National Australia Bank rules out funding Adani’s Carmichael mine
Australia's biggest proposed project was dealt another blow this week, as the National Australia Bank ruled out funding, and key customer Korean electronics giant LG ruled itself out as a buyer.
Daily Tck: Day three of the UN climate talks in Bonn
Day 3 at the UN climate talks in Bonn and slow progress on substance spurs concern among negotiators across the board.
Investors urge companies to leave anti-climate lobbying groups
In the latest sign that investors do not want their money funding harmful climate change, a global coalition of 25 institutional investors with over €61 billion (£45 billion) in assets is calling on nine major publicly listed companies to cut...
Pressure grows for fossil fuel divestment ahead of Paris climate talks
The global campaign calling for fossil fuel divestment was stepped up a notch this week, as campaigners launched a new challenge for institutions, individuals and governments to drop their support for dirty energy ahead of the UN climate talk...
Leehi Yona: Strong words, but little action at Arctic Summit
After a one-day summit in the U.S. Arctic’s biggest city, leaders from the world’s northern countries acknowledged that climate change is seriously disrupting the Arctic ecosystem, yet left without committing themselves to serious action to f...
Daily Tck: Day two of the UN climate talks in Bonn
Increasingly felt climate impacts and extreme weather firsts add to urgency for action as governments meet in Bonn for the latest round of the UN climate talks.
Risk of new Katrinas rises as climate warms
Climate change may drastically increase the risk of simultaneous cyclones and storm surges striking populous coastlines around the world.
Obama talks tough on climate at Arctic summit despite ceding to Shell
In his latest push for action on climate change, US President Barack Obama yesterday called on nations including his own to ramp up their commitments for reducing harmful carbon emissions.
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.