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January 15, 2021: Focus must be on justice for those fleeing impact of extreme weather events, says new scientific adviser to VaticanThe pope’s newly appointed scientific adviser said the coronavirus pandemic has forced world leaders to face up to the “existential risk” of the climate crisis.Prof Ottmar Edenhofer said rich coun...
January 15, 2021: A survey carried out after the November election found that 66 percent of respondents said that developing sources of clean energy should be a high or very high priority.
January 15, 2021: Biden's climate goals can’t be accomplished without a strong emphasis on America’s 13 million heavy duty trucks and buses, which produce significantly more climate pollution than the entire British economy.
January 15, 2021: Big banks, climate activists and banking reform advocates don't agree on much, but they have joined forces to denounce a proposed Trump administration rule that would make it harder for banks to cut ties with the fossil fuel industry.
January 14, 2021: China has promised a greater focus on cleaner projects under the Belt and Road Initiative — but it has little concrete results to show so far, said analysts.
January 14, 2021: Report says not enough funding is being made available to deal with effects of extreme weatherMillions of people around the world are facing disaster from flood, droughts, heatwaves and other extreme weather, as governments fail to take the measures needed to adapt to the impacts of climate breakdown, the UN has war...
January 14, 2021: Historic court case accuses country of being responsible for ecological damage and its impactsA Paris court has been asked to convict the French state for its alleged failure to act to halt the climate crisis.The historic legal case, being brought by four environmental groups after a petition signed by more than 2 m...
January 14, 2021: What will Dem. party control over the presidency, the House, and the Senate mean for the future of U.S. Climate Policy?
January 14, 2021: Countries are not adapting fast enough to climate change and financing for adaptation has fallen short, according to a United Nations report released Thursday.
January 14, 2021: The UN estimated that annual climate change adaption costs could reach between 40 billion and 00 billion by the end of the decade.
January 14, 2021: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency finalizes a controversial rule about bank lending and financial services that a Wall Street strongly opposes.
January 14, 2021: It’s official. 2020 was one of the warmest years on record either edging out or coming in just behind 2016 for the warmest year in recorded history according to data from US government agencies. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration had the year just tied with 2016, while the National Oceanic and A...
January 14, 2021: Two studies show that while corporate leadership is moving toward embracing climate policies, rank-and-file employees as essential to changing attitudes inside C-suites.
January 14, 2021: A .5-million Alberta government public inquiry into alleged foreign-funded anti-energy campaigns has posted commissioned studies that experts say are based on junk climate-denial science, bizarre conspiracy theories and oil-industry propaganda.
January 13, 2021: Sobering new report says world is failing to grasp the extent of threats posed by biodiversity loss and the climate crisisThe planet is facing a “ghastly future of mass extinction, declining health and climate-disruption upheavals” that threaten human survival because of ignorance and inaction, according to an i...
January 13, 2021: The Green New Deal Network is launching with over 0 million to promote their agenda, as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office and Democrats set to control both chambers of Congress.
January 13, 2021: The next 12 months will determine what the zero-carbon transition looks like; one which embraces change, or takes a more expensive and dangerous route for the planet.
January 12, 2021: Weather and climate-related disasters have cost the U.S. nearly trillion over the last 40 years. More than one-third of the 99 billion in U.S. flood damage is directly related to trends in increased precipitation, a new study finds. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN's Elaine Q...
January 12, 2021: Papers bearing the presidential seal appear on climate contrarian websites but were not authorized by White House.
January 12, 2021: Weaker sharks less effective hunters, which can upset the balance of the ecosystem, say authors of study into impacts of hotter oceansBaby sharks will emerge from their egg cases earlier and weaker as water temperatures rise, according to a new study that examined the impact of warming oceans on embryos.About 40% of...
January 12, 2021: Bonds can help finance nations’ resilience efforts.
January 12, 2021: A Trump administration official, claiming the imprimatur of the White House, has posted a series of papers questioning the established science of climate change.
January 12, 2021: The oil and gas sector has an image problem among the workforce it needs for the future. To compete with the tech, medical and other industries, it will have to do more than pay lip service to addressing climate change.
January 12, 2021: A Trump administration apparently led a group of researchers in writing papers casting doubt on the scientific evidence for climate change. David Legates, an administration official with a history of questioning humans’ influence on global...
January 12, 2021: Svalbard’s battle with the impacts of climate change will soon be thrust into the international spotlight as the focus of a new film from Disneynature.