Indigenous activists challenge Shell over extreme energy operations
Activists from Point Hope Alaska, Alberta, Canada, and the Niger Delta have been in Europe this week to challenge Shell over their extreme energy operations.
Sign the petition to United Airlines: Stop blocking progress on airline emissions
A new petition aims to put pressure on United Airlines to stop blocking progress towards regulating airline emissions ahead of the International Civil Aviation Organization's meeting later this month.
Arctic Council decision ‘fails to act’ on climate change
As the Arctic Council Ministerial wrapped up in Sweden this week observers say the outcome fails to act on climate change or protect the region from fossil fuel exploration.
Delaying climate action in Europe will have ‘disastrous results’, warns power sector
New report warns that delaying investments in decarbonising Europe until 2030 due to weak and uncoordinated policies could leave the continent facing a costly sprint.
Canada’s tar sands lobby tour turns sour amidst protests
Canada’s latest tar sands lobbying efforts across Europe and the US have been met with protests, as ex-NASA scientists James Hansen also tours to highlight the detrimental impact of the fuel.
Vulnerable Pacific island nations explore solutions to climate change
Pacific island nations have come together in a series of meetings to find climate change solutions to adapt to impacts already being felt in their countries and limit their own carbon footprint.
Atmospheric CO2 reaches historic high of 400 ppm
Scientists at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii have registered atmospheric carbon dioxide levels of 400ppm. It is the first time they've been this high in more than 2 million years. What does this mean for the fight against runaway climate...
World Bank president urges nations to scrap fossil fuel subsidies
Talking to environment ministers meeting in Berlin, President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim urges nations to scrap fossil fuel subsidies and put a price on carbon.
Growing threat of Malaria in UK as climate changes
Health experts urge the UK government to act on what they say is a growing threat of Malaria and other exotic diseases reaching the country as the climate changes.
Global carbon dioxide levels set to surpass 400 ppm milestone
Scientists expect atmospheric CO2 concentrations to cross the 400 ppm milestone this week, adding further urgency to the climate negotiations taking place in Bonn.
Investments in Australia’s coal reserves worthless in light of global climate action
New research warns that Australia’s coal reserves could become worthless as more countries act on climate change, threatening the country with financial implosion.
Solar panels help fight malaria in Kenya
Solar panels are set to help fight malaria in Kenya by providing homes with solar-powered mosquito traps.
Tsunami damage in Japan
Tsunami damage in Fukushima, Japan. Creative Commons: Jun Teramoto, 2011 Source: Flickr
Angra Nuclear Power Plant, Rio de Janeiro photo
Angra Nuclear Power Plant, Rio de Janeiro Creative Commons: 2009 Source: Wikipedia Commons
Embalse Nuclear Power plant photo
Embalse Nuclear Power plant in Argentina. Creative Commons: 2007 Source: Flickr
Coal plant stacks, Australia photo
Coal plant stacks, Australia Creative Commons: Jonathan Warner, 2009 Source: Flickr
Oil refinery in Australia photo
Oil refinery in Australia, outside of Sydney. Creative Commons: Tony Rodd, 2009 Source: Flickr
Greenpeace exposes the truth about Arctic drilling
As part of their campaign to end Arctic drilling, Greenpeace launched the site ‘Arctic Truth’ to provide oil company employees with a secure platform to submit knowledge of safety and environmental violations in their day-to-day work. This ef...
Deep transitions needed to ready business for climate change
Experts warn that companies must recognise the value of natural capital and implement deep transitions to tackle climate change.
Nuclear plant near Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Nuclear plant near Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Creative Commons: Rodrigo Soldon, 2008 Source: Flickr
U.S. EPA: KXL climate impact not adequately addressed
The U.S. EPA has challenged the State Department on its draft environmental impact statement on the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline, objecting to its conclusion that the KXL presents no significant climate change impact or environment risk. This c...