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Record jump in energy and carbon savings from NZ efficient product sales

Today 10:30am - Media Release - The increasing energy efficiency of appliances sold in New Zealand has saved $38 million over one year and reduced carbon emissions by the equivalent of taking 19,600 cars off the road1, according to EECA.

Brazil's Suzano CEO says $12-$13 carbon price could support forest regeneration

Today 10:30am - Brazilian pulp and paper maker Suzano's (SUZB3.SA) chief executive Walter Schalka said on Wednesday that a market price of $12-$13 dollars per tonne for carbon could support the regeneration of one hectare of natural forest.

Solar and crop production research shows ‘multi-solving’ climate benefits

Today 10:30am - Agrivoltaics researchers are finding that the multiple benefits from pairing solar power and crops production help increase citizen engagement and support.

These 11 countries could face extreme instability from climate change: U.S. intelligence

Today 10:30am - The nation’s collective intelligence community identified 11 countries vulnerable to geopolitical instability due to climate change in its first-ever National Intelligence Estimate on Climate Change report.

Is colonial history repeating itself with Sabah forest carbon deal?

Today 10:30am - To the surprise of Indigenous and local communities, a huge forest carbon conservation agreement was recently signed in the Malaysian state of Sabah on the island of Borneo.

Top Commission official says EU ‘can’t exclude’ stronger 2030 climate targets

Today 10:30am - A senior European Commission official today suggested Brussels could set a more ambitious goal for reducing emissions next year.

How Norilsk, in the Russian Arctic, became one of the most polluted places on Earth

Today 10:30am - A smelting company has poisoned rivers, killed off boreal forest and belched out more sulfur dioxide than active volcanoes. Now it wants to produce more metal for the “green economy.”


Hamilton's emissions up

Wednesday - Media Release - A Hamilton City Council report has revealed that operational emissions have risen compared to 2020 - a year that saw Covid-19 lockdowns cause a big drop in emissions.

Australia's emissions down but not by enough: Climate Council

Wednesday - THE RACE IS ON to respond to accelerating climate change with rapid and deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions this decade, but the latest federal government data shows Australia’s pollution is only...

Universal method to report carbon in buildings and infrastructure launched

Wednesday - An international coalition of construction experts has published the world’s first universal standard for reporting carbon dioxide emissions used in the building and lifecycle of structures – also...

A powerful and underappreciated ally in the climate crisis? Fungi

Wednesday - If we want to tackle the climate crisis, we need to address a global blindspot: the vast underground fungal networks that sequester carbon and sustain much of life on Earth.

New book tells 1,001 firsthand stories of climate change from around the world

Wednesday - ‘1,001 Voices on Climate Change’ aims to humanize the issue and inspire action

Think climate change is messy? Wait until geoengineering

Wednesday - Someone's bound to hack the atmosphere to cool the planet. So we urgently need more research on the consequences, says climate scientist Kate Ricke.

A way to reduce air pollution deaths as climate change mitigation goals are set

Wednesday - A team of researchers from China and the U.S. has found that it should be possible to dramatically reduce deaths due to air pollution over the coming decades if climate mitigation strategies are...

$22-trillion time bomb’ ahead unless banks drop high-carbon investments: Moody’s

Tuesday - Financial institutions are facing a US$22-trillion time bomb due to their investments in carbon-intensive industries, Bloomberg News reports, citing a study last week by Moody’s Investment Services.

Asset owners have little impact in reducing carbon footprints of companies: report

Tuesday - The world’s largest stewards of capital are struggling to move the needle on companies’ carbon footprints and emissions reduction efforts, according to research conducted by EDHEC-Risk Institute.

UN shipping body agrees voluntary measures to cut black carbon in the Arctic

Tuesday - Ship operators have been urged to switch to cleaner fuels in the Arctic, under a resolution to cut black carbon emissions at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) last week.

Climate 'overwhelming' driver of Australian bushfires: study

Tuesday - Climate change is the "overwhelming factor" driving the country's ever-more intense bushfires, Australian government scientists believe -- directly contradicting claims by the country's political...

Experts, activists say health equity needs more emphasis in fight against climate change

Tuesday - Nearly three decades after the world first came together to address climate change, its impact on human health was a focus of talks this month in Glasgow, Scotland.


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