025.

Global energy inequality deeper than bitcoin

Wednesday - Californians alone use more power playing games and heating their pools than entire countries in Africa

Sequestered carbon pays for tribe's development

Wednesday - With income from sequestering carbon in its forests, California's Yurok tribe has supported youth programming, housing, road improvement, and businesses development.

A call to climate arms from two former Aussie PMs

Wednesday - Two former prime ministers, Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull, write the world shouldn’t give up hope on Australia just yet

Ardern should tackle issue of growth at summit

Wednesday - MEDIA RELEASE - In meeting virtually with President Joe Biden and 39 other world leaders, PM Jacinda Ardern should press home the need to confront the current global economic model based on limitless growth. ‘It has failed us,’ says Wise Response chair, Prof. Liz Slooten.

China slams European border levy proposal

Tuesday - Chinese President Xi Jinping slammed the European Union’s plan for a carbon border levy in a call with the leaders of France and Germany on Friday (16 April), according to state media.

Monsoon changes set to cause havoc

Tuesday - As the world warms, monsoon changes are set to cause havoc across a huge and densely populated swathe of the planet. The great South Asian summer monsoon will become both stronger and less reliable.

Biden's climate test

Tuesday - Joe Biden faces a key test of his commitment to climate action this week, when he sets out his core plans for tackling the climate crisis and calls on all of the world’s major economies to join him...

Investors pressure Toyota over climate stance

Tuesday - Japan's Toyota Motor signalled a shift in its climate change stance on Monday (Apr 19), saying it would review its lobbying and be more transparent on what steps it is taking as it faces increased...

The campaign against the climate

Tuesday - A 30-year-long project by some in the oil industry, who have spent millions of dollars manipulating public opinion and perceptions of climate change, is revealed in a new Al Jazeera documentary by...

Sachs condemns BBC framing of climate vs human rights

Monday - The BBC's framing of upcoming talks between the US and China as a contest between human rights concerns and climate action came in for a blistering attack from Jeffrey Sachs, a former director of the...

Time for Australia to stop bluffing on climate change

Monday - Australia is like a firefighter holding a hose with one hand and a box of matches in another when it comes to climate change. And according to two Aussie academic, it's only going to get worse.

Five culinary winners and losers of climate change

Monday - From wines in Canada to mushrooms in the Czech Republic, some foods will fare better than others on a hot planet.

Shell offsets emissions with efficient stoves in Africa

Monday - Sustainable energy services provider C-Quest Capital has signed a deal with Shell Eastern Trading to fund the generation of more than 60 million carbon credits using clean cookstoves in Africa.

Indian government country's biggest investor in coal-fired generators

Monday - Government support and public money investment into coal is the only factor keeping India away from shrinking its coal capacity. The latest data shows that private sector has taken a step back and...

Asia pushes ahead on carbon markets

Friday - Despite the economic challenges posed by Covid-19, the past year was marked by a growing number of pledges from Asian countries to reach carbon neutrality.

Fed's focus on climate change defended

Friday - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday defended the Fed’s increasing scrutiny of the threat that climate change could pose to the health of the United States’ banks.

Tech billionaires' climate change solutions might not be helping

Friday - Climate change appears to be high on the agenda for tech billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates but some are questioning whether they’re focusing their efforts on the right areas.

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