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Asia pushes ahead on carbon markets

Friday - Despite the economic challenges posed by Covid-19, the past year was marked by a growing number of pledges from Asian countries to reach carbon neutrality.

Fed's focus on climate change defended

Friday - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday defended the Fed’s increasing scrutiny of the threat that climate change could pose to the health of the United States’ banks.

Tech billionaires' climate change solutions might not be helping

Friday - Climate change appears to be high on the agenda for tech billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates but some are questioning whether they’re focusing their efforts on the right areas.

Just 3 per cent of world’s ecosystems remain intact

Friday - Just three per cent of the world’s land remains ecologically intact with healthy populations of all its original animals and undisturbed habitat, a study suggests.

Is 'frugal innovation' Africa's ticket to green development?

Friday - Cash-short Africa will need "frugal innovation" based on simple, local solutions to deal with serious and growing problems, from climate change to a surging youth population and a lack of jobs, African entrepreneurs and officials say.

Sustainability despite Covid-19

Friday - Media Release - Oxygen Consulting in collaboration with the Sustainable Business Council (SBC), Sustainable Business Network (SBN) and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have launched their 2021 Insights on New Zealand’s Sustainability Professionals.

Europe risks €87 billion in stranded fossil gas assets

Thursday - Europe is building or planning to build €87 billion worth of fossil gas infrastructure in a continued expansion of pipelines and LNG terminals, despite the need to halve emissions by 2030.


Mexico’s cactuses find novel path to cooler climate

Thursday - Rainforests are prized for storing carbon, but Mexico’s cactuses are also vital to climate cooling, and provide leather too.

Youth of the world unite

Thursday - Youth activists are uniting to form a list of demands before President Biden’s Earth Day summit.

Scientists of the world unite

Thursday - Thirteen thousands scientists have declared that climate change is the biggest environmental emergency to beset the earth in millennia.

Dutch going with the flow

Thursday - In Amsterdam, a group of forward-thinking people decided to go with the flow. Schoonschip, a self-sustaining floating community of more than 100 residents, boasts innovative technology like 500 solar...

Outback doctors fleeing heat

Wednesday - THE Northern Territory could lose one-third of its doctors because of the ever-increasing heat, according to a new study ringing alarm bells for all regional areas.

Soil inoculation accelerate carbon sequestration

Wednesday - Landscape News reports that the newly popular field of soil microbiome restoration research could provide a major new tool for carbon capture.

Native Americans at risk from climate change

Wednesday - At any moment, on any school day, the entire future of the Quileute Tribe is at risk.

New climate indices launched

Wednesday - MEDIA RELEASE - Scientific Beta launches unique series of pure climate indices that translates companies' climate performance and alignment engagement into portfolio decisions

Climate change study win marine biologist a PM science prize

Wednesday - Media Release - When Dr Christopher Cornwall began his biological research career, three unanswered questions bothered him about how climate change might affect marine organisms.

France's e-bikes for clunkers scheme

Tuesday - France is offering the owners of old, exhaust-belching cars the opportunity to hand over their vehicles for scrap in return for a 2,500 euro grant to buy an electric bicycle.

Biden in risky talks to save Amazon

Tuesday - The US is negotiating a multi-billion dollar climate deal with Brazil that observers fear could help the reelection of president Jair Bolsonaro and reward illegal forest clearance in the Amazon.

Third of Antarctic ice shelf at risk of collapse

Tuesday - Over a third of the Antarctic ice shelf is at risk of collapsing as Earth continues to warm.


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