At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action
2020-01-24 13:30:37

At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action

The world is “doomed” in the face of climate change unless major industrial nations reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos


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Norway’s huge oil fund makes major shift to renewable energy
2019-04-16 10:10:38

Norway’s huge oil fund makes major shift to renewable energy

In a major move to spread the use of green energy, Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund has announced that it will begin investing in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure projects like wind farms

New research reveals climate change secrets hidden in the Yukon permafrost
2019-04-15 10:10:52

New research reveals climate change secrets hidden in the Yukon permafrost

A study from U of T Mississauga uses new research techniques to reveal alarming information about climate change in Canada's north. A study published in Nature Communications confirms that recent climate warming

Amazon will launch thousands of satellites to provide internet around the world
2019-04-11 16:00:35

Amazon will launch thousands of satellites to provide internet around the world

Amazon plans to launch a constellation of 3,236 satellites into low Earth orbit in order to provide internet to “unserved and underserved communities around the world.” The so-called Project Kuiper initiative first

Londoners support charging 'dirty' drivers, says air pollution study
2019-04-10 10:55:31

Londoners support charging 'dirty' drivers, says air pollution study

Almost three-quarters of Londoners support charging drivers of dirty vehicles in an effort to tackle the capital’s air pollution crisis, according to a study

'Coal is on the way out': study finds fossil fuel now pricier than solar or wind
2019-04-04 15:10:05

'Coal is on the way out': study finds fossil fuel now pricier than solar or wind

Around three-quarters of US coal production is now more expensive than solar and wind energy in providing electricity to American households, according to a new study

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres
2019-04-02 15:35:48

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres

The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “another strong wake-up call” to the world