Recycling to inspire – Three countries getting creative to tackle waste management.

February 28th 2017 Panda Waste Management’s announcement that they are to attach a surveillance camera to its rubbish trucks as a way of identifying households...

Will Ticknock forest be preserved as a National Park?

March 1st 2017 State-owned forestry company Coillte has postponed the felling of trees in Dublin’s Ticknock forest as calls for its preservation for recreational use...

Guest post: A closer look at China’s stalled carbon emissions

This is a guest post by Dr Jan Ivar Korsbakken and Dr Glen Peters, who are both senior researchers in climate economics at CICERO...

It’s 1 March, but spring got started weeks ago

Spring is arriving ever earlier in the northern hemisphere.One sedge species in Greenland is now springing to growth 26 days earlier than it did...

How quickly will the Federal Reserve tighten?

The markets will have to start focusing on monetary policy again

Explainer: How much did climate change ‘cost’ in the 20th century?

From heatwaves to hurricanes, working out the dollar cost of climate change is a tough task. Often used by policymakers to weigh up the...

Republican hearing calls for a lower carbon pollution price. It should be much higher

Posted on 1 March 2017 by dana1981 The ‘social cost of carbon’ is an estimate of how much carbon pollution costs society via climate damages,...

Dear Mr President: another message from across the Pond

Posted on 28 February 2017 by John Mason The Carbon Cycle in 49 tweets There seem to be a fair number of communications being sent to...

Marshall Islands become first nation to ratify global HFC treaty

The Pacific atolls of the Marshall Islands became the first country to ratify a global agreement to slash use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).The Kigali amendment to the...

China coal use fell again in 2016, solar capacity rose 82%

China’s coal consumption fell in 2016 – the third year in a row the world’s biggest polluter has cut back its use of the...

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