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14 04 2021 | 13:07

India’s planned coal plants could ‘single-handedly jeopardise’ 1.5C target

Current plans to build 370 coal-fired power stations in India will gravely undermine the country’s Paris climate pledge, or create “stranded assets” worth billions of dollars. That’s the conclusion…

14 04 2021 | 12:05

Bangladesh needs a renewables focus, not a switch from ‘coal to gas’

Renewables are cheaper and more sustainable than gas imports, and can provide better energy security in developing nations The emerging markets of Bangladesh and Vietnam are alluring for foreign…

14 04 2021 | 10:09

Παλιάς κοπής ανάπτυξη και καθόλου ανθεκτικότητα.

Θα περίμενε κάνεις πως εν μέσω πανδημίας θα είχε γίνει αντιληπτό ότι στο μέλλον θα κληθούμε να αντιμετωπίσουμε ξανά υγειονομικές και περιβαλλοντικές κρίσεις, με τις δεύτερες να γίνονται εντονότερες…

14 04 2021 | 09:26

Οι ηλεκτρικές συνδέσεις που ανατρέπουν το τοπίο στην ενέργεια - Ποια είναι τα οφέλη.

Πολύ νωρίτερα από το 2030 η Ελλάδα θα καλύψει τον στόχο που έχει ορίσει η Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή για τη διεθνή διασυνδεσιμότητα της χώρας μας. Παράλληλα, με αυξημένο «γκάζι» τρέχουν και οι εσωτερικές…

13 04 2021 | 12:30

Sydney’s inland suburbs are 10°C warmer than the coast in heat waves

Large-scale weather patterns and urban overheating are interacting to make Sydney’s inland suburbs up to 10°C warmer than coastal areas during extreme heat events.

13 04 2021 | 12:24

Gas consortium seeks approval to drill 7,700 wells in Queensland, including near national parks

Australia Pacific LNG wants environmental approval to drill across nearly half a million hectares of central and south-west Queensland. Australia’s largest east coast gas producer has sought federal…

13 04 2021 | 12:23

Climate progress ‘impossible’ unless rich countries meet funding promises to most vulnerable, says UK minister.

Two summits held on Wednesday saw countries debating key climate issues ahead of Cop26. Reining in the climate crisis will be near-impossible unless rich countries meet their funding promises to…

13 04 2021 | 12:22

‘Negotiating with your worst enemy’: Biden in risky talks to pay Brazil to save Amazon.

Activists fear billion-dollar climate deal will bolster Bolsonaro and reward illegal forest clearance – but US says action can’t wait The US is negotiating a multi-billion dollar climate deal with…

13 04 2021 | 12:18

Why corporate climate pledges of ‘net-zero’ emissions should trigger a healthy dose of skepticism

Hundreds of companies, including major emitters like United Airlines, BP and Shell, have pledged to reduce their impact on cli

13 04 2021 | 12:12

Scientists race to track shrinking carbon-store sea meadows.

Human activity is destroying the equivalent of a football pitch of seagrasses every 30 minutes around the world. Hundreds of miles from the nearest shore, ribbon-like fronds flutter in the ocean …

13 04 2021 | 12:05

Net-zero carbon pledges must be meaningful to avert climate disaster.

More countries are pledging to achieve carbon neutrality. They must now show how they plan to do this.

13 04 2021 | 10:49

Deforestation: Consumption habits of person in rich country drives loss of ‘four trees each year’

Consumption of coffee, chocolate and meat fuelling deforestation. Each person living in a G7 country causes nearly four trees to be lost each year through their consumption of goods such as coffee,…

13 04 2021 | 10:34

Scientists detect world's coldest cloud hovering over Pacific Ocean.

The top of the storm cloud reached the stratosphere. A severe thunderstorm cloud that formed over the Pacific Ocean in 2018 reached the coldest temperatures ever recorded, according to a new study.

13 04 2021 | 10:03

Community batteries: what are they, and how could they help Australian energy consumers?

Labor proposes funding batteries to allow households with solar power to pool excess electricity. Here’s what you need to know. In what might be the most attention the battery world has had since…

13 04 2021 | 09:59

Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' Is Reimagined to Convey the Climate Crisis.

Three hundred years ago in 1723, Antonio Vivaldi composed "The Four Seasons," a series of violin concertos inspired by the natural world. Now, scientists, composers and designers have reimagined the…

13 04 2021 | 09:58

The dirty secret of so-called 'fossil-fuel free' buildings

The ‘embodied carbon’ in the building of glass and steel blocks makes them anything but green

13 04 2021 | 08:35

Ο κλιματικός νόμος, τα ορυκτά καύσιμα και οι επενδύσεις στις ΑΠΕ.

Οι προσδοκίες για την αντιμετώπιση αυτών των ανησυχητικών καταστροφικών σεναρίων, τόσο σε παγκόσμιο επίπεδο, όσο και στην Ελλάδα, προϋποθέτουν ότι η ελληνική κυβέρνηση θα πρέπει να επιδείξει…

12 04 2021 | 16:10

A Just Climate Transition for Africa.

In 2021, developed countries must work with low-income, developing, and emerging economies to chart a path toward a low-carbon future – and clear barriers to progress. This means, first and foremost…

12 04 2021 | 16:09

Greenpeace Aotearoa submission on the Climate Change Commission’s Draft Advice

INTRODUCTION This is a submission by Greenpeace Aotearoa, Inc. on the Climate Change Commission’s draft advice. Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organisation that acts to protect and…