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18 05 2021 | 11:01

Campaigners lose court case to stop Ugandan forest clearance.

Court ruling gives go-ahead for sugar plantation in Bugoma forest, home to endangered chimpanzees. Conservationists in Uganda have condemned as “shallow and absurd” a court ruling that authorised…

18 05 2021 | 07:14

NOAA 'New Normal' Data Confirms U.S. Is Hotter Than Past Decade.

Describing hotter temperatures and altered weather as the "new normal" under climate change has become cliché, and updated NOAA data makes it official. The U.S. is now hotter than it was just a…

18 05 2021 | 07:03

Third of global food production at risk from climate crisis.

Food-growing areas will see drastic changes to rainfall and temperatures if global heating continues at current rate. A third of global food production will be at risk by the end of the century if…

18 05 2021 | 07:02

How banking bosses are linked to the world’s dirtiest fossil fuel.

Exclusive: Analysis reveals directors at three of the UK’s five largest banks have ties to the coal industry. Campaigners have called for greater regulation of banks’ carbon-cutting measures as…

18 05 2021 | 06:58

African heads of states set for May 18 Paris summit on Covid and economic revival.

A dozen African leaders, several European leaders and a dozen heads of international organizations will be recieved on Tuesday by French president Emmanuel Macron for a summit on the revival of the…

18 05 2021 | 06:58

Kenya setting up emissions trading market, says Ukur Yatani.

Kenya aims to set up an emissions trading system that will allow companies and other bodies to buy emissions allowances, Treasury said on Tuesday, as the country strives to limit the release of…

18 05 2021 | 06:57

Brazilian Amazon released more carbon than it absorbed over past 10 years.

International team of researchers also found that deforestation rose nearly four-fold in 2019. The Brazilian Amazon released nearly 20% more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere over the past decade…

18 05 2021 | 06:55

U.S. has entered unprecedented climate territory, EPA warns.

The Trump administration delayed the report, which cites urban heat waves and permafrost loss as signs of global warming, for three years For years, President Donald Trump and his deputies played…

18 05 2021 | 06:49

‘They seem to have gone coal mad’: major parties sing as one, but Upper Hunter voters are not so sure

Hotly contested NSW byelection comes amid growing doubts about the economic viability of the industry and the future of the region by Michael McGowan Photography: Isabella Moore

18 05 2021 | 06:44

Half of emissions cuts will come from future tech, says John Kerry.

US climate envoy says people will not have to give up quality of life to achieve some of net zero goals. The US climate envoy, John Kerry, has said 50% of the carbon reductions needed to get to net…

18 05 2021 | 06:39

Youth activists urge bigger say in decision making for climate-hit Africans.

The young environmentalists are looking for a seat at the table when decisions are being made about their futures as climate impacts worsen across the continent LONDON - Young African environmental…

18 05 2021 | 06:36

How Kenya can make decisions on natural gas.

Supply of natural gas by pipeline from Tanzania was a key agenda when President Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania visited Kenya last week. Supply of piped natural gas from Tanzania has been explored before…

18 05 2021 | 06:34

Kenya starts its first national wildlife census.

Kenya began its first national wildlife census on Friday, aiming to aid conservation and identify threats to its vast but threatened wildlife populations. The census will run until July, with…

18 05 2021 | 06:25

Putting a dollar value on nature will give governments and businesses more reasons to protect it.

President Joe Biden calls climate change “the existential crisis of our time” and has taken steps to curb it that match those words. They include returning the U.S.

18 05 2021 | 06:20

UK vows to hold Cop26 in person amid uncertainty over whether delegates will be offered vaccines.

Prior to the pandemic, it was expected that 30,000 people would attend the Glasgow climate summit. The UK is still planning to host the upcoming global climate summit, known as Cop26, in person in…

18 05 2021 | 06:13

High mineral prices could slow down transition to clean energy, IEA warns.

Demand for metals used in solar panels, wind turbines and batteries is outstripping supply. High mineral prices could delay the global transition to clean energy as the demand for metals in solar…

15 05 2021 | 13:20

Feeding a City From the World’s Largest Rooftop Greenhouse.

The world's largest rooftop greenhouse is in Montreal, Canada. It measures more than 15,000m2 and produces more than 11,000kg of food per week. The company behind it had to hire 200 new employees…

15 05 2021 | 13:15

Moody’s: Global ESG trends amplified by green stimulus, climate policy and disclosure initiatives.

The impact of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues in financial markets will accelerate in 2021 as the effect of government stimulus, decarbonisation policies and greater disclosure…

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…

15 05 2021 | 13:01

Tea-growing areas to be badly hit if global heating intensifies.

In Kenya, the area of optimal tea-growing conditions will be reduced by more than a quarter by 2050. Your morning cup of tea may never taste the same again if global heating increases and the…