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UN meeting on climate change kicks off in Nairobi with focus on plastics

Today 10:30am - World leaders are in Nairobi to debate and make decisions on 19 pressing environmental issues at the world’s largest environmental gathering.

Scientists under arrest: the researchers taking action over climate change

Today 10:30am - Fed up with a lack of political progress in solving the climate problem, some researchers are becoming activists to slow global warming.

Flooded Greek lake a warning to European farmers battling climate change

Today 10:30am - Sitting in a small motorboat, farmer Babis Evangelinos glides over land he once cultivated on the Thessaly plain in central Greece, the nearby trunks of his fruitless almond trees submerged by floodwater.

The false promise of carbon capture as a climate solution

Today 10:30am - Fossil-fuel companies use captured carbon dioxide to extract more fossil fuels, leading to a net increase in atmospheric CO2.

Locals at the mouth of the Amazon River get a salty taste of climate change

Today 10:30am - Ocean rise and changes in the Amazon River are ruining the way of life in an archipelago close to where the Amazon River runs into the Atlantic.

As power-hungry AI sparks a carbon time bomb, a Google technique may hold the answer

Today 10:30am - Tech giants are racing to ward off a carbon time bomb caused by the massive data centres they are building around the world.

‘They ain’t seen nothing yet’: UN boss names climate change impacts coming to Australia

Tuesday - Top UN climate official Simon Stiell says Australia will be “front and centre in resettling entire national populations” if climate targets are not met.


EU carbon tariff likely to have limited impact on emissions without global efforts

Tuesday - European Union import charges on carbon-intensive products are expected to have a limited impact on climate change and only a modest negative effect on economies in Asia and the Pacific.

Carbon credit markets are figuring out how to give people money today

Tuesday - Every day that passes means more carbon removal will be needed to meet environmental targets.

One of the world’s biggest cities may be just months away from running out of water

Tuesday - Alejandro Gomez has been without proper running water for more than three months. Sometimes it comes on for an hour or two, but only a small trickle, barely enough to fill a couple of buckets.

A bureaucratic printer jam holds up a major Biden climate rule

Tuesday - A regulation cracking down on oil and gas pollution is finally being published March 8, ending a three-month delay that gave rule watchers heartburn.

Qatar announces new gas field expansion

Tuesday - Qatar has announced new plans to expand output from the world’s biggest natural gas field, saying it will boost capacity to 142 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) before 2030.

Australian Prime Minister vows full support amidst wildfires destroying homes

Monday - Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese pledges immediate assistance to Victoria amid wildfire crisis, emphasising urgency in addressing climate change.

UK quits treaty that lets oil firms sue government

Monday - The UK has withdrawn from an international treaty that lets fossil-fuel companies sue governments pursuing climate policies for billions in compensation for lost profits.

One simple change to reduce your climate impact? swap out beef

Monday - Replacing beef with a different protein — even for just one meal — can cut the emissions footprint of a person’s diet that day by as much as half.

Climate change-fueled winter extremes put 90% of this country at 'high risk'

Monday - So far this year upward of 2 million livestock animals have died, according to official statistics.

Spain’s plan to ban domestic flights where you can take a train in under two and half hours

Monday - Spain is banning some short-haul domestic flights as part of its plan to reduce carbon emissions.

Climate change is throwing the water cycle into chaos across the US

Monday - As the planet continues to warm, this cycle is expected to be increasingly stretched, warped and broken.

Record US renewable energy investment not enough to meet climate goals: report

Friday - US investment in wind and solar power plants hit record levels last year, but even that dramatic rate of expansion fell short of the level needed to meet the nation's climate change goals, according...


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