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In visit to hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, UN chief calls for greater action to address climate change

World leaders attending the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit are being urged to show up armed not with speeches but with plans to achieve carbon neutrality, reduce emissions and improve adaptation....

In visit to hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, UN chief calls for greater action to address climate change

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UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
16:00 2019-05-21

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....
12:56 2019-09-20

Jeff Bezos unveils Amazon’s sweeping plan to address climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a sweeping new plan to tackle climate change at an event held on Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Bezos said Amazon has committed to meet the goals of the U.N.’s Paris Agreement 10 years ahead of s...
09:42 2019-09-20

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....
17:56 2019-06-13

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ...
01:14 2019-05-23

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, during an address to the Human Rights Council, coincid...
22:28 2019-08-03

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....
19:14 2019-09-20

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....
16:00 2019-05-21

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 reso...
13:14 2019-06-13

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...
04:00 2019-07-10

Young protesters around globe demand climate change action In Canberra and Kabul, Cape Town and Berlin, and across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit...
18:00 2019-09-20

Millions call for more action on climate change in global protests Across the globe, millions of people, mostly students and children, have taken part in demonstrations calling for more urgent action from their governments to tackle climate change....
22:56 2019-09-20

In The Bahamas, Guterres sees impact of ‘Category Hell’ hurricane, ‘powered by climate change’  The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama on Saturday, describing it as more like a “Category Hell” disaster, than the official Category 5 designation used by meteorologists. ...
02:28 2019-09-15

No future, no children: Teens refusing to have kids until there's action on climate change Canadian Emma Lim is pledgeing #NoFutureNoChildren until her government takes serious action against climate change. And it's cathcing on globally.        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
16:14 2019-07-02

Climate action: 4 shifts the UN chief encourages Governments to make Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “nature does not negotiate” and emphasized four key measures that Governments should prioritize in order to reach carbon n...
16:28 2019-05-21

Third Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Millions of protesters around the world took the day off school and work Friday to participate in the youth-led Global Climate Strike urging action to fight climate change....
00:00 2019-09-21

3rd Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Tens of thousands around the world are set to take part in a coordinated global strike Friday, with the aim of conducting one of the largest environmental protests in history....
14:28 2019-09-20

UN summits urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organiz...
20:28 2019-09-18

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organiz...
02:00 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centres in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
17:14 2019-07-02

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which has often dismissed the issue....
00:14 2019-06-13

'Let's do it now': Greta Thunberg crosses Atlantic and calls for urgent climate action Climate activist, 16, receives cheers as she steps off boatThunberg says: ‘Let’s not wait any longer. Let’s do it now’Greta Thunberg arrived in New York on Wednesday, stepping on to dry land after crossing the Atlantic in a zero-carbon yacht with a p...
01:00 2019-08-29

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class seeking damages....
23:56 2019-07-16

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
16:28 2019-05-21

Fiji PM calls for Australia to 'unite behind the science' of climate change Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama called on Monday on Australia to "unite behind the science" and be far more ambitious in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change....
19:28 2019-09-16

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....
08:56 2019-05-24

‘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 ...
16:28 2019-05-21

Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at President Trump’s rejection of the Paris accord....
19:14 2019-06-27

'We're losing the race': UN secretary general calls climate change an 'emergency' António Guterres cites ‘fantastic leadership’ of young activists and is counting on public pressure to compel governments to honor the 2015 Paris AgreementThe UN secretary general says that he is counting on public pressure to compel governments to t...
22:00 2019-09-18

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....
19:28 2019-06-15

UN human rights chief ‘alarmed’ by detention of child migrants, climate change ``We are burning up our future -- literally,'' Bachelet said. ``The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope. This is not a situation where any country, any institution, any policymaker can stand on the sidelines.''...
14:28 2019-09-09

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
19:00 2019-06-28

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General António Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji, on a solar-powered boat....
16:00 2019-05-21

Conflict, climate change among factors that increase ‘desperation that enables human trafficking to flourish’, says UN chief To mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed that “human trafficking is a heinous crime that affects every region of the world” – especially women and children....
18:28 2019-07-31

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submer...
16:00 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: Suicide death every 40 seconds, rights chief on climate change link, Venezuela, Dorian updates, desertification summit latest A recap of Monday’s top stories: Someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds says new report; UN rights chief highlights climate change threat, and “devastating toll” on Venezuela; deputy chief Amina Mohammed says halting desertification is a key part o...
02:28 2019-09-10

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Central African Republic, UN refugee agency calls on Greece to keep young migrants safe after deadly inci...
10:14 2019-08-27

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come....
16:00 2019-05-25

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to address the issue, the UN said on Tuesday...
14:38 2019-05-21

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:28 2019-07-25

Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations following settlement with FTC On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:56 2019-07-25

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
17:56 2019-09-17

PM Modi To Meet Trump On US Visit, Address UN General Assembly Session Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the United States from September 21 to September 27, during which he will meet President Donald Trump and address the annual United Nations General Assembly......
13:56 2019-09-19

How To Change Address In Your Aadhaar Card Online Aadhaar card update online: An online facility provided by the UIDAI enables Aadhaar holders to make changes to the address fed into its database using an OTP- or one-time passcode-based verification......
13:56 2019-07-19

Neil Gaiman forced to address the live-action Coraline remake that Twitter just made up The year is 2009. You’ve just walked out of the theater from watching Coraline for the first time. You’re scared shitless. The year is 2019. It is happening again, but with real people and button-eyed monsters. That’s the reality that Twitter conjure...
00:14 2019-07-18

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...
16:56 2019-05-21

Boeing May Change 737 Max Flight-Control Software to Address Flaw Boeing plans further changes to the software architecture of the 737 MAX flight-control system to address a flaw discovered after a test in June, two people briefed on the matter said late on......
08:28 2019-08-03

In Europe, U.S. defense secretary calls for greater effort to counter China, Russia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, in his first major speech, on Friday called for a greater European focus on tackling what he called growing security and economic threats from China and Russia....
12:14 2019-09-06

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....
23:42 2019-09-20

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...
14:56 2019-05-21

Boeing To Change 737 MAX Flight-Control Software To Address Flaw: Report Boeing Co plans further changes to the software architecture of the 737 MAX flight-control system to address a flaw discovered after a test in June, two people briefed on the matter said late on......
19:28 2019-08-02

Boeing to change 737 MAX flight-control software to address flaw - sources Boeing Co plans further changes to the software architecture of the 737 MAX flight-control system to address a flaw discovered after a test in June, two people briefed on the matter said late on Thursday....
05:56 2019-08-02

Boeing to change 737 MAX flight-control software to address flaw: sources Boeing Co plans further changes to the software architecture of the 737 MAX flight-control system to address a flaw discovered after a test in June, two people briefed on the matter said late on Thursday....
06:00 2019-08-02

Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam to address protesters in person Move follows concession in private that extradition bill at centre of protests is deadHong Kong’s embattled chief executive is expected to offer an apology to protesters in person, local media have reported, the day after she said in private that the...
10:56 2019-06-18

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for ...
15:42 2019-05-21

NATO chief says alliance must prepare ‘to address the rise of China' China’s efforts to establish economic and even military influence far beyond its borders are pushing NATO to develop new plays for the Indo-Pacific, the security bloc’s civilian chief says....
04:00 2019-08-08

Boeing is reportedly planning to change 737 Max flight-control software to address flaw ReutersBoeing plans further changes to the software architecture of the 737 MAX flight-control system to address a flaw discovered after a test in June....
19:42 2019-08-02

‘It goes to the root of the problem’: Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration A U.N. commission on Monday presented a roadmap to boost economic development in three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel across Mexico to the United States....
14:31 2019-05-21

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 chan...
00:00 2019-05-22

Leading Democrats address climate crisis at CNN town hall debate – live Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change – follow all the latest developments liveSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.07am BST House speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office has released a statement allegi...
02:14 2019-09-05

Leading Democrats to address climate crisis at CNN town hall debate – live Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change – follow all the latest developments liveSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.16pm BST The Trump administration has announced new rules to roll back Bush...
00:42 2019-09-05

Chrissy Teigen Accidentally Posted Her Email Address and Got Swarmed With FaceTime Calls Whoops! Chrissy Teigen won't make that mistake again. The 33-year-old star accidentally shared her email address on social media and received FaceTime calls from a few strangers......
18:28 2019-09-18

Want to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian? Visit its popular islands The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is urging people to help the group of islands recover as a whole by continuing to visit the other islands.       ...
23:00 2019-09-11

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for global unity, responsibility during Harvard address German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University hours after she received an honorary doctor of laws degree at the institution....
05:14 2019-05-31

President Trump Skips G-7 Climate Discussion as World Leaders Address Amazon Fires, Carbon Emissions (BIARRITZ, France) — U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France, leaving an empty chair as global power brokers debated how to help the fire-ravaged Amazon and red...
21:14 2019-08-26

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last ...
04:28 2019-08-01

U.S. working to take in Bahamas storm victims - acting border chief Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan on Monday said the country is expediting its immigration processes and deploying more resources to help storm victims from Bahamas to enter the country quickly....
21:56 2019-09-09

Why the UN climate action summit matters With Trump expected to skip the global meeting, the question will be: can the rest of the world save itself from climate breakdown if the most powerful nation is pulling in the opposite direction?‘Americans are waking up’: two thirds say climate cris...
16:42 2019-09-16

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....
08:28 2019-05-30

Tropical Storm Humberto lashes Bahamas, U.N. chief views devastation from Dorian Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds before crawling northwest on Saturday, and forecasters said it was likely to become a hurricane before the end of the weekend....
02:42 2019-09-16

Europol calls for action to clamp down on ATM attacks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s police agency is calling for concerted action across the continent to tackle attacks by criminal gangs targeting ATMs. Europol said Monday that physical attacks on cash-dispensing machines rose...
15:00 2019-06-17

UN counterterrorism chief invited by China to visit BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief is visiting this week at its invitation. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday confirmed the visit by Undersecretary General Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov but didn’t comment on ...
13:42 2019-06-14

UN chief to visit Kenya and Mozambique next week U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is heading to Africa next week to attend a counter-terrorism conference in Kenya and assess recovery efforts from two cyclones earlier this year in Mozambique...
01:00 2019-07-02

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world....
21:56 2019-05-24

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate c...
15:00 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel demands more climate action and less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "deindustrializing" the country in the name of a "green-leftist ideology."...
18:42 2019-09-11

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent...
16:28 2019-05-31

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The qu...
18:42 2019-07-09

NYC climate march joins global call for action A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, in New York, public school students join the global climate protest. Thousands of mostly young people marched through lower Manhattan, carrying signs and chanting. (Sept. 20)  ...
01:14 2019-09-21

US: Republicans resist calls for urgent action on gun control Democrats and over 200 city mayors have urged Mitch McConnell to bring senators back to Washington to vote on gun control. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre reportedly warned President Trump against background check legislation....
08:42 2019-08-09

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 ...
07:42 2019-06-06

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?”...
01:14 2019-08-03

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
14:56 2019-06-18

U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's remote Xinjiang, where U.N. experts say some one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims are held in detention centers....
01:28 2019-06-15

Anger boils over Xinjiang visit by UN counterterrorism chief A visit by the UN's counterterrorism head to the Xinjiang lends credibility to the view that Uighurs pose a threat to China, the US and rights groups have argued. Some 1 million ethnic Uighurs are detained in the region....
05:00 2019-06-15

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is expected to arrive We...
22:00 2019-06-19

Global climate strikes: millions take to the streets to demand action Hundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ inaction on climate change...
01:14 2019-09-21

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “...
00:14 2019-06-15

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change and protect the natural environment, according to research by a coalition of green...
08:42 2019-06-19

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change....
22:00 2019-09-18

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
23:56 2019-06-04

Parliamentarians directly called to take action on global issues by UN chief Addressing parliament elected officials from around the world gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Thursday for an annual hearing, UN chief António Guterres called for their support on legislation and financing of global solutions t...
18:00 2019-05-21

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanahan said the US would not ignore China's actions in the region....
07:42 2019-06-01

Sen. Durbin to acting FDA chief: take 'decisive' action on vaping or resign Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin threatened acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless to take "decisive action" to curb teen vaping, such as banning flavors, or resign....
00:14 2019-09-07

India At G20 Calls For Joint Action Against Fugitive Economic Offenders India pitched the need for joint action against economic offenders at the 'Group of 20' summit in Osaka, Japan on Saturday, calling on the G20 countries to deny safe haven to business magnates on the......
22:00 2019-06-29

Recycling industry calls for dollars and action after decision to end exports Australian Council of Recycling warns 4.5m tonnes of waste could end up in domestic landfill without investmentAustralia’s recycling industry has said the “nice words” of a government agreement on recycling must be backed up with funding and action t...
20:56 2019-08-12

Canadian PM Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that a recent spate of gun violence in the country's biggest city Toronto requires a "common sense firearms policy" and called for action....
22:28 2019-08-13

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
13:42 2019-06-01

'I can't believe we're talking about this in 2019' - Solskjaer calls for action after Pogba abuse "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that he is stunned that in 2019 players are still being racially abused after an incident involving Paul Pogba on Twitter."...
16:28 2019-08-23

Sagan calls for action over 'crazy' Tour de France heat "Peter Sagan has called on the CPA (the riders’ association) to protect the Tour de France participants after temperatures surpassed 40C on Tuesday."...
12:42 2019-07-24

Lampard calls for more action after racial abuse of Chelsea's Abraham "Chelsea coach Frank Lampard says he felt \"disgusted\" when he heard about the racist abuse striker Tammy Abraham received following their UEFA Super Cup loss to Liverpool and urged social media companies to take stricter action."...
19:56 2019-08-16

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
23:14 2019-06-17

"Unite Behind Science, Take Real Action": Climate Activist Greta Thunberg A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist demanded Wednesday that Congress "listen to the scientists" who were sounding the alarm on the threat of global warming....
11:00 2019-09-19

UN staff and young people support global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, labour groups and everyday people worldwide who took to the streets on Friday in to demand action to address climate change....
20:28 2019-09-20

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most prevalent criticism of the Green New Deal is its emp...
09:14 2019-06-11

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe....
08:56 2019-09-20

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington's Capitol Hill....
22:00 2019-09-17

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the streets on Friday, demanding action to address climate change....
23:14 2019-09-20

It’s taken years, but at last there’s real hope for meaningful climate action | Caroline Lucas The young protesters have been inspiring. Politicians have to respond – and our Green New Deal bill will slash carbon emissionsIt’s been more than 10 years in the making, and is the top demand of the youth strikers gathering on Friday for the UK’s la...
13:14 2019-09-20

"Save Your Praise": Teen Climate Activist Asks US Congress For Action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches......
22:56 2019-09-18

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
21:56 2019-05-23

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
14:56 2019-07-18

'Save our future': Striking students demand global climate action Hundreds of thousands of students, office workers and other protesters took to the streets around the world on Friday to demand global leaders gathering for a U.N. climate summit take urgent action to avert an environmental catastrophe....
16:28 2019-09-20

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
22:42 2019-06-10

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions....
00:28 2019-05-25

U.N. rights chief Bachelet to leave monitors in Venezuela after visit U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who was wrapping up an official visit to Venezuela on Friday, will leave two delegates behind to monitor the country's deepening humanitarian crisis, opposition leader Juan Guaido said....
21:28 2019-06-21

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
17:28 2019-06-14

UN chief and senior officials show solidarity with DR Congo during three-day visit United Nations chief António Guterres and senior members of the UN, have embarked on a three-day visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where civilians are facing insecurity and ongoing health crises, including a year-long Ebola epidemic wh...
19:28 2019-08-31

'We have an obligation': Ilhan Omar calls on lawmakers to visit Israel Rashida Tlaib and Omar called decision to block their entry an attempt ‘to suppress our ability to do our jobs’ in press conferenceThe Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar called on her colleagues to visit Israel to prevent Donald Trump and the Israel...
06:14 2019-08-20

Paul Pogba: Man Utd's Harry Maguire calls for action after racist abuse Manchester United's Harry Maguire calls on social media companies to "stop these pathetic trolls" after team-mate Paul Pogba is subjected to racist abuse online....
17:28 2019-08-20

Astronomy group calls for urgent action on SpaceX Starlink satellites One of the most important organisations in astronomy has waded into the row about SpaceX's global internet Starlink satellites ruining observations of the night sky...
19:28 2019-06-03

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....
14:42 2019-08-12

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....
18:14 2019-09-07

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-ye...
20:56 2019-09-03

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...
16:56 2019-05-21

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 reco...
13:28 2019-08-14

This is what climate change looks like in Australia – in pictures As predictions about the climate crisis increasingly become observations, Australians are witnessing first hand the impacts of more frequent and severe weather events. These images supplied by the Climate Council show the devastating effects on the c...
04:00 2019-09-17

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....
18:56 2019-06-27

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 ...
15:01 2019-05-21

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 S...
22:00 2019-09-18

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....
01:42 2019-09-19

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....
00:42 2019-08-15

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"....
08:28 2019-09-10

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
16:00 2019-05-21

WRAPUP 4-'Save our future': Striking students demand global climate action Hundreds of thousands of students, office workers and other protesters took to the streets around the world on Friday to demand global leaders gathering for a U.N. climate summit take urgent action to avert an environmental catastrophe....
16:56 2019-09-20

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
11:14 2019-07-10

Defence Minister, IAF Chief To Visit France Receive First Rafale Jets Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa are set to travel to Paris next month to receive the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force, government sources said......
02:56 2019-08-22

Kellyanne Conway calls AOC's border visit a photo op: 'People need to challenge this' White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., visit to a southern border detention center was nothing more than a "photo-op" and accused her of being hypocritical on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday. ...
17:14 2019-07-02

Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Hambach Forest. The woods have been threatened by a nearby lignite mine....
03:00 2019-08-11

| French FA chief, sports minister call for joint action to fight homophobia The head of the French Football Federation and the country's sports minister have promised to work together in attempts to stop homophobia in the country's stadiums....
00:14 2019-09-12

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
05:28 2019-06-16

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......
12:42 2019-09-17

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 DiCa...
03:14 2019-06-13

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 &...
17:14 2019-09-12

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....
20:00 2019-06-27

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....
23:56 2019-08-19

UN offers hope in the fight against climate change I've only been climate change correspondent at Sky News for a few weeks and already the sand feels like an increasingly tempting place in which to bury my head....
00:56 2019-08-01

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....
03:56 2019-08-27

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....
21:28 2019-08-23

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....
18:14 2019-08-19

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....
22:00 2019-08-22

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...
13:56 2019-07-09

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....
12:00 2019-09-14

Britain to intensify fight against climate change LONDON (AP) — Britain’s prime minister has announced plans to eliminate the country’s net contribution to climate change by 2050. Theresa May said the plan will be put before Parliament Wednesday. She says this will be an amendment to the...
10:00 2019-06-12

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....
22:56 2019-09-17

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)......
16:28 2019-06-28

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...
18:28 2019-05-29

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...
18:00 2019-07-16

Europe's heatwave consistent with climate change, more to come: U.N. This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and that would make 2015-2019 the world's hottest five-year period on record, the World Meteorological Organization said on Friday....
18:28 2019-06-28

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,...
22:56 2019-09-10

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, pe...
17:42 2019-07-31

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....
11:42 2019-09-14

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....
19:56 2019-07-06

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....
13:14 2019-07-18

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....
19:28 2019-06-20

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 droppi...
17:14 2019-09-12

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 sc...
22:56 2019-08-03

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 Affair...
02:00 2019-09-19

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 Susta...
13:56 2019-06-30

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 imp...
08:14 2019-06-03

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....
19:28 2019-07-01

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 cha...
22:00 2019-08-29

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...
14:00 2019-08-01

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...
00:56 2019-09-03

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 cl...
14:56 2019-09-09

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....
14:00 2019-09-20

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 ...
09:14 2019-07-01

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 read...
09:56 2019-08-02

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....
21:56 2019-09-04

Calgary students join worldwide strike for climate action with Green Party leader Over 300 people took part in the Global Climate Strike held in Calgary on Friday at City Hall Municipal Plaza, including Green Party Leader Elizabeth May....
02:14 2019-09-21

Amit Shah To Visit North East Next Month, Will Meet Chief Ministers In his first visit to the North East as Home Minister, Amit Shah will meet chief ministers and governors of the eight states for two days next month and would review the security situation and......
21:14 2019-07-18

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
05:14 2019-06-18

Top Democrat threatens legal action if intelligence chief doesn’t share whistleblower complaint The Post has reported that the complaint was prompted by President Trump’s interactions with a foreign leader. Trump has denied doing anything improper....
12:00 2019-09-20

Antonio Conte, Inter’s coach, calls for action after Cagliari fans target Lukaku • Belgium striker scores penalty in 2-1 win• Roma and Lazio draw 1-1 in Rome derbyAntonio Conte has insisted Italian supporters must “improve” after Romelu Lukaku was subjected to racist chanting on Sunday night in Internazionale’s 2-1 victory over C...
02:00 2019-09-02

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protesters gave city authorities until Thursday to meet t...
13:14 2019-06-19

Oil jumps 2.4% as new Saudi minister commits to output cuts, Netanyahu calls for action against Iran Oil prices rose on Monday after the new Saudi energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, confirmed expectations that there would be no radical change in his country's oil policy....
23:00 2019-09-09

Iran calls U.S. offer for talks 'word-play', asks for action: Mehr News Reacting to a U.S. offer to engage with Iran without pre-conditions, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Tehran expected a change in U.S. behavior rather than "word-play"....
21:42 2019-06-02

U.S. judge calls Facebook’s views ‘so wrong’, lets class action lawsuit proceed U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said users could try to hold Facebook liable under various federal and state laws for letting app developers and business partners harvest their personal data without their consent on a "widespread"...
06:14 2019-09-10

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
14:56 2019-06-01

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....
16:14 2019-09-09

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....
06:28 2019-06-05

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 co...
15:28 2019-09-12

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....
03:00 2019-08-21

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....
23:42 2019-07-02

The Latest: Czech students rally against climate change Thousands of students are rallying in Prague and dozens of towns and cities across the Czech Republic as part of a global protest against climate change....
14:28 2019-09-20

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....
01:28 2019-08-20

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....
12:14 2019-08-06

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)        ...
01:14 2019-09-21

'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 gov...
07:14 2019-08-04

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....
09:28 2019-09-12

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 ...
00:01 2019-07-24

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....
19:14 2019-07-23

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...
21:14 2019-06-04

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...
14:42 2019-05-21

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 cli...
05:56 2019-07-23

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....
02:14 2019-06-05

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....
00:42 2019-09-12

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....
16:14 2019-07-22

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 b...
20:56 2019-06-11

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....
15:42 2019-09-20

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....
19:01 2019-06-18

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 swi...
02:14 2019-06-22

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 ha...
16:14 2019-07-16

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 cel...
21:56 2019-08-19

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...
00:00 2019-08-08

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...
01:42 2019-06-24

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....
14:38 2019-05-21

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....
00:14 2019-09-06

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....
15:28 2019-05-27

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 rev...
20:56 2019-08-07

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....
02:28 2019-06-18

Climate change protesters arrested outside New York Times NEW YORK (AP) — Police say 70 climate change protesters were 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 a...
00:42 2019-06-23

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 coo...
21:00 2019-09-12

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 ...
00:28 2019-08-19

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....
14:31 2019-05-21

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......
21:56 2019-08-19

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....
11:56 2019-07-16

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 m...
17:14 2019-09-12

Why Oregon Republicans Vanished Over a Climate Change Vote Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week to prevent a vote on a climate change bill they oppose. As the police pursue them and the Democrats wait, the bill hangs in the balance....
19:14 2019-06-27

"Listen To Scientists, Not Me": Greta Thunberg To US On Climate Change Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a U.S. congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don't want you to listen to me.......
22:56 2019-09-18

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 a...
17:14 2019-09-12

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....
14:38 2019-05-21

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...
21:28 2019-05-29

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...
17:14 2019-09-12

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....
22:14 2019-09-13

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....
15:28 2019-07-02

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 clim...
21:00 2019-05-29

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....
05:56 2019-06-13

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....
09:14 2019-07-16

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.        ...
22:42 2019-08-19

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...
00:42 2019-06-18

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....
14:28 2019-09-10

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 clima...
03:42 2019-07-25

Won't bow to international pressure on climate change: Prakash Javadekar Holding developed world responsible for much of the effects of climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday asserted India will not bow down to any international pressure on the issue......
21:42 2019-06-27

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....
04:14 2019-08-02

Trump’s U.N. nominee breaks with the president on climate change Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, has significant investments in the fossil fuel industry and promised to recuse herself from any negotiations involving coal....
20:56 2019-06-19

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....
23:28 2019-09-04

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.        ...
09:56 2019-06-01

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 cla...
19:00 2019-06-20

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. ...
18:42 2019-09-19

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...
15:28 2019-05-21

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...
07:42 2019-08-09

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....
01:14 2019-09-20

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 catastrop...
16:42 2019-05-28

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....
05:14 2019-05-25

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....
22:56 2019-05-24

'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....
04:28 2019-08-01

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....
17:42 2019-06-29

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....
11:42 2019-06-29

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."...
01:42 2019-09-19

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....
06:56 2019-07-05

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....
16:00 2019-06-28

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...
16:56 2019-05-21

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 ...
22:00 2019-08-01

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......
20:28 2019-06-06

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. B...
21:14 2019-08-26

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 ...
20:14 2019-05-30

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 signific...
10:28 2019-05-24

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......
23:56 2019-08-02

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...
05:42 2019-07-10

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....
01:14 2019-08-23

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....
09:42 2019-07-10

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....
12:01 2019-05-24

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....
21:56 2019-05-28

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 impacts of climate change according to the latest report by the United Nations body on climate science. More than 100 scientist...
00:56 2019-08-09

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 natur...
10:00 2019-08-23

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....
03:28 2019-09-04

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16, tells House committees: 'Unite behind the science' and 'take real action' Teenage activist Greta Thunberg appeared before members of the House Wednesday to answer questions about climate change, but made it clear that she is not the one lawmakers should be listening to....
20:00 2019-09-18

Paralympics chief wants Tokyo 2020 to help change perceptions Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabilities in Japan....
20:28 2019-08-22

After video, Phoenix police chief promises change Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change after being booed during a community meeting Tuesday night. The meeting follows the national outcry over a videotaped encounter involving police and a family after a shoplifting report. (June 19) &#...
13:42 2019-06-19

Judge calls Facebook’s view on user privacy ‘so wrong’ as class-action lawsuit proceeds A federal judge ordered Facebook to face most of a lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users’ private data.Read More...
12:56 2019-09-10

Judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed, calls company's views 'so wrong' A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users' private data, calling the social media company's views on privacy "so wrong."...
06:42 2019-09-10

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....
03:28 2019-08-12

How Climate Change Is Breaking Temperature Records Around the World in 2019 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 ...
17:14 2019-08-18

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 stud...
08:28 2019-07-25

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 foo...
03:14 2019-08-09

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
04:56 2019-08-13

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 T...
18:56 2019-07-31

Nearly two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Trump’s climate change views WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change and majorities believe the planet is warming and support government actions that he has sometimes scoffed at. Wh...
22:42 2019-09-12

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate 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....
12:42 2019-05-28

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....
00:56 2019-09-08

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 Rebe...
08:28 2019-07-24

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 s...
01:42 2019-06-23

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture...
13:42 2019-06-17

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat multiplier, particularly for communities suffering ...
17:56 2019-09-12

World leaders set to discuss how to ramp up climate change efforts The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
16:56 2019-09-10

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 ...
01:42 2019-05-25

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
10:42 2019-06-20

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 bet...
16:00 2019-05-24

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good way). The minimalist graphic stripped out unnecessary clutter and told the story of global warming in blue and ...
22:00 2019-06-17

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...
18:28 2019-07-24

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....
02:14 2019-07-24

Europe Heatwave Up To 3 Degrees Hotter Due To Climate Change: Scientists The record-shattering heatwave that baked much of northern Europe last month was likely between 1.5 to 3 degrees Celsius hotter due to manmade climate change, an international team of scientists said......
16:42 2019-08-02

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....
19:28 2019-08-16

Farmers call for national strategy on climate change and agriculture IPCC report finds reduction in global heating requires transformation of food production and land managementClimate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCCAn Australian farming group has called for a fully funded national strate...
14:56 2019-08-08

Amazon employees will reportedly walk out over climate change inaction More than 900 Amazon employees plan to protest the company's lack of action around climate change. In an internal petition, the employees have pledged to walk out on September 20th at 11:30AM PT. They've outlined three demands: that Amazon ...
00:28 2019-09-10

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 ...
22:00 2019-08-09

Emails: Trump aide consulting climate-change rejecters WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration national security official is turning to advisers from a climate change-rejecting think tank for help crafting his challenges to mainstream science on global warming. The Environmental Defense Fund obtained th...
07:14 2019-06-14

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....
05:14 2019-08-04

Can a 4,815-Mile Wall of Trees Help Curb Climate Change in Africa? The seedlings are ready. One hundred and fifty thousand shoots of drought-resistant acacia, hardy baobab and Moringa spill out of their black plastic casings. The ground has been prepared with scores of kilometer-long furrows leading to a horizon stu...
13:56 2019-09-12

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17:00 2019-08-16

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....
22:14 2019-08-02

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Pacific” on climate change, saying that New Zealand is...
18:14 2019-08-14

Maharashtra Discusses Climate Change In Disaster Preparedness Review Maharashtra is one of the first states in the country to keep climate change at the centre of its deliberations to come up with disaster relief and rehabilitation norms....
21:14 2019-08-13

Climate change risk should be part of monetary policy: ECB's Villeroy Central banks should take into account climate change risks not only as part of ensuring financial stability but also when setting monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Thursday....
04:00 2019-06-14

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.        ...
03:42 2019-08-09

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
21:56 2019-06-19

James Cameron says "people need to wake the fuck up" about climate change Everyone thought it was ridiculous to make a bunch of Avatar sequels when very few people have fond memories of the original, but maybe the reason James Cameron was so desperate to make these movies happen is that he realized nobody actually paid att...
09:00 2019-09-11

New York nears passage of aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers could pass as early as Wednesday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
20:56 2019-06-19

Why Ignoring Africa’s Climate Change Problem Could Have Devastating Effects Harry Campbell for TIME Climate change is a global challenge that demands global solutions. But we must acknowledge the fact that the most underresourced parts of the world are bearing the brunt of climate change, despite bearing the least responsibi...
17:14 2019-09-12

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....
00:42 2019-08-02

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...
19:56 2019-08-10

Not Even a Fire-Loving Bird Can Handle Climate Change's Heat Fire is central in the world of black-backed woodpeckers, to the point that the birds pick cavities in recently burned trees to make their nests. But new research suggests that even these fire enthusiasts aren’t able to handle the inferno climate cha...
01:28 2019-08-07

EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change The European Commission sought to boost the flow of private money to tackle climate change on Tuesday by publishing guidelines on what qualifies as environmentally friendly investment, in a move welcomed by the financial industry....
18:00 2019-06-18

Climate change can pose big risks to real estate investments Climate changes pose big risks to real estate investments. The good news for REIT investors is that environmental, social and corporate governance-focused products are growing at a rapid clip....
14:56 2019-05-28

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...
17:00 2019-07-23

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 ...
12:42 2019-09-06

Wet winter doesn’t end climate change risk to Colorado River FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Snow swamped mountains across the US West last winter, leaving enough to thrill skiers into the summer, swelling rivers and streams when it melted, and largely making wildfire restrictions unnecessary. But the wet weather can be mi...
15:28 2019-08-16

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....
15:42 2019-07-18

Pete Buttigieg unveils $1.1 trillion climate change plan Mayor Pete Buttigieg unveiled his $1.112 trillion climate change plan Wednesday morning, with a goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 and creating over 3 million clean energy and infrastructure jobs in the next decade....
14:14 2019-09-04

The Debates Showed America Still Doesn’t Know How to Talk About Climate Change If you want to understand just how badly climate change was handled in the Democratic debates, start by looking at a good answer on another subject. When former HUD Secretary Julián Castro was asked about immigration during the first night of ...
08:28 2019-06-28

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 believe...
01:42 2019-08-23

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 res...
13:42 2019-06-05

Spain honors research of plants' role against climate change 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....
13:42 2019-06-05

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 addr...
01:42 2019-07-04

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....
23:14 2019-08-22

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, k...
21:14 2019-08-22

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 — ...
05:01 2019-06-05

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. Thre...
05:00 2019-06-05

US court weighs if climate change violates children’s rights PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a courtroom packed with environmental activists, federal judges wrestled Tuesday with whether climate change violates the constitutional rights of young people who have sued the U.S. government over the use of fossil fuels. A...
04:28 2019-06-05

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....
18:56 2019-06-11

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....
19:28 2019-06-04

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....
17:42 2019-06-04

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...
06:42 2019-08-21

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....
03:00 2019-08-21

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on streaming video?...
18:28 2019-07-11

Molly Scott Cato: ‘It’s the wealthy who are causing climate change’ The Green party MEP for the south-west on why social justice is key to making the transition to a carbon-neutral economy by 2050Molly Scott Cato can hardly contain herself. Having spent more than 30 years as an activist in the ecology and the sustain...
15:14 2019-07-09

Pope urges politicians to take 'drastic measures' on climate change Pope Francis challenged governments on Sunday to take "drastic measures" to combat global warming and reduce the use of fossil fuels, saying the world was experiencing a climate emergency....
14:56 2019-09-01

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...
18:42 2019-08-24

Greta Thunberg sails into New York for UN climate change summits Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, sailed into New York Harbor on the zero-emission boat.        ...
18:28 2019-08-29

Tonga holds state funeral for climate change campaigner PM Tonga observed a day of national mourning on Thursday for the state funeral of Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, known as a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific....
08:28 2019-09-19

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 en...
22:00 2019-07-04

Britain to fund steel in $480 million climate change package Britain announced 390 million pounds ($480 million) of spending for low carbon technology on Thursday, most of which will go to the steel industry in a fund to help it reduce emissions....
00:00 2019-08-30

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....
01:14 2019-08-30

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....
08:56 2019-08-30

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....
18:00 2019-07-02

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....
10:28 2019-09-18

Elizabeth Warren embraces Jay Inslee's climate change platform Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday announced she would adopt Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's 10-year climate plan, while also expanding on his blueprint with a series of additional investments costing $1 trillion to offer additional protections to workers...
05:00 2019-09-04

£3bn needed for farming to tackle climate change and protect nature UK farming needs billions of pounds from central government if commitments to tackle climate change and protect the natural environment are to be met....
17:28 2019-09-19

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...
04:00 2019-09-18

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...
12:14 2019-06-08

US Pressuring G20 Allies To Tone Down Climate Change Language: Official Washington is pressuring allies at the G20 to reject strong climate change language in the meeting's final statement, despite furious opposition from EU countries, a French presidential source said......
16:28 2019-06-28

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 Ronn...
22:14 2019-06-05

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....
04:28 2019-07-04

Locked in the Ice, This Ship Will Study an Arctic Hit Hard by Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
23:28 2019-09-19

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 requ...
13:14 2019-06-04

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 th...
08:00 2019-06-23

Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant Melting water from one of Canada’s largest glaciers used to flow north, to the Bering Sea. Last spring, it reversed course, a case of what scientists call “river piracy.”...
14:38 2019-05-21

190 Countries Adopt Delhi Declaration On Climate Change At UN Meet The world needs to consider land-based solutions for climate action and biodiversity to achieve the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, said the Delhi Declaration adopted by over 190 countries on......
22:14 2019-09-13

Manage Climate Change Anxiety With These Cold-War Coping Techniques For many viewers, watching Chernobyl crystallized parallels between widespread cultural panic around the nuclear threat and what we’re feeling now in the face of climate change. For veteran activists and therapists, the link has been clear for some t...
18:00 2019-09-03

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...
00:56 2019-09-03

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.  ...
22:42 2019-05-22

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....
19:14 2019-06-27

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting: sources 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 sources and drafts of the text....
19:42 2019-06-27

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 the climate crisi...
15:56 2019-07-02

UK police vow to stop repeat of climate-change protest chaos British police said they would not allow protesters from the Extinction Rebellion anti-climate change group to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fresh demonstrations in October....
14:56 2019-07-18

Scientists Set Out to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
22:00 2019-09-20

On the front lines of climate change in the world's northernmost town Icebergs float liked doomed islands past the small boat as it makes its way through a fjord filled with the slush of a melting glacier. Occasionally, as the warming waters dissolve the bottom of one of the icebergs, it becomes top-heavy and does a so...
15:14 2019-09-03

Thousands of kids skip school for NYC climate change rally Thousands of teens and pre-teens jammed Foley Square Park in Lower Manhattan on Friday to demand an end to fossil fuels ahead of a United Nations “Climate Action Summit” next week. The kids chanted slogans including, “Hey hey, ho ho...
01:14 2019-09-21

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change Iceland has been commemorating the loss of Okjokull with the prime minister and guests from international universities and the United Nations. A ceremony at the site highlighted the urgency of climate protection....
00:56 2019-08-19

NYC schools will excuse kids who walk out for climate change rally Cut class for climate change! The Department of Education will excuse city kids who ditch school next Friday to partake in a Manhattan climate change protest, officials said Thursday. “TEN YEARS. We have ten years to save the planet,” May...
05:56 2019-09-13

How to Save the Colorado River from Climate Change and Chronic Overuse Paul Kehmeier is a fourth-generation farmer from western Colorado. One hundred and twenty years ago, his great grandfather Wilhelm Kehmeier bought land in Delta County, dug an irrigation ditch to bring water from a nearby stream, and got to work plan...
16:00 2019-09-03

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...
18:14 2019-08-19

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....
10:28 2019-06-12

Iceland holds funeral for first glacier lost to climate change Nation commemorates the once huge Okjokull glacier with plaque that warns action is needed to prevent climate changeIceland has marked its first-ever loss of a glacier to climate change as scientists warn that hundreds of other ice sheets on the suba...
19:56 2019-08-19

Queensland police to get new powers to search climate change protesters Crackdown includes new laws that make it illegal to possess a device used for locking on, and comes as Extinction Rebellion ramps up activitiesQueensland police will be given new powers to search suspected climate change protesters, as the state gove...
05:28 2019-08-20

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......
18:00 2019-09-20

Six 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 ...
14:56 2019-09-05

Climate Change May Give Rise To Food Insecurity; Says Study Climate change could seriously have adverse effects on groundwater supplies, food production and security, stormwater runoff, biodiversity and ecosystems....
22:42 2019-09-14

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 climat...
18:42 2019-06-08

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....
06:42 2019-06-04

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......
21:42 2019-06-27

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 temperat...
22:28 2019-07-02

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 forwar...
12:28 2019-06-04

UN chief warns Paris climate goals still not enough U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has taken his message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy...
19:28 2019-06-30

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, in his seventh update since...
18:00 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-Judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed, calls company's views 'so wrong' A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users' private data, calling the social media company's views on privacy "so wrong."...
05:56 2019-09-10

Latifi calls for F1/F2 pit lane exit light change after Monaco Formula 2 points' leader and Williams Formula 1 junior Nicholas Latifi has called for a change in the pit lane exit light system after incurring a costly penalty...
04:14 2019-05-29

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heating. ...
22:28 2019-06-28

United States 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......
19:00 2019-06-29

U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker unveiled a $3 trillion plan to address climate change on Tuesday, vowing to reach a 100% clean energy economy by 2045 by sharply curbing fossil fuels while investing heavily in renewable energy sources....
12:56 2019-09-03

Australian Medical Association declares climate change a health emergency Exclusive: AMA points to ‘clear scientific evidence indicating severe impacts for our patients and communities’The Australian Medical Association has formally declared climate change a health emergency, pointing to “clear scientific evidence indicati...
20:56 2019-09-02

Indians plant 220 million trees in single day to combat climate change Indians planted 220 million trees in a single day in a government campaign to tackle climate change and improve the environment.        ...
22:00 2019-08-09

The most effective way to fight climate change is to plant trees, over a trillion of them: study The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
00:00 2019-07-05

Climate change causes Australia to downgrade Great Barrier Reef's outlook The world's largest coral reef system is now anticipated to be in "very poor" health in future, due to climate change. Despite large-scale bleaching of the coral, experts insist the problems are not insurmountable....
13:42 2019-08-30

What 500,000 Americans hit by floods can teach us about fighting climate change | Elizabeth Rush Individual action can’t fight climate crisis. These Americans know we need a collective responseLast fall, as I landed in New Orleans, a seed of existential anxiety lodged itself deep in my gut. It was my fifth flight in just over a week. I was in th...
14:00 2019-08-30

Climate change activists storm red carpet at Venice Film Festival Several hundred demonstrators took over the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, demanding action to fight climate change and a ban on cruise ships entering the lagoon city....
14:28 2019-09-07

Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters Climate change is warming ocean waters around the globe, which affects what can thrive in various parts of the seas. Now, bacteria that can cause a flesh-eating infection are showing up in waters once too cold to harbor them. A new report published i...
23:14 2019-06-17

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
20:28 2019-08-12

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
00:00 2019-07-05

Building climate change defences could massively boost world economy Adapting to climate change could boos the world economy by trillions of dollars, says a report backed by Ban Ki-Moon, Bill Gates and the head of the World Bank...
04:28 2019-09-10

Planting 1 trillion trees could stop climate change, argues study Planting a massive number of trees is the most effective way to combat global warming, scientists have said. Reforesting an area the size of the United States could capture two-thirds of manmade carbon emissions....
00:14 2019-07-05

UN panel recommends eating less meat and more vegetables to counter climate change Food production and land and forest management have contributed significantly to global climate change, requiring a change in behaviors that have been central to human development — including diets, according to a major new United Nations report....
15:42 2019-08-08

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...
21:28 2019-07-04

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losse...
08:56 2019-09-19

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fight....
00:42 2019-06-30

Asia's growing coal use could negate global climate change progress, U.N. says Asia's heavy and expanding reliance on coal power risks cancelling out global progress towards preventing catastrophic climate change, a top United Nations official warned on Wednesday....
15:28 2019-09-04

Greta Thunberg tells US lawmakers 'listen to scientists' on climate change Speaking to the US Congress, the teenage climate activist has urged lawmakers to take action on the "existential crisis" of climate change. Thunberg criticized the US for being the "biggest carbon polluter" in history....
09:14 2019-09-19

Australia will fund a $500m climate change package for the Pacific, PM to announce Pacific leaders say they need more than money from Australia as they demand concrete actions to reduce emissionsScott Morrison will unveil a $500m climate change and oceans funding package for the Pacific region when he attends the Pacific Islands Fo...
18:00 2019-08-12