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26 02 2021 | 09:45

UK Considers Banning Bottom-Trawlers in Marine Protected Areas.

In a possible victory for UK oceans, four key areas of the seabed off England may soon be off-limits to bottom-trawlers.

26 02 2021 | 09:44

Future Jobs: 6 Green Careers Set to Grow in the Next Decade.

From urban farming to sustainable design, young people could be set to enter a new world of work. Why Global Citizens Should Care

26 02 2021 | 09:39

Snow blankets Hawaii volcanoes in stunning satellite image.

It's the second-largest area of snow cover since current records began. A new satellite image has captured the stunning white peaks of two volcanoes on the Big Island in Hawaii, which have…

26 02 2021 | 09:26

EDF announces agreement for battery optimisation with Eelpower.

Eelpower, one of the pioneer investors and operators of large-scale commercial energy storage assets in the UK, have selected EDF as their next trading and optimisation partner. The partnership will…

26 02 2021 | 08:53

Ford plans for all cars sold in Europe to be electric by 2030.

US firm to spend $1bn converting plant in Cologne to become its first electric vehicle facility in Europe. Ford has pledged that all of its cars on sale in Europe will be electric by 2030, in the…

26 02 2021 | 08:40

Experts identify 'super-plant' that absorbs roadside air pollution.

Bushy variety of cotoneaster works best in areas of heavy traffic, say researchers, while other plants can cool buildings or reduce flooding. Bushy, hairy-leafed cotoneaster is a “super plant” that…

26 02 2021 | 08:37

UK’s largest emitters should pay carbon taxes, says citizens’ climate jury.

A panel of 23 citizens from Tees Valley and County Durham also said the UK’s journey to net zero should ‘increase equality in society’. The UK’s biggest emitters should be made to pay carbon taxes…

26 02 2021 | 08:32

Science Moms Look to Enlist Other Moms to Tackle Climate Change.

Air quality scientist Tracey Holloway wants her children, nine month old Henry and 11 year old Peter, to be able to look back at the 2020s as the time when the U.S. and the world turned a corner on…

26 02 2021 | 08:28

Digging in: a million trees planted as villages and schools join climate battle.

Community forest projects have seen a surge in volunteers keen to reduce CO2 emissions by creating new woodlands. The UK may be in the grip of a winter lockdown but in one village on the edge of the…

26 02 2021 | 08:21

How the Warming Arctic Helped Drive a Deep Freeze Into Texas.

The sub-zero temperatures causing blackouts across the southern U.S. are connected to climate change. The Earth’s poles are warming faster than anywhere on the planet. While the consequences of that…

26 02 2021 | 08:17

How bad is bitcoin for the environment really?

Cryptocurrency now uses nearly as much electricity as Argentina but analysts claim technology will soon be mostly powered by renewable energy In little over a decade, bitcoin has risen from a fringe…

25 02 2021 | 07:48

UN Releases Scientific Blueprint to Address Climate Emergencies.

As the United Nations on Thursday released a report on the triple emergency of the climate crisis, the destruction of wildlife and habitats, and 

25 02 2021 | 07:36

‘It's in our DNA’: tiny Costa Rica wants the world to take giant climate step.

President says the time is finally right for international agreement to tackle biodiversity loss and global heating. When it comes to the environment, few countries rival Costa Rica in terms of…

25 02 2021 | 07:24

'Global Dimming’ Was Caused by Human Pollution, Study Confirms.

In the late 1980s, scientists noticed something odd. Less of the sun's brightness was reaching Earth's surface, leaving us with a darker planet.

25 02 2021 | 07:24

Cyprus urged to ban hunting at coast to protect flamingoes from shotgun pellets.

Ingestion of lead shotgun pellets from bed of Larnaca Salt Lake blamed for rise in deaths of migrating flamingos. Conservationists in Cyprus are urging authorities to expand a hunting ban throughout…

25 02 2021 | 07:18

Why efforts to clean up charcoal production in sub-Saharan Africa aren’t working.

Charcoal is an essential source of domestic fuel in many sub-Saharan African countries. Overall, the region produces 65% of the world’s charcoal, with Nigeria, Ethiopia and Ghana being the top three…

25 02 2021 | 07:14

A 10-Step Plan to Save Our Seas.

The year 2050 has been predicted by some to be a bleak year for the ocean. Experts say that by 2050 there may be more plastic than fish in the sea, or perhaps only plastic left.

25 02 2021 | 07:10

Secretary-General's remarks to the Security Council - on addressing climate-related security risks to international peace and security through mitigation and resilience building.

[Watch the video on webtv.un.org] Mr. President, Excellencies,  I thank the British Presidency for convening this debate, and for your invitation to brief on a subject of grave concern. The…

25 02 2021 | 07:09

Damages from winter storm in Texas could approach $50 billion.

The estimate accounts for lost wages, damages to businesses and homes and cleanup costs. The cost of the devastating winter storm in Texas could end up costing the region close to $50 billion to…