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29 07 2021 | 13:19

Today is Earth Overshoot Day—we’re not waiting to #MoveTheDate!

We're Not Waiting To #MoveTheDate

26 07 2021 | 12:20

Climate scientists shocked by scale of floods in Germany

Deluge raises fears human-caused disruption is making extreme weather even worse than predicted. The intensity and scale of the floods in Germany this week have shocked climate scientists, who did…

26 07 2021 | 10:01

Patricia Espinosa: “There is no path to 1.5°C without the G20”

UN Climate Change News 23 July 2021 – Speaking to the Environment and Energy Ministers of G20 nations in Naples, Italy, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa called on countries to…

26 07 2021 | 00:10

Sexual harassment is rife in many African media workplaces

Survivors of sexual violence around the world have begun to speak out more in recent years. This has happened partly due to the #MeToo movement, which began in 2006 in the US and gained momentum…

24 07 2021 | 09:47

Dendias: Greece to give 80,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Kenya

Greece’s intention to donate 80,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Kenya was announced by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias. As he noted in a Twitter post, “following our recent meeting in Rome, I had a…

23 07 2021 | 10:44

Ethiopia says second filling of Renaissance Dam complete

Latest phase a milestone in controversial Blue Nile hydropower project long opposed by downriver countries Egypt and Sudan. Ethiopia has completed the filling of a massive, controversial dam on the…

23 07 2021 | 10:28

Aviva Investors announces new Climate Transition Real Assets Fund

Aviva Investors has announced the launch of a new Climate Transition Real Assets Fund. The fund will aim to provide various investor groups, including defined contribution (DC) schemes, with access…

17 07 2021 | 14:02

Calls for EU to quit energy treaty over lack of progress in talks

Leaked documents have revealed the "limited progress" in negotiations on a revision of the highly-controversial Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) - triggering renewed calls from environmental activists to…

17 07 2021 | 13:35

Draft UN biodiversity agreement lacks ambitious and urgency, say WWF

'Urgent policy action needed'; UN publishes first draft of global agreement aimed at addressing the nature crisis. The draft plan has been released yesterday (12 July) by the UN Convention on…

17 07 2021 | 13:26

Seahorses Extinction Assessment Reveals Threatened Species and Knowledge Gaps

Last month conservationists working with SeaLife Aquarium in Australia dropped 18 biodegradable "hotels" into Sydney Harbor and Port Stephens to help one of the region's most endangered species: tiny…

17 07 2021 | 13:25

Make Europe Fit for 55% – EREF’s demand to design effective and strong policy instruments for decarbonisation and the fight against climate change

EREF welcomes the Commission’s launch of the Fit for 55% package and congratulates the Commission officials in the various services who have worked relentlessly to meet this timeline. EREF, as so…

17 07 2021 | 13:21

Rapidly Thawing Permafrost Threatens Trans-Alaska Pipeline.

Alaska's thawing permafrost is undermining the supports that hold up an elevated section of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, putting in danger the structural integrity of one of the world's largest oil…

17 07 2021 | 11:59

Here's What Happens When You Eat From Plastic Containers.

Drinking water is supposed to be good for you, but what happens when you diligently carry that disposable water bottle around all day, to remind yourself to take a sip? With that sip, you take in an…

17 07 2021 | 11:54

Nitrous oxide, a powerful greenhouse gas, is on the rise from ocean dead zones

In October 2019, I set sail with a team of scientists aboard the Canadian Coast Guard Vessel John P. Tully in the northeast Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Vancouver Island. Battling rough seas and…

17 07 2021 | 11:44

Reforesting Europe would increase rainfall – new research

“Plant more trees” is often the first idea that comes to mind when we think about how to prevent further climate change or at least adapt to its impacts. There are good reasons for this. Multiple…

17 07 2021 | 11:08

Air Quality: Commission decides to refer GREECE to the Court of Justice of the European Union over poor air quality

The European Commission has today decided to refer Greece to the Court of Justice of the European Union for poor air quality caused by high levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2). When the limit values set…

17 07 2021 | 10:42

Most buildings were designed for an earlier climate – here’s what will happen as global warming accelerates

Climate change will affect every aspect of our lives – including the buildings we live and work in. Most people in the US, for example, spend about 90% of their time indoors. Climate change is…

17 07 2021 | 10:18

'Sometimes the Good Guys Win': Byhalia Connection Pipeline Canceled

On the Friday before the extended July 4 weekend, the developers seeking to build the Byhalia Connection oil pipeline through predominantly Black neighborhoods called it quits.

17 07 2021 | 09:09

Plastic pollution is nearing irreversible tipping point, experts warn.

Biodiversity loss, rising temperatures and increased toxicity for oceans and wider society if emissions continue. The world may be approaching an irreversible tipping point for plastic pollution, a…

15 07 2021 | 09:59

Climate crisis ‘may put 8bn at risk of malaria and dengue’

Reducing global heating could save millions of people from mosquito-borne diseases, study finds More than 8 billion people could be at risk of malaria and dengue fever by 2080 if greenhouse gas…