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Climate damage caused by space tourism needs urgent mitigation: study

Today 11:45am - A formidable space tourism industry may have a greater climate effect than the aviation industry and undo repair to the protective ozone layer if left unregulated, according to a new study led by UCL Earth’s Future.

Carbon Markets set to continue growth as countries double down on climate ambition: IETA Survey

Wednesday - Carbon markets around the world are set to continue growing rapidly as countries double down on climate ambition, and as corporates continue to pursue net-zero goals, finds IETA’s latest annual Market Sentiment Survey

Ibrahim Thiaw appointed interim UN Climate Change head

Wednesday - The head of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification will head UN Climate Change from 17 July and until a permanent replacement to Patrica Espinosa is found.

Rich nations hit brakes on climate aid to poor at UN talks

20 Jun 22 - Rich countries including the European Union and the United States have pushed back against efforts to put financial help for poor nations suffering the devastating effects of global warming firmly on the agenda for this year’s U.N. climate summit.

President Sheikh Mohamed pledges $50 billion to tackle climate change at Biden meeting

20 Jun 22 - UAE president Sheikh Mohamed has pledged $50 billion to address climate change across the world after taking part in a meeting hosted by US President Joe Biden.

Bonn talks end in acrimony over compensation

17 Jun 22 - Two weeks of climate talks in Germany have ended in acrimony between rich and poor countries over cash for climate damage.

Green energy 'stagnates' as fossil fuels dominate

16 Jun 22 - A new study says that the world is using more fossil fuels than ever as the transition to green energy stalls.

‘Delusional’: UN chief slams new fossil fuel funding and warns of climate chaos

16 Jun 22 - The U.N. Secretary General has slammed new funding for fossil fuel exploration, describing it as “delusional” and calling for an abandonment of fossil fuel finance.

WTO goes green as climate change impacts trade

15 Jun 22 - The World Trade Organisation’s says that turning trade green is now urgent business, with the WTO putting climate change at the heart of its negotiations.

Climate change is fuelling global food price inflation and shortages

14 Jun 22 - With climate change producing mounting harms throughout the world, as well as the war in Ukraine raging on, the issue of a global food price inflation and shortages has reached international...

I AMs not worth the paper they're written on: Stilglitz

14 Jun 22 - In a new paper, Sir Nicholas Stern, Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz and Charlotte Taylor conclude that climate-energy-economy Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs), which are the key tool in...

The world’s climate plans overlook people with disabilities

14 Jun 22 - Countries across the world have largely left people with disabilities out of their climate policies, according to a report published on Friday. As a result of that oversight, when climate disasters...

Fifty years after UN's Stockholm Environment Conference vision of a "healthy planet" no closer

13 Jun 22 - Diplomats from countries around the world gathered here last week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment—the meeting that made the...

Phasing out coal could generate ‘social benefits’ worth $78 trillion

13 Jun 22 - Replacing coal with renewable energy would greatly benefit society, according to a new working paper from Imperial College Business School.

Vulnerable nations demand funding for climate losses, fearing UN 'talk shop'

10 Jun 22 - Developing countries are losing wealth as they are hit by extreme weather and rising seas, says V20, amid calls for a new fund to direct money to repair the damage fast

Carbon and health taxes on food can contribute to net-zero targets and improve quality of diets

10 Jun 22 - Combined carbon and health taxes on food products could significantly contribute to net-zero targets, while improving the quality of diets, a major new study shows.

“Limited time:” World will lock in 1.5°C warming by 2025 without big emissions cuts

8 Jun 22 - The world faces a greater than 50 per cent chance of locking in global warming of more than 1.5°C unless greenhouse gas emissions can be dramatically reduced before 2025, new research suggests.

Floating solar power could help fight climate change

8 Jun 22 - Solar panels need to be deployed over vast areas worldwide to decarbonize electricity. By 2050, the United States might need up to 61,000 square kilometres of solar panels — an area larger than the...

Feedback loops: How the ‘greening’ of the Alps could lead to more warming

8 Jun 22 - It seems like every year a report is released documenting the scale of snow or ice loss in the Arctic. But, what about the climate significance of rising temperatures in snowy regions nowhere near...

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Multi-million dollar fund set to address high failure rate of kiwi social enterprises

Today 11:45am - Media Release - A new $20 million fund and incubation initiative designed to...

Avis shifts gears to launch NZ's largest electric car rental fleet

Thursday - Media Release - Avis New Zealand has added close to 100 electric vehicles (EVs)...

Mysterious climate behaviour during Earth’s most severe mass extinction event explained

Wednesday - Media Release - The end-Permian mass extinction is the most severe mass...

New biodiversity market launched

17 Jun 22 - Media Release - A new biodiversity market has been launched with the first...

Circular economy discussion paper for investors released

10 Jun 22 - Media Release - The Investor Group on Climate Change today released a new...

Landfill gas capture deal a win for the wallet and environment

9 Jun 22 - Media Release - More than five million cubic metres of potentially harmful...

Bonn climate change conference set to kick off next week

3 Jun 22 - Media Release - The upcoming Bonn Climate Change Conference (6-16 June) is set...

Millions of lives at stake amid unprecedented challenges: UN experts

31 May 22 - Media Release - Five decades after the world’s first conference to make the...

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