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World’s island states blame richest countries for climate threats

Today 11:45am - Extremely vulnerable to climate change, the world’s small island states blame wealthy countries for their misfortune.

The end of greenwashing is now within sight

Today 11:45am - OPINION: The Biden administration’s new plan to overhaul the voluntary carbon market is an important step forward.

Philippines to lead new climate finance group for most vulnerable countries

Today 11:45am - The Philippines will lead 19 other countries in establishing a group to mobilise funds to help nations most vulnerable to climate change.

How extreme weather will affect the insurance and energy sectors

Today 11:45am - When Storm Isha hit Northern Ireland and northern Britain in January 2024, wind gusts of almost 100mph caused widespread damage to property.

US wineries and vineyards seek $100 million damages from energy company for wildfire smoke

Today 11:45am - Dozens of Oregon wineries and vineyards have sued PacifiCorp over the deadly 2020 wildfires that ravaged the state.

Climate crisis threatens 41 million across Caribbean and Latin America

Today 11:45am - Nearly 1,450 hospitals across region are also in low-lying coastal areas vulnerable to extreme weather, UN report finds.

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $45.50

Wednesday - Spot NZUs last fixed at $45.50 on CommTrade, at $45.25 on Carbon Match, and at $44.50 on emsTradepoint this morning.


Biden’s offset reset

Wednesday - The Biden administration is laying out new guardrails for corporate participation that could help boost confidence in markets that have come under heavy fire in recent years.

World has ‘moral responsibility’ to help small island states survive climate crisis

Wednesday - Vulnerable economies must be supported with finance and practical aid to find long term solutions, says Jorge Moreira da Silva of Unops.

Young Alaskans sue state over controversial natural gas project

Wednesday - The eight plaintiffs, aged 11 to 22, argue the major new fossil fuel project violates their state constitutional rights.

For industrial emissions, these bricks may be a game changer. Yes, bricks.

Wednesday - Inside a cinder block office building, a startup company is testing what may be one of the hottest new developments in clean energy technology.

TotalEnergies investors back CEO at AGM, weaker support for climate strategy

Wednesday - Shareholders in TotalEnergies largely backed the company's strategy and its CEO, but support has weakened since last year as investors called out its insufficient response to climate change.

Singapore, Ghana sign carbon credit agreement enabling firms to offset part of carbon tax

Wednesday - Companies in Singapore looking to offset part of their carbon tax liability could soon purchase carbon credits from projects based in Ghana, following an agreement signed between both countries.

NASA launches small climate satellite to study earth’s poles

Tuesday - The PREFIRE mission will gather data on how much heat the Arctic and Antarctica radiate into space and how this influences global climate.

How is climate change influencing voters in India's election?

Tuesday - Voters in India, from the rain-drenched Himalayas in the north to the sweltering, dry south, are looking for politicians who promise relief, stability and resilience to the wide-ranging and damaging...

Reeling from one heat wave, Mexico awaits 'highest temperatures ever recorded'

Tuesday - Mexico, reeling from a heat wave that has already broken records, caused power outages and killed people and animals, could see "unprecedented" temperatures over the next two weeks, the country's...

Many voluntary carbon market offsets "essentially worthless”

Tuesday - A recent BBC Panorama documentary reveals systemic problems in the REDD carbon credits industry.

In Malawi, dubious cyclone aid highlights need for loss and damage fund

Tuesday - Malawi’s Red Cross built 45 homes funded by a suspected Nigerian fraudster, which residents of Mchenga village say are unsafe.

This week in Australia energy and climate collided; it’s a global story

Tuesday - The announcement that the NSW government would extend the life of Australia’s biggest coal-fired power station was neither a surprise to energy observers in this country nor unique in a world...


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