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[ANALYSIS] What the world must do about climate change

[ANALYSIS] What the world must do about climate change ‘The sustainable development mechanism needs to be designed properly, with the right safeguards so there is no greenwashing or shifting of responsibilities to developing countries’ Combating cl...

This is how climate change is impacting the ocean – and what we can do about it

This is how climate change is impacting the ocean – and what we can do about it -The ocean is a massive carbon sink, protecting us from the worst of climate change. -But rising air temperatures are melting glaciers, while warming seas are bleaching coral...

The not-so-drastic truth behind climate change

The not-so-drastic truth behind climate change Ex-US Department of Energy chief scientist Steven Koonin tells Asia Times it’s not clear yet climate change is leading to global catastrophe Dr Steven Koonin, who served as chief scientist in the US Departme...

How climate change drives humanitarian crises

How climate change drives humanitarian crises The triple threat of conflict, COVID-19 and climate change are dramatically worsening already dire situations around the globe. Climate change is set to unleash widespread and sustained damage across the world—ev...

More reasons for optimism on climate change than we’ve seen for decades: 2 climate experts explain

More reasons for optimism on climate change than we’ve seen for decades: 2 climate experts explain It’s unusual for researchers who study our catastrophically changing climate to use the words “optimism” and “climate change” in the same sentence. A...

How climate change drives humanitarian crises

How climate change drives humanitarian crises The triple threat of conflict, COVID-19 and climate change are dramatically worsening already dire situations around the globe. Climate change is set to unleash widespread and sustained damage across the world—ev...

Applying the lessons from COVID-19 to climate change

Applying the lessons from COVID-19 to climate change If our eyes have been opened by the experience of the pandemic, maybe we can better anticipate the exponential harms caused by climate change? Even for those of us who have been in the risk management sector...

A crisis of values – Salesforce and Unit4 put down roots in forestry to tackle the climate change crisis

A crisis of values – Salesforce and Unit4 put down roots in forestry to tackle the climate change crisis Growing trees isn’t an activity normally associated with technology companies, but this month, two enterprise software leaders have planted the see...

JBS commits to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions

JBS commits to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions GREELEY, COLO. – JBS has committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the company’s global operations and value chains in South America, North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, Au...

GWEC: Global wind power growth must triple over next decade to achieve Net Zero USA – English

GWEC: Global wind power growth must triple over next decade to achieve Net Zero USA – English 2020 was a record year for the global wind power industry, but a new report published by GWEC warns that the world needs to install new wind power capacity thre...

A locust plague hit East Africa. The pesticide solution may have dire consequences.

A locust plague hit East Africa. The pesticide solution may have dire consequences. Heavy use of a broad-spectrum pesticide seems to have slowed the desert locust invasion. What the repercussions of that approach are isn’t yet clear. A swarm of locusts is aw...

Eskom to transition away from coal to support climate action plan

Eskom to transition away from coal to support climate action plan Addressing the 5th Ministerial Meeting on Climate Action on Tuesday, the minister of environment, forestry and fisheries, Barbara Creecy, emphasised South Africa’s commitment to transition awa...

Wildfires: we calculated how climate change will increase danger in the UK

Wildfires: we calculated how climate change will increase danger in the UK The past few years have seen very severe wildfires in Australia, California, Siberia and around the Mediterranean. Wildfires have become one of the most potent symbols of the threats po...

Private corporations must be held accountable for climate change

Private corporations must be held accountable for climate change For as long as I can remember it has been ingrained in me that helping the planet is my individual responsibility. Posters in the hallways of my middle school urged me to “go green” and telev...

Matt Damon: Climate change will most impact ‘the poorest people’

Matt Damon: Climate change will most impact ‘the poorest people’ NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday called climate change a “crisis multiplier” that will exacerbate “droughts and flooding” and spur global migrati...

Major Earth Satellite to Track Disasters, Effects of Climate Change

Major Earth Satellite to Track Disasters, Effects of Climate Change Designed to spot potential natural hazards and help researchers measure how melting land ice will affect sea level rise, the NISAR spacecraft marks a big step as it takes shape.An SUV-size Ear...

New Tech to Tackle the Climate Crisis

New Tech to Tackle the Climate Crisis Here are seven emerging technologies that could help us kick the carbon habit Climate change can make us feel hopeless. From superstorms and megafires to melting ice caps and rising seas, the ravages of global warming are ...

Climate change has reduced ocean mixing far more than expected

Climate change has reduced ocean mixing far more than expected The ocean is dynamic in nature, playing a crucial role as a planetary thermostat that buffer global warming. However, in response to climate change, the ocean has generally become stabler over the ...

TAKING THE TEMPERATURE

TAKING THE TEMPERATURE After a year defined by a global struggle against a civilization-altering crisis, it’s almost too much to consider that another, even more catastrophic plight is bearing down on us. But it’s impossible to overstate the magnitude of t...

Towards a rigorous understanding of societal responses to climate change

Towards a rigorous understanding of societal responses to climate change A large scholarship currently holds that before the onset of anthropogenic global warming, natural climatic changes long provoked subsistence crises and, occasionally, civilizational coll...

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