NEWS2BUSINESS.NET: Top News and Analysis 23:00, 09/13/2019

Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report

Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the private sector to take up the "Herculean task" to combat climate change....

Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report

Source: dw.com

Germany's ruling coalition plans to spend €40 billion on climate protection The governing coalition parties in Germany have reportedly agreed to a deal to ensure the country meets its 2030 goals to combat climate change. The government is set to unveil its climate package on September 20....
10:01, 09/15/2019

80M jobs could be lost by 2030 due to climate change: UN A temperature rise of 1.5C by the end of century could lead to a 2.2 per cent drop in working hours - equal to 80 million full-time jobs - costing the global economy US$2.4 trillion....
19:16, 07/01/2019

The Latest: World leaders vow to tackle climate change OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 4:10 p.m. In the final G-20 communique world leaders are vowing to tackle climate change. They said in the document released at the end of the two-day summit Saturday that they’d try to get low...
09:48, 06/29/2019

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove....
09:16, 07/16/2019

It's Time for Star Trek to Tackle Climate Change It’s a great time to be a Star Trek fan. After years of lying low like a dormant space tardigrade, the franchise is bursting with new life. But while there are some modern, topical issues Star Trek: Discovery is trying harder than its predecessors to address, there’s one very relevant subject the fr...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Jay Inslee Has a Plan to Spend $1.2 Trillion to Fight Climate Change and Inequality In the 1970s, environmentalism rose the forefront of the American consciousness, culminating in the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency and a slew of laws to curb pollution. But despite the push to clean up air and water, low income communities and communities of colors have still had to...
19:48, 07/29/2019

Most people in the UK back limits on flying to tackle climate change A majority of people in the UK support imposing limits on air travel to curb carbon emissions, a sign that social attitudes on climate change may be shifting...
03:16, 09/18/2019

China to tackle climate change with 'nature-based solutions' China said it will try to persuade other countries to support "nature-based solutions" to tackle the root causes of climate change, the country said in a position paper published ahead of a United Nations summit in New York....
17:32, 09/18/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
18:32, 06/26/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place in September....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle climate change...
22:48, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-New EU executive line-up to tackle climate change, digital challenges The incoming head of the EU executive named her 27-strong team on Tuesday, promising it would focus on addressing changes in climate, technology and demography that are generating anxiety in communities across the 28-member bloc....
14:16, 09/10/2019

Bitcoin Criminals Set to Spend $1 Billion on Dark Web This Year: Report Bitcoin's use in illegal online marketplaces peddling everything from drugs to child porn is on pace to set a record this year at more than $1 billion....
12:32, 07/02/2019

Andrew Yang proposes 'giant space mirrors' to tackle climate change Presidential candidate Andrew Yang climate plan aims to get the U.S. to net-zero carbon emissions with a range of new initiatives -- including investing in major geoengineering projects like giant mirrors in space....
05:48, 08/28/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his climate change plan as most Democratic contenders for president have yet to officially roll out their own...
22:48, 05/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matters, let me direct you to Beto O’Rourke. The former member of Congress’ biggest climate moment to date has been refusing to sign a pledge eschewing dona...
01:00, 04/30/2019

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of 20 summit on Friday....
22:00, 06/27/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found, saying Paris is worryingly far from delivering its goals.The stark warning from Fra...
01:16, 06/26/2019

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate change and that President Trump is responsible for a rise in hate crimes across the country....
23:00, 06/21/2019

Germany split over planned climate change law BERLIN — Germany’s environment minister on Monday backed a European proposal to virtually eliminate man-made greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, deepening divisions within the German government over how to tackle climate change. French President Emmanuel Macron and eight either EU countries pit...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay....
19:16, 08/22/2019

Germany pushes climate change as security risk Floods, drought and mass migration: All factors why Germany has made the UN's response to climate change its priority at the Security Council. But political roadblocks at home and abroad could complicate action....
20:00, 06/04/2019

Is Germany too stingy to fund the fight against climate change? The German government is proposing a climate protection package that will cost billions of euros. The country is wealthy, but there are already concerns over how to fund the measures....
16:35, 09/20/2019

Germany's New $60 Billion Climate Package Does the Bare Minimum Germany appears to be listening to the millions of people around the world protesting climate inaction Friday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced Friday a $60 billion climate package to transform the country by 2030. Read more......
15:33, 09/21/2019

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
06:16, 06/26/2019

Germany expects tough EU talks on energy taxes to counter climate change Germany expects tough negotiations on the introduction of new energy taxes in the European Union, a senior official said on Thursday, as the bloc considers higher prices for carbon emissions as a way to achieve its climate protection targets....
23:48, 09/19/2019

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 billion euros by 2023: source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023, a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday....
23:17, 09/14/2019

Germany Reaches 100 Billion Euro Climate Plan Deal As Protests Heat Up Chancellor Angela Merkel's government reached a deal Friday on a broad climate plan for Germany, a coalition source said, as tens of thousands of protesters rallied demanding more environmental......
19:32, 09/20/2019

Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change? "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change but we didn’t really know how big the impact would be," said one of the study's authors....
21:16, 07/09/2019

Canada’s climate change plan among worst in G7: report The Climate Action Network, a global association of more than 1,300 climate groups, issued a report card on the climate plans of the G7 nations ahead of the leaders' summit in France this weekend....
02:16, 08/23/2019

World must invest $1.8 trillion to take on climate change — report A global commission — which includes billionaire Bill Gates and former UN chief Ban Ki-moon — has called on nations to invest now to protect against the effects of climate change....
16:48, 09/10/2019

Greenpeace Gives Joe Biden a D- on Climate Change Report Card Joe Biden got a D-minus on a climate change report card ranking Democratic presidential candidates released Thursday by the liberal environmental group Greenpeace. Biden, the Democratic front runner, has yet to release a detailed plan on how he will combat climate change. But the scorecard evaluated...
20:32, 05/30/2019

More US troops suffering heatstroke because of climate change: report At least 17 US troops have died of heat exposure during training since 2008, while a rising number of military members have fallen ill because of torrid temps over the same period, according to a new report. Those who died are among the most extreme examples of how rising temperatures from climate c...
22:32, 07/23/2019

UN report: Climate change is undermining poverty eradication A U.N. report says hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other U.N. goals, saying that is mainly because progress is being undermined by climate change and increasing inequality...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Special Report: A Cloudspotter's Guide to Climate Change A path of trampled grass leads up the hill to St. Helen's, the only church on Lundy Island. Near its doors, a stray lamb nibbles on tufts of tall weeds. From a Gothic tower topped with the English flag, the coastline of Devon is faintly visible to the east, while the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean st...
17:32, 07/25/2019

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to an end by 2050 unless action is taken on greenhouse gas emissions....
00:32, 06/04/2019

Big Oil undermines U.N. climate goals with $50 billion of new projects: report Major oil companies have approved $50 billion of projects since last year that will not be economically viable if governments implement the Paris Agreement on climate change, think-tank Carbon Tracker said in a report published on Friday....
03:32, 09/06/2019

G20 Members At Odds Over Climate Change For Summit Meeting: Report G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to......
13:16, 06/27/2019

Oceans Could Unleash Misery On Earth Due To Climate Change: UN Report Global warming and pollution caused by humanity's carbon-heavy footprint are ravaging Earth's oceans and icy regions in ways that could unleash misery on a global scale, a landmark UN report to be......
09:01, 09/20/2019

Europe's seas to lose almost a third of life due to climate change: report Europe's waters are expected to lose 30% of their already vulnerable ocean life due to further warming, says a new study. The report provides the clearest picture yet of how climate breakdown risks ocean ecosystems....
18:48, 06/11/2019

Climate Change Denialists No Longer See Automakers As Allies: Report Most Americans accept the established science that the planet on which we live is rapidly warming due to human activity. Some Americans do not. A still smaller yet influential group of Americans have been actively fighting any and all efforts to address the climate crisis, either because they believ...
02:32, 07/04/2019

UN report: Climate change threatens our food supply. Here's how we can fix it The report from United Nations scientists describes a cycle in which the problems of land degradation and climate change exacerbate each other.        ...
12:00, 08/10/2019

UN climate report: Change land use to avoid a hungry future GENEVA (AP) — Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the Earth's land and the way people use the land is making global warming worse, a new United Nations scientific report says. That creates a vicious cycle which is already making food more expensive, scarcer and less nutritious....
22:48, 08/08/2019

Climate change helping 'make world less peaceful', report says Climate change is helping to make the world less peaceful by causing conflicts or making them worse by affecting livelihoods, security and resources, a study has said....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Special report: How climate change is melting France’s largest glacier As the UN prepares its report on the fate of the world’s ice, Adam Vaughan visits the dramatically changing landscape of Mer de Glace near Mont Blanc...
20:02, 09/18/2019

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
18:16, 07/15/2019

New IPCC report shows land use is part of solution to climate change Enlarge / Forest being cleared for palm oil cultivation. (credit: CIFOR / Flickr) During the negotiations leading up to the 2015 Paris Agreement, nations agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But they also gave climate scientists some extra homework. In addition to the periodic IPCC reports a...
04:16, 08/09/2019

USDA Report Sees Dire Climate-Change Impact on U.S. Crops Unchecked climate change could mean that the weather conditions hurting farmers this year will become increasingly common and result higher costs for the federal government, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report....
01:48, 07/24/2019

New IPCC Report Shows How Our Abuse of Land Drives Climate Change Cutting out fossil fuels, which the IPCC has called for repeatedly, isn’t enough—we as a species need to fundamentally transform our relationship with the land....
10:48, 08/08/2019

IPCC report: The world gets hungrier, but the land is exhausted – from us and from climate change The UN's scientific body on climate change highlights in a new report the strong connection between land use and climate change. A radical change in the food system is key to people's livelihoods and health worldwide....
21:16, 08/08/2019

It’s a Moment of Reckoning For How We Use the Planet to Halt Climate Change, Warns U.N. Report   The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has seen as dramatic change as the last century when humans used land in new ways to extract wealth and build a modern economy. Now, a landmark new U.N. re...
15:48, 08/08/2019

If We Want to Stop Climate Change, Now is a Moment of Reckoning for How We Use the Planet, Warns U.N. Report The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has seen as dramatic change as the last century when humans used land in new ways to extract wealth and build a modern economy. Now, a landmark new U.N. re...
16:48, 08/08/2019

IPCC report warns climate change threatens global food security A United Nations panel on climate change said in a new report Thursday humans risk a worldwide crisis if they don't improve the way they use land to produce sufficient amounts of food....
22:48, 08/08/2019

End of civilization: climate change apocalypse could start by 2050 if we don't act, report warns A chilling Australian paper outlines a Doomsday scenario for humans if we don’t deal with climate change. Experts say it's actually quite rational.        ...
07:16, 06/06/2019

Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to ditch them all in the drink....
16:32, 09/20/2019

Climate Change is Already Killing Americans and Costing Billions in Medical Bills, Report Finds Climate change will make our lives worse in the years to come, but a new report out this week highlights the stark costs people are already paying in the U.S. In 2012 alone, it found 10 major climate-related events likely led to nearly 1,000 extra deaths, almost 21,000 hospitalizations, and an added...
04:32, 09/19/2019

World food security increasingly at risk due to 'unprecedented' climate change impact, new UN report warns More than 500 million people today live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change, the UN warned on Thursday, before urging all countries to commit to sustainable land use to help limit greenhouse gas emissions before it is too late....
16:48, 08/08/2019

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is necessary, if governments are to honour commitments to tackle critical issues, such as combatting climate change and eradicating poverty by 2030....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Democratic rivals attack Joe Biden over report he prefers 'middle ground' climate change policy Fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and activist groups attacked former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday for being insufficiently devoted to combating climate change after a news report said Biden prefers a “middle ground” policy....
23:16, 05/10/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the capital....
11:16, 05/02/2019

India plans $330 billion renewables push by 2030 without hurting coal India said on Thursday it needs $330 billion in investments over the next decade to power its renewable energy dream, but coal would remain central to its electricity generation....
17:00, 07/04/2019

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
21:16, 06/15/2019

Climate-centric 2020 candidate Jay Inslee calls for mandating 100% clean energy by 2030 Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a plan Friday to impose a 100% clean energy mandate, requiring all U.S. electricity to be carbon-neutral by 2030....
18:16, 05/03/2019

Crypto is coming: get ready to spend Facebook’s money The social network is likely to release details of its cryptocurrency this week: and it won’t be much like BitcoinFirst it had your friends, then it had your pictures, then it had your diary. Now, in the latest effort to entwine its systems still further into the everyday lives of its users, Faceboo...
10:32, 06/16/2019

Arsenal ready to spend £50m on former player - Paper Round "Arsenal want Donyell Malen, Erling Braut Haaland is in demand, Manchester United want to keep Paul Pogba, and Bayer Leverkusen set Kai Havertz\u0027s price."...
08:17, 09/22/2019

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
20:16, 06/03/2019

Should You Save or Spend Your Spare Change? How do you track, store, or spend your extra coins? Do you deposit them in the bank? Run them through the Coinstar machine? Drop them in the tip jar? Or have you gone cashfree and haven’t had a single greasy penny mashed into the bottom of your wallet or purse for years?...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Big Five leagues spend over $6 billion in transfer window "Spending by teams in Europe\u0027s Big Five leagues totalled a record 5.5 billion euros ($6.13 billion) during the close season transfer window, financial analyst Deloitte\u0027s Sports Business Group said on Tuesday."...
15:16, 09/03/2019

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
01:32, 07/04/2019

Google to spend $3 billion on European datacenters Google will make an additional investment of $3.3 billion over the next two years to expand its European data centers, CEO Sundar Pichai said.Read More...
23:00, 09/21/2019

Spend more on defense or we move troops to Poland, U.S. envoy tells Germany An envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's unwillingness to boost defense spending might give the United States no choice but to move American troops stationed in Germany to Poland....
23:32, 08/09/2019

Fiat Chrysler to spend $2 billion on CO2 fines and credits The $2 billion to be spent by FCA in fines and credit purchases over three years compares with $10 billion that it plans to invest in EVs within the 2018-22 business plan....
19:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. might spend up to $1 billion to make U.S. networks 100% Huawei-free FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, a Democrat, was confirmed by the Senate in January to that position joining fellow lefty Jessica Rosenworcel to make up the 2-3 minority on the regulatory agency. In an interview with CNET, Starks says that not only should the U.S. continue to prevent Huawei network...
06:16, 06/23/2019

Germany looks to Mexico to help tackle nursing-care crisis A shortage of qualified staff to work in German care homes has prompted a visit to Mexico by Health Minister Jens Spahn. A speedy visa process is one of the perks being offered to lure skilled workers....
09:48, 09/22/2019

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Kids can help skeptical parents change mind on climate change: study A study released this week by North Carolina State University showed the sway kids can have over adults in the contentious debate over climate change and what should be done to stop it....
23:48, 05/08/2019

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation is already here. The world’s poorest people ...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Europe is being urged to spend, but some nations are showing little appetite for change EU nations are at odds on how to change rules on government spending in the 28-member bloc — an impasse that could potentially halt plans to revive the region's economy....
20:48, 09/17/2019

FCA to spend nearly 1 billion euros on Alfa compact SUV, hybrid Panda Fiat Chrysler will invest almost one billion euros ($1.1 billion) to start production of the new Alfa Romeo compact SUV Tonale and of the light hybrid version of its Panda small car at its Pomigliano plant, unions said on Wednesday....
16:00, 09/04/2019

Breaking taboos, Germany's main churches tackle suicide More Germans die every year from suicide than from traffic accidents, AIDS, drugs and murder combined. Germany’s two main churches now want to promote suicide prevention....
08:00, 05/05/2019

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
21:34, 09/20/2019

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest school strike 4 climate newsClimate strike in Australia: everything you need to know about ...
03:18, 09/20/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Google to spend further 1 billion euros to build Dutch data centers Alphabet Inc.'s Google said on Monday it will invest an additional 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to build data centers in the Netherlands, including a new facility in Middenmeer....
20:32, 06/24/2019

Premier League clubs spend $1.7 billion in summer transfer window The English Premier League transfer window, a window that never simply closes but rather "slams shut," came to an end Thursday as the country's leading clubs splashed out £1.41 billion ($1.7 billion) during the shopping bonanza -- including £170m ($205 million) on the final day alone....
18:36, 08/09/2019

America Could Spend $400 Billion on a Wall to Hold Back the Rising Seas—and It Might Not Be Enough At the end of the day, everything about climate change is a choice. And among the most serious choices are the ones we’ll face are along our coasts.Read more......
19:48, 06/20/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris would spend $60 billion on historically black colleges Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris will unveil a plan on Friday to invest $60 billion in historically black colleges and universities if elected, the latest effort by the U.S. senator from California to reach out to black voters....
16:32, 07/26/2019

Samsung to spend more than $14 billion in second phase of China chip plant: Xinhua South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will spend more than $14 billion in the second phase of investment in its memory chip plant in Xian, China, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday citing a Samsung executive....
15:00, 05/17/2019

As Dieselgate scandal widens, will Germany finally tackle transport emissions? Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping point on the horizon...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Germany planning to access voice assistant data to tackle crime German authorities are working on guidelines to allow them to access data held by voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa or smart fridges to help them fight crime, a spokesman for the interior ministry said on Wednesday....
17:00, 06/05/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
19:32, 05/17/2019

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
00:48, 09/21/2019

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
18:32, 09/12/2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
18:48, 06/13/2019

UK funding to tackle climate crisis 'must double', government warned Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year to avoid an even greater cost from catastrophic ec...
06:16, 09/02/2019

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The government published a long-awaited report on Monday ou...
23:32, 06/17/2019

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.The planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn trees in the country this summer by encouraging every...
01:16, 07/30/2019

Chancellor urged to double funding to tackle climate crisis Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year to avoid an even greater cost from catastrophic ec...
14:48, 09/02/2019

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of how many more trees could be plant...
20:32, 07/04/2019

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a study.The research, from thinktank Autonomy, ...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate emergency.Goldsmiths, University of London, is also attempting to phase out single-use plastics and installing more panels to po...
06:00, 08/13/2019

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutting fossil fuels out of local government developments.The assemb...
17:32, 07/21/2019

UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing that “we have the tools to address the climate emergency, but we need more political will.” ...
01:48, 08/27/2019

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surprised I can still be shocked at the incompetence and shortsightedness of this government. But then alo...
19:16, 06/06/2019

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate action”....
22:00, 06/30/2019

Germany ready to take one in four migrants rescued off Italy: minister Germany is ready to take in a quarter of migrants who reach Italy by sea, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said in remarks published on Friday, signaling a goodwill gesture to a southern neighbor ahead of EU talks on immigration later this month....
22:32, 09/13/2019

Germany ready to back new electric car battery consortium European states are discussing the creation of a second European battery cell production consortium, the German economy ministry said on Friday, as carmakers prepare to launch a raft of new electric cars at the Frankfurt Auto Show next week....
23:16, 09/06/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle of corruption and bribery; Ebola latest from DR Con...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Auto Companies Cut More Jobs, Halt Production To Tackle Slowdown: Report Toyota Motor and Hyundai Motor are the latest in a string of companies to halt production at plants to combat slumping sales, according to company memos....
18:16, 08/22/2019

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry spend $3M of taxpayers’ cash on Frogmore Cottage refurb: report Harry and Meghan’s refurb of their Frogmore Cottage home has so far cost taxpayers a whopping $3 million. The couple’s new residence now boasts a designer kitchen — part of a taxpayer- funded refurb which will cost nearly $3.8 million when all the costs are added....
12:48, 06/25/2019

Motor racing: New all-female series ready to hit the track in Germany Eighteen women racers will line up on the starting grid at Germany's Hockenheim circuit on Saturday for the debut of W Series, the first all-female championship that could ultimately help break Formula One's male monopoly....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Call of Duty Esports Is Getting Ready To Change Again The Call of Duty World League has only been around since 2016, but it’s already making an overhaul that could spell the end of its current format, which mixes weekly matches that have their own cash prizes with bigger bimonthly tournaments. Activision is planning for its blockbuster shooter series t...
14:32, 05/04/2019

Germany ready to take part in Hormuz naval mission: RND media group Germany is ready to take part in a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, media group RND reported, citing participants in a meeting of parliament's foreign relations committee....
18:32, 07/26/2019

Former 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis eyes return three years after retirement, per report Anthony Davis retired in 2016 but now says he appreciates "the strides the NFL is making to protect players and better the game for all."        ...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany's young guns ready to fire in opener against China Germany get their World Cup campaign underway against China in Rennes on Saturday. But with 15 players making their World Cup debuts in a young squad, what can we realistically expect of the team in France?...
13:48, 06/08/2019

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholders on Sunday to hold off on taking action until management comments further....
17:00, 06/23/2019

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
07:48, 06/13/2019

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Zion Williamson sounds ready for his life to completely change The corner of the Grand Hyatt Ballroom felt like the subway at rush hour. Writers, photographers and cameramen were all jockeying for position, trying to box each other out just to get in a few questions for Zion Williamson. This wasn’t a media scrum. It was a media mob. All for the player some beli...
12:16, 06/20/2019

MLB not ready to change nets after young girl is stuck by ball SEATTLE — Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he does not expect teams to make changes to the protective netting around ballparks during the season, although he expects conversations to continue about whether netting should be extended. Manfred’s comments on Tuesday came less ...
04:32, 06/05/2019

EURO 2020 qualifying: Germany ready to seize intiative in Group C double header Germany are looking to maintain their perfect record in EURO 2020 qualifying as they find their new groove. Positive results against the Netherlands and Northern Ireland could make the home stretch smooth sailing....
20:00, 09/04/2019

Tesco CEO not ready to check out in tough UK retail climate The boss of Tesco said he had unfinished business at Britain's biggest retailer after its quarterly sales growth slowed in a subdued grocery market under a cloud from poor early summer weather....
15:32, 06/13/2019

Austria's AMS makes $4.8 billion counterbid for Germany's Osram Austrian sensor specialist AMS made a 4.3 billion euro($4.8 billion) counter-offer for larger German lighting group Osram on Tuesday, raising the prospect of a bidding war with private equity duo Bain Capital and Carlyle ....
18:48, 09/03/2019

Germany ends 5G frequency auction, raises $7.4 billion BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s auction of frequencies for a super-fast 5G network has ended after nearly three months, raising more money for the government than was originally expected: 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion). The Federal Network Agency on Wednesday announced the end of the auction, which...
20:48, 06/12/2019

The DNC Won't Take Climate Change Seriously He may be an underdog, but 2020 presidential candidate and Washington governor Jay Inslee is deadly serious about climate change. The Democratic National Committee, however, is ignoring Inslee’s extremely valid request to make climate change a major campaign topic by hosting a debate focused entirel...
06:48, 06/06/2019

Don't Ask How to Pay for Climate Change. Ask Who Opinion: Asking presidential candidates *how* they'll pay for the cost of climate change is naive. We should be asking, “*who* is going to pay?” and “how much?”...
18:16, 08/02/2019

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the same. ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Germany: 'Meat tax' on the table to protect the climate Meat is relatively cheap for consumers in Germany. But that could all be about to change as lawmakers from across the political spectrum back proposals aimed at climate protection and animal welfare....
10:16, 08/07/2019

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
05:48, 05/30/2019

Factbox: Germany's climate protection package Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package worth more than 50 billion euros ($55 billion) through 2023, including a domestic carbon price for transportation and heating in buildings.[L5N26B2FZ]...
23:48, 09/20/2019

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after a near three-month battle that will see a fourth operator enter the market....
00:16, 06/13/2019

Germany's Osram urges investors to accept $4.8 billion AMS offer Osram advised shareholders to accept a 4.3 billion euro ($4.8 billion) bid from AMS on Monday, bringing the Austrian sensor specialist a step closer to taking over the bigger German lighting group....
04:00, 09/17/2019

Germany spends record 23 billion euros on refugees: document Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year on helping to integrate more than one million refugees and fighting the root causes of migration abroad, a government document seen by Reuters showed on Monday....
14:48, 05/20/2019

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on climate change....
01:32, 06/24/2019

Germany agrees climate package in bid to meet CO2 targets The German government on Friday presented a far-reaching 50 billion euro ($55 billion) package of measures to curb carbon emissions, including a new carbon dioxide (CO2) pricing system and a higher air traffic tax....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more alternative fuel sources, including hydrogen-based energy technology....
12:16, 08/22/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges China to do more for climate German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the importance of international cooperation on both global warming and global trade in a speech to Chinese students. She also criticized China's social credit system....
05:48, 09/08/2019

Thousands expected at climate rally in western Germany Students from over a dozen European countries are expected to take part in a demonstration Friday urging governments to take bolder action against climate change...
10:48, 06/21/2019

Thousands join climate protests in western Germany HOCHNEUKIRCH, Germany (AP) — Thousands have joined climate protests in the western German village of Hochneukirch near one of the country’s biggest lignite coal mines. Saturday’s rally comes two days after European Union leaders failed to agree upon a plan to make the bloc’s econom...
14:48, 06/22/2019

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she favors issuance of CO2 certificates to reduce such emissions....
07:32, 08/14/2019

Exhibition 'Point of No Return' shows how art anticipated change in East Germany "Point of No Return" in Leipzig is the first exhibition to look into the way East German artists expressed their vision of the state and their hopes for change ahead of the fall of the Berlin Wall....
02:16, 07/25/2019

Over $1 billion worth of cocaine seized in Germany's largest bust Officials said Friday that they inspected a shipment labeled soy beans. What they found was 10,000 pounds of cocaine — worth over $1 billion.        ...
22:16, 08/02/2019

Cities: a 'cause of and solution to' climate change Cities around the world are the “main cause of climate change” but can also offer a part of the solution to reducing the harmful greenhouses gases that are causing global temperatures to rise according to UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif....
21:32, 09/18/2019

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change? Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways....
23:00, 08/14/2019

Climate change: Did we just witness the beginning of the end of Big Oil? Two recent market milestones — Exxon Mobil dropping out of the S&P 500 top 10 and the energy sector weighting in the index hitting a low — pose a big question: Are we beginning to see the end of Big Oil as an investment?...
17:00, 09/22/2019

Why Your Brain Can’t Process Climate Change Last week saw the latest in a series of increasingly dire reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This past July was the hottest month on record, punctuated by intense heat waves throughout Europe and the Arctic, leading to a record-breaking 12.5 billion tons of ice melting on Gr...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Climate change: Five ways to be resilient The Global Commission on Adaptation - a group of 34 leaders in politics, business and science say the world urgently needs to be made more "climate change resilient"....
05:32, 09/10/2019

Do vegans help prevent climate change? If you want to save the world, go veggie seems to be the motto. But even though dietary decisions are proven to reduce CO2 emissions, young Germans are still eating a lot of meat....
23:00, 08/12/2019

ECB should take climate change into account - Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday, backing a suggestion from the bank's incoming chief....
04:32, 09/19/2019

When Climate Change Is Stranger Than Fiction Amitav Ghosh, whose book “Gun Island” is set in an ecologically unstable world, wants literature to explore the environment as much as it does other crises....
17:00, 09/07/2019

How Do You Talk to Children About Climate Change? The key is understanding what climate change is. “A lot of people, when they talk to children, are processing their own anxiety and fears,” a psychologist said....
11:16, 06/27/2019

Climate change could cause octopuses to go blind Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now, a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness. The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, highlights how im...
20:48, 05/20/2019

How much destruction is needed for us to take climate change seriously? Whether human civilization stays intact amid this worsening weather depends on recognizing our shared humanity – and designing policy accordinglyNews of Hurricane Dorian’s first casualty came early on Monday morning from the Bahamas Press. A seven-year old boy named Lachino Mcintosh drowned as his f...
17:48, 09/03/2019

ECB should take climate change into account: Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday, backing a suggestion from its incoming chief....
22:00, 09/18/2019

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
15:16, 05/13/2019

Germany agrees 'art of the possible' climate action plan without blowing budget Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition agreed a package of budget-neutral measures on Friday to protect the climate and restore its green credentials, but drew criticism from environmental groups which had hoped it would go further....
19:32, 09/20/2019

Germany's RWE to review climate lobbying as investor pressure rises German utility RWE, under investor pressure as one of Europe's biggest carbon polluters, said on Friday it would review its lobbying activities to see if they are in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change....
17:48, 05/03/2019

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel....
16:16, 07/18/2019

Germany faces test of green credentials with new climate plan The German government prepared on Thursday for all-night talks on a new climate policy that will determine whether Berlin is serious about engineering a paradigm shift in Europe's largest economy or simply wants to make a token show of going green....
23:48, 09/19/2019

Germany: Aachen hosts 'Fridays for Future' climate rally Thousands of students have protested in the German city to urge immediate action on climate change. Police have vowed to prevent other activists from blocking access to one of Germany's largest open coal mines nearby....
21:00, 06/21/2019

Exclusive: Germany wants to cap next EU budget at 1%, seeks more funds for climate and migration Germany wants to cap the European Union's next budget for 2021-27 at 1% of the continent's economy, a scenario that would still see Berlin contribute some 10 billion euros more every year, according to a document seen by Reuters....
21:02, 09/16/2019

Germany's Greens promise to strengthen climate plan after protests Germany's Greens said on Sunday they planned to use their strength in the upper house of parliament to sharpen a government climate protection package that disappointed many activists....
13:18, 09/23/2019

Germany’s AfD turns on Greta Thunberg as it embraces climate denial Rightwing populists to launch attack on climate science in vote drive before EU electionsGermany’s rightwing populists are embracing climate change denial as the latest topic with which to boost their electoral support, teaming up with scientists who claim hysteria is driving the global warming deba...
17:48, 05/14/2019

Climate activists ready to risk arrest but not passengers' lives in Heathrow protest Climate activists planning to disrupt London's Heathrow airport with toy drones said as they practised on Thursday that they would not fly them when planes were in the air and were prepared to be arrested....
17:48, 09/12/2019

Germany agrees €86 billion plan to improve Deutsche Bahn rail network The 10-year-plan is "the biggest railway modernization program" in Germany's history, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer announced. It aims to be a foundation for "active climate protection."...
15:32, 07/26/2019

Europe's Heatwave Consistent With Climate Change, More To Come: UN This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and would mean that 2015-2019 would be the world's hottest five-year period on record, the United Nations' World Meteorological Organization (WMO)......
19:32, 06/28/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August in the city of Salvador....
22:16, 05/14/2019

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something unusual. Despite the book’s focus on fossil fuels,...
07:32, 07/01/2019

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewables because the financial risks from the climate crisis are “too important to ignore”, a government minister will say ...
12:16, 06/03/2019

Bananas are at risk of extinction thanks to climate change Bananas as we know them could become extinct due to numerous factors like climate change, insect infestations, poor soil quality and plant pathogens. The most popular banana subgroup, the Cavendish banana, is in danger and its demise could change our diets forever. Nicolas Roux, a scientist at Biove...
22:32, 07/02/2019

Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa Despite the fact that Africa bears the brunt when it comes to erratic global weather patterns, many people are still unfamiliar with the climate change phenomenon, a new survey reveals....
06:32, 08/20/2019

Climate change czars coming to more states At least six states have formally named climate change czars or chief executives over the past year, signalling a new level of crisis in the United States....
02:16, 08/27/2019

Climate change may be making spiders angrier Extreme weather conditions may be encouraging an increase in angry spiders populations, according to a new study. Freak events like tropical cyclones could be having an evolutionary impact on spiders in storm-prone regions, which are already areas where the most aggressive spiders have the best odds...
21:16, 08/20/2019

Keeping cool in the face of climate change As global temperatures reach record highs, providing cooling systems which are effective, sustainable and which do not harm the environment is increasingly essential for everyday life. That’s according to Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All, and Special Representative ...
18:00, 06/30/2019

When Is Change a ‘Crisis’? Why Climate Terms Matter The discussion around changing weather is changing. Anodyne references to “climate change” and “global warming” are being scorned by those who think it’s time for more drastic talk, and action, on the......
12:32, 09/17/2019

Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem....
17:32, 08/19/2019

Climate change activists ‘Shut Down DC’ in protest Morning commutes throughout Washington, DC, were snarled Monday morning by climate change activists seeking to “shut down” the US capital. The protest, dubbed “Shut Down DC,” targeted busy intersections across the capital, as well as Farragut Square in downtown Washington, Columbus Circle near...
17:32, 09/23/2019

Wasps are shrinking in size and it may be because of climate change Global warming has been linked to smaller body sizes in antelopes, sparrows – and now wasps. Oddly, their wings are shrinking faster than the rest of their body...
14:16, 08/01/2019

The next target in the climate-change debate: your gas stove Dozens of cities in liberal-leaning states such as California, Washington, and Massachusetts are studying proposals to ban or limit the use of natural gas in commercial and residential buildings. The movement opens a new front in the fight against climate change that could affect everything from hea...
07:32, 09/10/2019

Could climate change submerge Joe Biden's presidential bid? The former vice-president has yet to put forward a plan to address global warming, which polls suggest is the single most important issue for DemocratsClimate change is transforming life by redrawing coastlines, turning vast areas of forest into infernos, stirring enormous storms and spreading exoti...
09:48, 05/12/2019

EU plans energy tax to combat climate change Climate protection is high on the public agenda and EU finance ministers want to get in on the discussion. They have many ideas on carbon dioxide emissions pricing, but are yet to find an answer, reports Bernd Riegert....
10:48, 09/14/2019

Will climate change swing Australian election? "This is the climate election," declared Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters at a Brisbane forum, weeks before the Australian election this month....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Climate change a threat to tourism in Spain Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tourism in the country will suffer a major setback in the decades to come....
17:32, 06/20/2019

Why it’s payback time on climate change | Letters The generation that has benefited most from fossil fuels must start paying the price, argues Daniel ScharfThe principle of restorative justice (Glasgow University to pay £20m in slavery reparations, 24 August) also applies to the issue of climate change. I am of a generation that has profited hugely...
22:48, 08/29/2019

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers from outside the EU....
17:48, 08/23/2019

2019 Festival Albertine to Take On Climate Change Bill McKibben will be the curator of the festival, dedicated to fostering French-American intellectual exchange, which this year focuses on the environment....
20:16, 09/17/2019

Why Amazon Employees Are Protesting Over Climate Change On September 20, over 1,000 Amazon employees—mostly made up of staff at the company’s Seattle headquarters—will walk out of Amazon offices to protest the company’s inaction over climate change, as part of the larger global climate strike. The strike, led by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg, is a ...
13:32, 09/11/2019

Students Take to the Streets for Day of Action on Climate Change Hundreds of thousands of students led a wave of rallies around the world to pressure governments to commit to tougher measures against climate change at the United Nations next week....
17:48, 09/20/2019

Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change? A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solutions....
21:16, 04/28/2019

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
02:32, 05/29/2019

Fighting climate change, one quip at a time For thousands of student protesters around the world, the fate of the planet is a serious business, but some couldn't resist a bit of fun to press home the point to judge from their placards....
16:32, 09/20/2019

Bananas have benefited from climate change – but they won’t in future As the world has warmed, banana producers have been able to grow more fruit per hectare. But by 2050 annual production may begin to fall in some countries...
18:16, 09/02/2019

If you act now you can maybe avoid the worst of climate change. But you know you're not going to | First Dog on the Moon The rage inducing, sober reality of it, you could do it but you won’tSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
18:16, 08/02/2019

David Attenborough on climate change: 'We cannot be radical enough' David Attenborough says the UK must take radical action to meet its climate change targets, but politicians must make efforts to keep the public on side too...
22:48, 07/09/2019

Climate change is likely to take a back seat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, has caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of Washington....
19:33, 06/27/2019

Many animals can’t adapt fast enough to climate change Enlarge / Bonobos carrying the footprint of an ancient, extinct species of ape. (credit: flickr user: Reflexiste) Climate change has thrown our beautifully balanced planet into chaos. As oceans and forests transform and ecosystems go into shock, perhaps a million species teeter on the edge of exti...
19:48, 07/28/2019

Another European heatwave, another link to climate change Enlarge / Satellite-estimated surface temperatures for July 25, 2019. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) It’s becoming standard procedure that extreme weather events will quickly be analyzed by the World Weather Attribution team—a group of climate scientists who estimate the influence of climate cha...
22:32, 08/03/2019

How Climate Change in Iowa is Changing U.S. Politics Kamala Harris is trying not to step in it. As the California Senator turned presidential candidate tours a beef-and-produce farm in south-central Iowa on Aug. 11, a crouching campaign aide carefully walks a few feet ahead, pointing out the cow droppings littering the grass. The farmer strolling next...
15:18, 09/12/2019

The Story Behind TIME’s Climate Change Cover Thirty years ago, TIME named Planet Earth its Man of the Year, featuring a cover by the artist Christo of the earth encased in plastic on a beach in Long Island, NY. For this week’s special issue cover on climate change, TIME returned to sand — albeit this time on the shores west of Toyk...
15:18, 09/12/2019

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Russia won't get behind climate protection policies, says Andrey Gurkov....
00:16, 07/07/2019

Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq's famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing welcome relief to a country facing severe water challenges in the era of climate change....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Climate change could break the heat index It’s not the heat, it’s the … killer heat index. As the Big Apple bakes with higher-than-normal temps this week, a new study suggests that the number of dangerously hot days each year will skyrocket this century if climate change is not addressed. In fact, even the dreaded “heat index” – the “feels-...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Teachers grapple with teaching climate change Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change. (May 15)        ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Europe's heatwave consistent with climate change, more to come: U.N. This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and would mean that 2015-2019 would be the world's hottest five-year period on record, the United Nations' World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
13:00, 06/28/2019

Lagarde Vows to Put Climate Change on the E.C.B.’s Agenda Lagarde calls climate change a “pressing global” challenge and promises the European Central Bank will focus on the risk when she arrives in November....
00:32, 09/05/2019

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
15:32, 07/18/2019

Americans somewhat confident in fight against climate change WASHINGTON — Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming — but there are limits to their optimism. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that also shows most think their own ac...
01:49, 09/19/2019

Finally, a Climate Change Documentary That Will Get You Excited to Fix It Whether the audience is policy wonks, nature lovers, or environmental activists, documentaries on climate change still feel like a niche thing in 2019. Which is what makes Ice on Fire, the climate documentary co-produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio that debuted Tuesday night on HBO, so refresh...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Rihanna Says You’d Be a Fool to Ignore Climate Change Our world is changing. Weather consistency is a thing of the past and we are clearly dealing with the repercussions of climate change. Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, and it’s not looking too good for mother earth....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 bln euros by 2023 - source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023, a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday....
18:00, 09/14/2019

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Peter Hille reports....
00:32, 06/23/2019

Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achievable. Merkel initially refused to join the initiative put forward last week by French President Emm...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Most Car Buyers Are Ready for Autonomy: Report Consumers are ready to jump behind the wheel of an autonomous vehicle, Europe is hunkering down on EV research, and, yes—there’s tariff news. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, May 16, 2019....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Here's where the top Democratic 2020 candidates stand on climate change Climate change has escalated into one of the most important issues for Democratic voters, so here's where each of the 10 leading Democratic candidates stand on climate change....
23:00, 09/04/2019

EU considers energy taxes to counter climate change The European Union is considering new energy taxes, including on the aviation sector, to meet its climate targets, top officials said on Friday, with Germany calling for "drastic steps" to reduce carbon emissions....
23:17, 09/14/2019

Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different Let’s imagine for a moment that we’ve reached the middle of the century. It’s 2050, and we have a moment to reflect—the climate fight remains the consuming battle of our age, but its most intense phase may be in our rearview mirror. And so we can look back to see how we might...
15:18, 09/12/2019

The Latest: Calls for tackling climate change at Osaka G-20 OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 3:20 p.m. While prospects for detente in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies are a major preoccupation ahead of the two days of G-20 meetings that begin Friday, ma...
08:48, 06/27/2019

Climate Change Could Be Behind An 'Extraordinary' Ancient Plant Bloom in the UK Cycads are palm-tree like plants that dominated the Earth’s landscape some 280 million years ago when the continents were smashed up into Pangea. Back then, the planet was going through global warming due to increased carbon dioxide levels from natural processes, which allowed plants called cycads t...
02:16, 08/23/2019

California wants to help fight climate change by charging diners more 25 restaurants have signed on to a program to add an optional 1% surcharge to diners’ checks to help reduce carbon footprintDining out isn’t the most eco-friendly activity, thanks to the carbon footprint of food brought in and the waste inherent in running a restaurant. Now, an effort by California ...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Democratic candidates debate best way to fight climate change Several Democratic presidential candidates showed up to a town hall debate Wednesday night to push their plans to fight climate change, after most have unveiled costly proposals to try and scale back the phenomenon....
18:00, 09/05/2019

The Tech Innovations We Need to Happen if We’re Going to Survive Climate Change Harry Campbell for TIME In the 1970s, the U.S. Department of Energy poured money into making practical a miraculous technology: the ability to convert sunlight into electricity. Solar energy was a pipe dream, far too expensive and unreliable to be considered a practical power source. But yesterday&r...
15:18, 09/12/2019

Brexit makes us question democracy – and so does climate change Beating climate change is for many a “sacred value” that trumps all others – but is it ever legitimate to abandon democratic norms to achieve a goal, asks Graham Lawton...
20:00, 09/12/2019

Climate change protesters arrested outside New York Times NEW YORK (AP) — Climate change protesters have been arrested after they blocked traffic outside the New York Times building. The protesters from the group Extinction Rebellion hung banners on the skyscraper in midtown Manhattan on Saturday and on the outside of the Port Authority Bus Terminal across...
22:32, 06/22/2019

Climate change threatens peace efforts: SIPRI The largest peacekeeping missions in the world are in countries most exposed to climate change, according to a Sweden-based research institute. Without new approaches, peace doesn't stand a chance, an expert told DW....
03:48, 06/26/2019

Climate change made Europe heatwave five times more likely Climate change made last week's record-breaking European heatwave at least five times more likely to happen, according to a leading group of scientists....
18:48, 07/02/2019

Climate change added 7F to Europe’s heatwave: study “Climate change is no longer an abstract increase in global mean temperature, but a difference you can feel when you step outside in a heatwave,” said Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Senior Researcher at the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute....
22:32, 07/02/2019

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, women bear an outsize burden of the global—warming crisis, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families and communities, and, as the main providers of food...
15:18, 09/12/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters demonstrated for days, causing road closures and transit chaos....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that the public health risks of rising temperatures will compel businesses and apartment building owners to install cooling systems....
23:16, 09/12/2019

The Latest: Trump dismisses concerns about climate change President Donald Trump dismisses concerns about climate change at a world leaders’ summit in France, saying he’s ‘not going to lose’ America’s wealth on ‘dreams’ and ‘windmills’...
19:16, 08/26/2019

How Trump Unwittingly Paved the Way for a Climate Change Breakthrough at the G-7 For years, leaders in the fight against climate change have sought to use international trade as a weapon, pushing world leaders to penalize countries that aren’t stemming warming emissions by restricting trade with them on the global market. But for the most part, the measures have gained lit...
21:48, 08/26/2019

Syrup Is as Canadian as a Maple Leaf. That Could Change With the Climate. A growing body of research suggests that warming temperatures linked to climate change may significantly shrink the range where it’s possible to make maple syrup....
13:00, 05/03/2019

Here's How Screwed by Climate Change the UK Will Be When the Royal Baby Turns 18 Archie Harrison Montbatten-Windsor, the new royal baby with a funny name and title, has sucked the oxygen out of the new cycle this week. If the headlines are any indicator, the Western world is far more concerned about the fate of a baby they’ve never met than about a million species facing extinct...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Climate change is a threat, but it could be an economic boon. We just took the first step. The climate challenge is a chance for transformative growth on a scale with the industrial and information revolutions. America should lead the way.        ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Amazon Employees Will Walk Out Over Climate Change Inaction The planned event will mark the first time in Amazon's 25-year history that workers at the company's Seattle headquarters have participated in a strike....
17:00, 09/09/2019

Nearly two dozen Democrats want to be president. Only two have a climate change plan Scientists have warned that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale climate legislation to stop global warmingOf the nearly two dozen Democrats running for president, only two campaigns have so far laid out deadlines for transforming American life to slash the pollution that is warming ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Radiohead Is Selling Its 'Hacked' Archives In the Name of Climate Change If you hate climate change but love Radiohead, man do I have a two-for-one deal for you. The band has released 18 hours of OK Computer-era recordings it says were being held for ransom after band member Thom Yorke’s minidisc archive was stolen. The band is donating the proceeds from the sale over th...
03:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. sinks Arctic accord due to climate change differences The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tuesday, jeopardizing cooperation in the polar region at the sharp edge of global warming....
14:00, 05/07/2019

US Sinks Arctic Accord Due To Climate Change Differences The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tuesday, jeopardising cooperation in the polar region......
17:32, 05/07/2019

Climate change a major topic at Democratic debates The second batch of Democratic presidential hopefuls have had their shot at their views on tackling the United States' most pressing issues, including climate change....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Fed Readying Financial System for Climate-Change Shocks The central bank is ready to respond to climate-change related disruptions to the economy and is working to ensure banks’ resilience following unexpected weather events, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Congress....
21:16, 05/07/2019

U.S. remains outlier as G20 split over tackling climate change After much wrangling, the Group of 20 major economies on Saturday agreed to disagree on fighting climate change, with the United States dissenting from a commitment to carry out the 2015 Paris climate change agreement....
13:16, 06/29/2019

France and the US clash over climate change at heated G20 summit World leaders at the G20 summit are at odds over how to tackle climate change - with France threatening to veto any final communique if the US waters down the language....
09:32, 06/29/2019

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. Read more......
00:48, 06/07/2019

Democrats Challenge Trump’s UN Nominee On Climate Change WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Democratic senators are calling on President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to clarify that she will put U.S. interests ahead of her own financial interests when it comes to climate change. The Democrats say Kelly Craft, who was nomin...
21:48, 05/06/2019

US billionaires call for new 'wealth tax' to fight climate change Twenty of the wealthiest people in the US have urged the next president to impose taxes on the rich to combat climate change and increase access to health care. They said the US has an "economic responsibility" to do so....
03:48, 06/25/2019

Sen. Cory Booker unveils $3T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Tuesday proposed spending $3 trillion to transition to a 100 percent carbon-neutral economy if he's elected president....
02:48, 09/04/2019

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive resolution. But climate change is different, he tells ...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Why biodiversity loss hurts humans as much as climate change A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction, and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic effects on people as well as nature....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Climate change campaigner Tongan PM dies in New Zealand Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific, died in a New Zealand hospital on Thursday, the information ministry and media reports said....
08:16, 09/12/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than snow during this period, something that is directly affecting wildlife like the Svalbard reindeer. Named after the group of Norwegian islands they’ve ...
00:16, 05/07/2019

Pence dodges saying climate change is threat to the country WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence won’t say whether climate change is a threat to the United States. On Sunday the vice president sat down with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” Tapper pointed to an assessment made by the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in January tha...
23:00, 06/23/2019

Destruction of nature is as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN report...
17:32, 05/06/2019

Answers to Key Questions in Oregon’s Climate Change Walkout Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week over a climate change bill they oppose. As Democrats wait and the police pursue them, the bill hangs in the balance....
21:32, 06/24/2019

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of switching from coal and gas to wind and solar, becomi...
20:48, 06/21/2019

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over global climate change was threatening Brazilian sovereignty....
02:00, 09/12/2019

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020 We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listenAmerica elected Donald Trump at the end of the hottest year ever recorded, without debate moderators asking him a single question about global warming.But after three years of r...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Japan aims for ‘harmony’ at G-20. Is it sidestepping climate change? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to show leadership on the environment, but critics say he’s just trying to smooth over differences between the United States and other countries....
22:48, 06/28/2019

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twisted plants in deep black mud that grow where fresh-water rivers meet the brackish Atlantic Ocean....
13:48, 05/28/2019

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just preparing to stand by as the worst of climate catastrophe comes to fruition—it’s going to actively make t...
17:48, 05/28/2019

'That is kindergarten': Rivals gang up on Biden over climate change Joe Biden was forced to fend off accusations during the Democratic debate Wednesday night that his approach to fighting climate change is "middling" and insufficient to tackle the problem....
06:16, 08/01/2019

It Was Supposed to Be Australia’s Climate Change Election. What Happened? On Saturday, in a result that stunned most analysts, voters re-elected the conservative coalition that has long resisted plans to sharply cut down on carbon emissions and coal....
23:16, 05/21/2019

Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicentre of climate change' Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Most Germans support drastic climate change measures As climate change concerns grow, a new survey has found most Germans support raising flight prices and other measures to protect the planet. The Greens are currently polling on par with Angela Merkel's conservatives....
10:48, 08/02/2019

Trump’s U.N. nominee breaks with the president on climate change Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, has investments in the fossil fuel industry and promised to recuse herself from negotiations involving coal....
11:32, 06/20/2019

Greta Thunberg to U.S. Congress on climate change: 'Wake up' Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a strong message to U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday: "Wake up."...
04:32, 09/19/2019

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
10:48, 06/01/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Speaking in Fiji on Wednesday, the U.N. leader says he wants to learn about the work being undertaken by island commu...
12:48, 05/15/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Here's what Warren Buffett thinks about climate change and investing Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO, owns many businesses exposed to climate change risks, from utilities to insurance companies. Here is how the billionaire investor thinks about investing in the era of global warming and extreme weather....
21:32, 04/28/2019

Record-Breaking Temperatures Around the World Are ‘Almost Entirely’ Due to Climate Change July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set to continue. Scientists say that as long as the wo...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Students lead climate change protest in Atlanta Students and activists rallied outside of the Georgia state capitol in Atlanta, calling for lawmakers to take drastic action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Sept. 20)        ...
22:32, 09/21/2019

Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicenter of climate change' Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change....
21:00, 09/21/2019

Riesling wine, holding out between pesticides and climate change Climate change, new pests and diseases are threatening Riesling wine. Warmer temperatures are forcing winemakers to increase the use of plant protection methods, namely pesticides....
16:16, 05/27/2019

Climate Change References Keep Disappearing From the EPA's Website, for Some Reason As the Northeast comes down from a dangerous heat wave—the likes of which scientists say we’ll be seeing more and more of as the earth burns—there’s this fun, if unsurprising news: the Trump administration seems to be removing language related to climate change at a rapid rate. The sea turtles won’t...
05:32, 07/23/2019

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities can use innovative technologies to limit the effects of global warming....
22:16, 07/22/2019

Forest the size of the US could stop climate change - study Planting an area the size of the US with trees would be the most effective way to combat change, according to a study published in the journal Science....
08:32, 07/05/2019

Climate Change Is Devastating the Lush Gardens of Versailles (Bloomberg) — The manicured estate of the Versailles Palace was designed for an absolute monarch and withstood the French revolution. But now climate change is threatening its survival. Hornbeam trees overlooking the estate’s Grand Canal died this summer, and in Marie Antoinette’s ...
11:00, 09/21/2019

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen levels in the oceans. Analysis of crustaceans found in Antarctic waters found that they got smaller in s...
07:00, 06/18/2019

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
20:48, 04/28/2019

What I learned writing about climate change and the US south for a year I crisscrossed a region – my own – that is mired in a culture of denial and delay. The conversation on the climate crisis has not changed fast enoughIt’s 96 degrees in downtown Beaufort, North Carolina, a place where I spent much of my childhood. The sidewalk is too hot for dogs to walk on. The icon...
17:48, 08/07/2019

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
00:32, 04/29/2019

Hundreds of puffins are starving to death because of climate change Hundreds of dead seabirds have washed up on an Alaskan island – all apparently starved to death because the warming waters they forage from contain less food...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Gullah-Geechee Community: Hear Us On Climate Change ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C.–Ed Atkins Jr., 68, is proud of his family tradition. He’s a third-generation fisherman and owner of Atkins Live Baits and Local Oysters, which was started by his mother and father. But Atkins is worried that the effect of climate change on the waters are hurting not only his ...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Activists block UK roads in new climate-change protests Environmental protesters have blocked roads in London and four other British cities in a new wave of demonstrations demanding faster action against climate change...
15:48, 07/15/2019

How Elephants May Help Africa’s Rainforests Fight Climate Change Although we’re wiping them out with little consideration of it, big herbivores matter. Hippo poop helps Africa’s largest lake flourish; bison wallowing can enhance insect diversity in the prairie. And Africa’s imperiled forest elephants might just have a role to play in the fight against climate cha...
15:32, 07/16/2019

Migration more worrying than climate change for Europeans: survey While climate change is growing in the public consciousness, migration is still the major issue for more EU citizens, according to the results of the European Commission's biannual Eurobarometer public opinion survey....
09:48, 08/06/2019

'Both sides' of the climate change debate? How bad we think it is, and how bad it really is | Greg Jericho It’s time to stop being mealy-mouthed about this. No more silent passes to climate science deniersOver the past couple of weeks things have been happening on the climate change front but, unfortunately, little is changing in parliament, where the government’s direct action policy has continued to be...
19:16, 08/04/2019

How Climate Change Is Becoming a Deadly Part of White Nationalism This weekend’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, has re-opened the festering debates over gun control, immigration, and the president’s penchant for racist hate speech. But the manifesto believed to have been authored by the suspected shooter also reveals another horrific idea edging its way toward t...
03:48, 08/08/2019

Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inger Andersen. ...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll released on Thursday....
02:16, 05/17/2019

Climate Change Has Made Our Stormwater Infrastructure Obsolete We are not ready for the extreme rainfall coming with climate change. A quick dramatic thunderstorm in New York on Wednesday flooded Staten Island so badly that brown murky water joined bus riders for their evening ride home. Read more......
22:16, 08/02/2019

Powell May Face More Questions on Fed's Approach to Climate Change Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s views on interest rates and the economy should be the main focus as he testifies before Congress this week, but he also may field questions on what the central bank is doing to address climate change risks....
13:48, 07/10/2019

The compelling tale of how climate change denial came to grip the US The Drilled podcast reveals how money and politics in the US beat science to create climate change denial – and how the nation could rewrite its future...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Octopuses may go blind from climate change, study warns Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness....
03:16, 05/21/2019

UN: Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change Human beings must change the way we eat and grow our food in order to avert climate change, says a new report from the UN released today. The study breaks down how much harm increased agricultural production -- from farms to cattle ranches to plantat......
14:48, 08/09/2019

How Eating Less Meat Could Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change By dramatically changing the food we eat as well as the way it is grown and produced, humans can help stop the devastating effects of climate change according to the latest report by the United Nations body on climate science. More than 100 scientists from 52 countries put together the report, which...
23:48, 08/08/2019

See How Climate Change Has Affected Your Area With 'Warming Stripes' The earth has been warming for decades, but year-to-year changes are hard to watch in real time. Was this winter really less snowy than usual? Now there’s a handy way to see how your area’s average yearly temperature has varied over time....
20:32, 06/18/2019

High and dry: Alpine resorts grapple with climate change The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski resorts on the implications of climate change....
11:00, 07/16/2019

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
21:32, 07/23/2019

Why Kids Are Skipping School to Fight Climate Change From Swedish teens skipping school for a picket at parliament to a human pyramid of protesters in Seoul and high schoolers marching on City Hall in New York, a growing number of young people have put themselves at the forefront of the fight to limit climate change. A global movement of so-called Cli...
15:32, 07/26/2019

Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It Growing numbers of seniors are using more energy. They also are most likely to suffer in extreme weather, which has become more common as the planet warms....
23:48, 05/24/2019

Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest We often focus on coastal cities when we talk about rising waters, but massive rainfall in the middle of the US has put millions at risk, harming the nation’s ability to produce food....
02:32, 05/25/2019

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere....
05:32, 06/13/2019

This century-old oak tree is live-tweeting climate change This summer has proven a punishing reminder that climate change isn’t a far-off scenario, but one that’s happening right in front of our eyes. Unrelenting heat, though, doesn’t just affect humans. In Massachusetts there lives a an 85-foot northern red oak tree, a sprawling member of the 4,000 acre H...
05:16, 07/27/2019

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
21:48, 06/17/2019

Islanders complain to U.N. over Australia's climate change inaction A group of islanders off Australia's north coast are set to file a human rights complaint to the United Nations against the Australian government on Monday over inaction on climate change, which they say is threatening their homes, their lawyers said....
08:00, 05/13/2019

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research warns that "virtually all" nations will all see a significant loss of income due to climate change by 2100 if nothing is done....
21:16, 08/20/2019

Climate Change Has Already Increased Global Inequality. It Will Only Get Worse Scientists have long predicted that warmer temperatures caused by climate change will have the biggest impact on the world’s poorest, most vulnerable people. New research now indicates that’s already happened over the last several decades. A study published Monday in the Proceedings of t...
18:16, 04/28/2019

They Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
21:32, 06/04/2019

Chile to account for costs of climate change in budget Chile will begin budgeting for the costs of fighting climate change, Finance Minister Felipe Larraín announced on Tuesday, as receding glaciers and drought put a squeeze on water and natural resources in the world's top copper producer....
07:48, 08/21/2019

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote LANGEOOG, Germany (AP) — Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year and are expected to draw tens of thousands onto the streets again Friday. For the first time, the issue is predicted to have a significant impact on this week’s elections for the ...
10:16, 05/24/2019

NASA joins climate change battle in Greenland This year is set to break a record for ice melting in Greenland and NASA has sent one of its largest missions to find out how hotter ocean temperatures are contributing to the attrition of glaciers in the arctic....
22:00, 08/19/2019

Jay Inslee Is Running on Climate Change. The Issue Is Catching On, So Why Isn’t He? The Washington governor has long been a leading voice on climate change. He says he will gain prominence as more voters learn of his record and policy proposals....
11:48, 05/24/2019

Climate change is having a devastating effect on vital organisms you can’t see Mankind is responsible for dramatic changes to Earths’ climate that may well spell doom for our continued existence on this planet. Scientists have proven it time and time again, and there’s absolutely heaps of evidence to support the claims, but the focus of environmental movements is o...
06:16, 06/20/2019

Climate change means nearly all glaciers in the Alps may disappear A study of what will happen to glaciers in the Alps under various climate scenarios suggests they will almost completely disappear if we keep pumping out carbon dioxide...
18:16, 04/28/2019

UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight the issue of climate change. Guterres plans to spend three days in New Zealand where he will meet with Muslim leaders in Christchurch to show solidari...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Look at All These Celebrities Fighting Climate Change With Private Jets! At the end of July, a fleet of private jets and luxury “super yachts” descended on Italy for Google Camp, a conference cum party to fight climate change. Guests in attendance—described as the brightest minds of our time—included billionaires and celebrities. I’d ask why we’d entrust the future of o...
20:00, 08/19/2019

Global warming is worse than any climate change in the last 2,000 years LONDON – Earth’s rapid warming in the late 20th century was far more widespread than any temperature variations during the previous 2,000 years, according to a study published on Wednesday that shows how profoundly humans have altered the climate. The study crunched data covering two millennia...
04:00, 07/25/2019

Joe Biden would be a disaster for climate change | Kate Aronoff The Democratic contender for president provided details of his climate plan and it was boils down to: business as usualLast year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) called for “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avert full blown climate cata...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change Iceland honors the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate.        ...
20:32, 08/19/2019

Perhaps we need to explain climate change to politicians as we would to very small children Here, let me try. The sun is very, very hotWhen I was an undergrad learning geology, the maxim that was thumped into me wasn’t how to build a mine or drill for oil and gas, it was simply: “the present is the key to the past”. The thing that took a while to accept was that the past was really, really...
20:16, 09/17/2019

Hurricanes and Climate Change Might Make Spiders More Aggressive Hurricanes could make spider colonies more aggressive over time, according to a new paper. Let’s add “avoiding extra-evil spider colonies” to our list of reasons to fight climate change, please and thanks.Read more......
20:32, 08/19/2019

Joe Biden Got Caught Plagiarizing His Climate Change Plan Joe Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign came to an abrupt end well before the first primary due to a plagiarism scandal. Thirty years later, his 2020 campaign is facing similar charges, in what his campaign says was a mistake of improper citations....
01:48, 06/05/2019

Germany to raise incentives for buying electric cars: climate policy document The German government will raise incentives for buying electric cars under its new climate plan, as well as raising road tolls for trucks from 2023 and pumping money into rail operator Deutsche Bahn, a climate policy document seen by Reuters showed....
16:35, 09/20/2019

Exclusive: Germany eyes fiscal U-turn with new debt to finance climate plan Germany is considering ditching its long-cherished balanced budget policy to help finance a costly climate protection program with new debt, a senior government official said....
20:16, 08/08/2019

Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Germany’s threatened Hambach Forest The felling of ancient woodland to make way for a giant coal mine brings together two linked battles for the activistGreta Thunberg started her long journey to climate summits in the Americas by joining a treetop protest in Germany’s Hambach forest, where environmentalists have been fighting for yea...
13:00, 08/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 bln euros by 2023 - source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023, a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday....
18:00, 09/14/2019

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climate disruption. Germany is currently in the middle of a heat wave....
17:16, 06/29/2019

Report: Cowboys C Frederick ready for camp Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick, who missed last season as he recovered from Guillain-Barre syndrome, is expected to be active for the start of training camp on Saturday, the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday....
01:16, 07/24/2019

Plants are working overtime to offset effects of climate change We humans are great at a number of things and very, very bad at several others. For example, we’re pretty terrible when it comes to managing our waste and cleaning up after ourselves and, on a related note, we’re really good at producing carbon as a result of burning various fuels for energy. In fac...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Governments need to “work together” to fight climate change: environment minister Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna discussed the impacts of climate change on municipalities with the mayors of Hamilton, Burlington and Milton on Thursday....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Jay Inslee unveils 5-point plan to fight climate change Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee announced a five-pronged plan Monday that's geared to fight climate change change by ending fossil fuel pollution....
19:48, 06/24/2019

Climate change protesters arrested after super-gluing themselves to US Capitol Seventeen climate change protesters were reportedly arrested Tuesday night in a demonstration where members of their activist group superglued themselves to an underground entrance of the US Capitol. At least 16 environmentalists from Extinction Rebellion staged the sticky demonstration, where they ...
07:00, 07/24/2019

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change. The Young Alternative’s branch in the capital said Tuesday that climate change and environmental protection appear to have...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Climate change protesters take over red carpet at Venice Film Festival The demonstrators got the support of rocker Mick Jagger and veteran actor Donald Sutherland, who will walk that red carpet later to present their thriller The Burnt Orange Heresy....
01:16, 09/08/2019

The House Just Passed Its First Climate Change Bill in a Decade, and That's Not Even the Sad Part If it were up to the House Democrats, the U.S. would still be a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. In fact, they all voted Thursday to pass a bill that aims to reinstate our role in this international accord. So did three Republicans, reports E&E News. And that’s about as much Republican suppo...
18:48, 05/03/2019

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered at Bryant Park at around noon and then marched through Times Square before setting up on Eighth Ave...
19:00, 06/23/2019

Big Little Lies Asks Whether Some Kids Are Too Young to Learn About Climate Change Everyone learns about climate change eventually—even children. And especially children in Monterey, California, home to one of the nation’s most incredible conservation-focused aquariums.Read more......
21:48, 06/26/2019

Most YouTube climate change videos 'oppose the consensus view' Scientist behind study urges platform to tweak algorithms to ‘prioritise factual information’The majority of YouTube videos about the climate crisis oppose the scientific consensus and “hijack” technical terms to make them appear credible, a new study has found. Researchers have warned that users se...
09:00, 07/25/2019

Police arrest 70 climate change protesters outside New York Times Police arrested 70 environmental protesters outside the New York Times headquarters who laid down in the street and climbed onto the building to demand the newspaper start referring to climate change as a climate emergency, police and media reports said....
02:00, 06/23/2019

The next prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson will be the next prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Theresa May is expected to resign tomorrow and hand over power. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
18:16, 07/23/2019

AOC called out by meteorologist after linking DC tornado warning to climate change Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to social media on Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, D.C., and swiftly tried to connect it to climate change -- prompting one meteorologist to call her out for not knowing "the difference between weather and climate." ...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Sweden's Tallest Peak Has Lost Its Title, Thanks to Climate Change Sweden may have to follow Iceland’s lead in holding a funeral for the dying ice atop Kebnekaise, the nation’s former tallest peak. Scientists have confirmed that the title of Sweden’s highest point has changed hands, after two blistering summers eroded the glacier capping the mightiest mountain in t...
16:16, 09/10/2019

House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under the Green New Deal introduced early this year....
01:32, 07/24/2019

Gillibrand unveils $10 trillion plan to combat climate change Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is pledging that if elected to the White House, she’ll spend $10 trillion over the next 10 years in both taxpayer dollars and private funding to tackle climate change and implement the goals of the ‘Green New Deal.’...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Climate change debate in the focus at Exxon’s annual meeting DALLAS (AP) — Activist shareholders are using Exxon Mobil’s annual meeting to accuse the company of failing to confront a future that may include stricter regulations to limit climate change caused by burning fossil fuels. A representative of the Church of England’s endowment fund said W...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Nordic PMs, CEOs sign joint declaration on climate change Nordic prime ministers and business leaders sought on Tuesday to reinforce the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by signing a joint declaration to promote public-private partnerships....
16:48, 08/20/2019

Climate change compounds hunger, conflicts, German aid group says Climate change added to warfare is worsening hunger worldwide, according to one of Germany's largest aid groups. Welthungerhilfe has said many poor have "no more reserves or resilience left" when hit by extreme weather....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change, scientists say As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than snow during this period, something that is directly affecting wildlife like the Svalbard reindeer....
15:16, 05/04/2019

Ocasio-Cortez uses viral weatherman to mock GOP on climate change Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used the Ohio weatherman who berated his audience for griping about breaking into a broadcast of “The Bachelorette” for a tornado warning to slam Republicans for their stand on climate change. “This guy reminds me of every climate scientist warning peo...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Criminologist: Trump acts like a criminal when denying climate change While much of the world now recognizes the need for immediate action, there are still those who question the scientific consensus on climate change and deter efforts to tackle it. As might be expected, they have the attention of US President Donald Trump and his Republican administration. The Heartl...
23:16, 07/31/2019

Where do 2020 Democrats stand on the Green New Deal, climate change? Since the February release of controversial Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., Green New Deal, many 2020 presidential candidates have released their own proposals to tackle the issue of climate change....
14:32, 06/08/2019

Heat wave 3 degrees hotter due to climate change: scientists A rapid study by European scientists has revealed the impact of man-made global warming on the recent extreme weather. They calculated the odds of record temperatures occurring with and without rising CO2 emissions....
15:48, 08/02/2019

Global land use 'threatens attempts to fight climate change' The rate and extent of global land exploitation by humans is unsustainable and undermines attempts to stop global warming, according to a leaked report by United Nations scientists....
21:16, 08/01/2019

Medical groups warn climate change is a ‘health emergency’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of medical and public health groups are aligning to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as “a health emergency.” This comes as Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 prim...
12:16, 06/24/2019

UK police say they will prevent repeat of climate-change protest chaos Climate activists Extinction Rebellion will not be allowed to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fresh demonstrations in October, police said on Thursday....
16:16, 07/18/2019

6 Takeaways from the CNN Democratic Climate Change Town Hall Meeting The ten leading Democratic candidates for president gathered at a town hall meeting in New York City Wednesday, broadcast on CNN. They answered questions about how they would address climate change. Here are six takeaways. 1. Jay Inslee’s long shadow Washington’s Gov. Jay Inslee dropped ...
12:16, 09/06/2019

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in places like New Zealand, India, South Africa, Nige...
04:00, 05/25/2019

Climate change is taking its toll on Greek monuments, say scientists Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientists said....
15:48, 06/25/2019

Ryan, Sanders clash over climate change solutions: ‘You don’t have to yell’ Democratic 2020 hopefuls Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, clashed at Tuesday’s Democratic primary debate over the question on how to deal with the question of climate change, with Ryan telling the boisterous democratic socialist: “You don’t have to yell.”...
10:16, 07/31/2019

Climate Change Fills Storms With More Rain, Analysis Shows The Gulf Coast is being inundated with rain and preparing for possible landfall of a tropical storm. A study of recent hurricanes found that climate change increased rainfall by up to 9 percent....
14:48, 07/27/2019

Teenage climate change protesters target Britain's parliament Teenage environmental activists locked themselves to the railings of Britain's parliament on Friday to demand politicians take more radical measures to fight climate change after weeks of protests pushed the issue up the political agenda....
11:32, 05/04/2019

England region plans world-first for climate change teaching North of Tyne aims to have UN-accredited climate change teacher in every state schoolA region of northern England plans to become the first place in the world to have a UN-accredited climate change teacher in every state primary and secondary school.Jamie Driscoll, the new mayor of the North of Tyne...
23:16, 07/30/2019

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
01:00, 05/23/2019

More than 200 reindeer found dead in Norway, starved by climate change Researchers recently found more than 200 dead reindeer on the island of Svalbard in Norway; the animals starved to death due to climate change, which is disrupting their access to the plants that they typically eat....
04:16, 07/31/2019

New prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson has become the new prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
20:48, 07/24/2019

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change....
06:32, 05/24/2019

| Dutchman swims epic ice-skating course threatened by climate change A Dutchman has completed a marathon swim along the route of the country's most famed ice skating race -- which has not been held for two decades as climate change bites....
05:48, 06/25/2019

Land exploitation 'undermines efforts to stop climate change' The rate and extent of global land exploitation by humans is unsustainable and undermines attempts to stop global warming, according to a leaked report by United Nations scientists....
04:16, 08/02/2019

Joe Biden is stuck in the past when it comes to climate change | Bill McKibben Biden thinks fracked gas is an acceptable way to reduce emissions. He is too stuck in the past to be a credible standard-bearer for the Democratic partyOne of the first real debates of the Democratic primary broke out on Friday – and in both timing and substance it raised anew the half-suppressed do...
14:16, 05/11/2019

Climate Change Debate Censored in Canada Because of One Jackass Candidate My in-laws are Canadian and thus prone to frequent bouts of trashing the broken American political system and then immediately apologizing (with the exception of my brother-in-law Dan who is a true asshole). Well, the joke’s on you, suckers. Now your system is hopeless compromised, too!Read more......
21:16, 08/20/2019

8 European nations urge EU to ramp up climate change fight The leaders of eight European countries are calling for the European Union to take stronger action to fight climate change by pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a net-zero level within three decades....
04:48, 05/09/2019

Climate change will drive longer extreme heatwaves in summer If the world warms by more than 2°C, extreme summer heat and rain are likely to last longer and lead to flooding, with serious effects for farming and health...
01:32, 08/20/2019

Iceland holds funeral for glacier lost to climate change Mourners in Iceland have gathered to commemorate Okjokull, a 700-year-old glacier that was declared dead five years ago and has shriveled to a small patch of ice atop a volcano. Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdóttir and Environment Minister Gudmundur Ingi Gudbrandsson were joined Sunday by about 100 pe...
20:32, 08/19/2019

Climate change is our World War III. It needs a bold response | Joseph Stiglitz Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is at stakeAdvocates of the Green New Deal say there is great urgency in dealing with climate change and highlight the scale and scope of what is required to combat it. They are right. They use the te...
13:32, 06/04/2019

'The planet is on fucking fire': Bill Nye is getting angry about climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Look out, because while you might not typically associate angry talk with the normally-mild-mannered “Science Guy” Nye, when it comes to the threat of gl...
07:16, 05/14/2019

America’s denial of climate change is heating up: global survey Life, liberty … and the pursuit of global warming? The United States now has one of the highest rates of climate change denial in the world, according to a new global survey. The YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project, which surveyed the 23 largest countries in the world, found that 13 percent of ...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Young Americans’ lawsuit on climate change faces big hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Three judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...
08:00, 06/04/2019

6 Major Climate Change Rules the Trump Administration Is Reversing The Trump administration is trying to roll back more than 80 environmental rules; half involve climate change. Here are some of the biggest climate-related ones....
20:48, 08/29/2019

Planting a Trillion Trees May Be the Best Way to Fight Climate Change, Study Says (WASHINGTON) — The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more. And there’s enough room, Swiss scientists say. Even with existing cities and farmland, there’s enough space for new trees to cover 3.5 million squa...
22:48, 07/04/2019

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change Iceland is commemorating the loss of Okjokull with the prime minister and guests from international universities and the United Nations. The ceremony is intended to provoke real emotions toward climate change....
15:48, 08/18/2019

US is hotbed of climate change denial, international poll finds Out of 23 countries, only Saudi Arabia and Indonesia had higher proportion of doubtersThe US is a hotbed of climate science denial when compared with other countries, with international polling finding a significant number of Americans do not believe human-driven climate change is occurring.A total ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

EU Commission president candidates clash on climate change, migration Germany's Manfred Weber and the Netherlands' Frans Timmermans hope to succeed EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. In a debate aired on German TV, the two discussed climate change, taxes, terrorism and migration....
07:32, 05/08/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from livestock by at least 10 percent by 2030....
05:48, 05/08/2019

AOC and Bernie Join Forces to Get Fired Up and Angry About Climate Change The Sunrise Movement, the youth climate activist organization that has been one of the driving forces behind the Green New Deal, held a packed event on Monday night at Howard University to discuss what it will take to make the GND into law. At the event, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—who has been a ...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
06:32, 06/04/2019

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and institute an entirely clean energy economy within 30 years....
17:48, 06/04/2019

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the United States and world....
18:16, 06/04/2019

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
01:48, 07/04/2019

Spain honors research of plants’ role against climate change MADRID (AP) — A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for scientific research. Studies on plant biology by Joanne Chory, a researcher with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute i...
13:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Trump says Prince Charles talked climate change LONDON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Britain (all times local): 7:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says Prince Charles bent his ear on climate change, though he did not say what impact it had. Trump says he had planned on a 15-minute chat with Charles as part of his...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Climate change probably added 4C to Europe's June heatwave: study Man-made climate change probably made last month's European heatwave, in which southern France experienced a national record 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.6 Fahrenheit), 4C (7F) hotter than it would otherwise have been, scientists said on Tuesday....
01:00, 07/03/2019

Study: Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage For the world’s estimated 1.8 billion Muslims — roughly one-quarter of the world population — making a pilgrimage to Mecca is considered a religious duty that must be performed at least once in a lifetime, if health and finances permit. The ritual, known as the Hajj, includes about five days of acti...
19:16, 08/22/2019

Rapid results in on climate change and the European heat wave Enlarge / How the warmest three-day averages from June rank—the darkest red area set new records. (credit: van Oldenborgh et al.) Much of Europe—and particularly France—has been sweating through an incredible heat wave in recent days, with temperature records falling left and right. Despite it bei...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Civilization could crumble by 2050 if we don’t stop climate change now, new paper says It seems every week there’s a scary new report about how man-made climate change is going to cause the collapse of the world’s ice sheets, result in the extinction of up to 1 million animal species and — if that wasn’t bad enough — make our beer very, very expensive. This week, a n...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion climate change plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change proposal Thursday that calls for the United States to exclusively rely on renewable energy for electricity and transportation by 2030....
14:48, 08/23/2019

Jay Inslee Helped Make Climate Change a Top Campaign Issue. He Says That’s Not Enough During his six-month campaign for president, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made climate change a focus of the Democratic presidential primary, forcing it onto the debate stage and pushing other candidates to match his ambitious plans. But Inslee believes that is not enough. Candidates may be talking ab...
17:16, 08/23/2019

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Three judges from the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ...
23:16, 06/04/2019

Climate change made European heatwave at least five times likelier Searing heat shows crisis is ‘here and now’, say scientists, and worse than predictedThe record-breaking heatwave that struck France and other European nations in June was made at least five – and possibly 100 – times more likely by climate change, scientists have calculated.Such heatwaves are also ...
19:32, 07/02/2019

Biden trashed by RNC for lifting parts of climate change plan The Republican National Committee piled on ex-veep Joe Biden on Wednesday after revelations that parts of his climate platform had been cribbed from other sources. “Joe Biden has been plagiarizing for longer than I’ve been alive,” RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said on Fox News. During Biden’s ill-fa...
22:00, 06/05/2019

World "Not On Track" To Achieve Climate Change Objectives: UN Chief UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand on Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises....
03:00, 05/13/2019

Hitting the Books: We can engineer the Earth to fight climate change Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
21:48, 08/24/2019

LA’s New Climate Change Plan Will Radically Overhaul the City’s Car Culture Cars are as wrapped up in Los Angeles’ identity as tacos, the Hollywood sign, and palm trees. But the auto culture could change dramatically in the next few decades. On Monday, the city introduced its version of a Green New Deal and while it won’t quite ban cars, it will alter transit in the city. R...
01:32, 05/01/2019

New Zealand youth ‘in frontline’ of fight against climate change: UN chief Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific Islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his gratitude for the leadership of the youth of the country in fighting climate change. ...
06:00, 05/13/2019

'I Am Afraid': A First-Ever Poll Shows How Worried Greenlanders Are About Climate Change Greenland is on the front lines of climate change. This summer of fire and ice loss is indicative of the much larger shifts afoot. Yet while much has been made about the science of rising temperature, precious little research has been done on the impacts on the people who call the island home.Read m...
23:32, 08/13/2019

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
13:32, 08/16/2019

Single-use plastics a serious climate change hazard, study warns Production must end now, says first ever estimate of plastic’s cradle-to-grave impactThe proliferation of single-use plastic around the world is accelerating climate change and should be urgently halted, a report warns.Plastic production is expanding worldwide, fuelled in part by the fracking boom i...
07:16, 05/15/2019

Teachers grapple with climate change: ‘A pretty scary topic’ Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change. Online searches bring up materials produced by climate change doubters, lesson plans developed by the oil industry, and countless other sites with misleading or outdated information. It...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Climate change takes centre stage in Australia's election Two contenders for PM have very different messages about how to address environmental emergencyAs political leaders travel across Australia to deliver their election talking points in farms, factories and sports fields, they are criss-crossing a country in the grip of a rolling climate emergency.In ...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nuclear proliferation...
19:48, 06/08/2019

FROM THE FIELD: ‘Eco-warriors’ fight climate change in South Africa Schools in South Africa have been designating students as “eco-warriors” as part of an initiative supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), to drive environmental and climate change awareness amongst the young and old in their communities....
01:00, 08/13/2019

Climate change has created more bird winners than losers in England Of 23 bird species in England affected by climate change over the past 50 years, 19 have seen a positive effect, including wrens, long-tailed tits and egrets...
18:16, 09/02/2019

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Study: Most YouTube videos on climate change deny its existence Search for “climate change” on YouTube and before long you’ll likely find a video that denies it exists. In fact, when it comes to shaping the online conversation around climate change, a new study suggests that deniers and conspiracy theorists might hold an edge over those believing in science. Res...
06:32, 08/11/2019

UK chooses Glasgow to host major UN climate change summit Picking city as likely venue of COP26 may be seen as move to shore up pro-union sentimentA crucial climate change conference expected to be co-hosted by the UK would take place in Glasgow, the government has announced, in a move that will be seen as trying to dampen pro-independence sentiment in Sco...
16:48, 08/09/2019