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The UN secretary general says that he is counting on public pressure to compel governments to take much stronger action against what he calls the climate change “emergency”.
Our dual needs to save the planet and power our modern lives have thrown a spotlight on the way we produce and use energy.
Opponents of the move noted that weakening California’s authority on emissions is directly at odds with the administration’s position on other vital issues — such as gun restrictions and abortion laws — that individual states have the right to set their own rules.
A “one-size-fits-all” solution to addressing the climate crisis through our diets could be unhelpful, as how we eat affects the environment in different ways depending on where we live and how our food is sourced, according to a new report.
A new effort to rally governments and corporations behind technologies that suck greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to help stave off disastrous global heating will be launched at the United Nations on Tuesday.
This is a new one and it may seem innocuous. It may just seem like another fun entertainment feature in a Tesla. However, I think it’s going to prove to be more than that.
Larger crowds, mostly of high school students, have demonstrated with her on two recent Fridays at the United Nations.
As they travel, the parrs, or young freshwater salmon, undergo a profound transformation called smoltification, becoming smolts able to thrive in saltwater.
The Fijian prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, has called on Australia to be “far more ambitious” in reducing greenhouse gases, linking the climate crisis to extreme weather events in the Pacific including drought and bushfires in Australia.
The climate crisis is making people sicker – worsening illnesses ranging from seasonal allergies to heart and lung disease.
Many moons ago in Tibet, the Second Buddha transformed a fierce nyen (a malevolent mountain demon) into a neri (the holiest protective warrior god) called Khawa Karpo, whotook up residence in the sacred mountain bearing his name. Khawa Karpo is the tallest of the Meili mountain range
In 1991, 17-year-old Alex Lockwood was flipping through the Guardian Weekend magazine in his family’s car, en route to a family Sunday roast, when he spotted an image that changed his life. A harpooned whale, its body bloodied and lifeless, drew him to a feature about its killing.
India’s largest hydro power generation company has issued one of the largest-ever solar power tenders in the country’s history.
Yesterday, Elon announced California customers can now order commercial sizes of solar power in 5 minutes at Tesla.com/bigsolar.
Disease outbreaks could drive up the death toll of one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, which stands at 50, but which is expected to increase
Citizens’ assemblies will decide what action should be taken on the climate crisis, the Treasury’s ability to stymie green measures will be neutralised and the Green Investment Bank will be revived under proposals set to be key planks of the Liberal Democrats’ general election bid.
At the Republican Party’s recent state convention near Palm Springs, Brad Parscale, Mr. Trump’s campaign manager, said, “the Trumps will be a dynasty that will last for decades.
Shane Warne has called for cricket to be “proactive, not reactive” about the dangers the sport faces due to the climate crisis, after being shocked by a report that called on the authorities to act now against “humanity’s most pressing challenge”.
Brazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, will meet a rightwing US advocacy group that denies climate change, just four days before the United Nations Climate Action Summit.
It was the summer of 1994. A few days earlier, he had collected a generous haul, 20 buckets of the thin-shelled, cold-water clams, which burrow a foot deep into the sand along a 13-mile stretch of beach near Barra del Chuy,
Local authorities are encouraging people not to leave their cars idling as tests show we can reduce air pollution by changing the way we drive.
Five environmental activists have been arrested over plans to fly drones near Heathrow Airport on Friday.
As 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.
A historic global agreement aimed at halting deforestation has failed, according to a report.
Australia’s minister responsible for drought and natural disasters, David Littleproud, now says he accepts the science on manmade climate change, and “[I] always have”.
Its new initiative has been possible because of data collected from more than 1,000 suppliers across five continents for the company’s annual Environmental Profit and Loss statement, which aims to improve analysis of the company’s environmental footprint and study where it can become more efficient.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has signed a groundbreaking 25-year power purchase agreement with 8Minute Solar.
Congress could decide to renew the program, of course. Abigail Ross Hopper, chief executive of the Solar Energy Industries Association, a trade group, said she was “cautiously optimistic” that the tax credit would be extended.
“There’s nobody in the White House to pick up where Will left off, except the president.”
The state's freshwater turtles are struggling as pollution, climate change and over-extraction of water threatens their fragile home.
Your food waste footprint is bigger than you think. Here's how to minimize your climate impact. (And, no, composting is not the answer.)
Scott Morrison will not attend the UN climate action summit despite him being in America to visit the Trump administration at the time – deploying the foreign minister, Marise Payne, and the Australian ambassador for the environment, Patrick Suckling, instead.
Respondents in survey couldn’t always tell climate facts from falsehoods — even when they were sure they were right.
Every year, climate change makes a “catastrophic” fire like this one more and more likely.
It's time to stop denying a crisis that our constituents are already seeing every day.
Eight protesters are to go on trial in Paris on Wednesday for stealing official portraits of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, from public buildings as part of a protest over climate change.
A major United Nations climate change summit will take place in Glasgow.
By most accounts, Canada’s experiment began in the summer of 2013, when floods in southern Alberta caused more than 7.5 billion Canadian dollars, or about $5.7 billion, in damage, the most expensive disaster in the country’s history at the time.
The Russian president and his business allies are exploiting the warming Arctic to amass natural resources, wealth, and power
Facing "vocal sexism and hateful comments," Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has said she now sometimes needs a security detail. Climate change promises to be a key issue in Canada's October election.
Emissions from diesel cars – even newer and supposedly cleaner models – increase on hot days, a new study has found, raising questions over how cities suffering from air pollution can deal with urban heat islands and the climate crisis.
This week started out like most weeks for Donald Trump: a Monday morning spent sending a flurry of unhinged tweets then a quick break to indulge in some offline racism.
The farm union NFU has launched a plan to make British agriculture carbon neutral in two decades.
Vicente Vargas, 54-years-old, has witnessed the constantly changing sea in the area currently occupied by Ballena Marine National Park. This park is located four hours away from San José, Costa Rica’s capital city.
By reaching an agreement with California, the auto companies want to avoid a situation in which the Trump administration requires one thing, and California (with the dozen or so states that usually follow it) requires another.
Arnold Schwarznegger has condemned Donald Trump over his unprecedented rollback of environmental protections, particularly his move against California’s regulation of automobile emissions.
Faced with a looming ferocious summer with little rain forecast, the New South Wales government has embarked on a Noah’s Ark type operation to move native fish from the Lower Darling
Queensland’s former fire commissioner says an erratic bushfire front that climbed into the state’s subtropical rainforest and razed the 86-year-old Binna Burra Lodge is “like nothing we’ve ever seen before”.
On Monday, fire officials in Queensland and New South Wales identified dozens of bushfires still burning across both states.
Five hundred years after Ferdinand Magellan and his pan-European crew sailed, starved and mutinied their way around the world, a Spanish theatre company best known for its innovative and often provocative performances is paying homage to the long-dead explorers with a voyage of its own.
The shift to a low-carbon future is turning the economy inside out.
The ocean off the western coast of North America is five degrees Fahrenheit hotter than usual after warming at an unusually rapid rate, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Noaa).
“In the wild, they need at least three hectares for each group,” Diary Rafalimanana, a guide at the lemur reserve, said as he watched a cramped family. Across the river behind them, villagers planted sweet potatoes, fished for tilapia and did what they could to get by.
As Erica Roberts clung to a tall mango tree, the winds and sea water churned up by Hurricane Dorian pounding her face, a single thought ran through her head: “I will not die like this.”
Yang Would Spend $3 Trillion On Residential Solar, But The Same Money Could Decarbonize The Grid Entirely
Andrew Yang’s climate platform is misguided. While I like Yang’s basic income Freedom Dividend, and he has many good, if underfunded, planks in his climate platform, his biggest expenditure has a poor climate benefits-to-cost ratio and a few of his approaches to climate change are dangerously wrong.