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CO2 emissions will fall by an estimated four to seven per cent this year

The level of CO2 emissions put into the atmosphere are expected to be between four and seven per cent lower this year, due to coronavirus lockdown measures.

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Tropical forests are adaptable to warming if temperatures stay below 90F

A study by the University of Leeds found that as long as countries limit greenhouse gas emissions and average temperatures don't go above 90F they will adapt.

Global warming could trigger ancient Indian Ocean El Niño-like climate pattern by 2100

Computer simulations reveal climate change could awaken an ancient Indian Ocean El Niño by 2100, but the phenomenon could occur as early as 2050 if the current warming trends continue.

Climate change could slow down hurricanes by two miles per hour, experts warn

Princeton scientists warn that climate change will slow the movements of hurricanes by two miles per hour, resulting in the storm lingering over land longer and cause more destruction.

Climate change could see up to 1.2 BILLION people suffer from unsafe temperatures by 2100

Rising temperatures caused by climate change could see up to 1.2 billion people suffer from heat stress by 2100 if greenhouse gases are not curbed, a study found.

Climate change warriors plan mass 'Hong Kong-style' protests in Melbourne today

The protest through central Melbourne has been organised by Uni Students for Climate Justice with the intention of causing as much chaos as possible.

Scientist dedicated to fighting climate change moved to Siberia to stop the thawing of permafrost

An eco-scientist living in the Russian wilderness has revealed why he's set himself the seemingly impossible mission of recreating the eco-system of the last Ice Age in a bid to halt climate change.

Tennis ace Roger Federer in row with climate change protesters including Greta Thunberg

Roger Federer has become involved in a row with climate change activists including Greta Thunberg over his sponsorship deal with Credit Suisse.


Climate change blamed for salmon shortage affecting bears in Canada

Emaciated bears on the British Columbia Coast are being forced to travel long distances to find food due to depleted levels of salmon, according to Canadian photographer Rolf Hicker.

Labour plans to bring in a 10-hour week to tackle climate change

The report called for 'rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of British society' to cut carbon emissions. John McDonnell called it a 'vital contribution' to the debate.

Traffic chaos in Melbourne as climate change crusaders block streets during a massive 'die in'

Activist group Extinction Rebellion organised the rally in Melbourne at Victoria's Parliament House on Friday to pressure the government to act on climate change.

Democrats sharpen focus as Scott Pruitt testifies again on Capitol Hill

The E.P.A. administrator made his third congressional appearance in less than a month and appeared unable to deflect some tough questions.

Can dirt save the Earth?

Agriculture could pull carbon out of the air and into the soil — but it would mean a whole new way of thinking about how to tend the land.

Total, with energy industry in flux, makes $1.7 billion bet on a utility

The deal fits what appears to be an accelerating trend, as oil and gas companies invest in a wide range of activities, particularly in cleaner energy.

He called out sick, then apologized for leaving this world

David S. Buckel, a nationally known civil rights lawyer, set himself on fire around dawn Saturday in Prospect Park. It was, according to his suicide letter, to make a statement about people protecting the environment.

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My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

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