Research shows link between temperature rise and human influence, says head of UN climate panel
2017-03-28 11:25:35

Research shows link between temperature rise and human influence, says head of UN climate panel

Speaking today at a United Nations forum to invigorate political momentum on climate change, the head of a major UN panel on climate change underlined that human influence on the climate system cannot be disputed


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Choked by smog, Beijing creates new environmental police
2017-01-10 11:25:36

Choked by smog, Beijing creates new environmental police

Officials in Beijing have announced a new environmental police squad to root out illegal burning in the city, the latest government response to the widespread public anger over China's persistent problems with smog

Global Temperature Trends From 2500 B.C. To 2040 A.D.
2016-12-27 12:15:47

Global Temperature Trends From 2500 B.C. To 2040 A.D.

Until the early to mid 2000s, global temperatures were more than a degree Fahrenheit warmer when compared to the overall 20th Century mean. From August of 2007 through February of 2008, the Earth’s mean reading dropped to near the 200-year average temperature of 57 degrees

Сarbon dioxide levels continue to soar increasing the risk of extreme weather events
2016-12-16 15:40:23

Сarbon dioxide levels continue to soar increasing the risk of extreme weather events

We have broken through the symbolic ceiling of 400 parts per million for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and there seems to be no going back as we head towards another record breaking year for global temperatures.

There’s a new ranking of the healthiest countries
2016-12-08 15:00:01

There’s a new ranking of the healthiest countries

Iceland tops a new ranking of the world’s healthiest countries, in a vast new study. Published in The Lancet, the study assesses 33 health-related Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators in 188 countries across 25 years

Finland approves new climate and energy strategy
2016-12-08 14:45:22

Finland approves new climate and energy strategy

The Finnish government has approved a new, "ambitious" climate and energy strategy for Finland, with detailed insights into climate and energy policy measures up to 2020, and suggestions up to 2050

2016 Energy Trilemma Index ranking shows global energy sector shifting priorities towards more balanced energy mix
2016-12-07 11:35:27

2016 Energy Trilemma Index ranking shows global energy sector shifting priorities towards more balanced energy mix

Access to electricity and clean cooking has improved for the 125 Index countries to 85% and 74% respectively since 2000. At the same time cleaner forms of energy are being used for each dollar created, with CO2 intensity decreasing to 0.27tCo2/US$ in 2014