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Create global price for carbon: WTO boss

Wednesday - The director general of the World Trade Organisation has said that it should work together with other international bodies to develop a global price for carbon.

How trading CO2 could save the climate or not: BBC

Wednesday - For its proponents, a global carbon market could significantly reduce the world's carbon emissions. But its critics say that giving polluters the option to pay for their emissions is not the answer to climate change.

More than 99.9% of studies agree: Humans caused climate change

Wednesday - More than 99.9% of peer-reviewed scientific papers agree that climate change is mainly caused by humans, according to a new survey of 88,125 climate-related studies.

Beef industry tries to erase its emissions with fuzzy methane math

Wednesday - Scientists with the world’s top climate organization made reducing meat consumption an official policy recommendation in 2019, echoing what environmentalists had urged for years: Eating less meat, in particular beef, reduces the large volume of emissions attributed to livestock.

‘Eco-score’ labels make shopping more sustainable

Wednesday - Neon yellows, soothing blues, and revitalizing greens: the average supermarket aisle is a riotous, colorful battle for a customer’s attention, according to Dr. Brian Cook, a senior researcher at the University of Oxford.

E-bike delivery experiment reduced CO2 emissions by 30%

Wednesday - For three months last summer, residents in one Seattle neighborhood received their packages via electric cargo bike rather than a delivery van, as part of a pilot program testing new innovations to urban delivery.

Victoria University Prof joins Bill Gate's Breakthrough Energy Fellows

Wednesday - Media Release - Dr Franck Natali, Associate Professor at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington and Wellington UniVentures’ Innovator-in-Residence, has been accepted on to the inaugural Breakthrough Energy Fellows Program to develop his work into revolutionising the way ammonia is produced.


Climate inaction could slash GDP by 3% per annum: Bank of America

Tuesday - The cost of inaction over climate change could lead to the loss of 3 per cent of gross domestic product every year by 2030, ballooning to $69 trillion by the end of this century, Bank of America said...

South Korea aims to cut carbon emissions by 40% in 2030

Tuesday - South Korea set a new goal on Monday for fighting climate change over the next decade, saying it will aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 2018 levels by 2030.

Biden administration considers carbon tax

Senator Joe Manchin

Tuesday - A US Democrat’s decision to oppose a key policy in Joe Biden’s climate plan could lead to a carbon tax on emissions-intensive industries and threaten Australian exports.

The climate crisis is a child-rights crisis

Tuesday - Children across the world have inherited a problem that is not of their making. A new report from Save the Children - Born into The Climate Crisis: Why we must act now to secure children’s rights -...

The carbon offset market could be worth $200 billion by 2050. But what is it?

Tuesday - Companies and people who want to cancel out the impact of their emissions on the climate often turn to something called carbon offsetting.

Vermont brewery turns carbon emissions into beer bubbles

Tuesday - Fans of Heady Topper, one of Vermont’s first popular craft beers, can now consume the brewery’s carbon emissions.

Climate aid boost the wrong move at the wrong time: National

Tuesday - Media Release - The Government’s decision to commit $1.3 billion over four years to support poorer countries to deal with climate change is the wrong one, given New Zealand is still struggling with...

Climate aid boost a fantastic outcome: Oxfam

Tuesday - Media Release - Today's announcement is a fantastic outcome for communities on the frontlines of climate change, Oxfam Aotearoa Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier said in response to the $1.3...

Global carbon price of US$100 needed according to Nobel Prize-winning economist

Monday - Economist William Nordhouse, who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in economics for his work on climate change, argues a global carbon price of around US$100 per tonne is needed if the world is to...

Climate change a double blow for oil-rich Mideast: experts

Monday - The climate crisis threatens a double blow for the Middle East, experts say, by destroying its oil income as the world shifts to renewables and by raising temperatures to unliveable extremes.

How climate change is threatening Australia’s favourite fruits

Monday - Australian mango growers are expecting the smallest harvest in at least two decades this summer, cherry farmers are losing trees and grape growers are contending with shortening harvest windows.

Mozambique first country to receive World Bank forestry emission reducation payment

Monday - Mozambique has become the first country to receive payments from a World Bank trust fund for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation—commonly known as REDD+.


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