South Korea vows to go carbon neutral by 2050 to fight climate emergency

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, has declared that the country will go carbon neutral by 2050, bringing it into line with other major economies. In a policy speech in Läs mer…

'Sleeping giant' Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Exclusive: expedition discovers new source of greenhouse gas off East Siberian coast has been triggered Scientists have found evidence that frozen methane deposits in the Arctic Ocean – known Läs mer…

‘Old and unsafe’ cars sent to developing world fuelling air pollution, report finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Millions of used motor vehicles exported from the US, Europe and Japan to developing countries are of poor quality and are contributing significantly to air pollution, according a new Läs mer…

BP leads energy companies preparing two major UK carbon capture projects

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After decades spent extracting fossil fuels from the UK’s North Sea, a consortium of oil companies is preparing to pump Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions back beneath the seabed to Läs mer…

Why Biden calls Trump a 'climate arsonist' – video explainer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Humanity is said to have just 10 years left to start seriously tackling the climate crisis before passing the point of no return with multiple-degree temperature increases, rising sea Läs mer…

Nine insect-eating bird species in Amazon in sharp decline, scientists find

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bird species are in decline even in the remote parts of the Amazon, far from human interference, a study shows. Scientists have found a sharp decline in nine insect-eating Läs mer…

Japan will become carbon neutral by 2050, PM pledges

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Japan’s prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, has said the country will become carbon neutral by 2050, heralding a bolder approach to tackling the climate emergency by the world’s third-biggest economy. Läs mer…

Climate at a crossroads as Trump and Biden point in different directions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Among the myriad reasons world leaders will closely watch the outcome of a fraught US presidential election, the climate crisis looms perhaps largest of all. The international effort to Läs mer…

Can California’s top wine region survive the era of megafire?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As the climate crisis brings increasingly unpredictable fire seasons, the future of the $43bn industry is uncertain The Silverado Trail, a two-lane road that weaves through the bucolic hillsides Läs mer…

Early warning: human detectors, drones and the race to control Australia’s extreme blazes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Perched in his fire tower high above the pine trees, Nick Dutton leans back and nods to the cascading hills and mountains behind him. “I love being out here, Läs mer…

'How do we become a serious people again?' Dave Eggers, Annie Proulx and more on the 2020 election

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Richard Powers, novelist In January, 2017, the day after being sworn in as president of the United States, Donald Trump directed the interior department to help lie about the Läs mer…

Uber pledges £5m toward electric vehicle charging points in London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber Firm will install public chargers in poorer boroughs to persuade its drivers to switch to electric cars According to Uber’s analysis, the concentration of public charging points is Läs mer…