Maldives president defends Saudi atoll deal, but reveals no detail

The Maldives president has defended his country’s right to do business with Saudi Arabia after his government was criticised for striking a development deal without...

Anti-fossil fuel activists stage Louvre oil slick

Fossil fuel divestment activists staged an oil slick pouring down the steps of the Louvre’s iconic Winged Victory statue in Paris on Sunday.The protest was...

Everything you need to know about Ireland’s new Home Energy Saving Kits

March 7th 2017 Today saw the launch of Home Energy Saving Kits throughout Dublin. These kits were developed by Dublin’s Energy Agency, Codema and provide...

French election 2017: Where the candidates stand on energy and climate change

The French presidential elections are fast approaching with the first voting round set to be held on 23 April and the run-off between the...

Why is Ireland diluting legislation on banning hormone-changing chemicals?

March 06th 2017 Ireland has been accused of trying to limit EU legislation aimed at reducing the use of harmful chemicals in pesticides. The legislation...

Americans are confused on climate, but support cutting carbon pollution

Posted on 6 March 2017 by dana1981 The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication published the findings of its 2016 survey on American public opinion about...

Analysis: UK carbon emissions fell 6% in 2016 after record drop in coal use

Carbon Brief analysis shows the UK’s CO2 emissions fell by 5.8% in 2016, after a record 52% drop in coal use. The reduction would leave...

Saudis make Maldives land grab to secure oil routes to China

Saudi Arabia is seeking to secure oil trade routes to east Asia through a multi-billion dollar investment in a Maldives atoll, foreign policy experts and the Maldives’...

2017 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #9

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 4 March 2017 by John Hartz Sun Feb 26, 2017 New UN...

Weekly wrap: Will China turn its back on coal?

News that China’s coal consumption fell for the third consecutive year has inflamed the hearts of the hopeful with the thought that the decline may become...

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