October 2020

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

Japan announces it will be carbon neutral by 2050

Japan will become carbon neutral by 2050. This is the bold undertaking made by Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga this week. It was his first policy speech in the Diet since taking office in S…

The World’s First Paris Agreement Carbon Offset Deal has been signed by Switzerland and Peru

This agreement took 3 years to negotiate and it sees Peru get finance for sustainable development projects whilst Switzerland is able to take credit for the emission cuts.  Switzerland has neg…

14 key nations propose set of energy measures for 60,000 international shipping vessels

A proposal brought forward by leading maritime countries in a bid to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint underwhelmingly falls short of the goals set by both the Paris Agreement and the Internation…

Germany’s third largest state make solar panels compulsory

Baden-Württemberg is one of the first regions in the world to make photovoltaic panels compulsory. And soon. From 2021, all new non-residential buildings, like office buildings and supermarkets plu…

Renewable energy company surpasses ExxonMobil in value – Investors are abandoning fossil fuels

Investors are abandoning fossil fuels Renewables are the new favourite in the dancing hall and fossil fuels are being left to flap forlornly in the corner. The unfolding drama of climate change and…

Ex-Bank of England boss states that banks should link executive pay to Paris climate goals

Former Bank of England governor Mark Carney has stated that banks should link executive pay to climate risk management, in a bid to align the finance industry with the Paris Agreement goals. He sta…

One of the Globe’s largest banks assists and pushes its clients to reduce their carbon footprint

The Coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly been a tragedy for many, but a crisis for millions more. The pandemic has aggravated centuries-old bias as well a negatively impacted economic growth. While th…

New Earthshot prize: The Nobel Prize for our planet

The New Earthshot Prize initiated by The Duke of Cambridge and Sir David Attenborough equals the Nobel Prize to fix our planet. The Duke of Cambridge that there are just 10 years “to fundamentally …

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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