China to End International Coal Financing after ‘Profoundly Important’ UN Statement

President Xi Jinping addresses the United Nations General Assembley on China's plans on coal power stations This article first appeared on the climatenewsnet@theenergymix.com website Primary Author: Compiled by Mitchell Beer @mitchellbeer A single phrase in a recorded address to the United Nations General Assembly sent waves through the international climate policy community this week [...]

By |2021-10-15T19:47:05+00:00October 13th, 2021|External|Comments Off on China to End International Coal Financing after ‘Profoundly Important’ UN Statement

Climate Finance Faces $75-Billion Gap as COP 26 Looms 1,000 Hours Away

                                             A rain flooding scenario ln Nicaragua : pic-pic https://theenergymix.com  This article first appeared on the https://theenergymix.com website  Primary Author:MitchellBeer@ Mitchell Beer With the opening of this year’s United Nations climate change conference, COP [...]

By |2021-09-23T20:29:45+00:00September 22nd, 2021|External|Comments Off on Climate Finance Faces $75-Billion Gap as COP 26 Looms 1,000 Hours Away

UK says a failure to act on the climate ‘is justified’

  The Earth is catching fire. Who will help to put it out? Image: By Joanne Francis on Unsplash  This article first appeared on the www.climatenewsnetwork.net website By Alex Kirby Three months before hosting the UN conference, COP-26, the UK says a failure to act on the climate treaty can be justified. In a remarkable challenge to the global [...]

By |2021-08-07T16:54:11+00:00August 5th, 2021|External|Comments Off on UK says a failure to act on the climate ‘is justified’

Waste plastic deluge could soon prove irreversible

Increasingly, plastic waste is an inseparable part of life for most of us. Image: By Daniel Romero on Unsplash  This article first appeared on the www.climatenewsnetwork.net website By Tim Radford Waste plastic deluge fouling the world’s beaches could be more than just an eyesore. It could be a toxic timebomb. European researchers have warned that the wave of [...]

By |2021-08-05T07:35:36+00:00August 3rd, 2021|External|Comments Off on Waste plastic deluge could soon prove irreversible

Cut poverty and energy use to cool the climate

Income and tax disparities do little to encourage sustainability − or to cool the planet. Image: By Žygimantas Dukauskas on Unsplash This article first appeared on the www.climatenewsnetwork.net website By Tim Radford To cut poverty and energy use would cool the planet, build a more just society − but end dreams of economic growth.− Containing climate change is really quite [...]

By |2021-08-04T19:03:29+00:00July 27th, 2021|External|Comments Off on Cut poverty and energy use to cool the climate

Orkney’s renewable energy to fuel foreign needs

The tough climate of the North Atlantic is an ideal proving ground for Orkney’s renewable energy boom. This article first appeared on the www.climatenewsnetwork.net By Paul Brown A surplus of electricity from renewable sources is a luxury that many communities in a world threatened by climate change might wish for. This is the happy situation [...]

By |2021-07-11T12:50:50+00:00July 8th, 2021|External|Comments Off on Orkney’s renewable energy to fuel foreign needs

UK’s ‘really shocking’ climate record is damned

The UK's upland peat moors should be re-wetted urgently, the CCC says, to stop them drying out and releasing their carbon. Image: By Richard Webb / Peat Law Burn, via Wikimedia Commons This article first appeared on the www.climatenewsnetwork.net website By Alex Kirby Britain, host of November’s UN talks, COP-b26, is pilloried by its own advisers for [...]

By |2021-06-25T10:50:14+00:00June 24th, 2021|External|Comments Off on UK’s ‘really shocking’ climate record is damned

Advert ban tries to wean the Dutch off fossil fuels

How do you wean the Dutch off fossil fuels? Well, you could always start by banning advertisements that promote them. This article first appeared on the www.climatenewsnetwork,net website By Alex Kirby Three days ago Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, “Venice of the North” (and destination of many travellers who appreciate a little something extra with [...]

By |2021-06-22T15:36:57+00:00June 22nd, 2021|External|Comments Off on Advert ban tries to wean the Dutch off fossil fuels

Global heating causes 1 in 3 heat-related deaths

 serviceman undergoes treatment for heat exhaustion. Sometimes that’s going to fail. Image: By US Air Force (public domain), via Wikimedia Commons ­­­­This article first appeared on the www.climatenewsnetwork.net website By Tim Radford In a heatwave, global warming driven by fossil fuels becomes an act of self-harm. It causes 1 in 3 heat-related deaths. [...]

By |2021-06-16T08:49:16+00:00June 17th, 2021|External|Comments Off on Global heating causes 1 in 3 heat-related deaths

Nuclear industry’s propaganda war rages on

Nuclear industry’s propaganda war rages on ­­­­­­Several governments have now acknowledged how their civil and military nuclear programmes are linked. Image: By Steve Harvey on Unsplash This article first appeared on the www.climatenewsnetwork.net website By Paul Brown With renewable energy expanding fast, the nuclear industry’s propaganda war still claims it helps to combat climate change. To maintain the assertion [...]

By |2021-06-13T15:07:00+00:00June 15th, 2021|External|Comments Off on Nuclear industry’s propaganda war rages on
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