Judge rejects campaigners’ bid to curb UK oil production

The high court ruling dismissed as "nonsensical" the argument that oil companies are "paid to pollute" under the UK tax regime The post Judge rejects...

Egypt names foreign minister Sameh Shoukry to lead Cop27 climate talks

Cairo gave a junior role to environment minister Yasmine Fouad and the top job to a career diplomat with no significant climate experience The post...

Key takeaways from this week’s Climate Committee sessions

14 January 2021  It was quite the busy week over at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action.  Members considered the proposed carbon budgets brought forward...

What declining oil production looks like – Climate Weekly

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events The post What declining oil...

Haven of African elephants at risk, say park rangers decrying poor pay and conditions

Forest guards in Gabon say their salaries are often paid several months late and are threatening to go on strike The post Haven of African...

Why Shell is becoming a softer target for climate campaigners

The oil major has pulled out of a British project and paused South African exploration, as its climate targets require production to fall The post...

2021 Tied for 6th Warmest Year in Continued Trend, NASA Analysis Shows

Lee esta nota de prensa en español aquí. Earth’s global average surface temperature in 2021 tied with 2018 as the sixth warmest on record, according...

Six Questions to Help You Understand the 6th Warmest Year on Record

The year 2021 was tied for the sixth warmest year on NASA’s record, stretching more than a century. Because the record is global, not...

Biodiversity spotlight: hen harriers

12 January 2021 As you might have already seen – we’re taking a new direction this year and that includes our biodiversity coverage. We’re going to...

Germany ‘must triple pace of emissions cuts’ to meet 2030 target

Germany missed its climate targets in 2021 and the incoming "traffic light" coalition is promising a major policy package to turn things around The post...

Latest news

Popular Articles

500 incredibly rare monkeys found deep in Vietnam forest

Prior to the discovery, fewer than 1,000 grey-shanked doucs were known to exist, making them one of the 25 most endangered primates on the...

Trump and science: Protesters gather in Boston to “stand up for science”

LYNYRD SKYNYRD'S “Sweet Home Alabama” is a strange choice of song to open a rally of scientists. Written in 1973, the southern anthem was...

Pruitt's political friends come to lobby.

Glenn Coffee and Crystal Coon, both associates from U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's political days in Oklahoma, have registered to lobby in Washington. Photo...

Hydrology: Increasing river flood risk

Earth's Future http://doi.org/bzpc (2017) GARY DYSON / ALAMY STOCK PHOTO The hydrological cycle is predicted to strengthen with global warming, increasing the amount and intensity of...

Cosumnes River provides model for floodplain restoration in California.

With California’s surface drought over, the state can prioritize investing in groundwater recharge and floodplain restoration to help fight one of its biggest lingering...