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Researchers from Singapore join partnership with COP26 Universities Network

Researchers from Singapore join partnership with COP26 Universities Network The UK’s COP26 Universities Network and leading research centres in Singapore have announced a partnership to develop four reports that provide policy recommendations for climate act...

Climate change sectors heat up

Climate change sectors heat up Sustainable investing has seen considerable growth over the last five years and shows no sign of slowing down, as awareness around crucial sustainability topics continues to grow. We have seen a steady pace in sustainable investm...

Major changes needed to reach 2050 net zero emissions: IEA

Major changes needed to reach 2050 net zero emissions: IEA Sales of new combustion engine cars should be stopped by 2035, agency says LONDON (Reuters) — The window of opportunity for reaching net zero emissions by mid-century is narrowing unless the worl...

Climate change: Food production in Africa’s Sudano-Sahelian Zone under threat, finds study

Climate change: Food production in Africa’s Sudano-Sahelian Zone under threat, finds study The Sudano-Sahelian Zone in Africa is the most vulnerable to climate change The Sudano-Sahelian Zone, which comprises 16 countries in Africa, is the most vulnerable to...

Bitcoiners’ Approach to the Climate Change Fight Isn’t Working – This Might

Bitcoiners’ Approach to the Climate Change Fight Isn’t Working – This Might Tesla giving in on the bitcoin and energy fight doesn’t mean Elon Musk actually believes bitcoin is a net harm for the environment. It just means Tesla has realized this is a f...

At Vatican, Kerry appeals to pope’s ‘moral authority’ to combat climate change

At Vatican, Kerry appeals to pope’s ‘moral authority’ to combat climate change President Joe Biden’s special envoy for climate issues praised the pontiff for his leadership and advocacy for the environment, noting Francis has ‘been ahead of the c...

‘Choosing to Succeed’: Business leadership and climate change

‘Choosing to Succeed’: Business leadership and climate change The quickening debate about how to mitigate and adapt to climate change seldom includes the role of local governments. This is a mistake. Local land-use plans and regulations determine the shape...

Climate change may be causing an early start to fire season in the West, experts say

Climate change may be causing an early start to fire season in the West, experts say Severe drought during the winter is leading to matchbox conditions in the West. A wildfire is currently blazing through the mountains of Southern California ahead of the area&...

Science Must Dig Deeper to Understand Climate Change’s Full Impact, Study Shows

Science Must Dig Deeper to Understand Climate Change’s Full Impact, Study Shows Scientists often study the relationship of global warming and topsoil because soil is an important mediator of climate change. A newly released study indicates it’s critical to...

California’s volunteer ‘Climate Action Corps’ helps fight climate change

California’s volunteer ‘Climate Action Corps’ helps fight climate change A similar program could soon roll out nationwide. In the fight against climate change, California is tapping into an important renewable resource: people power. The state recently l...

Climate change sends tropical species racing to higher elevations while temperate counterparts lag behind

Climate change sends tropical species racing to higher elevations while temperate counterparts lag behind Responses to rising temperatures vary by latitude, but researchers fear there may be no clear winners among these strategies A team of scientists from the...

Climate change: Ban all gas boilers from 2025 to reach net-zero

Climate change: Ban all gas boilers from 2025 to reach net-zero The International Energy Agency (IEA) says that no new fossil fuel boilers should be sold from 2025 if the world is to achieve net-zero emissions by the middle of this century. It’s one of 4...

Four Things to Know?and a Word of Caution?about EPA’s Climate Change Indicators Website Reboot

Four Things to Know—and a Word of Caution—about EPA’s Climate Change Indicators Website Reboot Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the first updates to its Climate Change Indicators website since 2016, when the previous administ...

Protecting Local Water Can Help Slow Climate Change and Provide Trillions of Dollars in Benefits

Protecting Local Water Can Help Slow Climate Change and Provide Trillions of Dollars in Benefits AUSTIN, Texas — A new paper in the May issue of Nature Communications demonstrates why reducing nutrient pollution in local lakes and other waterbodies produces ...

DOD Exercise Highlights Need to Address Climate Change, Its Impacts

DOD Exercise Highlights Need to Address Climate Change, Its Impacts The Defense Department’s first climate and environmental security “tabletop” exercise, dubbed Elliptic Thunder, highlighted the growing security threats posed by climate and ...

Tesla’s Bitcoin about-face is a warning for cryptocurrencies that ignore climate change

Tesla’s Bitcoin about-face is a warning for cryptocurrencies that ignore climate change Over the weekend, Tesla chief executive Elon Musk suggested his company could sell off its Bitcoin holdings, sending the cryptocurrency plummeting. It followed Musk’s a...

Dry Soils And Drought Mean Even Normal Snowpack Can’t Keep Up With Climate Change In The West

Dry Soils And Drought Mean Even Normal Snowpack Can’t Keep Up With Climate Change In The West Brian Domonkos straps on a pair of cross-country skis and glides through the trees along Mosquito Creek west of Fairplay. It’s May, but there’s still snow in Co...

Climate change and violence in Africa: no time to lose

Climate change and violence in Africa: no time to lose The AU is the first international body to tackle the problem head-on, and it needs global support. Climate change poses serious security threats in Africa. Global organisations, regional communities and co...

Developer Of Aluminum-Ion Battery Claims It Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion, Offering EV Range Breakthrough

Developer Of Aluminum-Ion Battery Claims It Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion, Offering EV Range Breakthrough Range anxiety, recycling and fast-charging fears could all be consigned to electric-vehicle history with a nanotech-driven Australian battery i...

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers Explained Their Risks Better

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers Explained Their Risks Better Clear messaging and transparency are vital, say some experts on risk assessment and decision-making Unforeseen safety issues routinely emerge after any new medicine or vaccine goes fro...

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