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Why Countries Don't Count Emissions From Goods They Import
Why Countries Don't Count Emissions From Goods They Import
by Sarah McLaren
I would like to know if New Zealand’s carbon emissions of 0.17% include emissions produced from products manufactured…
How The Climate Impact Of Beef Compares With Plant-based Alternatives
How The Climate Impact Of Beef Compares With Plant-based Alternatives
by Alexandra Macmillan and Jono Drew
I am wondering about the climate impact of vegan meat versus beef. How does a highly processed patty compare to…
Antarctic Ice Shelves Reveals A Missing Piece Of The Climate Puzzle
Antarctic Ice Shelves Reveals A Missing Piece Of The Climate Puzzle
by Katherine Hutchinson
Ice shelves, massive floating bodies of ice, are well-known for their buffering effect on land-based ice sheets as they…
Longer Growing Seasons Have A Limited Effect On Combating Climate Change
Longer Growing Seasons Have A Limited Effect On Combating Climate Change
by Alemu Gonsamo
Climate warming is leading to early springs and delayed autumns in colder environments, allowing plants to grow for a…
Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Is Devastating Indigenous Lands, With The World Distracted
Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Is Devastating Indigenous Lands, With The World Distracted
by Brian Garvey, and Mauricio Torres
The Amazon fires of 2019 drove the greatest single year loss of Brazilian forest in a decade. But with the world in the…
Buildings Consume Lots Of Energy – Here's How To Design Whole Communities That Give Back As Much As They Take
Buildings Consume Lots Of Energy – Here's How To Design Whole Communities That Give Back As Much As They Take
by Charles F. Kutscher
Although the coronavirus pandemic has dominated recent headlines, climate change hasn’t gone away.
5 Reasons Green Growth Won’t Save The Planet
5 Reasons Green Growth Won’t Save The Planet
by Oliver Taherzadeh and Benedict Probst
Green growth has emerged as the dominant narrative for tackling contemporary environmental problems.
Can UK Fossil Fuel Companies Now Be Held Accountable For Contributing To Climate Change Overseas?
Can UK Fossil Fuel Companies Now Be Held Accountable For Contributing To Climate Change Overseas?
by Sam Varvastian
A ruling by the UK Supreme Court could have huge implications for British companies accused of environmental damage…

LATEST VIDEOS

Tiny Plankton Drive Processes In The Ocean That Capture Twice As Much Carbon As Scientists Thought
Tiny Plankton Drive Processes In The Ocean That Capture Twice As Much Carbon As Scientists Thought
by Ken Buesseler
The ocean plays a major role in the global carbon cycle. The driving force comes from tiny plankton that produce…
Climate Change Threatens Drinking Water Quality Across The Great Lakes
Climate Change Threatens Drinking Water Quality Across The Great Lakes
by Gabriel Filippelli and Joseph D. Ortiz
“Do Not Drink/Do Not Boil” is not what anyone wants to hear about their city’s tap water. But the combined effects of…
Talking About Energy Change Could Break The Climate impasse
Talking About Energy Change Could Break The Climate Impasse
by InnerSelf Staff
Everyone has energy stories, whether they’re about a relative working on an oil rig, a parent teaching a child to turn…
Crops Could Face Double Trouble From Insects And A Warming Climate
Crops Could Face Double Trouble From Insects And A Warming Climate
by Gregg Howe and Nathan Havko
For millennia, insects and the plants they feed on have been engaged in a co-evolutionary battle: to eat or not be…
To Reach Zero Emissions Government Must Address Hurdles Putting People Off Electric Cars
To Reach Zero Emissions Government Must Address Hurdles Putting People Off Electric Cars
by Swapnesh Masrani
Ambitious targets have been set by the UK and Scottish governments to become net-zero carbon economies by 2050 and 2045…
Spring Is Arriving Earlier Across The US, And That's Not Always Good News
Spring Is Arriving Earlier Across The US, And That's Not Always Good News
by Theresa Crimmins
Across much of the United States, a warming climate has advanced the arrival of spring. This year is no exception.
The Last Ice Age Tells Us Why We Need To Care About A 2℃ Change In Temperature
The Last Ice Age Tells Us Why We Need To Care About A 2℃ Change In Temperature
by Alan N Williams, et al
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that without a substantial decrease…
A Georgia Town Gets Half Of Its Electricity From President Jimmy Carter's Solar Farm
A Georgia Town Gets Half Of Its Electricity From President Jimmy Carter's Solar Farm
by Johnna Crider
Plains, Georgia, is a small town that is just south of Columbus, Macon, and Atlanta and north of Albany. It is the…

OTHER CLIMATE NEWS

Yes, Australia's emissions are falling – but it's a hollow boast
by Greg Jericho
The latest greenhouse gas emissions data released on Friday were a mixture of some good news combined with the sorrow…
Hurricane Season Collides With Coronavirus, as Communities Plan For Dual Emergencies
by JAMES BRUGGERS
In Florida, officials fear widespread confusion when stay-at-home policies conflict with evacuation orders, and they…
Top business leaders call on Boris Johnson to set out green recovery plan
by Jillian Ambrose
Britain’s most powerful business leaders have called on Boris Johnson to set out economic recovery plans that align…
States Warn That Virus May Doom Climate Projects
by Global Warming & Climate Change
If state and local governments could figure out how to better protect their residents from disasters, the logic went,…
Make Covid-19 recovery green, say business leaders
by BBC News - Science & Environment
More than 200 top UK firms and investors are calling on the government to deliver a Covid-19 recovery plan that…
Dormant ‘zombie fires’ are burning in the Arctic again after ‘hiding underground for a year’
by Harry Pettit
Fierce fires that have lain dormant for months are igniting once again across the Arctic region.
Antarctic Ocean Reveals New Signs of Rapid Melt of Ancient Ice, Clues About Future Sea Level Rise
by Bob Berwyn
A study of seafloor ripples suggests that ice shelves can retreat six miles per year, a quantum increase over today’s…
Plunging solar energy prices spell bright future for clean electricity
by Super User
Solar energy has fallen in cost faster than experts predicted. How did electricity from photovoltaic panels get so…
Next UN climate summit to be delayed to November 2021, UK hosts propose
by Megan Darby
The Cop26 negotiations in Glasgow, UK, are likely to be held a full year later than planned, to allow time to bring the…
A summer unlike any other: heatwaves and Covid-19 are a deadly combination | US news
by Maanvi Singh in San Francisco
Temperatures in some California cities this week broke decades-old records.
The coming recession is the best reason to step up the pace of renewables investment
by Frank Jotzo
The Covid-19 recession will bring fiscal stimulus on a massive scale.There are high hopes that the recovery will be…
Climate change is driving widespread forest death, creating shorter trees
by Anonymous
Forests across the world are transforming as the Earth heats up and as more frequent and severe droughts, wildfires and…
Bees force plants to flower early by cutting holes in their leaves
by Hannier Pulido
Hungry bumblebees have a trick up their sleeve. Hungry bumblebees can coax plants into flowering and making pollen up…

EVIDENCE

Can UK Fossil Fuel Companies Now Be Held Accountable For Contributing To Climate Change Overseas?

Can UK Fossil Fuel Companies Now Be Held Accountable For Contributing To Climate Change Overseas?

Sam Varvastian
A ruling by the UK Supreme Court could have huge implications for British companies accused of environmental damage overseas.

IMPACT

We Simulated How A Modern Dust Bowl Would Impact Global Food Supplies And The Result Is Devastating

Miina Porkka et al
When the southern Great Plains of the US were blighted with a series of droughts in the 1930s, it had an unparalled impact on the whole country.

SOLUTIONS

If All Cars Were Electric, UK Carbon Emissions Would Drop By 12%

If All Cars Were Electric, UK Carbon Emissions Would Drop By 12%

George Milev and Amin Al-Habaibeh
The COVID-19 lockdown has led to reduced pollution and emissions in the UK and around the world, providing a clear indication of how cars affect air quality and carbon emissions.

POLITICS

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Is Devastating Indigenous Lands, With The World Distracted

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Is Devastating Indigenous Lands, With The World Distracted

Brian Garvey, and Mauricio Torres
The Amazon fires of 2019 drove the greatest single year loss of Brazilian forest in a decade. But with the world in the grip of a pandemic, forest loss in 2020 is already on track to dwarf the devastation of a year earlier.

WEATHER

Hurricane Season: Vulnerable Countries Will Face Storms On Top Of Coronavirus

Anitha Karthik
In just over a month’s time, the US Atlantic hurricane season will begin. This means a series of big storms may hit the country for around six months until the end of November.

VIDEOS

Tiny Plankton Drive Processes In The Ocean That Capture Twice As Much Carbon As Scientists Thought

Tiny Plankton Drive Processes In The Ocean That Capture Twice As Much Carbon As Scientists Thought

Ken Buesseler
The ocean plays a major role in the global carbon cycle. The driving force comes from tiny plankton that produce organic carbon through photosynthesis, like plants on land.