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Europe risks €87 billion in stranded fossil gas assets

Today 11:15am - Europe is building or planning to build €87 billion worth of fossil gas infrastructure in a continued expansion of pipelines and LNG terminals, despite the need to halve emissions by 2030.

Mexico’s cactuses find novel path to cooler climate

Today 11:15am - Rainforests are prized for storing carbon, but Mexico’s cactuses are also vital to climate cooling, and provide leather too.

Youth of the world unite

Today 11:15am - Youth activists are uniting to form a list of demands before President Biden’s Earth Day summit.

Scientists of the world unite

Today 11:15am - Thirteen thousands scientists have declared that climate change is the biggest environmental emergency to beset the earth in millennia.

Dutch going with the flow

Today 11:15am - In Amsterdam, a group of forward-thinking people decided to go with the flow. Schoonschip, a self-sustaining floating community of more than 100 residents, boasts innovative technology like 500 solar panels and a green roof on every house.

Outback doctors fleeing heat

Wednesday - THE Northern Territory could lose one-third of its doctors because of the ever-increasing heat, according to a new study ringing alarm bells for all regional areas.

Soil inoculation accelerate carbon sequestration

Wednesday - Landscape News reports that the newly popular field of soil microbiome restoration research could provide a major new tool for carbon capture.


Big business calls on Biden to double US climate target

Wednesday - More than 300 businesses have called on President Joe Biden to nearly double U.S. targets to reduce planet-warming emissions below 2005 levels by 2030.

Report calls for end of carbon gluttony

Wednesday - The world’s wealthy must radically change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says.

Native Americans at risk from climate change

Wednesday - At any moment, on any school day, the entire future of the Quileute Tribe is at risk.

France's e-bikes for clunkers scheme

Tuesday - France is offering the owners of old, exhaust-belching cars the opportunity to hand over their vehicles for scrap in return for a 2,500 euro grant to buy an electric bicycle.

Biden in risky talks to save Amazon

Tuesday - The US is negotiating a multi-billion dollar climate deal with Brazil that observers fear could help the reelection of president Jair Bolsonaro and reward illegal forest clearance in the Amazon.

Third of Antarctic ice shelf at risk of collapse

Tuesday - Over a third of the Antarctic ice shelf is at risk of collapsing as Earth continues to warm.

Aboriginals fight new coal mine

Tuesday - With support from the Australian government, the Adani corporation is pushing ahead with an environmentally destructive coal mine in Queensland. But the traditional Aboriginal owners of the land, the...

Emissions and economy decoupling

Monday - A new study has found that economic growth and total greenhouse gas emission have been decoupled in 32 developed nations - including New Zealand... just.

EU carbon tariffs discriminatory - developing nations say

Monday - European Union plans to impose taxes on carbon at its border are “discriminatory” and unfair to developing nations, ministers from Brazil, South Africa, India and China have warned.

Marshall and Solomon Islands call for $100 levy on shipping emissions

Monday - The Marshall and Solomon Islands are calling on the International Maritime Organisation to introduce a US$100 levy on GHG emissions.

Greenlanders vote for the environment

Monday - A fight over Greenland's rich oil, gas and mineral deposits is raging, as global warming melts ice and exposes rich reserves. Now Greenlanders are struggling to balance economic growth and...

Carbon dioxide and methane surged in 2020

9 Apr 21 - Levels of the two most important anthropogenic greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide and methane, continued their unrelenting rise in 2020 despite the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic...


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