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17 11 2021 | 14:46

Tobacco use falling: WHO urges countries to invest in helping more people to quit tobacco

16 November - The fourth WHO global tobacco trends report released today, shows that there are 1.30 billion tobacco users globally compared to 1.32 billion in 2015. This number is expected to drop to…

12 11 2021 | 11:58

How ‘Cool Roofs’ Can Help Fight Climate Change

Painted rooftops reflect the heat instead of absorbing it, reducing the need for air-conditioning and cutting greenhouse gases. Last summer, New York City endured three heat waves and many days when…

03 11 2021 | 14:12

New partnerships for Africa & SIDS put climate equity, resilience and nature at the top of COP’s climate action agenda

Today, as delegates gather in Glasgow for the second day of COP26, real economy leaders join Heads of State on stage at the city’s SEC centre to launch new partnerships that will catalyze finance and…

21 10 2021 | 10:10

UK’s net zero plan falls short on ambition and funding, say critics

Government says strategy would create 440,000 jobs, but Treasury warns taxes may need to rise to fund changes. The UK government’s long-awaited strategy for reaching net zero emissions falls short…

20 10 2021 | 13:23

COP26: Does a climate summit need 25,000 people? And more questions

It's two weeks until the start of the crucial COP26 climate summit in Glasgow - one of the biggest ever world meetings on how to tackle global warming. But what's it all about? BBC News environment…

20 10 2021 | 13:10

Australian PM to attend Cop26 in Glasgow but emissions deal with Coalition partner still weeks off

Scott Morrison says it is ‘important’ to be in Glasgow for climate conference but notes there is no agreement yet with the Nationals The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, has confirmed he…

16 10 2021 | 11:20

Five climate commitments to you as we face the defining issue of our times

Editorial: The Independent has always put the environment at the centre of what we do – this has never been more important

08 10 2021 | 09:40

Middle East and North Africa Climate Week 2022 to Launch in March

UN Climate Change News, 7 October 2021 – The dates have been announced for the launch of the first-ever Middle East and North Africa Climate Week (MENACW) in 2022. The event, designed to kick off a…

01 10 2021 | 13:47

Africa Climate Week 2021 Sets Scene for Regional Ambition ahead of COP26

UN Climate Change News, 30 September 2021 – Africa Climate Week 2021 wrapped up this week with Virtual Thematic Sessions helping to set the scene for more ambitious regional action to tackle climate…

01 10 2021 | 12:58

University of Bath to offer climate change education for all new students

Over 5,000 students will have the opportunity to learn about the carbon intensity involved in everyday activities, such as travel, energy use and food consumption. University students at Bath will…

01 10 2021 | 12:04

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance calls for scaling up of carbon dioxide removal solutions

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance paper states Asset Owners must scale investment into impactful carbon management and negative emissions technologies both inside and outside of value chains. The…

03 09 2021 | 13:14

Abandoned pits of former mining town fuel green revolution

Project in Seaham, County Durham, will use water from mine shafts to heat 1,500 new homes Kevin Shaw remembers Seaham in its mining heyday, when the three pits in the town provided thousands of jobs…

30 07 2021 | 09:20

How to make your next takeaway dinner more environmentally-friendly

As our consumption habits change to reduce our impact on the planet, Kate Ng takes a look at how we can make takeaways more environmentally friendly

26 07 2021 | 13:59

German energy demand possible through renewables alone in next 10-15 years

Germany’s entire energy demand can be met through renewable energies alone within the next ten to fifteen years, according to a new report by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin…

17 07 2021 | 09:39

UNCDF Releases Breakthrough Publication on Inclusive Digital Economies for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

THURSDAY 08 July 2021 (New York): The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) has released a breakthrough publication ‘Inclusive Digital Economies for the Sustainable Development Goals’.…

16 06 2021 | 09:02

COP26: Bridging the gap of climate ambition.

This FTSE Russell paper estimates that the resulting global trajectory will lead to a 2.9°C warming ‒ a level that still falls short from the “well below 2°C” Paris target. Following recent…

05 06 2021 | 12:29

UN Secretary-General’s Remarks to Clean Energy Ministerial Santiago, Chile

Friends,   I thank the Government of Chile for hosting the sixth Mission Innovation Ministerial and for launching Mission Innovation 2.0.   Mission Innovation plays a crucial role in accelerating…

02 06 2021 | 11:10

Mozambique launches build of new $1bn power projects.

Temane initiative is a regional game-changer, says developer. Maputo  — Mozambique on Monday began construction of gas-to-power plant and transmission line projects worth $1bn in the southern…

26 05 2021 | 08:44

Installing solar panels over California’s canals could yield water, land, air and climate payoffs

Climate change and water scarcity are front and center in the western U.S. The region’s climate is warming, a severe multi-year drought is underway and groundwater supplies are being overpumped in…

15 05 2021 | 13:11

UN: Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021 Set to Boost Regional Climate Action.

UN Climate Change News, 11 May 2021 – The virtual thematic sessions of Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021 (11 to 14 May), hosted by the Government of the Dominican Republic, kicked off…