Paris Agreement

Brazil meets a major emissions goal two years ahead of schedule

Brazil has just announced that it has cut 2017 greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation to levels far below its 2020 goal. The country originally …

Brazil

Al Gore Strays From Anti-Trump Narrative While Talking About White House’s Climate Record

10:11 AM 08/14/2018<p>Former Vice President Al Gore suggested Monday night that the Trump administration has not done as much to hurt the environment as …

Donald Trump

Trade minister: Exit Paris accord and 'kiss Europe trade deal goodbye'

Australia can kiss goodbye to a lucrative trade deal with Europe if it withdraws from an international pact on climate change, a senior minister …

European Union

Pulling out of the Paris Agreement will 'kiss goodbye' an EU trade deal: Ciobo

Trade Minister Steven Ciobo says Australia can ‘kiss goodbye’ a trade deal with the European Union should the government pull out of the Paris …

European Union

"Pull Out of UN Paris Agreement Now" - Pauline Hanson

Climate Change, Power Prices, Family Law & More | Pauline Hanson on Sunrise<p>Is there a single person here who didn't think it was a bad idea to sign …

Pauline Hanson

Barnaby Joyce suggests people who shop at Kmart don't care about climate change

If people can’t afford to cook and keep warm, if you go into their kitchen and talk about the Paris agreement, you are showing no respect. Barnaby Joyce<p>Shoppers have turned on the former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce after he suggested that “people in the local Kmart” did not care about …

Kmart

Tony Abbott and Barnaby Joyce slam Malcolm Turnbull's National Energy Guarantee plan

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has made a last-ditch bid to derail the Coalition's plan for a National Energy Guarantee.<p>Mr Abbott accused the …

Australia

Three reasons why South Africa should pass its Climate Change Bill

A Draft Climate Change Bill is being consulted through the length and breadth of South Africa before going to Parliament. Here is why it is essential …

Climate

NEG was designed to solve PM's political problems: Di Natale

Greens Leader Richard Di Natale says the National Energy Guarantee’s 26 per cent emissions target ‘effectively commits Australia to ripping up the …

Australia

Researchers call for comprehensive transformation of food systems

In order to meet the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate, researchers propose a four-pillar strategy<p>Agriculture and food …

Sustainability

No existing policies will be enough to prevent a future "hothouse Earth"

<b>TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE.</b> Right now, the Paris Agreement is probably humanity’s best shot of reducing the catastrophic effects of climate change. One …

Climate Change

Earth at risk of heading towards 'hothouse Earth' state

An international team of scientists is showing that even if the carbon emission reductions called for in the Paris Agreement are met, there is a risk …

Earth Science

Forever Coal: return of the offender

Coal’s rising popularity among climate-apathetic leaders is a worrying trend, says Marco Magrini. However, not all past burners are keeping the fires …

Fossil Fuels

Paris Agreement failure to cost Australia $126 billion a year

A new report maps the economic gains and losses of the Paris Agreement.

Climate

U.S. Needs 14 Million Plug-In Cars To Meet Paris Agreement By 2025

Revealed in a report by the progressive policy institute Center for American ProgressThe Paris Agreement, set forth as an agreement within the United …

Climate

Energy-intensive Bitcoin transactions pose a growing environmental threat: New study assesses tax and regulatory options to incentivize the development of 'green' blockchain tech

New study assesses tax and regulatory options to incentivize the development of 'green' blockchain tech<p>A study warns that failure to lower the energy …

Research

Minneapolis Mayor Frey wants YOU to eat vegan, plant-based foods

That ain't the latest press release from PETA; the language above comes from a "plant-based proclamation" issued by Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Global Climate Governance Between Hard and Soft Law: Can the Paris Agreement’s ‘Crème Brûlée’ Approach Enhance Ecological Reflexivity? | Journal of Environmental Law

In the face of global environmental concerns, legal institutions must cultivate a reflexive capacity to monitor global ecological shifts and to …

Climate

HANSON MAKES MORE SENSE THAN TURNBULL

<i> Key Senate crossbenchers Pauline Hanson and David Leyon­hjelm have warned Malcolm Turnbull they could sink his ­national energy guarantee...</i> <i>The One</i> …

Malcolm Turnbull

Duterte questions U.S. pullout from Paris deal on climate change

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 26) —</b> President Rodrigo Duterte said he could not understand why the United States pulled out from the Paris …

Climate

Moscow, on U.S. stance on Crimea, says knows worth of such declarations

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday dismissed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo comments that Washington refuses to recognize Russia's claim of sovereignty over Ukraine's Crimea.<p>"We know the worth of such momentous declarations," ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on …

Russia

Tropical forests may soon hinder, not help, climate change effort

Forests in tropical regions could soon become a source of greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming rather than helping to counteract it, …

Ecology

Marshall Islands Hosts Partnership Dialogue to Accelerate Climate Action, Confirms Will Bring Forward a New and More Ambitious NDC by 2020

<b>Event outlined national priorities for urgent and ambitious implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change through an NDC Partnership Plan</b> …

Climate

China's negotiator is global climate summit Co-Chair

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Global Climate Action Summit, taking place in September in San Francisco, has announced inclusion of China's Special …

Climate

Higher temperatures linked to a spike in suicides in the US and Mexico: study

Hotter climate could be linked to a rise in suicide rates in the US and Mexico, according to a study published on Monday.<p>After examining data spanning across multiple decades, researchers at Standford University in California found that a degree Celsius increase in monthly average temperature led …

Global Warming

Forest fires are raging across the Barents region

Firefighters combat wildfires from the Kola Peninsula (Northwestern Russia) to Norrbotten (Northern Sweden) as record heat wave continues north of …

Fire Fighting

France Exerting Pressure to Save its Libya Mediation

France has been seeking to salvage its mediation on Libya, dispatching Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to the North African country where he held …

Middle East

Minneapolis Mayor Urges Americans to Cut Meat to Combat Climate Change and Help Meet Paris Agreement Standards

The United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has resulted in many people being extra concerned with the detrimental effects of greenhouse …

Green Living

The World Just Agreed To Stop Your Air Conditioner Killing The Planet

On Saturday, nearly 200 countries signed a deal to limit the use of some powerful greenhouse gases in a major new effort to fight climate …

Climate

Climate campaigners lose high court battle over carbon target

Environmental campaigners have lost their high court challenge against the government over its policy for tackling climate change.<p>The charity Plan B Earth brought legal action against the government’s stance on the 2050 carbon target, set out under the Climate Change Act 2008.<p>The charity and 11 UK …

Environment