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Monday - The UK has withdrawn from an international treaty that lets fossil-fuel companies sue governments pursuing climate policies for billions in compensation for lost profits.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

Chicago sues five oil companies, accusing them of climate change destruction, fraud

Friday - The suit says BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Shell have hurt the city by discrediting science even as their products lead to “catastrophic consequences,” including strong storms,...

Buried microplastics complicate efforts to define the Anthropocene

Friday - Plastic particles in sediments could help to pin down the start of a new geological epoch. But their ability to migrate to older layers is muddying the waters.

Forget carbon offsets. The planet needs carbon removal credits

Friday - The carbon removal market is fast growing, with an array of different removal methods available to businesses keen to mitigate their environmental impact.

Regular droughts could become the Mediterranean's ‘new normal’ due to climate change

Friday - Earlier this month, Catalonia declared a drought emergency with levels in reservoirs as low as 16 percent of capacity and no rain in some areas for three years.

Pressure from young people for Anthony Albanese to consider duty of care over climate harm

Friday - A group of young Aussies fronted up to demand Anthony Albanese do more to protect them from one issue.

UK government acted unlawfully by approving climate plan, High Court told

Thursday - The UK government was “not even aware” of the risks involved with implementing its strategy to meet the climate targets, the High Court has been told.


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