January 2021

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

10 atomic bombs of heat is absorbed by the oceans every second

The world's oceans absorbed 20 sextillion joules of heat due to climate change in 2020 and warmed to record levels, a new study has found. This is equivalent to the energy from 10 Hiroshima …

Climate change driver in escalating US flood damages: Stanford study:

A new Stanford study shows that climate change is driver behind in escalating flood damages in the US. Climate change has caused rainfall to intensify which has in return caused over $75 billion in…

10 Shocking Deforestation Facts in Australia

Australia can be said to be home to more than a few of the most magnificent and unique nature found on the planet. The country has large grasslands and savannahs, endangered gum forests, diverse woodl…

Macro scale retrofitting unused spaces can help South African cities adapt to climate change

When it comes to climate change, there are 2 approaches, either adapting to it or slowing it down. The latter concentrates on lowering greenhouse emissions while absorbing more carbon. The first conce…

NASA has released shocking satellite photos showing the extent to which climate change is transforming the planet

The series of photos released by NASA has been dubbed the “Images of Change”. The photos are images taken from space to highlight how changes to the earth have been influenced by a combination of fire…

ECB Governor Christine Lagarde expected to make ECB a climate change pioneer

A study has shown that Christine Lagarde could transform the European Central Bank into a pioneer in the fight against climate change. She aims to do this by reducing the purchase of bonds issued by f…

New Year Good News: Over 100 countries commit to climate action by restoring 1 billion hectares of land

The Climate Ambition Summit in December marked the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement. World leaders have been meeting online and have been asked to show more ambitious and stronger commitments wh…

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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