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23 01 2021 | 11:49

Joëlle Gergis on mourning and making sense of what we have lost on the frontlines of the climate crisis.

Climate scientist and writer Joëlle Gergis speaks about the incalculable loss already suffered due to climate change and why the only way forward is to acknowledge the grief rather than ignore it.

23 01 2021 | 11:30

UAE begins producing aluminum with solar power in world first.

The 1GW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in the United Arab Emirates has reportedly begun powering the production of aluminium, a world first and a major milestone on the path to…

23 01 2021 | 11:08

Ask a Scientist: What Should the Biden Administration and Congress Do to Address the Climate Crisis?

What a difference an election makes. Thanks to the Biden-Harris victory in November, the next administration is poised to make a 180-degree turn to again address the climate crisis.  

22 01 2021 | 08:55

And then there were two: can northern white rhinos be saved from extinction?

There are only two remaining rhinos of this species, a mother and daughter, but scientists see new hope in stem cell breakthroughs “Iwatch these beautiful animals walk the path toward extinction…

22 01 2021 | 08:03

Kenya braces for return of devastating locust swarms.

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Swarms of desert locusts have reappeared in East Africa to the dismay of farmers and villagers who witnessed them wreak havoc on their crops and pasture in previous years. Locust…

21 01 2021 | 11:29

Apply Now for the #WomeninWind Global Leadership Program 2021! Applications until 14 February 2021

GWEC and GWNET are pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2021 edition of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program to accelerate gender diversity in the wind power sector.   

20 01 2021 | 21:23

Largest floating solar project in Southeast Asia begins producing power in Vietnam.

Two floating solar projects forming a cluster that is claimed to be Southeast Asia’s largest floating install have started commercial operations in Vietnam. The Ho Tam Bo floating solar project and…

20 01 2021 | 16:41

JOB VACANCIES: DEADLINE 15 February 2021 / Sector Vice President, Environment, DAI

Organization:DAIPosition:Sector Vice President, Environment Duty Station:Bethesda, MD, US Deadline for Application:15 February 2021

20 01 2021 | 11:58

“A remarkable achievement” - the environmental case for building HS2.

  At the end of December, activists and celebrity supporters relaunched their #RethinkHS2 campaign opposing the UK’s new high-speed line with a rather glossy video voiced by Emma Thompson, featuring…

20 01 2021 | 10:59

A-68A iceberg thinning at 2.5 cm per day.

Latest images reveal that the A-68A iceberg has shattered into multiple pieces, with two large fragments of ice breaking off from the main berg and floating away in the open ocean. Scientists using…

20 01 2021 | 10:55

The Sun in 2020.

These 366 images of the Sun were made by ESA’s Proba-2 satellite in 2020. This satellite is continuously monitoring the changing activity of the Sun. One image was selected to represent each day of…

20 01 2021 | 10:41

More than 50 countries commit to protection of 30% of Earth's land and oceans.

Coalition says promise is key to preventing mass extinctions and ensuring clean air and water. A coalition of more than 50 countries has committed to protect almost a third of the planet by 2030 to…

20 01 2021 | 10:32

Kauai to Hit 80% Renewable Power With Solar-Charged Hydro Storage.

A pathbreaking project from AES will combine solar generation, batteries and multiple reservoirs and hydro generators. Hawaii's island of Kauai further burnished its reputation for figuring out…

20 01 2021 | 10:11

Wandering polar vortex may cause a wild, snowy winter.

Snowier, colder weather may be heading to the Eastern U.S. High above the North Pole, the polar vortex, a fast-spinning whirl of frigid air, is doing a weird shimmy that may soon bring cold and…

20 01 2021 | 10:04

Biden Plans to Fight Climate Change in a New Way

Joe Biden is preparing to deal with climate change in a way no U.S. president has done before – by mobilizing his entire administration to take on the challenge from every angle in a strategic,…

20 01 2021 | 09:48

'Loophole' will let UK continue to ship plastic waste to poorer countries.

Post-Brexit regulation doesn’t match new EU rules to tackle ocean pollution, despite UK being Europe’s largest plastic waste producer The UK has been accused of failing to honour its promise to curb…

20 01 2021 | 09:38

Washington state charts path for 2025 coal-free electricity, 2030 carbon-neutral electricity.

After 18 months of workshops, hearings and document revisions, the Washington State Department of Commerce and the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission adopted rules to require investor…

20 01 2021 | 09:26

Atmospheric CO2 in 2021 will reach level 50% higher than before industrial era, says Met Office.

Grim milestone to come as humans continue to drive emissions through burning fossil fuels and deforestation Atmospheric CO2 will hit a level this year that is 50 per cent higher than before the…

20 01 2021 | 09:20

NSW coal-fired power plant chosen as site of Australia's biggest battery.

Analysts say Origin’s plan for 700MW battery at Lake Macquarie Eraring power station and Neoen’s proposal for a 500MW storage project near Lithgow will accelerate the state’s energy transition. Two…

20 01 2021 | 09:20

Offshore wind expected to meet 10% of Belgium’s electricity needs in 2021.

Belgium is set to produce 10% of its electricity demand from offshore wind in 2021 following the commissioning of two projects in its waters last year, with installed capacity soon planned to double…