August 2020

Latest articles, climate news and blogs on climate change and global warming

UN ruling could force nations to reconsider inaction stance on climate change

There was a recent ruling announced by the United Nations, which stated that governments can’t return persons to nations where their lives might be at risk from climate change. This is bound to be a g…

Sir David Attenborough’s Personal Witness Statement and Vision on Climate Change – A Life on Our Planet

One of the most known and respected men in the World, naturalist and film maker Sir David Attenborough is releasing his latest full feature film on 28 September 2020 on Netflix and in Cinemas around t…

Video – Christina Figueres explains the importance of the UN’s Responsible Banking Principles

The Principles for Responsible Banking are a unique framework for ensuring that signatory banks’ strategy and practice align with the vision society has set out for its future in the Sustainable Devel…

Video – Westpac’s CEO explains why the Bank is Committed to the UN’s Responsible Banking Principles

Westpac is Australia's first and oldest banking institutions and is one of the 'Big Four". Westpac has over 14 million customers. Westpac has chosen to take one major leap forward to support Climate A…

Must see Video! – UN Ambassador and Actor Edward Norton about Climate Change

Mr Edward Norton is a United Nations ambassador for biodiversity and here he speaks in support of Climate Neutral Now and offers valuable insight into Climate Change and how you can make a difference.…

United Nations 2030 Agenda / Sustainable Development Goals Explained

In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Building on the principle of “leaving no one behin…

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Explained

The UNFCCC, a widely supported international environmental treaty, entered into force on 21 March 1994 developed to address the problem of climate change. Today, the UNFCCC has near-…

Paris Climate Agreement Explained

The Paris Agreement sets out a global framework to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C and pursuing efforts to limit it to 1.5°C. It also aims to strengthen cou…

Featured Climate News & Stories

Carbon Emissions From G20 Countries Increased Sharply In 2021

The new Climate Transparency Report shows that carbon emissions across the world are rebounding strongly with the world’s 20 richest nations responsible for the rise.

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Creating A Low Carbon Economy Is Cheaper Than Climate Change Costs

The European Central Bank released a new report which reaffirms the stark consequences of inaction or delays on climate change.

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Facebook Offers Cash For Help On Climate Misinformation

Facebook has decided to put money down on the misinformation front, virtually outsourcing the fix for climate misinformation on its apps.

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Massive swing in media reporting of climate science: New study

A new study of thousands of articles just discovered that 90% of media coverage represented the scientific consensus stating that human activity is responsible for global warming. This represents an increase from 50% 16 years ago.

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United Nations Welcomes Paying.Green® as Participant Member in UN Global Compact

The United Nations Global Compact, New York, has announced today that Paying.Green® has joined as a Participant.

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Australia Ranks Dead Last in World For Climate Action, According to Recent UN Report

Australia has come in last place for climate action according to the United Nations latest Sustainable Development Report. The report aims to assess the progress of nations towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The latest edition of the report, which is produced by the UN-supported Sustainable Development Solutions Network, saw …

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Corporate Accountability for Climate Impact: New Legal Norm

Experts state that scientific advances are bound to make it easier to attribute climate breakdown associated damages to the activities of companies. Companies could soon be facing a renewed movement of legal action seeking to hold them accountable for their greenhouse gas emissions, as a result of advances in climate …

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NATO Turns To Face Climate Threat

Leaders of the Western military alliance have agreed to a climate action plan that makes their armed forces carbon-neutral by 2050

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The most important scientific discovery of our time: NetFlix

Netflix states that the film, just released, centres around David Attenborough and Swedish Professor Johan Rockström’s research and records “the most important scientific discovery of our time.

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