Carbon News - Intelligence for the carbon market

Latest News

World faces ‘climate apartheid’, says UN expert

Today 11:00am - Climate change threatens to undo the past 50 years of development, global health and poverty reduction, a United Nations expert says, citing the risk of a new era of “climate apartheid” where the rich buy their way out of rising heat and hunger.

Investors with $34 trillion demand urgent action

Today 11:00am - Investors managing more than $34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world’s invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climate change.

Temperatures on the rise ... and so is the rat population

Today 11:00am - The warmer weather creeping into cities across America is cause for international concern, but there’s one group that loves it– rats.

Greenland could be ice-free in 1000 years

Today 11:00am - By the year 3000 Greenland could simply be green, with rocky outcrops and its icy mountains will have vanished.

G20 countries triple coal-power subsidies

Wednesday - G20 countries have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years. G20 countries have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years.

Your coverage unacceptable, climate protesters tell media

Wednesday - More than 70 protesters have been arrested outside the New York Times building as they called for more effective media coverage of the dangers of climate change.

Science looks at turning carbon dioxide into cash

Wednesday - Scientists from around the world are meeting in Germany to improve ways of making money from carbon dioxide.

Labour plans major climate role for Bank of England

Tuesday - UK Labour plans to give the Bank of England powers to help to check the readiness of City firms to cut carbon emissions and invest responsibly to tackle the climate emergency.

Why pursuit of profit won’t solve climate crisis

Tuesday - Resolving the climate crisis demands radical political change, a British author argues: the end of free market capitalism.

Trump buries studies showing dangers to food supply

Tuesday - The Trump administration has stopped promoting US government-funded research into how higher temperatures can damage crops and pose health risks.

Is this the best way yet to tell the global warming story?

Tuesday - One of the biggest problems with global warming has been the failure of science to communicate to people that it is actually happening.

Four countries block EU climate deal

Monday - The European Council has failed to agree on a landmark climate strategy for 2050 as the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary and Poland baulked at the mention of a specific date.

Vanuatu eyes ban on disposable nappies

Monday - Vanuatu, which has already introduced one of the toughest single-use plastic bans , is believed to be the first nation to propose a ban on disposable nappies.

Gas-guzzling US military one of the world's biggest emitters

Monday - Scientists have identified the US military as one of the world’s great emitters of greenhouse gases, an agency which buys as much fuel as Portugal or Peru and emits more carbon dioxide than all of...

Will born-again materials be fashion’s next big thing?

Monday - The $2.5 trillion fashion business produces more carbon emissions than aviation and shipping combined.

Trudeau signs off on fuel pipeline - again

21 Jun 19 - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given the green light for a second time to a $5.5 billion pipeline expansion that has attracted strong opposition from environmentalists and some indigenous...

US seawalls come with $416 billion price tag

21 Jun 19 - Defending against rising seas could cost US communities $416 billion in the next 20 years, according to a new report.

Australia's north has a powerhouse vision

21 Jun 19 - Australia's Northern Territory has a multi-billion dollar opportunity to invest massively in renewables, create a new hydrogen export industry, and create thousands of jobs, says a new report.

Grab your brolly, there's going to be a lot of heavy rain about

21 Jun 19 - Here is the long-term forecast: Rain will become more torrential, flash floods more frequent. Very heavy rain is a simple response to global temperatures.

More in the Latest News Archive


Latest announcements: file yours to

Kangaroo Island shows rock-solid promise for lithium

Tuesday - Mining and energy company Lithium Australia has reported it has found anomalous...

Bottled water giants back new global plan to cut plastic waste

13 Jun 19 - The world’s biggest yoghurt maker Danone and food packaging giant Tetra Pak are...

CellCube to bring grid battery to South Australia

23 May 19 - Renewables firm Pangea Energy and vanadium battery producer CellCube have...

Minesto partners with leading financial adviser

22 May 19 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has engaged with leading financial...

Finland using circular economy of textiles

21 May 19 - In Finland, end-of-life textiles no longer end up in landfills, but there is...

More News Direct

RSS Feeds

Carbon News RSS Feed
Click to get an RSS feed for the latest stories from all sections of the site.
Latest News RSS Feed
Click to get an RSS feed of stories this section only.