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Biden awards $830 million to toughen nation’s infrastructure against climate change

Today 11:45am - The Biden administration on Thursday awarded $830 million in grants to fund 80 projects aimed at toughening the nation’s ageing infrastructure against the harmful impacts of climate change.

EU parliament adopts proposals for power market reform

Today 11:45am - The European parliament voted for proposals to make electricity prices less dependent on fossil fuel prices, in a bid to boost renewable energy and shield consumers from price spikes.

Food security threatened by extreme flooding, farmers warn

Today 11:45am - The flooding and extreme weather linked to climate change will undermine UK food production unless farmers get more help, according to the National Farmers Union.

UK Government faces High Court challenge over ‘inadequate’ climate protection plans

Today 11:45am - The case has been brought by an activist who lost his house to coastal erosion, a disability campaigner and Friends of the Earth.

The best coffee for the planet might not be coffee at all

Today 11:45am - Climate change is coming for your flat white. Startups are betting that substitutes made out of date seeds and chickpeas are the answer.

Can green hydrogen production help bring oceanic dead zones back to life?

Today 11:45am - Green hydrogen production makes a lot of extra oxygen. Could we put it to work revitalizing the ocean?

Climate target organisation faces staff revolt over carbon-offsetting plan

Monday - Employees at SBTi have called for their CEO to resign over controversial plans which they fear will enable greenwashing.


Russia and Kazakhstan battle record floods as rivers rise further

Monday - The city of Orenburg battled rising water levels after major rivers across Russia and Kazakhstan burst their banks in the worst flooding seen in the areas in nearly a century.

America's ageing water infrastructure is getting pounded by climate change – fixing it is also a struggle

Monday - Climate change is threatening America’s water infrastructure as intensifying storms deluge communities and droughts dry up freshwater supplies in regions that aren’t prepared.

Don’t forget women in new UN climate fund, policymakers urged

Monday - At home on a flood-prone island in northern Bangladesh, Ms Mosammat Shahina and her family take refuge from frequent inundations on a boat, causing upheaval that adds to her domestic workload.

Residents of one of Arizona’s last ecologically intact valleys try to detour the largest renewable energy project in the US

Monday - The SunZia transmission line that would carry wind energy from New Mexico to California has sparked one of the most consequential fights over the development for green energy.

Seagrass planted to tackle global warming

Monday - Coastal seagrass beds are being revived as part of a global effort to tackle climate change.

Global carbon trading revenues grew to US$74 billion last year - report

Friday - Global revenues from the sale of carbon permits in emissions trading systems grew to a record $74 billion last year, as governments increasingly turn to such schemes to help tackle global warming.

‘Simply mind-boggling’: world record temperature jump in Antarctic raises fears of catastrophe

Friday - An unprecedented leap of 38.5C in the coldest place on Earth is a harbinger of a disaster for humans and the local ecosystem.

UN climate chief presses for faster action, says humans have two years left ‘to save the world’

Friday - Humanity has just two years to make significant changes to reduce heat-trapping emissions and secure the finances for this shift, according to the head of the United Nations climate agency.

The EU’s secret to slashing emissions

Friday - Europe proves that putting a price on carbon can dramatically transform fossil fuel–based economies.

Mountains at high risk of losing biodiversity under climate change

Friday - Species living in 17 mountains around the world are facing the risk of extinction due to the rapid rate of warming attributed to climate change.

Nigeria’s path to net zero needs to include trees – and fairness

Friday - To meet its pledge of net zero by 2060, Nigeria needs to rein in emissions from deforestation and land use, which equal those from the oil and gas sector.

Climate protection is now a human right — and lawsuits will follow

Thursday - Governments be warned: You must protect your citizens from climate change — it’s their human right.


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