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07 08 2022 | 09:09

‘Like a public shaming’: a night with the eco-activists deflating SUV tires

A group of Gen Z activists is targeting gas-guzzling vehicles as frustration mounts over US inaction on the climate crisis by Oliver Milman with photographs by Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet

07 08 2022 | 09:06

Kenya launches climate change calculator in first for East Africa

Kenya has a new bespoke energy and emissions model to help it achieve climate change goals in the newly launched Kenya Carbon Emission Reduction Tool. The interactive energy model, the first in East…

07 08 2022 | 08:40

Clean energy training in rural Kenya helps citizens

Rural communities in Kenya are learning about the benefits of clean energy through training they are receiving from the Green Africa Foundation. The Green Africa Foundation (GAF) has rolled out an…

07 08 2022 | 08:39

‘Soon the world will be unrecognisable’: is it still possible to prevent total climate meltdown?

Blistering heatwaves are just the start. We must accept how bad things are before we can head off global catastrophe, according to a leading UK scientist ​​The publication of Bill McGuire’s latest…

07 08 2022 | 08:32

Statement by Inger Andersen on wildfires across Europe, North America and other parts of the world

While wildfires are a normal and even essential process in nature, there is nothing normal or natural about the blazes we are seeing raging across Europe, North America and other parts of the world.

07 08 2022 | 08:28

KENYA: Uhuru Kenyatta to lead climate adaptation programme

World leaders are tasking Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to lead Africa's efforts to combat climate change under the African Adaptation Acceleration Programme (AAP). Launched on 25 January 2022 by…

07 08 2022 | 08:26

As my son choked on bushfire smoke it was clear our most vulnerable are feeling our climate negligence

Any new coal and gas projects are incompatible with effective climate action. This egregious compromise has to stop now ​​​I’ve never felt more helpless as a parent than I did during the black…

07 08 2022 | 08:08

AFRICA: Persistent raises $10m to finance climate projects

Venture capital firm Persistent Energy Capital is raising $10 million to finance climate-friendly projects in Africa. The funds are provided by Japanese investor Kyuden International Corporation.…

02 08 2022 | 11:36

The Guardian view on public attitudes to the climate crisis: burning for change

Will the heatwave change anything? As predicted, British temperature records were shattered on Tuesday with 40.3C recorded in Coningsby, Lincolnshire. While Wednesday is expected to be cooler, the …

02 08 2022 | 11:25

World Meteorological Organization head uses tie to illustrate global warming – video

The head of the World Meteorological Organization, Petteri Taalas, used his tie to illustrate the way global temperatures have increased over the last 150 years. Taalas held his tie up during the…

28 07 2022 | 20:29

Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years

The oil and gas industry has delivered $2.8bn (£2.3bn) a day in pure profit for the last 50 years, a new analysis has revealed. The vast total captured by petrostates and fossil fuel companies since…

28 07 2022 | 20:28

‘We’re Not Europe’s Gas Station’, African Climate Advocate Tells EU

A leading advocate for Africa’s renewable energy transition is condemning Germany and Italy for pushing to “saddle” African countries with new fossil fuel infrastructure that will drag down their…

28 07 2022 | 20:19

How energy insecurity has scuttled climate change efforts ahead of COP27 meeting

Since the Glasgow COP26 climate meeting in 2021, varying factors have created adverse energy and economic scenarios that have made nations to shift focus from climate change programmes. They include…

28 07 2022 | 20:16

Biden announces US-Africa summit for mid-December

President Joe Biden has announced that the United States will bring together leaders from across the African continent for a major summit in Washington, DC this December to discuss pressing…

28 07 2022 | 20:14

Second-largest U.S. teachers union calls for fossil fuel divestment

The nation’s second largest teachers union wants to throw the weight of its pension funds behind a transition to clean power. At the American Federation of Teachers’ 87th biennial national…

28 07 2022 | 20:14

Climate action ‘could prevent 6,000 child deaths a year’

[NAIROBI] The annual death rate of children under five years old in Africa could double to about 38,000 by 2049 compared with the decade 2005–2014, without cuts to rising carbon emissions, a study …

28 07 2022 | 20:12

Delhi, London could run out of water amid rising heatwave: Report

As heatwave strikes the UK, and Indian cities battle with record temperatures, a recent report from Christian Aid highlights how the climate crisis is increasing the severity of 

28 07 2022 | 19:59

Heatwave: Are wildfires happening more often?

Thousands of people have had to flee wildfires in France, Portugal and Spain. Fires are also burning in Alaska, north of the Arctic circle, and across northern Canada, and it's not long since smoke…

28 07 2022 | 19:49

XR protesters smash windows of News UK over coverage of Britain’s heatwave.

Extinction Rebellion protesters have smashed windows at the London headquarters of Rupert Murdoch’s media company, in protest at his outlets’ coverage of the climate crisis. Activists targeted the…

28 07 2022 | 19:48

A pursuit of profit over our environment

The effects of ICE vehicles on climate change date back to 1977 but today we have to live with the alarming stats of increasing climate change and its impact in our communities. We keep hearing…