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22 09 2020 | 11:59

World’s most powerful turbine to anchor largest offshore wind farm.

Plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm using the world’s most powerful turbines have been taken up a notch after GE announced its newly upgraded 13MW Haliade-X units would be used for…

22 09 2020 | 11:45

New Zealand Plans to Become First Country to Require Climate Risk Reporting.

New Zealand could be the first country in the world to require its major financial institutions to report on the risks posed by the climate crisis.

22 09 2020 | 11:29

Botswana says it has solved mystery of mass elephant die-off.

Elephants may have ingested toxins produced by bacteria found in waterholes. Hundreds of elephants died in Botswana earlier this year from ingesting toxins produced by cyanobacteria, according to…

22 09 2020 | 11:13

Rising temperatures shrink Arctic sea ice to second-lowest level on record.

Sea ice minimum has fallen below 4m sq km for the second time in 40 years as the climate crisis rapidly transforms the region. Rising temperatures in the Arctic shrank the ice covering the polar…

22 09 2020 | 11:11

Gas industry donates millions to Australian political parties.

Records show relatively even contributions to Coalition and Labor as Morrison government announces ‘gas-led recovery’ of economy. Some of the biggest players in Australia’s gas sector have made more…

21 09 2020 | 10:24

The tipping points at the heart of the climate crisis

Many parts of the Earth’s climate system have been destabilised by warming, from ice sheets and ocean currents to the Amazon rainforest – and scientists believe that if one collapses others could…

21 09 2020 | 10:17

World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam.

Charity says world’s fast-shrinking carbon budget should be used to improve lot of poorest. The wealthiest 1% of the world’s population were responsible for the emission of more than twice as much…

21 09 2020 | 10:11

Greener BP must do more than talk tough on the climate crisis.

A company steeped in oil and gas production may not find it easy to convince investors of its environmental credentials.

21 09 2020 | 10:03

The climate crisis will sweep away my country if the world doesn't keep its promises.

Now is a time for courage. It will take sacrifices from everyone for us all to survive, the president of the Marshall Islands writes. My country joined the United Nations nearly 30 years ago, in…

20 09 2020 | 09:41

Ευρωπαϊκό ρεκόρ παραγωγής ηλεκτρικής ενέργειας από τις ανανεώσιμες πηγές την περασμένη εβδομάδα είχε η Ελλάδα

Διπλό ρεκόρ, εθνικό και ευρωπαϊκό, σημείωσαν οι ανανεώσιμες πηγές ενέργειας την περασμένη εβδομάδα στην Ελλάδα. Σύμφωνα με τα επίσημα στοιχεία του ΑΔΜΗΕ, τη Δευτέρα 14 Σεπτεμβρίου οι ΑΠΕ (αιολικά,…

19 09 2020 | 11:00

Europe’s installed floating offshore wind capacity could hit 7GW by 2030, trade group says.

WindEurope chief executive Giles Dickson says floating offshore wind has “huge growth potential, is no longer a niche technology,” and commercial-scale projects are ready to be built.

19 09 2020 | 10:44

Most wildfire coverage on American TV news fails to mention link to climate crisis.

A media watchdog analysis found that just 15% of broadcast news segments over a September weekend made the connection to climate breakdown. Most news coverage of the wildfires raging in California,…

19 09 2020 | 10:41

Wood Mackenzie sees $1 trillion renewable energy investment opportunity in Asia to 2030.

Wind and solar PV could attract more investment than any other power generation source in the Asia Pacific region in the next decade as the two technologies become cost-competitive with coal by 2030…

19 09 2020 | 10:39

Comedy Wildlife Photography awards 2020 finalists – in pictures.

Take a look at some of the light-hearted images of wildlife submitted by finalists from this year’s Comedy Wildlife Photography awards

19 09 2020 | 10:36

Sudan floods threaten ancient archaeological site, experts say.

Sandbag walls set and water being pumped out of ruins of Al-Bajrawiya - site of Meroe pyramids, a World Heritage Site. Rising Nile floodwaters are threatening to swamp an ancient archaeological site…

19 09 2020 | 10:36

Τiny but deadly: cigarette butts are the most commonly polluted plastic

If I asked you, what is the most common form of plastic pollution, what would you say? Plastic bottles? Straws?  While these are good guesses, they are not the correct answer. Cigarette butts are…

19 09 2020 | 10:34

Impact of Covid slowdown on CO2 in the atmosphere 'not even a blip', Australian scientist says.

By early June, emissions had mostly returned to the levels of the same period in 2019, a UN report found. The Covid-19 pandemic will deliver an unprecedented annual drop in global greenhouse gas…

19 09 2020 | 10:34

Wildfires and Weather Extremes: It's Not Coincidence, it's Climate Change.

*This story was originally published on CBS News on September 9, 2020. All data and statistics are based on publicly available data at the time of publication.

19 09 2020 | 10:34

UK must become global leader in tackling climate crisis, says CBI.

Britain needs to step up and become a global leader in climate action, creating a number of green jobs and boosting productivity to help the economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the CBI…