Northern forests face onslaught from heat and drought
Many northern hemisphere forests face destruction as climate change brings both fiercer droughts and higher temperatures.
UK government plays ‘short term politics’ as it looks to bust the solar boom
The future of UK renewables is in further doubt today, following the announcement of government plans to cut subsidies for electricity generated from rooftop solar panels by almost 90%.
Drought becoming the ‘new normal’ for Californians
Human impacts of global warming and water resources are threatening to turn the landscape of the US west into a dustbowl.
Fossil fuels on the backfoot as UN climate talks resume in Bonn
As negotiators get ready to meet in Bonn for the latest round of UN climate change negotiations, fossil fuels remain firmly on the backfoot and momentum for a renewable energy future is gathering pace.
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Emissions are putting species in lethal danger
Scientists warn that lizards, coral reefs and forests are all seriously under threat unless agreement is reached to reduce drastically fossil fuel emissions.
Casey Puckett: Why an Olympic skier supports the EPA’s Clean Power plan
Olympic skier Casey Puckett why Obama's Clean Power Plan is vital for the future of the sport he loves.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina climate solutions are emerging but the climate crisis remains
Across the US the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall brings a number of climate related issues to the surface.
Obama criticises fossil fuel lobbying as he promotes renewable energy
US president Barack Obama has this week railed against US political and business figures who continue to cling to out-dated fossil fuels while instilling the great hope of renewable forms of energy.
Solar power takes giant strides as prices fall
Massive solar power stations are being built in the world’s “sun belts” − with the US and India competing to have the largest in the world.
Oil means turmoil as world’s markets nosedive
Oil prices have hit their lowest point in over six years, leaving global stock markets crashing and traders in a panic.
Too warm, too few fish: Health warning for world’s oceans
Rampant overfishing combined with the impact of climate change is seriously endangering the wellbeing of the oceans, environmental analysts say.
Hottest July and California drought have climate fingerprints all over them
As reports surface that July was the hottest month ever recorded, others show that climate change injected a shot of steroids into the California drought.
Central Asia’s glaciers may lose half their ice by mid-century
The speed at which the warming climate is melting glaciers in Central Asia may ruin the water supply of millions of people within 50 years.
Wellcome Trust loses millions due to plummeting value in fossil fuel investment
The medical charity Wellcome Trust lost an estimated £175 million in value in 2014, due to a sharp loss in value of its fossil fuel investments.
Merkel’s visit to Brazil can be a milestone on the path to clean energy
Two powerful women, the leaders of the largest economies in Europe and Latin America, could add further clout to the transition to a low carbon world.
Canada’s Energy East pipeline would stress endangered whales & sea life, warns report
A Canadian conservation group warns the proposed Energy East pipeline will have serious consequences for whales and other sea life in the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of Maine.
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Rise of renewables challenges coal in global power league
Wind, solar and other renewable sources of clean energy are now second only to coal in generating the world’s electricity.
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