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Ford, Cruz, Roberts, Witherspoon, Neeson come together: Nature is Speaking

Paying.Green® is paying tribute to Conservation International’s efforts throughout the last 30 years and is sharing some of their timeless, inspiring, powerful, beautiful and thoughtful ‘Nature Speaki…

What is Net Zero, carbon & climate neutrality and why the race to zero emissions matters

What exactly is net-zero, carbon neutrality and climate neutrality and why is it important? Simply put, net-zero is the term given to not adding any new emissions into the atmosphere. Whilst emissio…

United Nations Sports for Climate Action

The United Nations Sports for Climate Action was launched in December 2018 in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee. Uniting behind a set of principles, sports organisations and th…

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…

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…

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

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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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New IEA report gives meaning to Net Zero – five key insights

The IEA has released its long-awaited roadmap highlighting how the globe’s energy sector could slash its planet-heating emissions to net zero in 30 years

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Lowering Methane Emissions Is The Fastest Way To Slow Global Heating- UN Report

The new UN report discovered that methane emissions can be halved by 2030 with existing technology and at a reasonable cost. A large proportion of the actions involved will actually make money

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Increasing Climate Change Promises are Moving the Needle

Recent and increasing promises concerning climate change made by major countries could bring the earth a fraction closer to the possibility of a more stable climate.

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Shocking results for nature’s climate change resilience – Retracing a century old wild life survey

When Berkely researchers following in the steps of Joseph Grinnell, a biologist who over a century ago developed a pioneering survey of California’s wildlife, began sampling birds and small mammals in the Mojave Desert, they expected the harsh conditions would magnify population changes driven by the climate crisis. “We knew …

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Tech billionaires’ Ironman approach to climate change vs. planting trees

3 of the 5 richest individuals in the world, are all aiming to create new technologies which can lower the world’s carbon emissions and fight climate change. What are the options?

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