By wasting less food and eating less meat and dairy, consumers can help to slow down climate change. However, consumers in the EU have barely changed their diets.
The great and good have assembled in UAE’s capital of Dubai for the COP28 conference to hash out a plan to avert the looming environmental disaster, but its probably too late.
As around 70,000 people descend on Dubai for COP 28, the warnings signs of the climate crisis are clear. So far this year has been the hottest ever, and the future looks bleak.
Renewable energy should be tripled globally by 2030. That is the first of five pillars of action from the International Energy Agency for the COP28 climate summit starting on November 30 in Dubai.
Previous rules made it virtually impossible for developers to set up wind turbines anywhere in the country.
A new analysis of international data, released by Climate Central, reveals that global temperatures have broken records over the past 12 months.
The reduction in atmospheric pollution, often associated with burning coal, oil, and fossil fuels, has led to clearer skies and that means more sunshine, which paradoxically is actually exacerbating global warming, not preventing it.
Warming in Southeast Europe is set to outstrip the global average while extreme weather events are already becoming more frequent.
More than 130 companies – including Bayer, eBay, Heineken, IKEA, Nestle, Mahindra Group and Volvo – are calling for a timeline for the phase-out of unabated fossil fuels.
The EU has launched the first system anywhere to impose CO2 emissions tariffs on imported goods including iron and steel, cement, aluminium, electricity and hydrogen. These are all carbon-intensive goods.
Europe faces a “severe public health crisis” with dangerous levels of pollution across the continent, according to an investigation by the Guardian newspaper.
Tech giant Microsoft is getting more heavily into small-scale advanced nuclear power for its data centres.
The earth’s energy is out of balance and the world is starting to cook, says a new report. The authors include James Hansen, who testified to the US Congress on global heating as long ago as 1988.
Six of nine key planetary ‘health boundaries’ have been crossed, said researchers in a new report.
The government has faced an unusually stern criticism from the Fidesz faction for retroactively altering financial conditions for homes bound by existing contracts
We have two years to fix the climate and reach the Paris accord emission targets, according to a UN global stocktake report, and we are not going to make it.
Green growth is not yet happening in any advanced economies – and high-income countries are not on track achieve enough emissions reduction without more far profound changes in consumption.
Carbon offset markets have decreased for the first time since 2016, with companies such as food giant Nestle, the fashion house Gucci and Shell reducing their purchases of such voluntary offsets.