Experts: How do diets need to change to meet climate targets?

The food system is a major contributor to climate change and, without significant shifts in global diets, it is unlikely the world will achieve...

Zero Waste Guru delivers inspirational talk to crowded hall in Dublin

14th March 2017 Bea Johnson, zero waste guru, blogger and author of the acclaimed, Zero Waste Home, gave a presentation on her environmentally-friendly ethos and...

Green Climate Fund simplifies application process for small projects

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has launched a simplified application process to help developing countries get access to funding for small-scale climate projects. In response...

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #1

A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Dec 31, 2018 through Sat,...

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #10, 2020

Emerging features of climate change The known range of knock-on effects commensurate with a warming climate continues to expand. In the Arctic, the transport of...

World Bank criticised for coal, oil and gas funding

While the influential development bank has scaled up clean energy finance, fossil fuels still got a larger share of support in 2014-18, campaigners found The...

UN climate talks: Key outcomes from the June 2021 virtual conference

International climate talks have resumed following an 18-month absence, with diplomats from around the world attempting to negotiate the final rules of the Paris...

Guest post: Emissions should fall ‘twice as fast’ in case negative emissions fail

Many model pathways designed to meet the climate goals of the Paris Agreement rely heavily on large-scale carbon dioxide removal (CDR), also known as “negative...

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