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🚨 Live Updates from INC4: People vs Plastic

🚨 Live Updates from INC4: People vs Plastic

Please note: this page is being updated daily. The most recent updates are at the...
Zircons, plate tectonics and the mystery of life

Zircons, plate tectonics and the mystery of life

The ground beneath our feet may appear solid and stationary. But throughout Earth’s history, the...
Your aircon could make 2024 the hottest on record

Your aircon could make 2024 the hottest on record

Your aircon could make 2024 the hottest on record As the world reels from the...

World Rapidly Approaching Peak Fossil Fuels, Analysts Say

Multiple recent analyses find that global fossil fuel demand is nearing its peak, with energy...
World on track to shatter temperature records for 12 consecutive months in May 2024

World on track to shatter temperature records for 12 consecutive months in May 2024

World on track to shatter temperature records for 12 consecutive months in May 2024 Both...
World Migration Report 2024: Climate impacts will force 216 million people to move within their countries by 2050

World Migration Report 2024: Climate impacts will force 216 million people to move within their countries by 2050

World Migration Report 2024: Climate impacts will force 216 million people to move within their...
World Migration Report 2024: Climate impacts will force 216 million people to move by 2050

World Migration Report 2024: Climate impacts will force 216 million people to move by 2050

World Migration Report 2024: Climate impacts will force 216 million people to move by 2050...

World falling well short of climate goals, new report finds

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World divided at COP28 over whether to end fossil fuel era

It’s the issue at the core of COP28: will this year’s UN climate talks, held...
World Bank tiptoes into fiery debate over meat emissions

World Bank tiptoes into fiery debate over meat emissions

The World Bank has called for governments in wealthy countries to shift subsidies from high-emitting...
Wood Pellet Giant Drax Targets California Forests: Excerpt

Wood Pellet Giant Drax Targets California Forests: Excerpt

 “Plans for two industrial pellet plants would increase carbon emissions and hurt the health of...
Witness bribing minister’s family own Congolese carbon credit company

Witness bribing minister’s family own Congolese carbon credit company

Family members of a powerful government minister in the Democratic Republic of Congo accused of...

With Climate Change, Ragweed Season Drags On

The growing season for ragweed, the main cause of allergies in the U.S., has expanded...

Wind Power Carbon Offset

Wind Projects produce renewable energy to power homes and industry, keeping hundreds of thousands of...
Wind Industry Activity Strongly Correlated With Whale Deaths, New Study Finds

Wind Industry Activity Strongly Correlated With Whale Deaths, New Study Finds

Download the Full Report “An Investigation of Large Whale Mortality and Offshore Wind Development Activity...

Wilmott Dixon

The company offsets its carbon emissions by investing in global programs to reduce carbon. https://www.willmottdixon.co.uk/sustainability...
Will temperatures keep rising fast?

Will temperatures keep rising fast?

The above image, created with Climate Reanalyzer data, shows...
Will predicted sea rise inundation and flooding affect property values in Coffs Harbour NSW?

Will predicted sea rise inundation and flooding affect property values in Coffs Harbour NSW?

Coffs Harbour 7m rise. Click to enlarge. As many homes in Coffs Harbour  are flooded...

Will New Leader End Progress in Saving Indonesia’s Forests?

In the last decade, Indonesia has made significant headway in halting the loss of its...

Wildcats Restored to Scottish Highlands

Conservationists have released 19 young wildcats into the Scottish Highlands as part of an effort...

Why the Success of COP28 Depends on Climate Finance

Experts say we have the tools to solve the climate crisis. Why aren’t we using...
Why people still fall for fake news about climate change

Why people still fall for fake news about climate change

In 1995, a leading group of scientists convened by the United Nations declared that they...

Why Native Women’s Voices Are Crucial to Saving Brazil’s Forests

Cristiane Julião — a member of the Pankararu Indigenous group and co-founder of the National...

Why more than 60 Indigenous nations oppose the Line 5 oil pipeline

The Line 5 oil pipeline that snakes through Wisconsin and Michigan won a key permit...

Why is it so cold in the UK right now – and how long will Arctic chill last?

With temperatures as low as -15C forecast, many want to know when milder weather will...

Why Is Britain Retreating from Global Leadership on Climate Action?

While Britain has long been a leader in cutting emissions, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is...

Why Gas Prices Are Likely To Spike Again

Gas prices were finally starting to go down, but a new OPEC+ deal means they’re...
Why does coconut charcoal for hookah smell

Why does coconut charcoal for hookah smell

My name is Greg Ryabtsev, I am a specialist in coconut charcoal production for hookah...

Why didn’t China and India sign Cop28 tripling renewables pledge?

Three months ago in Delhi, leaders of G20 major economies backed a tripling of global...

Why Did This Journalist Enroll in the Climate and Society Program?

Vishal Manve is looking for new ways to help make the world more sustainable and...

Why Are Wild Pigs in Germany So Radioactive?

For years, researchers didn’t know why Bavarian feral pigs contained serious levels of radioactive isotopes...

Why are there so many fossil fuel lobbyists at COP28?

As negotiators at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai debate calls for a global phaseout...

Who Won the Fossil Fuel War at COP28?

We did not get an agreement to phaseout fossil fuels at COP28, but we did...
Where do power surges occur in an electricity grid?

Where do power surges occur in an electricity grid?

The “principled maximum likelihood” approach: The intensity of the colours quantifies the likelihood that a...
What would it take to end the meat culture wars?

What would it take to end the meat culture wars?

Fossil fuels usually suck up everyone’s attention at the annual United Nations’ climate summit. But...

What is solastalgia?

What is solastalgia? Channel Comment brendan 28th November 2023 Teaser Media...
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What Is “Big Ag,” and Why Should You Be Worried About Them?

You’ve likely heard of Big Oil, Big Pharma and Big Tobacco, and have a pretty...
World Migration Report 2024: Climate impacts will force 216 million people to move by 2050

What do the COP28 negotiations mean for developing countries?

What do the COP28 negotiations mean for developing countries? Developed countries need to take accountability...

What COP28 Means for Climate Action in a US Food and Farm Bill

The international climate talks that wrapped up in Dubai, United Arab Emirates this week—formally known...

What Are the Risks of PFAS That Continue to Escalate?

New research reveals a troubling abundance of synthetic chemicals in U.S. lakes, streams, and fish...

What are Climate Feedback Loops?

Global warming has spawned feedback loops that exacerbate the climate crisis. Climate change is about...

West’s hypocrisy on climate action laid bare by Africa’s first climate summit

Last week’s Africa Climate Summit in revealed that the biggest obstacle to climate progress is...

Well done humans!!!!

Congratulations humanity! For the first time in recorded history we have breached 2C above preindustrial...
Weather-related disasters continue to displace more than conflict and violence

Weather-related disasters continue to displace more than conflict and violence

Weather-related disasters continue to displace more than conflict and violence Internal displacement due to weather-related...
Weak Government scheme means EV fleet drivers lose money per mile

Weak Government scheme means EV fleet drivers lose money per mile

On world EV Day, new data shows the UK’s revised Advisory Electricity Rate means EV...

We Need an Agreement to Phase out Fossil Fuels at COP28

We’re well into the first week of COP28, the annual UN climate talks, and have...

We must make it easier to attend Cops virtually

Along with 20,000 others, me and my colleagues at University College London attended Cop28 virtually...

We have to fix unfairness: Ten takeaways from Cop28

You’ve seen the headlines that Cop28 in Dubai has resulted in an unprecedented call to...

We Earthlings: Xeriscaping Saves Water

Low-water landscaping using native plants accustomed to living on local rainfall instead of irrigation can…...

We Earthlings: Cut It Out!

The Environmental Protection Agency reported in 2018 that, as of 2015, the United States produced…...

We Earthlings: Avoid PPD In Hair Dyes

If you’re one of the 64 million Americans who dye their hair, check the ingredients…...

Water-Watching Satellite Monitors Warming Ocean off California Coast

In Brief: The international Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission is able to measure ocean...
Watch: UK’s most-climate friendly school dinners announced

Watch: UK’s most-climate friendly school dinners announced

Two caterers deliver the most environmentally-aligned meals for primary and secondary school children in the...

Warming Could Make Northern Wilderness Ripe for Farming, Study Finds

The expansion of farmland is the main cause of biodiversity loss on land. And climate...

Walmart

Walmart stores use 100% renewable energy sources, and the company even cut ties with suppliers...
Wakuna’s PIECE: Upcoming Series Announcement

Wakuna’s PIECE: Upcoming Series Announcement

In this series, I will spotlight some of the coolest, innovative and out-of-the box solutions...
Wakuna’s PIECE: The Future Has Never Seemed So Gooey

Wakuna’s PIECE: The Future Has Never Seemed So Gooey

Algae!!!Green, gooey, slimy, messy, smelly, unpleasantAll these words come to mind when I hear the...

Visualised: how all of G20 is missing climate goals — but some nations are closer than others

As world leaders gather at Cop28, these charts show how far away the major economies...
Video: Our Local  AFL footballers push for climate action.

Video: Our Local AFL footballers push for climate action.

Aug 18, 2022 OUR LOCAL presented by AFL Players For Climate Action, reconnects past &...
Veteran US and Chinese climate envoys step down

Veteran US and Chinese climate envoys step down

The veteran climate envoys from the world’s two biggest polluters have stepped down in the...

VERRA VCS Carbon Offset

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...

VERRA VCS 2293 Forestry Carbon Offset in Papua New Guinea

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...

VERRA VCS 2059 Solar Power Carbon Offset in Madhya Pradesh

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...

VERRA VCS 1186 Biomass Carbon Offset in Chile

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...

VERRA VCS 0971 Hyrdo Power Carbon Offset in Viet Nam

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...

VERRA VCS 0960 Forestry Carbon Offset in Uruguay

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...

VERRA VCS 0832 Forestry Carbon Offset in Brazil

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...

VERRA VCS 0506 Hydro Power Carbon Offset in Turkey

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...

VERRA VCS 0337 Biogas Recovery Carbon Offset in The Netherlands

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...

VERRA VCS 0131 Hyrdo Power Carbon Offset in Viet Nam

The Institute assists companies and individuals to go carbon neutral by offering wholesale prices direct...
Vermont passed a bill making Big Oil pay. Now comes the hard part.

Vermont passed a bill making Big Oil pay. Now comes the hard part.

Last July, heavy storms lashed Vermont with record rain, leaving roads torn asunder, communities submerged...

Valeo

Ranked as the 5th most sustainable French company in any industry, Valeo has invested millions...
Utilities One — Doing Great Things with Great Dedication

Utilities One — Doing Great Things with Great Dedication

Many talented people are forced to leave their native countries in search of a better...

Using and Recycling CO2 Canisters from Home Soda Machines: What You Need to Know

Readers have asked many times about the sustainability of home soda dispensers. More households are…...

US climate scientist’s defamation case over online attacks finally comes to trial

Michael Mann alleges, in lawsuit first brought in 2012, that attacks on his work by...

US announces $1.2bn pilot programme to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced plans to build two commercial-scale pilot plants...
Up to 2.6 billion people in Asia, Africa could be exposed to heatwaves by 2090: IOM

Up to 2.6 billion people in Asia, Africa could be exposed to heatwaves by 2090: IOM

Up to 2.6 billion people in Asia, Africa could be exposed to heatwaves by 2090:...
Unveiling the Benefits of Community Solar: A Step Towards a Sustainable Future

Unveiling the Benefits of Community Solar: A Step Towards a Sustainable Future

Many people don’t have access to solar because they rent, live in multi-tenant buildings, or...

Unveiling Greenwashing: The Urgent Need for Transparency in the Fossil Fuel Industry

As the world grapples with the pressing need for climate justice, a troubling trend has...
Unusual heat scorches Bangladesh as April’s consecutive heatwave breaks 76-year record

Unusual heat scorches Bangladesh as April’s consecutive heatwave breaks 76-year record

Unusual heat scorches Bangladesh as April’s consecutive heatwave breaks 76-year record Since April 1, 2024...
Untold Suffering Lies Ahead in Hotter World

Untold Suffering Lies Ahead in Hotter World

Global heating could bring “untold suffering” for humans.  It could also mean less fresh water...
Unlimited fines for water companies begin, but ‘will this help?’

Unlimited fines for water companies begin, but ‘will this help?’

A previous cap of £250,000 has been scrapped and the number of offences covered by...

United Airlines

The airline invested more than $16 billion to replace all of its airplanes with more...

Unilever

Their Sustainable Living Plan aims to double the company’s business and half its environmental impact...

Unforced variations: Oct 2023

This month’s open thread on climate topics. Please try to stay on topic and refrain...

Unforced Variations: Nov 2023

This month’s open thread on climate topics. The post Unforced Variations: Nov 2023 first appeared...

Unforced Variations: May 2024

This month’s open thread on climate topics. Many eyes will be focused on whether April...

Unforced variations: May 2023

This month’s open thread on climate topics. Please be succinct, courteous and on point. The...

Unforced variations: March 2024

The month’s open thread on climate topics. More record monthly warmth, but only the second...

Unforced Variations: Jun 2023

This month’s open thread on climate topics. The post Unforced Variations: Jun 2023 first appeared...

Unforced variations: July 2023

This month’s open thread for climate topics. Let the (northern hemisphere) heat wave and wildfire...

Unforced variations: Jan 2024

New year, new open thread on climate topics. Note that summaries and updates to include...

Unforced variations: Feb 2024

This month’s open thread for climate topics. This month’s climate highlight will likely be the...

Unforced Variations: Dec 2023

Well, that year went quickly. This month, there is the COP28 hoopla, the ongoing El...

Unforced variations: Apr 2024

This month’s open thread on climate topics. Lots more discussion about 2023, aerosols, heat content...

Unforced Variations: Apr 2023

This month’s open thread on climate topics (no joke). The post Unforced Variations: Apr 2023...

UNCDM CI01 GHG Abatement Offset in India

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 7791 Solar Power Carbon Offset in Gujarat Solar Park

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 7507 Hydro Power Carbon Offset in China

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 6366 Wind Power Carbon Offset in India

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 5977 Wind Power Carbon Offset in Mongolia

The Salkhit (“windy mountain”) wind farm project is in Mongolia. Located 75km from Ulaanbaatar, it...

UNCDM 4575 Wind Power Carbon Offset in Karnataka

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 4382 Wind Power Offset in India

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 2792 GHG Abatement Carbon Offset in India

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 10182 Biomass Energy Carbon Offset in Malawi

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 0810 Bio Mass Carbon Offset in India

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 0557 GHG Abatement Carbon Offset in Pakistan

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 0373 Gas to Energy Carbon Offset in Brazil

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...

UNCDM 0258 Bio Mass Carbon Offset in Chile

These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United...
UN report:  Pollution From Planned Fossil Fuel Production Would Overshoot Paris Climate Goals

UN report:  Pollution From Planned Fossil Fuel Production Would Overshoot Paris Climate Goals

To protect the climate, most coal, oil, and natural gas must be left in the...
panoramic photography of green field

UN agrees carbon market safeguards to tackle green land grabs

The new global carbon market being set up under the Paris Agreement will have a...

Umicore

Named a top 10 company in the world for sustainability, Umicore recycles materials to recover...
UK’s biggest Women In Cooling event set for Birmingham

UK’s biggest Women In Cooling event set for Birmingham

InstallerSHOW is behind the industry gathering, which will run for three days this summer.  Taking...
UK banks can now assess ESG within their supply chains

UK banks can now assess ESG within their supply chains

Environmental, social and governance efforts of British and EU partners will now be searchable through...

UAE’s al Jaber says Cop28 will fast-track phase down of fossil fuels

The United Arab Emirates’ Cop28 will accelerate an energy transition that “phases down the use...

UAE Lobbying is Greenwashing Fossil Fuels

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is working hard to sell sustainable development and green energy...

U.S. Saw Drop in Wind Generation Last Year

For the first time since the 1990s, U.S. wind generation dropped last year, according to...
U.S. National Climate Assessment: Posting a Chart from Hsiang et al. 2017

U.S. National Climate Assessment: Posting a Chart from Hsiang et al. 2017

As reported in the Washington Post and New York Times, Chapter 29 of Vol. 2 of...

U.S. Aims to Advance International Nuclear Fusion Strategy

At COP 28, Climate Envoy John Kerry emphasizes the need for additional international partnership and...

U.N. Climate Summit Boosts Nuclear Power, But Without A Clear Plan To Boot Fossil Fuels

World leaders described the agreement as both “historic” and “incremental.”...

Two-dimensional compounds can capture carbon from the air

Some of the thinnest materials known to humankind — MXene and MBene compounds — may...
Two Tipping Points

Two Tipping Points

The image below, adapted from Climate Reanalyzer, shows that the World Sea Surface Temperature (60°South...
Turning a new page[s]

Turning a new page[s]

The world is full of climate dashboards (and dashboards of dashboards), and so you might...

Trudeau, EU leaders talk Ukraine and climate at Canada summit

The leaders of Canada and the European Union reiterated on Friday (24 November) strong support...
Tribes could lease their water to dry states. Why is it so hard?

Tribes could lease their water to dry states. Why is it so hard?

The Colorado River Indian Tribes now have the ability to lease their water rights off-reservation...
Tragedy set to unfold in Tropics (update)

Tragedy set to unfold in Tropics (update)

The temperature in the Tropics (23.5°S-23.5°N, 0-360°E) reached a new record high on March 13...
Tragedy set to unfold in tropics

Tragedy set to unfold in tropics

The temperature is rising rapidly in the tropics. The image below shows the situation in...

Tracking Illicit Brazilian Beef from the Amazon to Your Burger

Journalist Marcel Gomes has traced beef in supermarkets and fast food restaurants in the U.S...
Too late? The climate and nuclear juggernaut

Too late? The climate and nuclear juggernaut

The Bulletin‘s Doomsday Clock by Andrew Glikson At 90 seconds to a midnight and a...
Too late?

Too late?

Climate change denial and the rise of fascism by Andrew Glikson but they can be...

To land fossil phase-out deal, rich nations must add fairness

As we enter the second and decisive week of Cop28 in Dubai, an agreement to...

To Fight Plastic Waste, an Indonesian Campaign Aims High

Since attorney and activist Tiza Mafira cofounded Plasticdiet Indonesia in 2013, the group has helped...
TikTok made cottage cheese cool. Can it do the same for climate-friendly eating?

TikTok made cottage cheese cool. Can it do the same for climate-friendly eating?

The spotlight It couldn’t be simpler. Cherry tomatoes go into a baking dish with olive...

Thyssen Krupp

The steel company is switching from coal to hydrogen power to purify iron ore, which...

Three proposals from researchers to meet EU climate goals

The ability to meet EU climate goals is enhanced by investing in new technologies that...

This pristine lake has endured for 2m years. Why are its fish in crisis?

In one of the world’s oldest lakes, Hovsgol grayling, a species found only in these...
This enzyme is responsible for life on Earth. It’s a hot mess.

This enzyme is responsible for life on Earth. It’s a hot mess.

Pretty much all life on Earth – plants, animals, humans – in large part, owe...
There’s rising need for global co-operation to decarbonise industries

There’s rising need for global co-operation to decarbonise industries

There’s rising need for global co-operation to decarbonise industries The initiatives at COP28 send out...

There is no Consensus Among Scientists on Global Warming

Yes, there is consensus among scientists no matter what Skeptics claim. About 93% or more...

There is no Consensus Among Scientists on Global Warming

Yes, there is consensus among scientists no matter what Skeptics claim. About 93% or more...

The Year in Corporate Disclosure and Disinformation 2023 

If 2022 was the year that corporate climate-related financial disclosure jumped out of the boardroom...
The WPATH Files

The WPATH Files

Leaked files from WPATH reveal widespread medical malpractice on children and vulnerable adults at global...

The World Bank is running the first-ever climate reparations fund. Nobody is happy about it.

Over the course of its 75-year history, the World Bank has been the go-to organization...

The week around the world in 20 pictures

The continuing war between Israel and Hamas, floods in Chennai, missile strikes in Kharkiv and...
The UN Nuclear Ban Treaty is Leading Resistance to Nuclear Autocracy

The UN Nuclear Ban Treaty is Leading Resistance to Nuclear Autocracy

During the week of November 27th, under a cloud of international conflict and unease, delegates...

The UN Climate Summit Scandal That Was Bound To Happen

A new revelation has rattled climate scientists and environmental activists, but it did not happen...

The UK’s weather in 2022: A warm year, but unalarming

The Global Warming Policy Foundation has just published its annual review of the UK’s weather...

The UK’s retreat from climate leadership is not in its national interest

It has been a long half-year since the end of the UK’s Cop Presidency. The...

The Sustainability Benefits of Exterior Flush Access Panels for Eco-Friendly Homes

Every small decision we make at home plays a significant role in pursuing a greener...
The summary for policymakers of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sixth assessment reports synthesis

The summary for policymakers of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sixth assessment reports synthesis

The summary for policymakers of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sixth synthesis report...

The State of CO2 Emissions: Summary and Recommendations of the Most Up-to-Date and Authoritative Science

We are seeing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions,* but according to 10 recently...

The solar forest

What would be the most effective use of a certain plot of land in terms...
The Scafetta Saga

The Scafetta Saga

It has taken 17 months to get a comment published pointing out the obvious errors...
The road to a sustainable economy

The road to a sustainable economy

As the world struggles to combat climate change, the need for a sustainable economy is...

The Rise of the Censorship Industrial Complex in Brazil

 by David Agape With research assistance from Leandro Souza and Rachel Diaz The global influence...

The President-Designate for COP28 is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber may have impressive green credentials, but many are saying his role...
The Perils of Neglecting Flue Gas Cleaning Systems: Understanding the Risks

The Perils of Neglecting Flue Gas Cleaning Systems: Understanding the Risks

Flue gas cleaning removes contaminants like sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide, VOCs...

The path for permanent carbon removals in the EU must now be set

While rapid and significant reductions in emissions must be the cornerstone of climate action, permanent...
The Orwellian rules-based Climate

The Orwellian rules-based Climate

By Andrew Glikson “History is a nightmare from which I am trying to wake” (James...

The Origin of Earth Day and its Evolution Towards Holistic Sustainability

Earth Day is an environmentally focused day of action that increasingly encompasses the full range...
The Mississippi is Mighty Parched

The Mississippi is Mighty Parched

In September, low water levels made it more challenging to ship goods down the river...
The Mathur Case: Youth are pushing for climate action in the courts

The Mathur Case: Youth are pushing for climate action in the courts

Seven young people at the helm of Mathur et al. v. Ontario, a historic youth-led...
The largest and most spectacular wind farms in the world

The largest and most spectacular wind farms in the world

The Gansu Wind Complex, China The Gansu Wind Complex stands as a testament to China’s...
The Intergenerational Fight for Climate Justice at COP 28 

The Intergenerational Fight for Climate Justice at COP 28 

On the day before the 28th United Nations annual climate talks began, I walked into...

The Importance of Earth Day Education

Environmental education has been at Earth Day’s heart since its inception over 50 years ago...
The House Has Less Than Two Weeks to Save RECA

The House Has Less Than Two Weeks to Save RECA

The clock is ticking for the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA), which provides health screenings...
The Guardian: Thousands of cattle dead due to heatwave in Kansas

The Guardian: Thousands of cattle dead due to heatwave in Kansas

 Extreme heat is predicted for large parts of the US including Kansas, which is one...

The Guardian view on Rishi Sunak: he’s not serious about meeting green targets | Editorial

The prime minister believes that the climate emergency can be left to the individual conscience...

The Guardian view on Cop28: a phase-out of fossil fuels is the only decision that makes sense | Editorial

Oil and gas interests are fighting hard to prevent decarbonisation, as they always have done...

The Fossil Fuel Industry’s Decarbonization Ruse at COP 28

Carbon capture is a critical climate technology that is at the center of this year’s...

The Fossil Fuel Industry Uses Disinformation to Slow Climate Action

After decades of controlling public narratives with disinformation, the fossil fuel industry is presiding over...

The first Pacific Islander to win a National Book Award talks colonialism, culture, and climate

There’s a scene in Craig Santos Perez’s book of poems from an unincorporated territory...

The Financial Reality of Regulating Lead and Methane

The path to environmental protection runs through the reality of financial feasibility...

The Email ‘Scandal’: The “trick” to Hide the Meaning of the Word Trick

When the so-called e-mail ‘scandal’ broke out, a number of carefully selected statements from several scientists were...

The Economics of Fossil Fuels Explain Climate Inaction

Explore the hidden economic costs of fossil fuels – from environmental damage to healthcare expenses...

The Cop28 president told a shocking lie about fossil fuels – and he’s wrong about climate economics too | Geoffrey Lean

Sultan Al Jaber’s claim that green policies damage economic growth is wrong and highly damaging...

The Climate Home News 2023 Quiz

Welcome to the 2023 quiz! It’s been a busy year for climate news. Multiple global...

The climate costs of war and militaries can no longer be ignored | Doug Weir

More than 5% of global emissions are linked to conflict or militaries but countries continue...

The Big Hydrogen Cash Grab

As the Biden administration works to finalize implementation guidance for the new clean hydrogen production tax...

The Benefits of Wind Farms: Harnessing Clean Energy for a Sustainable Future

In the ongoing pursuit of a cleaner and more sustainable energy future, wind power has...
The American Climate Corps will get people into green jobs. Can it help their mental health too?

The American Climate Corps will get people into green jobs. Can it help their mental health too?

In the depths of the Great Depression in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt warned Congress...
The 5th International Conference on Regional Climate

The 5th International Conference on Regional Climate

The fifth international conference on regional climate (ICRC 2023), organised by World Climate Research Programme’s...

THAIGROOVE Showcasing 50 Thai Eco-Friendly Brands at Green Day Helping Change the World

With the conclusion of COP26, 50 Thai brands are stepping up to meet the climate...
Ten climate questions for 2024

Ten climate questions for 2024

While 2023’s climate questions depended largely on governments and big bankers, 2024 is one of...
Temperature rise in the Tropics (update 5)

Temperature rise in the Tropics (update 5)

The temperature in the Tropics (23.5°S-23.5°N, 0-360°E) reached a new record high on April 24...
Temperature rise in the Tropics (update 4)

Temperature rise in the Tropics (update 4)

The temperature in the Tropics (23.5°S-23.5°N, 0-360°E) reached a new record high on April 23...
Temperature rise in the Tropics (update 3)

Temperature rise in the Tropics (update 3)

The temperature in the Tropics (23.5°S-23.5°N, 0-360°E) reached a new record high on April 20...
Temperature rise - September 2023 and beyond

Temperature rise – September 2023 and beyond

The above image, adapted from NASA and the image below, adapted from Climate Reanalyzer and using the...
Taiwan Braces for Typhoon Koinu

Taiwan Braces for Typhoon Koinu

The powerful storm intensified as it tracked toward the island’s southern tip. Read More…...
Sustainable success demands joined-up thinking

Sustainable success demands joined-up thinking

The ongoing drive towards more sustainable development, defined by the United Nations as meeting “the...
Sustainable next-generation battery chemistries

Sustainable next-generation battery chemistries

The widespread adoption of battery technologies for electric vehicles and grid electricity storage requires optimization...

Sustainable Holidays: Gifts for the Men in Your Life

The holidays can be a time for preserving and restoring nature. Whether shopping for a…...

Surfboard-Stealing Otter Is Now Mom To A New Pup

The California sea otter gave birth after evading capture from wildlife authorities for months...

Summer is Supposed to Be Hot, But This is Out of Control

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Shell completes UK and Germany home energy sale to Octopus

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Research briefing: why are reports of hate crime surging during the Israel-Hamas conflict?

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Report Alleges Intimidation of Families in Path of East African Pipeline Project

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Recent victories: Montréal bans gas and other global wins!

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Posting Two John Christy Charts Illustrating the Divergence between Climate Models and Observations

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Posting FERC’s Proposed Policy Statement on Carbon Pricing in Organized Wholesale Electricity Markets

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Politics vs climate: COP28 fossil fuel deal threatened by national interests

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Our oceans, teeming with life, are under siege by a silent threat – plastic pollution...

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New research shows that plants such as oak and poplar trees will emit more of...
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In our world that never stops evolving, the call for sustainable strategies becomes paramount to...
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Plan to stash planet-heating carbon dioxide under U.S. national forests alarms critics

This story was originally published Floodlight, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates the powerful interests stalling...

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Our ongoing failure to reign in carbon emissions makes technological climate solutions increasingly critical, but...

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