March 2021

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

‘Default Effect’ Sees Significant Green Energy Switch

When energy companies in Switzerland made green energy the default choice, a large number of consumers were more than happy to stick with it, even though it cost them a lot more. 4 years after the swi…

Poor Nutrition in Children Linked to Climate Change; First-of-its-kind Study

A first-of-its-kind, international study of 107,000 children finds that higher temperatures are an equal or greater contributor to child malnutrition and low quality diets than the traditional culprit…

Four Climate Change Myths Debunked: What You Should Know

Considering there is concrete scientific consensus (97%) on the issue, there are still a number of people that doubt climate change is caused by human activity. This year’s Earth Day aims to focus on …

How Green Hydrogen offers a Chance to Fix Our Climate & Our Economy

Green hydrogen provides Australia a chance to slash its emissions and if gotten right, the outcome of this could be nothing short of nation-building. This was the argument of business leader Andrew Fo…

Making Peace with Nature: Landmark UN Science-Based Blueprint for Climate Change, Pollution and Biodiversity

“For too long, we have been waging a senseless and suicidal war on nature. The result is three interlinked environmental crises”, Secretary-General António Guterres said this via a virtual press brief…

Companies’ net zero target progress to be tracked by Climate Transparency Register

A new climate transparency register is set to encourage big Australian companies to provide detailed progress of their emissions targets to shareholders, supply chain partners and the public. Feder…

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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