September 2020

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

Climate change: China surprises and aims for ‘carbon neutrality by 2060’

In a speech at the UN Assembly the president of China, Xi Jinping surprised the world and announced that China would hit its peak emissions in less than 10 years and carbon neutrality by 2060.  Pr…

Unprecedented Year for our Planet: United in Science Report 2020

This alarming news comes from the multi-organisation report United in Science 2020, compiled by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) under the direction of the United Nations Secretary-General.…

90% of people in 27 countries view climate change as an extremely serious threat: New Globescan poll

The new Globescan worldwide poll has stated that concern has been growing amongst citizens all over the world in regards to climate change. Nevertheless, respondents had extremely varying attitude…

New Zealand on course to beat the rest of the world on climate risk reporting

New Zealand is on course to become the first country in the world to require its major financial institutions to report on risks pose by climate change. This announcement was made by Minister for Clim…

US economy will suffer irreparable damage due to climate inaction: Major US Financial Institutions’ Report

Unless urgent steps are taken to curb climate change the US economy will suffer irreparable damage. This is the stark warning from a report compiled by a group of 38 professionals representing expe…

Facebook aims to fight myths on climate change with its new science backed information hub

Major talking points: Facebook has announced that it intends to launch a new information hub that provides its users with science-backed information concerning climate change. Facebook wants th…

1.2 billion people displaced due to climate change by 2050: New IEP Report

A new report states that certain nations that are more vulnerable to ecological threats than others and that over a billion people are at risk of being displaced within 30 years as a result of a combi…

Climate Finance Explained

If you look up the definition of Climate Finance it says that it is a finance channel by which developed economies partially fund or invest in sustainable development projects in emerging economies to…

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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