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August 19, 2019: In this five-part series on trends in learning, we’ve covered 12 trends at various stages of maturity, but none of them compare to the climate crisis—nothing is more important or more imminent. This post considers four impacts of the climate crisis on education.
August 19, 2019: Some environmental groups say Elections Canada warned them that discussing the dangers of climate change during the upcoming federal campaign could be deemed partisan activity.
August 19, 2019: Eight Democratic presidential candidates will participate in a climate-focused town hall hosted by CNN next month, the network said on Monday.So far, eight candidates are scheduled to attend the event: former Vice President Joe Biden...
August 18, 2019: Leaders at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum couldn’t disguise their anger over Canberra’s climate crisis ‘red lines’It was always going to be a showdown on the climate crisis.As leaders from the Pacific gathered in Tuvalu for their annual Pacific Islands Forum, there was one subject destined to dwarf all ...
August 18, 2019: The astronomer royal and risk specialist on cyber-attacks, pandemics, Brexit and life on MarsMartin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist who has been the astronomer royal since 1995. He is also a co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Cambridge. His most recent book, On the Future: Prospects...
August 18, 2019: It’s a fight fisheries are likely to lose, as climate change challenges the very idea of sea borders.
August 17, 2019: BEIS racks up 4,500 domestic flights, up from 2,700 in 2018, despite carbon footprintThe Whitehall officials responsible for tackling the climate crisis dramatically increased their domestic flights last year despite the huge carbon footprint associated with aviation.Officials from the Department for Business, Energ...
August 17, 2019: One scientist blasted Cornyn for being utterly,
August 17, 2019: Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is both humble and keenly aware of the powerful pulpit she occupies, but the 16-year-old from Sweden could run into fresh opposition from climate doubters when she arrives in the United States.
August 17, 2019: Members of the United Kingdom agency tasked with addressing climate change issues took nearly twice as many flights in the most recent fiscal year as they did during the previous one, according to a recent report.
August 17, 2019: “Everybody, we have a chance to do this right, to save the world for humans,” the famed TV science
August 16, 2019: Small Pacific nations tell the region's biggest emitter it should be more focused on saving people.
August 16, 2019: High up in the French Alps, the climbers who spend their days on the rocks and glaciers have come to a grim conclusion: the mountains are crumbling around them Continue reading...
August 16, 2019: Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s prime minister, Enele Sopoaga, over Australia’s “red l...
August 16, 2019: Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many of their workers come here to pick our fruit”, Australia’s deputy prime minister has said. Michael McCormac...
August 16, 2019: Globally, we're under enormous pressure to reduce our environmental impact. But we're still relying on non-renewable energy sources. What's holding us back? What role do different types of capitalism have to play in all of this?
August 16, 2019: Activists vow to keep on after council votes to authorise only one day’s school absenceYoung activists have vowed to keep protesting in Edinburgh despite the city council saying it will only authorise pupils to miss school once a year to attend climate strikes.Pupils have been attending protests on Fridays outside...
August 16, 2019: Boris Johnson’s partner makes first solo public appearance since moving into No 10Boris Johnson’s partner Carrie Symonds said politicians had a “gigantic responsibility to make the right decisions” over the climate crisis, in her first solo public appearance since moving into Downing Street.Symonds also cond...
August 16, 2019: Anthony Myint, San Francisco-based chef, has been awarded the 2019 Basque Culinary World Prize. Acknowledge
August 16, 2019: Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways.
August 15, 2019: Farmers say people can take still take a bite out of climate change while eating red meat, pushing back against global headlines calling for major changes to the world's farming and eating habits. 
August 15, 2019: We cannot allow oil-soaked politicians and anti-science plutocrats to target our flagship research universities simply because they don't like their findings.
August 15, 2019: Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgent action on climate change at a regional meeting in Tuvalu.Eighteen leaders including Australia’s Scott Mor...
August 14, 2019: The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint.
August 14, 2019: New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Pacific” on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions to 1.5C and expe...