Australian coal as unbankable as it is unburnable
The Queensland Government and Indian coal conglomerate Adani are mired in controversy again this week, with a freedom of information request uncovering documents that show the Queensland Treasury not only assessed the $16 billion Carmichael m...
US-Brazil climate deal caps off month of global climate progress
On the same day that China and several other nations announced their commitments to address the climate crisis, the United States and Brazil added to that momentum by announcing a deal of their own.
Momentum grows as China offers climate plan
China has added to the global momentum for climate action by delivering a bigger than expected offer to this year’s international negotiating process.
Future of UK shale gas uncertain as Council votes no
The UK’s floundering fracking industry has been dealt another blow, as Lancashire Council rejected a bid to resume drilling operations in the region.
Court orders Dutch government to protect citizens from climate change
The Dutch government has put its citizens in danger by failing to address greenhouse gas emissions, a court has ruled.
Health community joins call for UK coal phase-out
The UK health community has, today, added its voice to the growing chorus urging the UK government to phase out coal-fired power by 2025.
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Sign the petition: Stop wasting California’s water on fracking
Sign the petition from Earthworks and tell Governor Jerry Brown to ban all use of California's water for oil and gas extraction now.
Tell President Obama: No more coal, oil and gas leases on public lands
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Rise in CO2 could restrict growing days for crops
While plants in temperate zones may benefit from higher temperatures, global warming’s impact in the tropics threatens catastrophe for food security.
New flood alert as warming raises sea levels threat
Europe could face a higher marine invasion than anybody anticipated. As polar ice melts, tides could be as much as 1.5 metres higher around the coasts of Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands and England, according to a new study.
Climate change a ‘medical emergency’, Lancet experts warn
Climate change represents a 'medical emergency', but tackling the crisis could be the “greatest health opportunity of the 21st Century” according to a major new report in the world’s leading medical journal, the Lancet.
2015 set to be hottest year on record
With another record month witnessed in May, 2015 remains on track to be the warmest year in recorded history.
Fracking proposals win partial backing from Lancashire planners
For the first time since drilling for shale gas caused minor earthquakes near Blackpool, in 2011, officials have given green light to fracking in Britain.
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