Around parts of Antarctica last year, whole colonies of emperor penguins lost the all chicks they stoically incubated through weeks of darkness, -50C temperatures, and 100 miles-per-hour winds. This sad discovery came via a combination of commercial and government satellites that scientists adapted to
The companies feel that it would be difficult to shoot down fossil fuel operations completely. In the Shell shareholder meeting, Follow This, an activist group, moved resolution for more ambitious cuts in greenhouse gas emission, and it won the support of a fifth of the shareholders.
On Saturday, as over 100 countries pledged to triple renewables and reduce dependence on fossil fuels, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) announced a groundbreaking financing initiative aimed at unlocking commercial capital for solar power.
The UAE is rightly proud of its role in bringing "transformational change" to the planet, said Sultan Al Jaber. "You did step up, you showed flexibility, you put common interest ahead of self-interest," he told the august gathering at COP28.
In January 2022, we find ourselves two years into the decisive decade for our climate. It’s the decade in which we need to see unprecedented changes across the globe — you could call it the “great break-up from fossil fuels”.
As the war in Ukraine highlights the perils of relying on Russian fossil fuels, France has been fast-tracking efforts to wean households off oil-fired heating, insulate their homes better and swap petrol and diesel cars for electric. Climate policy
Most of us don’t wake up each morning worrying about the climate crisis. That’s why campaigners often talk up the benefits of green jobs, or promote a green industrial revolution: it’s an attempt to link this global, yet hard-to-grasp threat to more
It is simple maths. No matter how many new renewables we build, if we keep increasing the amount of fossil fuels we burn, global carbon emissions will continue to rise. To have any hope of cutting emissions, the basic first step must be to stop investing
If you’re like most people, you probably only think about energy when filling up your car or paying a hefty electric bill. You probably don’t know that, since 1992, October has been designated “Energy Awareness Month.” This October, we have several compelling reasons to think about the energy we depend on. For one, a global pandemic