Carbon News - Intelligence for the carbon market


SOCCER SIZZLE: Sausages in the spotlight at football cup

Monday - Some climate change research is enlightening, some alarming, some baffling – and some, on soccer and sausages, might seem a little bizarre.

JAMES HANSEN: The world is failing miserably

Thursday - Climate campaigner James Hansen, who gave a climate warning in 1988 US Senate testimony, says the world is failing and the real hoax is by leaders claiming to take action.

Climate change man-made problem, feminist solution?

Wednesday - Women must be at the heart of climate action if the world is to limit the deadly impact of disasters such as floods and storms, says former Irish president Mary Robinson.

Global warming set to exceed 1.5deg by 2040

18 Jun 18 - Global warming is on course to exceed the most stringent goal set in the Paris agreement by around 2040, threatening economic growth, according to a draft report that is the UN’s starkest warning yet of the risks of climate change.

SICK CITIES: Can a skin cream really help you face the streets?

18 Jun 18 - The booming market for products for ‘urban skin’ reflects anxieties about the health impacts of living in cities – but is it all just a marketing gimmick?

Rising emissions big step backwards, says BP

15 Jun 18 - The renewed upward march of global carbon emissions is worrying and a big step backwards in the fight against climate change, according to BP.

OPINION: Earth will survive ... we might not

Adam Frank

15 Jun 18 - By ADAM FRANK | In 1968, the astronaut William Anders looked out from his moon-circling Apollo 8 capsule and saw the mottled blue Earth emerging over the gray lunar horizon.

Elon Musk cuts Tesla's work force

15 Jun 18 - Elon Musk will cut his work force by about 9 per cent, or roughly 3500 of Tesla's 37,500 employees, as part of a company-wide restructuring.

Universal basic income and rewilding can do the trick

14 Jun 18 - Enough concrete has been produced to cover the entire surface of the Earth in a layer two millimetres thick.

Climate pressure could hurt major corn regions

14 Jun 18 - Two new studies looking at corn and vegetables warn of a rising risk of food shocks and malnutrition with unchecked global warming.

Israel to top up drying Sea of Galilee

14 Jun 18 - The shrinking Sea of Galilee, the inland lake where Christians believe Jesus walked on water, is to be topped up with desalinated seawater.

Society needs to flip its disaster spending

13 Jun 18 - Communities would get more value by spending before a disaster, instead of after, says an insurance industry leader.

Fifa's World Cup carbon offset offer looks flawed, say critics

13 Jun 18 - Soccer fans travelling to Russia for the World Cup beginning this week are being encouraged to offset their emissions through a UN scheme that critics describe as fundamentally flawed.

How $6 trillion of fossil fuel investments got dumped

12 Jun 18 - Divestment from fossil fuels has become one of the fastest growing political campaigns in human history, surpassing similar battles against the tobacco industry and the fight against apartheid in...

We can do global green ... with an effort

12 Jun 18 - Energy efficiency, radical changes to diet, and renewable energy can together save the planet, an internationsal team of scientists says.

Campaigners to take climate change message to the world

12 Jun 18 - Campaigners are planning a wave of climate demonstrations across the world in September to spur leaders into action and demand greater climate commitments.

Pope tells oil bosses to leave it in the ground

11 Jun 18 - Pope Francis has told oil company chiefs that the world must switch to clean energy because climate change risks destroying humanity.

Rich nations spend $100 billion a year on fossil fuels

7 Jun 18 - The major industrial nations spend at least $100 billion each year to prop up oil, gas and coal consumption, despite vows to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2025, a new report says.

How 'carbon bubble' could spark financial crisis

6 Jun 18 - Plunging prices for renewable energy and rapidly increasing investment in low-carbon technologies could leave fossil fuel companies with trillions in stranded assets and spark a global financial...

More in the International Archive


News Direct
Photo Credit: dbsolisphotostream

Latest announcements: file yours to

Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

7 Mar 18 - Mercury has taken a step to inspire New Zealanders to embrace the future of...

Calix gets finance for carbon-captue project

1 Feb 18 - Australian technology company Calix says it has secured 3.4 million euros in...

Minesto eyes first ocean current electricity generation

24 Jan 18 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto is intensifying activities in Taiwan to...

Mercury confirms Tesla battery for grid trial

23 Jan 18 - Tesla has been confirmed as the battery provider for Mercury’s scalable...

Auckland takes zero-waste world crown

6 Dec 17 - Auckland is one of 10 international cities honoured today at the C40 Cities...

More News Direct

RSS Feeds

Carbon News RSS Feed
Click to get an RSS feed for the latest stories from all sections of the site.
International RSS Feed
Click to get an RSS feed of stories this section only.