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Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis

The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis...

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis

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Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral com...
20:13, 09/12/2019

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral New Zealand’s government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill which aims to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050 while giving some leeway to farmers...
04:13, 05/08/2019

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic reportedly opposed the goal....
21:26, 06/20/2019

No need to cut beef to tackle climate crisis, say farmers NFU says growing fuel for power stations and capturing CO2 can slash emissionsFarming can become climate neutral by 2040 without cutting beef production or converting substantial areas of farmland into forest, according to a plan published by the Nat...
08:26, 09/10/2019

15 things a president can actually do to tackle the climate crisis Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination and most scientists say the climate crisis is the existential threat of our time, while President Donald Trump once claimed it's a hoax cooked up by the Chinese....
23:26, 09/04/2019

UK funding to tackle climate crisis 'must double', government warned Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year ...
01:52, 09/02/2019

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.The planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn tre...
18:52, 07/29/2019

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first...
20:26, 07/04/2019

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according ...
14:26, 05/22/2019

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutting fossil fue...
01:39, 07/22/2019

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate emergency.Goldsmiths, University of London, is also attempting to phase out si...
07:00, 08/13/2019

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surprised I can still be shocked at the incompetence and...
21:26, 06/06/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle o...
22:13, 05/28/2019

How to Be ‘Carbon Neutral’ If You’re Not Bhutan There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortunately for the fight against global climate change, ...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035 New leftist government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spendingFinland’s new left-leaning coalition government has pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2035 as part of a policy programme that includes a major increase ...
15:13, 06/04/2019

Why Bhutan Is All Alone in the Carbon-Neutral Nation Club There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortunately for the fight against global climate change, ...
13:13, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Amazon vows to being carbon neutral by 2040; will buy 100,000 EVs Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the online retailer to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said it would order 100,000 electric delivery vehicles as part of that pledge....
17:39, 09/19/2019

Hoffenheim go carbon neutral with tree-planting project "Hoffenheim have taken steps to go carbon neutral this season by offsetting \"unavoidable CO2 emissions\" through an initiative that plants trees in Uganda\u0027s Kikonda Forest, the Bundesliga club has said."...
21:00, 08/28/2019

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
23:26, 06/27/2019

Amazon Pledges To Be Carbon Neutral By 2040, Buy 100,000 Electric Vans Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged Thursday to make the US technology and retail giant carbon neutral by 2040 and encourage other firms to do likewise, in a bid to help meet the goals of the Paris......
05:26, 09/20/2019

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU leaders hoping for the bloc to lead the fight against global warming by agreeing on Thursday to go carbon neutral by 2050 engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that doing so could cost jobs....
18:26, 06/20/2019

Energy firms plan UK's first carbon-neutral 'industrial cluster' Humber drive aims to shrink carbon footprint of UK’s most polluting industrial zoneEnergy companies have ignited multibillion-pound plans for the UK’s first carbon-neutral “industrial cluster” in the Humber.An alliance of companies including National...
02:26, 09/09/2019

Mercedes sets 2039 target for entirely carbon-neutral line-up News 13 May, 2019 Mercedes predicts more than half of new car sales will be plug-in by 2030, and targets all European factories to be carbon-neutral by 2022...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039 The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-policing....
16:13, 05/14/2019

Mercedes-Benz's pledge: All cars will be carbon-neutral by 2039 Mercedes-Benz pledged on Monday to make its new passenger car fleet carbon-neutral within two decades, an ambitious goal built on electric vehicles and renewable energy....
15:52, 05/13/2019

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping, recycled plastic for all devices Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022....
16:39, 08/05/2019

Amazon vows to go carbon neutral 10 years ahead of Paris deadline The tech giant has vowed to go carbon neutral by 2040, beating the Paris Agreement by 10 years. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has encouraged other companies to follow suit. The move comes a day ahead of global climate protests....
02:26, 09/20/2019

Germany seeking EU summit decision on going carbon neutral by 2050: official Germany is aiming to get European Union leaders to agree to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050 at this week's summit, a government official said on Wednesday....
22:39, 06/19/2019

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in....
19:13, 09/19/2019

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit statement....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
22:39, 06/19/2019

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping for its devices by 2020, recycled plastic by 2022 Alphabet's Google announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic by 2022.Read More...
07:26, 08/06/2019

Making carbon-neutral clothes out of algae: the designers taking on fast fashion – video The fashion industry is a fossil-fuel-guzzling operation as many of our clothes are made from petroleum-based textiles such as polyester. Even natural fibres such as cotton have a huge carbon footprint and require a large portion of the world’s pesti...
23:13, 09/20/2019

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
01:52, 05/29/2019

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 ...
17:52, 09/15/2019

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
07:39, 09/19/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please s...
09:13, 09/21/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
20:39, 05/17/2019

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good monsoon rains. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind sa...
13:26, 06/20/2019

Germany looks to Mexico to help tackle nursing-care crisis A shortage of qualified staff to work in German care homes has prompted a visit to Mexico by Health Minister Jens Spahn. A speedy visa process is one of the perks being offered to lure skilled workers....
21:39, 09/21/2019

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHundreds of thousands attend rallies across AustraliaHow you can get involved...
12:00, 09/20/2019

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
08:52, 06/25/2019

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Conventi...
22:13, 08/17/2019

New Zealand's PM Ardern reshuffles cabinet to tackle housing crisis Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday replaced the housing minister and appointed a team of senior officials to tackle New Zealand's housing crisis, in her first cabinet reshuffle since taking power in 2017....
08:39, 06/27/2019

Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis, opposition Labour Party says Britain's parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday, after leaked official documents forecast possible food, fuel, and medicine shortages....
11:39, 08/19/2019

Mexico to propose U.S. redirects funds to tackle migrant crisis in talks Mexico will propose the United States redirect security funding under the so-called "Merida Initiative" to boosting development of the Mexican southern border in talks aimed at resolving a dispute over migration, officials said on Wednesday....
22:13, 06/05/2019

Kristen Gillibrand unveils plan to tackle mental health 'crisis' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled a plan Tuesday to take on the "mental health crisis" in the United States and remove the stigma that she said has existed for too long....
22:39, 08/20/2019

If we don't tackle Iran together, the Golan Heights will be next crisis point, Emirati official says A lack of regional participation in Iran's ill-fated nuclear deal could lead to a new conflict in the Middle East, a senior Emirati official told CNBC on Monday....
00:13, 07/09/2019

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often under...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Aamir Khan To NDTV On How India Can Tackle Its Water Crisis: Highlights As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, actor Aamir Khan, the ambassador of the 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' is echoing the need for water conservation to contribute to a better future.......
21:13, 07/03/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
18:13, 08/07/2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
23:13, 05/21/2019

Crisis talks continue in attempt to save Bolton from liquidation • Club have until 5pm on Tuesday to show EFL they can survive• Closure process due to start on Wednesday after sale collapsesUrgent discussions were continuing on Monday night over the endangered future of Bolton Wanderers, after the club’s administr...
04:26, 08/27/2019

Fox News' Attempt to Prove That There's an Anti-Cop Crisis Goes Hilariously Wrong There’s nothing quite as satisfying as watching Fox News fail to collect anecdotal evidence to support its ridiculous claims. Just take this Friday morning clip in which the first responders that Fox & Friends packed into an audience didn’t valid...
05:13, 09/07/2019

UK climate report: What your life could be like in a low-carbon future An ambitious plan to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions will see the country completely transform many aspects of daily life. Here's what it will mean for you...
08:00, 05/02/2019

It's Time for Star Trek to Tackle Climate Change It’s a great time to be a Star Trek fan. After years of lying low like a dormant space tardigrade, the franchise is bursting with new life. But while there are some modern, topical issues Star Trek: Discovery is trying harder than its predecessors to...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Mass Civil Disobedience Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation ...
16:52, 06/14/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found, saying Paris is worryingly far fr...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove....
08:13, 07/16/2019

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
17:00, 06/20/2019

Barbara Windsor calls on Boris Johnson to help tackle dementia care crisis Dame Barbara Windsor is calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to tackle the dementia crisis, as millions are expected to fall victim to the illness with the care system in "disarray"....
19:52, 08/06/2019

LA Times columnist slams city leaders for failing to tackle homeless crisis An influential columnist for the Los Angeles Times returned to his attack on Mayor Eric Garcetti for the city’s mounting homelessness crisis and trash-covered streets....
18:52, 06/10/2019

Venezuela crisis: Maduro claims victory over 'deranged' coup attempt President blames Trump imperialists and ‘coup-mongering far right’ as rival Juan Guaidó calls for more protestsNicolás Maduro claimed his troops have thwarted a botched attempt to topple him masterminded by Venezuela’s “coup-mongering far right” and ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

China to tackle climate change with 'nature-based solutions' China said it will try to persuade other countries to support "nature-based solutions" to tackle the root causes of climate change, the country said in a position paper published ahead of a United Nations summit in New York....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
18:39, 06/26/2019

Most people in the UK back limits on flying to tackle climate change A majority of people in the UK support imposing limits on air travel to curb carbon emissions, a sign that social attitudes on climate change may be shifting...
15:00, 09/18/2019

New EU executive line-up to tackle climate change, digital challenges The incoming head of the EU executive named her 27-strong team on Tuesday, promising it would focus on addressing changes in climate, technology and demography that are generating anxiety in communities across the 28-member bloc....
15:52, 09/10/2019

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The gover...
19:13, 06/17/2019

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking....
03:26, 06/04/2019

Sucking carbon out of the air is no magic fix for the climate emergency | Simon Lewis Negative emissions tech is important, but the idea it could replace decarbonisation is pure fantasy. Business as usual is not an optionThe Arctic is on fire, hot on the heels of the latest scorching European heatwave. As the impact of the climate cri...
10:26, 08/01/2019

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 year...
17:26, 06/04/2019

Climate Town Hall: Several Democratic Candidates Embrace a Carbon Tax At a CNN forum on climate change, the first such prime-time event in a presidential campaign, candidates vowed to take aggressive action to combat global warming....
06:13, 09/05/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle climate change...
21:13, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-New EU executive line-up to tackle climate change, digital challenges The incoming head of the EU executive named her 27-strong team on Tuesday, promising it would focus on addressing changes in climate, technology and demography that are generating anxiety in communities across the 28-member bloc....
14:39, 09/10/2019

Watch: Trump speaks on opioid epidemic, announces state and local grants to tackle crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said the roughly $1.8 billion will be used for expanding access to opioid treatments and gathering case data across states....
00:39, 09/05/2019

John Oliver on climate change: 'The current situation of carbon is critical' The Last Week Tonight host focused on climate change, stressing the importance of radical interventionJohn Oliver has turned his focus to climate change in an urgent new episode of Last Week Tonight, referring to the situation as “critical”. Related:...
19:26, 05/13/2019

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in part using revenues from reversing Trump administrati...
01:39, 06/05/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposes carbon taxes in $10T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand laid out her climate change plan Thursday, which calls for a carbon tax on polluters and net-zero emissions within the first decade of her administration....
18:13, 07/25/2019

UN hosts drive to suck back carbon and reverse climate change New York forum aims to ‘restore’ the climate by reducing atmospheric levels of carbon to those of a century agoA new effort to rally governments and corporations behind technologies that suck greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to help stave off dis...
20:13, 09/17/2019

UN launches drive to suck back carbon and reverse climate change New York forum aims to ‘restore’ the climate by reducing atmospheric levels of carbon to those of a century agoA new effort to rally governments and corporations behind technologies that suck greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to help stave off dis...
16:26, 09/17/2019

Tax carbon, not people: UN chief issues climate plea from Pacific 'frontline' Antonio Guterres hears from leaders at Fiji summit who warn region is facing ‘an unprecedented global catastrophe’Governments around the world must introduce carbon taxes, halt plans for new coal plants and accelerate the closure of existing ones if ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that would enable the U.S. to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the economy by 2050....
01:26, 07/24/2019

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green technologies....
00:13, 06/20/2019

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain......
02:52, 08/02/2019

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troubling: If enough Republicans are beguiled into stri...
00:52, 07/02/2019

UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing that “we have the tools to address the climate emergency, but we need more political will.” ...
23:39, 08/26/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matters, let me direct you to Beto O’Rourke. The former member of Congress’ biggest climate moment to date...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Andrew Yang proposes 'giant space mirrors' to tackle climate change Presidential candidate Andrew Yang climate plan aims to get the U.S. to net-zero carbon emissions with a range of new initiatives -- including investing in major geoengineering projects like giant mirrors in space....
03:26, 08/28/2019

Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the private sector to take up the "Herculean task" to combat climate change....
00:00, 09/14/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his climate change plan as most Democratic contenders for p...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
22:00, 06/19/2019

Scheer calls Trudeau a ‘high-carbon hypocrite’ who is using climate change as a distraction Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will support a Liberal motion declaring climate change a national emergency if the Liberals agree to amend it to admit their climate-change plan is a hypocritical failure....
23:39, 05/15/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposes taxing carbon in $10T climate change 'moonshot' plan Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand called for a carbon tax on polluters in a $10 trillion plan to tackle climate change she unveiled Thursday....
17:13, 07/25/2019

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate actio...
20:00, 06/30/2019

Joe Biden tells young activists he started push to tackle climate change in 1987 In a newly posted video, Joe Biden can be seen telling a young activist he "started this whole thing" in response to a question about climate change activism....
23:39, 05/20/2019

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of 20 summit on Friday....
22:39, 06/27/2019

Greta Thunberg Is Sailing Carbon-Free to the UN Climate Summit, But What About Youth Activists of Color? Youth activist Greta Thunberg is hopping on a carbon-free racing boat to make the United Nations Climate Summit in New York on September 23. The Swedish founder of Fridays for Future—a now-global effort where youth skip school on Fridays to protest i...
12:26, 07/30/2019

Greta Thunberg sets sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
17:39, 08/14/2019

Steel industry to suffer major losses from rising carbon prices and climate regulations, report says Failure to reduce carbon emissions puts on average 14% of the companies' potential value at risk, according to a new analysis of corporate earnings profiles....
02:26, 07/31/2019

Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch has invested the best part of $10 million in new equipment to capture and store climate-warming greenhouse gas produced by its kilns....
15:39, 09/12/2019

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate change and that President Trump is responsible for a rise in hate crimes across the country....
21:39, 06/21/2019

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to declare climate change a national emergency....
05:39, 05/15/2019

Trump Climate Advisor Compared 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to Hitler's Treatment of Jews in Bizarre Interview The New York Times published a shocking article over the Memorial Day long weekend about the Trump regime’s dangerous policies on climate change. But one quote in the article really stuck out:Read more......
15:00, 05/28/2019

President Trump Skips G-7 Climate Discussion as World Leaders Address Amazon Fires, Carbon Emissions (BIARRITZ, France) — U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France, leaving an empty chair as global power brokers debated how to help the fire-ravaged Amazon and red...
19:13, 08/26/2019

The global injustice of the climate crisis Countries that are least responsible for causing climate change are the ones suffering most from its effects, especially regarding food insecurity and nutrient deficiencies, reports show. Scientists warn we must act now....
15:26, 08/28/2019

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
17:26, 05/16/2019

Anna Wintour on fur and the climate crisis Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- ...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Getting to grips with the climate crisis | Letters Readers share their views on how to move global heating higher up the political agendaOur political system has been hijacked by a cabal of ideologically driven free marketeers with no democratic mandate. Air pollution and climate change, the two most...
17:39, 07/26/2019

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, the exhibition on vanishing glaciers uses art to inspire action and behavioural change. Unlike wildfi...
19:52, 06/19/2019

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is activated when coral becomes heat stressed. Warmer wa...
08:52, 07/14/2019

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has ...
09:52, 05/24/2019

The climate crisis explained in 10 charts From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutionsGlobal climate strike: Greta Thunberg and students march to protest climate change – live updatesThe level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and is n...
17:13, 09/20/2019

Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is the climate crisis to blame? As the Atlantic season nears, we look at whether destructive weather events are getting worse – and how they get their namesA hurricane is a large rotating storm that forms over tropical or subtropical waters in the Atlantic. These low pressure weath...
08:39, 05/20/2019

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection at the heart of overseas aid, with more than £190...
15:52, 07/03/2019

How to Choose a Bank That's Not Profiting From the Climate Crisis If you’re trying to live in a way that helps mitigate the effects of climate change, you might resolve to fly less often or eat less meat. But what about switching banks?...
20:52, 09/19/2019

The growing anger of climate-crisis voters The voter passionately motivated by climate change was once something of an anomaly. But that is changing as President Donald Trump has systematically unraveled the nation's environmental regulations at the same time that Americans have witnessed a s...
23:26, 09/04/2019

How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, and shifting public opinionLocal TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against cl...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Migration and the climate crisis: the UN’s search for solutions Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, but in the modern era, the impacts of the man-made climate crisis are likely to extensively change the patterns of human settlement....
06:52, 08/01/2019

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new homes—and a leader willing to let them in.Read more......
20:00, 06/06/2019

The Guardian view on climate crisis: what can we do? | Editorial Curbing meat and dairy consumption is critical to tackling global heating. But the issue must not be reduced to solely a question of personal choicesIt’s easy to despair. The scale of the problems we face looms as large as the shadows cast by unpalat...
07:00, 08/13/2019

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, and shifting public opinionLocal TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against cl...
09:52, 09/18/2019

'It's finding something new in the old': how fashion can confront the climate crisis Sustainable style can help spread an important message, say panelists at London fashion week after a weekend of protestsThe climate crisis was on the agenda again at London fashion week on Monday, with sustainability experts and activists taking part...
03:26, 09/18/2019

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About the Climate Crisis Climate change is real, it’s happening, and everybody knows it. But sometimes it’s hard to bring it up in conversation, because we’re afraid the discussion will have a political aftertaste. Fortunately, chatting with friends and family is a small way...
23:13, 07/12/2019

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something ...
07:26, 07/01/2019

When Is Change a ‘Crisis’? Why Climate Terms Matter The discussion around changing weather is changing. Anodyne references to “climate change” and “global warming” are being scorned by those who think it’s time for more drastic talk, and action, on the......
18:39, 09/17/2019

Alien abduction: an unlikely solution to the climate crisis An Oxford lecturer claims that a secret breeding programme to create alien-human hybrids will save humanity from environmental disasterName: Alien abductions.Appearance: Vague. Continue reading......
14:39, 05/01/2019

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be despair and allowing the worst to happen, the novelist John...
17:26, 05/27/2019

'Americans are waking up': two thirds say climate crisis must be addressed Major CBS News poll released as part of Covering Climate Now, a collaboration of more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage of the climate storyTwo-thirds of Americans believe climate change is either a crisis or a serious pro...
14:39, 09/15/2019

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing...
13:26, 07/07/2019

Floridians still divided over climate crisis as Dorian rages Despite the hurricane, local residents question scientists’ conclusions. But those in power are showing signs of acceptanceDoreen Auciello, 63, was finishing a continental breakfast in a hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida – home of the famous speedway r...
03:52, 09/05/2019

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate emergency....
18:52, 06/07/2019

'Like a sunburn on your lungs': how does the climate crisis impact health? Children, pregnant women and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat – but the impact is already felt across every specialty of medicine‘Americans are waking up’: two thirds say climate crisis must be addressedThe climate crisi...
16:26, 09/16/2019

'People are dying': how the climate crisis has sparked an exodus to the US As part of the Running Dry series, the Guardian looks at how drought and famine are forcing Guatemalan families to choose between starvation and migrationAt sunrise, the misty fields around the village of Guior are already dotted with men, women and ...
12:52, 07/29/2019

Amazon workers demand Bezos act on climate crisis At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Amy Klobuchar outlines plan to combat climate crisis Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday announced what she would do to tackle the climate crisis if elected president in 2020, promising to "take aggressive executive action to confront" the growing issue....
00:26, 09/04/2019

Yes, I'm striking over the climate crisis. And suing the US government, too | Vic Barrett As one of the 21 young plaintiffs in the Juliana v United States lawsuit, I am inspired by my people’s past to fight for the futureI was born into a world in which my future and my past are uncertain. Born into a world where my inheritance is slippin...
04:15, 09/21/2019

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. It's a major topic at the climate talks in Bonn, Germany....
18:13, 06/20/2019

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The qu...
15:39, 07/09/2019

How the world's leading designers are thinking about the climate crisis Transgenic silk garments that emit a neon glow, sartorial burial suits embedded with flesh-eating microbes, and a bouquet of perfume notes derived from the DNA of extinct flora are just a few of the mind-bending works of design presented in "Nature,"...
22:39, 05/10/2019

The hellish future of Las Vegas in the climate crisis: 'A place where we never go outside' Las Vegas is the fastest-warming city in the United States. The city’s poorest residents are most at risk in the heatThe Clark county death investigator Jill Roberts vividly recalls the sunny 115F (46C) afternoon last summer when she entered a Las Ve...
16:13, 09/03/2019

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdown, according to a study.Between 3,150 and 8,500 se...
03:26, 05/30/2019

Teachers want climate crisis training, poll shows Survey says teachers feel ill-equipped to educate pupils, as school strikes continueA growing number of teachers want their pupils to learn more about the climate crisis and are calling for environmental training so they can prepare children for a ra...
09:26, 06/21/2019

Why are people striking? The climate crisis explained in 10 charts From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutionsThe level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and is now at its highest for about 4 million years. The rate of the rise is even more striking – the fas...
01:13, 09/20/2019

Which Democrat has the best climate crisis plan? Compare their scores Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is...
22:39, 09/04/2019

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the most ambitious in the world under a new plan devi...
20:39, 06/19/2019

Climate crisis seen as 'most important issue' by public, poll shows Eight-country poll shows people view climate crisis as priority over migration and terrorismA majority of the public recognise the climate crisis as an “emergency” and say politicians are failing to tackle the problem, backing the interests of big oi...
07:13, 09/19/2019

Climate crisis made Europe's heat wave 'at least' five times more likely Last week's record-shattering heat wave across Europe was at made at least five times more likely because of climate change, a group of European scientists said Tuesday....
20:26, 07/02/2019

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly seriou...
19:39, 06/03/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio spotlights urgency of climate crisis in new film As you may have heard, celebrities have been using their clout to get out the message on climate change -- inviting the question, frequently, as to whether they're a hindrance or a help to that cause....
20:52, 06/11/2019

Capitalism is part of solution to climate crisis, says Mark Carney Bank of England governor says firms that ignore crisis ‘will go bankrupt without question’Capitalism is “very much part of the solution” to tackling the climate crisis, according to the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.Challenged in an in...
21:39, 07/31/2019

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling luggage for airlines before bereavements and a back injury took their toll and he was convicted of drink d...
12:26, 07/02/2019

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Charles Young, Dr Joseph Hanlon and Neil BlackshawScotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has acknow...
21:26, 06/26/2019

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Life on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisis Mental health at the heart of the climate crisisGreenland’s melting has been adopted by the world as its own problem. But for the islanders grieving their dissolving world, the crisis is personal, and dangerous‘Ecological grief’: Greenland residents ...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Leak suggests UN agency self-censors on climate crisis after US pressure International Organization for Migration apparently amends programme documentation to avoid conflict with US ‘political sensitivities’Leaked communications suggest that the UN’s migration agency is censoring itself on the climate crisis and the globa...
21:52, 09/11/2019

Climate crisis takes centre stage at Edinburgh Fringe Climate Change isn't a laughing matter - it's one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century - yet the crisis figures strongly at this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival....
06:26, 08/02/2019

Justin Welby: investors must pressure firms to act on climate crisis Archbishop of Canterbury says fund managers are not doing enough to press for changeThe archbishop of Canterbury has criticised the investment industry for inaction over the climate crisis and called on fund managers to push companies to reduce their...
03:00, 08/28/2019

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change....
21:13, 09/18/2019

Climate crisis may be disrupting the 'great orgy' of coral spawning Study finds breakdown in annual spawning synchrony in Red Sea, threatening some species with extinctionIt has been described by scientists as “the greatest orgy in the world”; an annual gamete-fest, where entire colonies of coral reefs release their ...
11:39, 09/10/2019

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Industry got its head in the sand, or in the record lev...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Climate crisis: extremely hot days could double in US, study shows Amid widespread US heatwave, experts predict dangerous extremes in summer temperatures will only get worseAs the climate crisis progresses, the number of extremely hot days around the US could more than double, according to a peer-reviewed study and ...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Democratic 2020 hopefuls split over tackling climate crisis Candidates warn of ‘irreparable damage’ in marathon town hall but can’t agree on how aggressively to tackle problemDemocrats vying for president revealed a fundamental split over how aggressively the US should tackle climate change in a seven-hour to...
15:00, 09/05/2019

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost a huge stretch of riverbank to erosion that may turn it into an island, amid renewed warnings from ...
09:26, 06/14/2019

Climate crisis: Is travel writing — or even traveling — still morally legitimate? As we grapple with climate change, travel journalist Paul Sullivan considers the cognitive and moral dissonance involved in selling destinations at a time when the planet needs us to be traveling less....
18:39, 09/05/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepare for an average global temperature rise of 4C, th...
01:26, 05/09/2019

Alpine climbing routes crumble as climate crisis continues High up in the French Alps, the climbers who spend their days on the rocks and glaciers have come to a grim conclusion: the mountains are crumbling around them Continue reading......
10:52, 08/16/2019

Doctors call for nonviolent direct action over climate crisis Governments have abrogated responsibility with woefully inadequate policies, says letterMore than 1,000 doctors including 40 professors, several eminent public health figures and past presidents of royal colleges are calling for widespread nonviolent...
11:00, 06/27/2019

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgent action on climate change at a regional meeting i...
01:13, 08/16/2019

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 lega...
07:52, 07/04/2019

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of the second world war? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wayToday marks the official launch of Covering Climate Now, a project co-sponsored by The Columbia Jour...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump administration rolled back Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Mike Pence declined repeated invitations to...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
07:52, 06/04/2019

The sinking class: the New Yorkers left to fight the climate crisis alone The city is taking action to protect lower Manhattan’s waterfront while low-income residents in other boroughs must fend for themselvesJainey Bavishi is all business as she takes off from Battery Park to walk the perimeter of lower Manhattan. It’s a ...
17:13, 09/20/2019

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
18:26, 06/20/2019

Climate crisis is greatest ever threat to human rights, UN warns Rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlights role in civil wars‘The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope’Climate change is not only having a devastating impact on the environments we live in, but also on respect for human rights g...
02:13, 09/10/2019

World 'gravely' unprepared for effects of climate crisis – report Trillions of dollars needed to avoid ‘climate apartheid’ but this is less than cost of inactionThe world’s readiness for the inevitable effects of the climate crisis is “gravely insufficient”, according to a report from global leaders.This lack of pr...
02:39, 09/10/2019

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Climate emergency to blame for heather crisis – National Trust Trust says hillsides turning from purple to brown after loss of 75% of plant on some slopesHillsides across Britain have turned from glorious purple to muddy brown because of a worrying loss of heather, conservationists have warned.The National Trust...
03:52, 09/05/2019

Rise in snakebites across US linked to climate crisis and sprawling suburbs Dramatic increase in bites continues recent upward trendNorth Carolina, Georgia and Texas on track to break recordsClimate warming and the expansion of human settlements across the southern states of the US has led to a dramatic increase in the numbe...
22:39, 08/07/2019

Rewild a quarter of UK to fight climate crisis, campaigners urge Subsidies to restore woodlands and meadows would also boost wildlife, says Rewilding BritainA quarter of the UK’s land could be restored to nature, making a significant contribution towards cutting the nation’s carbon emissions to zero, under a new r...
08:26, 05/21/2019

‘Rainfall has rocketed’: the remote weathermen charting the climate crisis The Met Office team on a south Atlantic island reveal the extreme lengths they go to in order to forecast the weatherAt 11.15am on a blustery spring morning, Lori Bennett stands on an exposed bluff on the remote south Atlantic island of St Helena, ho...
16:26, 07/26/2019

'People should be terrified': one teen's hunger strike over the climate crisis Giovanni Tamacas starved himself for 10 days in the US capital to protest about a ‘criminally complicit’ government’s inactionFood shortages, social disruption and riots. That’s the future 19-year-old Giovanni Tamacas envisioned during the 10 days he...
09:00, 08/09/2019

Climate crisis may be increasing jet stream turbulence, study finds Potential impacts of rise in vertical shear include longer, bumpier and dearer flightsThe climate crisis could be making transatlantic flights more bumpy, according to research into the impact of global heating on the jet stream.Jet streams are power...
21:00, 08/08/2019

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterAl Gore has said the global economy requires a fundamental upgrade to become more sustainable in order for the world to survive an environmental crisi...
19:13, 06/25/2019

Protesters who took Macron portrait acquitted on grounds of climate crisis French judge clears pair of theft, saying their actions were a ‘legitimate call on the president’ to act Two climate crisis protesters who removed Emmanuel Macron’s portrait from an official building were justified in doing so because of the severity...
16:26, 09/17/2019

'We have a once-in-century chance': Naomi Klein on how we can fight the climate crisis In this extract from her latest book On Fire, the No Logo author looks at why capitalism and politics have got in the way of addressing the climate crisis• Interview with Naomi Klein: ‘We are seeing the beginnings of the era of climate barbarism’On a...
10:13, 09/14/2019

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. Fro...
09:39, 05/28/2019

G20 nations triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate cris...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Young protesters at DNC headquarters demand debate on climate crisis DNC has declined to hold a climate-specific debate even as Democratic voters rank rising temperatures as a top priorityDozens of young climate protesters crowded outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington DC on Tuesday, dema...
23:39, 06/25/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in...
10:00, 06/29/2019

Eco-venues and no-flyer zones: Edinburgh fringe tackles the climate crisis Mass extinctions, carbon emissions and freak storms will feature at a festival where artists are finding new ways to raise the alarm‘I no longer think of this as a technological problem. I don’t think of it as a political problem.” Alanna Mitchell is...
15:13, 08/02/2019

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feeding farmed fish with wild stocks risks “sinking” the $230bn (£180bn) aquaculture industry, according...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Climate crisis leaving 2 million people a week needing aid – Red Cross Charity warns of cost of doing nothing, saying contributions would need to hit $20bn a year Two million people a week need humanitarian aid today because of the climate emergency, the Red Cross has warned, as extreme weather takes an “intolerable” to...
05:26, 09/20/2019

World’s biggest investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis BlackRock, which controls $6.5tn in assets, urged to use its influence on planet’s biggest pollutersWhen a letter from BlackRock’s founder and chief executive, Larry Fink, landed in inboxes in January saying that the world’s biggest investor would no...
08:26, 05/21/2019

Climate change, hurricanes make the affordable housing crisis even worse Low-income renters are particularly vulnerable to natural disasters like Hurricane Dorian, says a report by the Center for American Progess.       ...
23:26, 09/01/2019

A Democratic debate on the climate crisis? Party to vote on urgent idea Calls for an officially sanctioned debate have been growing louder, but party leaders are resistantAs delegates from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) meet this week in San Francisco to hear from 2020 candidates, hold fundraising events and ten...
07:52, 08/22/2019

Greta Thunberg testifies to Congress over climate crisis – live news Trump names Robert O’Brien as new national security adviserThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis ahead of the UN summit. Read more about the Covering Climate Now c...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Climate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCC UN report finds ecosystems never before under such threat and restoration is urgentHow climate’s impact on land threatens civilisation – and how to fix itThe climate crisis is damaging the ability of the land to sustain humanity, with cascading risks...
11:52, 08/08/2019

Democrats must go to war with fossil fuel industry to take on the climate crisis | Kate Aronoff Any climate plan that doesn’t challenge the gargantuan power of the industry head-on is flatly denying several realities about our energy systemNearly every candidate that participated in CNN’s seven-hour climate town hall agreed that we need to inve...
16:52, 09/06/2019

Theresa May: Swiss holidays brought home impact of climate crisis Seeing retreating ice in mountains inspired PM to push for net zero emissions by 2050Theresa May has said she was won over to the cause of tackling the climate emergency on her Swiss walking holidays.In 2017 the prime minister decided to call what wo...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Global food producers 'failing to face up to role' in climate crisis Report urges meat, dairy and seafood companies to address impact of industry’s deforestation, use of antibiotics and emissions The world’s biggest producers of meat, dairy and seafood are failing to tackle the enormous impact they are having on the p...
16:26, 09/04/2019

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year. May also spoke about Britain's efforts to tackle the climate crisis, urging other countries to foll...
04:39, 06/30/2019

'Panic is setting in': Jayda G brings climate crisis home to fans DJ and producer wants to banish ‘disconnect’ between climate issues and daily lifeOne of dance music’s rising stars is swapping the decks for a microphone to deliver a series of talks about the importance of environmental sciences to help tackle the ...
16:26, 05/21/2019

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s p...
08:26, 08/16/2019

The town fighting the climate crisis to stay afloat, one hurricane at at time Fair Bluff has already been hit by two hurricanes – but if another arrives this year, it could become one of the US’s first climate crisis ghost townsThe water slithered up while the people went to sleep. No text alerts. No sirens. Just the Lumber Ri...
07:26, 07/21/2019

Number of flights taken by officials from department tackling climate crisis soars Number of flights taken by BEIS staff rises to 4,500 from 2,700 in previous year despite carbon footprintThe Whitehall officials responsible for tackling the climate crisis dramatically increased their domestic flights last year despite the huge carb...
12:26, 08/17/2019

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your property against wildfires, gardeners have been warne...
07:52, 06/22/2019

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that ...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by...
15:52, 05/31/2019

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to be able to get that rem...
02:52, 08/15/2019

White House ‘undercutting evidence' of climate crisis, says analyst who resigned Rod Schoonover, who was an intelligence analyst for 10 years, said the Trump administration halted his report on global heatingA former senior government analyst has accused the Trump administration of “undercutting evidence” of the threat to nationa...
23:13, 07/30/2019

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climate crisis, aerospace companies gathering for the Paris air show next week are turning their thoughts ...
10:13, 06/15/2019

How Understanding the History of the Earth’s Climate Can Offer Hope Amid Crisis There is no longer any debate that global warming is real, and that it is happening now at an alarming rate. It is transforming the global climate system before our eyes. The rise of fossil-fueled economies over the past 200 years, and especially the...
17:13, 09/20/2019

Starvation deaths of 200 reindeer in Arctic caused by climate crisis, say researchers Comparable death toll has been recorded only once before, says Norwegian Polar InstituteAbout 200 reindeer have been found dead from starvation in the Arctic archipelago Svalbard, an unusually high number, the Norwegian Polar Institute has said, poin...
12:26, 07/30/2019

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
10:52, 08/23/2019

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring students who have attempted to use their graduation spe...
12:26, 06/07/2019

Democratic debate: candidates fail to grasp centrality of climate crisis The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political issuesThe second night of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debates on Thursday demonstrated just...
09:26, 06/28/2019

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced.” Thunberg told political and business leaders at a conference in Austria on T...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Climate crisis could see ‘collapse’ of some economies without diversification, warns UN trade chief Climate change poses an “existential threat to commodity-dependent developing countries”, the United Nation’s trade chief said on Wednesday, pointing to a newly released report highlighting the need to diversify economies and exports....
22:52, 09/11/2019

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the streets on Friday, demanding action to address climate change....
22:13, 09/20/2019

Donald Trump skips G7 talks on climate crisis and Amazon fires US president misses key meeting as summit agrees €20m fund to fight wildfiresDonald Trump did not attend Monday’s crucial discussion on climate and biodiversity at the G7 meeting of international leaders in Biarritz, missing talks on how to deal with...
14:52, 08/26/2019

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in trouble. A navy veteran with a can-do attitude and a so...
07:39, 08/26/2019

Deadly cliffside collapse underscores California's climate-fueled crisis Tragedy in Encinitas comes as nearly 75% of state’s coastlines erode, endangering lives, homes, and infrastructureThree women were killed last week while sunning on a beach in Encinitas, California, when the bluff above them gave way.The sudden trage...
08:13, 08/07/2019

How the climate emergency could lead to a mental health crisis | Anouchka Grose ‘Ecological grief’ is making Greenlanders depressed. They might not be alone for longThe Greenlandic Perspective Survey tells us that 90% of Greenlanders accept that climate change is happening. More than that, it’s making them anxious and depressed....
13:52, 08/13/2019

Holiday heat headlines not focusing enough on climate crisis reality – experts Jaunty coverage of sweltering bank holiday weather not linking to global heating trendIn what is fast becoming a British summer ritual, the record holiday heat this week has prompted reams of cheerful forecasts and sunny headlines but far too few rem...
03:00, 08/28/2019

Automakers snub Trump to side with climate crisis, says Obama-era official Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California’s mileage standards dealAutomakers pushing back against Donald Trump’s rollbacks to mileage standards want to avoid drawn-out court battles and be seen as on the ...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Climate crisis justified removal of Macron portrait, judge rules Two protesters acquitted of theft on basis they were calling for action by French presidentTwo climate crisis protesters who removed Emmanuel Macron’s portrait from an official building were justified in doing so because of the severity of the enviro...
15:01, 09/17/2019

The Guardian joins a major media initiative to combat the climate crisis More than 60 news outlets worldwide have signed on to Covering Climate Now, a project to improve coverage of the emergencyFor a week this September, dozens of news organizations in the US and around the world will join forces to devote their front pa...
12:13, 07/26/2019

BHP boss announces $US400m plan to combat 'indisputable' climate crisis The mining giant’s chief executive Andrew Mackenzie endorses drastic action to tackle global warmingThe chief executive of the world’s largest mining company has endorsed drastic action to combat global warming, which he calls “indisputable”, and an ...
13:39, 07/23/2019

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common s...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions and could be contributing as much as 17% by 2030 if the pollution from its fossil fuel ...
21:39, 07/07/2019

Death, blackouts, melting asphalt: ways the climate crisis will change how we live From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adaptBetween record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is c...
09:39, 08/20/2019

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federal climate research, the Trump administration will direct state agencies to no longer consider worst-...
15:13, 05/29/2019

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of the young people who have been staging school strikes around the world, we’re walking out of our wor...
11:13, 05/24/2019

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climate disruption. Germany is currently in the middle of a heat wave....
17:13, 06/29/2019

Sea turtles at risk as Trump weakens protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
16:26, 08/23/2019

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many of their workers come here to pick our fruit”, Aus...
14:26, 08/16/2019

Democratic national committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that wo...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Scotch on the rocks: distilleries fear climate crisis will endanger whisky production Scotland’s whisky-makers reveal they had to halt production in 2018 heatwave because they ran out of waterScotland’s nature conservation agency last week painted an apocalyptic vision of a country devastated by the climate crisis, from polluted river...
09:26, 06/02/2019

Greta Thunberg 'wants a concrete plan, not just nice words' to fight climate crisis Young activists will pressure world leaders to address crisis, says 16-year-old Swedish activist in Guardian interviewUnprecedented pressure exerted by young activists will push world leaders to address the unfolding climate crisis, even with a recal...
16:00, 08/29/2019

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez move to declare climate crisis official emergency Exclusive: Democrats to introduce resolution in House on Tuesday in recognition of extreme threat from global heatingA group of US lawmakers including 2020 Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders are proposing to declare the climate crisis a...
23:13, 07/08/2019

Fighting climate crisis by avoiding meat ignores poor countries' needs – report Study recommends move away from ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to reducing carbon footprintA “one-size-fits-all” solution to addressing the climate crisis through our diets could be unhelpful, as how we eat affects the environment in different ways dep...
17:13, 09/17/2019

Floods wreaking havoc on Great Lakes region fueled by climate crisis Depths of lakes that hold about 90% of US’s freshwater spiking to record levels, from 14in to nearly 3ft above long-term averagesThis summer, as rain relentlessly poured down on the Great Lakes region, Detroit declared a rare state of emergency. The ...
11:39, 09/03/2019

The Lion King missed an opportunity to talk about the climate crisis | Greta Moran Like the movie’s characters, the audience is experiencing the unprecedented, rapid destruction of earth – but the film doesn’t acknowledge itThe Lion King was my first, brief encounter with grief. When watching the original 1994 movie, I bolted from ...
12:52, 08/20/2019

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hugger, interesting.” When I told my grandparents that I was moving back to Detroit to work as an enviro...
16:26, 09/04/2019

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive to the Guardian’s recent changes to the way it will refer to climate. “This is an epic struggle of id...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed climate crisis laggards, including oil giant Exxo...
02:13, 06/21/2019

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39, 06/07/2019

Heat-trapping gases broke records in 2018, climate crisis report finds Report finds 2018 was the fourth-warmest on record since the mid-to-late- 1800s and sea levels were the highest on recordThe gases heating the planet in 2018 were higher than humans have ever recorded, according to an authoritative new report from th...
00:13, 08/13/2019

“This Is An Actual Crisis.” John Oliver and Bill Nye Talk Climate Change on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver joined the growing chorus of voices pointing out that we aren’t doing enough to save our planet. Oliver sounded the alarm in light of a new report on climate change from the Unit...
15:13, 05/13/2019

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my despair liftIn 1971, the Liberal Billy McMahon – routinely judged the worst Australian prime minister ...
22:39, 08/21/2019

I'm a scientist. Under Trump I lost my job for refusing to hide climate crisis facts | Maria Caffrey I was a climate scientist in a climate-denying administration – and it cost me my jobThe Trump administration’s hostility towards climate science is not new. Interior climate staffer Joel Clement’s reassignment and the blocking of intelligence aide R...
09:52, 07/25/2019

A Deadly Heat Wave After the Hottest June On Record: How the Climate Crisis Is Creating ‘a New Normal’ As millions of people prepare for sweltering heatwaves in the U.S. Midwest and East Coast, scientists say July will likely be the hottest July on record, following the hottest June on record. These types of heatwaves are expected to become more frequ...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Democratic candidates fail to challenge opponents or convey scope of climate crisis in debate Presidential hopefuls mostly reiterated campaign talking points and policy proposals during seven minutes on climate discussionThe first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night spent around seven minutes on a discussion around climate chang...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Al Roker roots for the 'talented' Tamron Hall ahead of 'Climate in Crisis' series debut Al Roker, who previously hosted the "Today" show's third hour with Tamron Hall, applauds her new syndicated talk show, which premiered Sept. 9.        ...
04:26, 09/17/2019

Slimy lakes and dead dogs: climate crisis has brought the season of toxic algae Warming water and pollution are contributing to a variety of harmful bacteria that can wreak havoc on aquatic environmentsFrom New York City to coastal California, a poison-producing living slime is overtaking waterways and shorelines, killing pets, ...
07:13, 09/19/2019

Agriculture Secretary Perdue on climate crisis: 'It rained yesterday, it's a nice pretty day today' Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue cited weather patterns and said "it rained yesterday, it's a nice pretty day today" when asked about the cause of the global climate crisis in an interview with CNN....
15:13, 06/25/2019

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on climate crisis – video Environmental activists Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot have helped produce a short film highlighting the need to protect, restore and use nature to tackle the climate crisis.Living ecosystems like forests, mangroves, swamps and seabeds can pull en...
15:39, 09/19/2019

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collaboration with the Office of Information & Communications Technology, to try and answer that question, f...
23:26, 07/22/2019

This Louisiana town is moving to higher ground as taxpayers foot the bill for growing climate crisis Residents of Pecan Acres are some of America's first climate refugees. The plan to move them could become a blueprint for other endangered towns....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis | Justin Onwenu Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hugger, interesting.” When I told my grandparents that I was moving back to Detroit to work as an enviro...
16:52, 09/04/2019

Teen activist Greta Thunberg arrives in New York by boat, putting ‘climate crisis’ in spotlight After a two-week sail across the Atlantic, youth climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in the Big Apple on Wednesday to take part in two major climate summits to be held at UN Headquarters next month....
04:39, 08/29/2019

We scientists must rise up to prevent the climate crisis. Words aren’t enough | Claire Wordley and Charlie Gardner Our profession has been great at raising awareness. But this alone won’t succeed against the might of the oil and gas lobbyistsAs scientists, we tend to operate under an unspoken assumption – that our job is to provide the world with factual informat...
15:39, 09/06/2019

'Wake up and face facts' : Greta Thunberg pleads with politicians to lead fight against climate crisis – as it happened The Swedish teen activist made clear her disapproval of Trump leaving the Paris climate agreementThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis ahead of the UN summit. Read more about Cover...
07:13, 09/19/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hope for Myanmar, UN News sits down with new Assembly President, youth speak out on climate crisis A recap of Tuesday’s top stories: Hope for justice in Myanmar rights violations; First major interview with new Assembly President; Youth activists want a platform in solving climate crisis; Five deaths every minute due to unsafe health care; Number ...
00:39, 09/18/2019

Our food system accounts for a whopping 37% of greenhouse-gas emissions, a UN report found. But it could also offer a solution to the climate crisis. Mark Hirsch/Getty Images The way we use land — for farming, mining, logging, and raising livestock — accounts for 23% of human-produced greenhouse gas emissions, a new report from the United Nations has found. The report calculated that ...
07:52, 08/09/2019

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication te...
22:13, 05/28/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in Jammu and Kashmir, calls for investigations into “brutal abduction” of Libyan politician....
00:39, 08/09/2019

The climate crisis isn’t just causing extreme weather. It’s fuelling extreme politics, too | Nick Lowles The far right is exploiting divisions created by climate breakdown. This must be challengedIn the past three weeks, we took the pulse of citizens in eight countries in the Americas and western Europe whose governments will prove critically important ...
13:26, 09/19/2019

What happens to 'Gucci Grace' now that Robert Mugabe is gone? Zimbabweans may have mixed feelings about the death of Robert Mugabe: in the end, he was a brutal despot who left his country divided and impoverished. But he was also the founding father of the nation who put an end to white minority rule....
03:13, 09/10/2019

Gucci puts a pro-choice jacket on the runway Gucci can’t seem to shy away from controversy. After inciting social-media rage over a “blackface” turtleneck, an $800 turban, and even pricey pre-distressed “dirty” sneakers, the brand is now taking a stance on women...
14:26, 05/29/2019

From H&M to Gucci, Fashion Companies Rethink Cashmere The mass production of cashmere, once a luxury good, is fueling ecological destruction that has fashion labels searching for new sources of the fiber—or giving it up altogether....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologized for turban, waiting for Gucci PHOENIX (AP) — The top civil rights organization for Sikhs in the United States says Nordstrom has apologized to the community for selling an $800 turban they found offensive, but they are still waiting to hear from the Gucci brand that designed it. ...
00:13, 05/19/2019

As Gucci Tripped on Social Media, Sales Fell The fashion brand soared as it forged connections with hip-hop artists and streetwear influencers on Instagram and other platforms, but the momentum reversed when Gucci brought out a sweater likened to blackface....
02:39, 09/16/2019

Gucci owner pledges to stop using underage models The luxury fashion group Kering, which also owns Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen, makes commitments on model welfare and the environment at the Copenhagen fashion summitGucci, Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen are among the fashion houses that will n...
23:13, 05/15/2019

Gucci hires diversity chief after blackface scandal Gucci has hired a new person to oversee its diversity and inclusion efforts following the disastrous publicity it received for selling a racist sweater....
15:13, 07/31/2019

Gucci hires diversity chief after criticism over insensitive designs Garments from Italian fashion house have faced objections on racial and religious groundsGucci has appointed a diversity chief as part of a drive to restore its battered reputation after it was widely criticised for its use of racially charged and re...
20:26, 07/30/2019

Sikhs call headpiece sold by Gucci disrespectful mimicry Hat made by Italian fashion house criticised for not respecting religious sensitivitiesGucci has been criticised for selling a headpiece resembling a turban as a backlash grows on social media where users have accused the Italian fashion house of bei...
22:52, 05/17/2019

Gucci, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen ban models under 18 Luxury group Kering has announced that the company -- which oversees designer houses including Gucci, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen and Bottega Veneta -- will no longer be working with models under 18 years old....
21:26, 05/18/2019

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at ...
18:52, 05/29/2019

Why do Blondie, the Strokes and Gucci love punk band Surfbort? Inside the world of the buzzy garage group fighting Trump and triumphing in the face of traumaWhen Beyoncé brought “surfbort” into popular parlance on her 2013 single Drunk in Love, she was referring to coitus in the bath (see also: the bathtub boogi...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Gucci parent Kering moves to tighten grip on e-commerce Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data....
11:39, 06/07/2019

Gucci owner Kering agrees record Italian tax settlement French luxury goods group Kering said on Thursday it had agreed to pay a record 1.25 billion euros ($1.40 billion) to settle a dispute with Italian tax authorities centered on its fashion brand Gucci....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Harry Styles Turns Heads in a See-Through Gucci Top at the 2019 Met Gala Harry Styles has arrived to the 2019 Met Gala! The 25-year-old One Direction star just made his Met Gala debut, walking the pink carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City......
01:39, 05/07/2019

Naomi Campbell speaks out after Gucci’s 'blackface' sweater controversy Naomi Campbell spoke out on Wednesday months after Gucci faced a slew of criticism and ultimately apologized for selling a sweater that many said resembled blackface....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Does Gucci’s £1,800 shell suit signal the return of the 1980s' worst look? The much-mocked item of sportswear has apparently evolved. But it still looks like a migraineName: Gucci oversize waterproof nylon jacket and tracksuit bottoms.Colour: Green, blue, purple, orange and red. Continue reading......
02:52, 06/26/2019

Nordstrom apologizes to Sikhs for selling $790 Gucci-designed turban The Gucci head wrap was advertised on Nordstrom’s website for $790 as the “Indy Full Turban.” The description said the “gorgeously crafted turban is ready to turn heads while keeping you in comfort as well as trademark style.”...
04:52, 05/19/2019

Kering crown jewel Gucci banks on high-end gems for growth Gucci, the luxury brand that powers most of parent Kering's profits, made its first steps in high-end jewelery on Tuesday with a dedicated store in Paris - part of its bid to expand its reach after a blowout fashion makeover....
20:26, 07/02/2019

Gucci makes abortion rights statement with 2020 Cruise line MILAN (AP) — Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele has made a clear abortion rights message in his latest Cruise collection, as the debate over abortion heats up once again in the United States. The collection, shown to a VIP crowd Tuesday eveni...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Nigeria's 'Gucci Pastor' takes leave of absence over rape claims Biodun Fatoyinbo steps aside amid allegations of historical attack on photographerA celebrity pastor in Nigeria is to take a leave of absence after a photographer accused him of rape.Nicknamed “Gucci Pastor” for his expensive taste in clothes and car...
17:13, 07/02/2019

‘I was the person who made the mistake’: How Gucci is trying to recover from its blackface sweater controversy The company is known for shaping the “ghetto fabulous” aesthetic and elevating black models. But it’s had to take steps to repair its image and change its culture....
13:52, 05/07/2019

Gucci to Fund Project to Save Rome’s Historic Rock of Execution Gucci is one of the most famous fashion brands in the world. The Italian company has announced that they are funding a restoration project in the heart of Rome. ...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Harry Styles Proves It's a New Era for Men's Fashion at Gucci's Cruise 2020 Show "I'm feeling Gucci." Harry Styles, probably. No one throws a party quite like the fashion powerhouse and its Cruise 2020 Collection runway show was no different. On Tuesday,......
03:13, 05/29/2019

Al Roker roots for the 'talented' Tamron Hall ahead of 'Climate in Crisis' series debut Al Roker, who previously hosted the "Today" show's third hour with Tamron Hall, applauds her new syndicated talk show, which premiered Sept. 9.        ...
19:13, 09/13/2019

A Swedish scientist suggested the climate crisis could lead people to consider eating human flesh. It's not the first time a scientist has suggested the idea. Michaela Rehle/Reuters Climate change is likely to put stress on our agricultural system and cause severe food shortages in the future. Behavioral scientist Magnus Söderlund recently suggested that because of this, people might one day consider...
20:13, 09/11/2019

Gucci-Draped Life In Hotels Ends For Woman Who Conned Manhattan's Elite Anna Sorokin found her mark, and her marks, in the elite corners of Manhattan, and for years crafted an elaborate backstory of being a wealthy German heiress worth tens of millions of dollars....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Gucci's Social-Media Status Fell, and Its North American Sales Dropped The Gucci brand soared as it forged connections with hip-hop artists and streetwear influencers on Instagram and other platforms—but when it brought out a sweater likened to blackface, the momentum reversed....
14:39, 09/15/2019

Analysis: How car production will become CO2-neutral Roughly 0.55 tonnes of CO2 is emitted for each car produced Amid the push towards clean EVs, car makers target emission-free manufacturing The automotive industry is fully committed to the development of zero-emission cars, but pressure is growin...
19:13, 09/19/2019

Naomi Campbell, Elton John & A$AP Rocky Rally In Rome For Gucci’s Cruise 2020 Show From the Gucci Cruise 2020 presentation in the Capitoline Museums, and the after-party at Palazzo Brancaccio, where Stevie Nicks and Harry Styles duetted, Alessandro Michele’s Resort programme gave guests a tour of his home city...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Here’s how I’d keep the moon landing ‘gender neutral’ The other day I wrote about my support for purging the word “man” out of the English language when it had to do with anything good. In case I was too subtle, that column was what I call “sartire” — my special blend of sarcasm and satire that comes ou...
09:00, 07/25/2019

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Funds rate....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Iranian hitman linked to Irish gangsters 'Gucci Gang' killed in Ireland in apparent revenge attack An Iranian national who worked as a hitman for the group “Gucci Gang” was shot dead in Ireland on Tuesday after being targeted in an alleged revenge killing for the murder of two of his fellow associates....
23:13, 05/29/2019

FCA is recalling over 82,000 vehicles for unexpected shift to neutral FCA said the recall is for 2014 model-year Jeep Cherokees equipped with a V-6 engine. Customer feedback led to the discovery of an issue that could cause an unexpected shift into neutral....
03:13, 07/09/2019

| MCC committee insist 'neutral' umpires still best for Tests The MCC has played down calls for neutral umpires to be replaced in Tests after Joel Wilson's decisions in the first Ashes Test came in for widespread criticism....
10:13, 08/13/2019

Apple wants Siri to stay neutral on feminism A new report from Apple contractors reveals that, allegedly, Apple deliberately set out to make Siri as neutral as possible with regards to recent events like MeToo — in spite of her being a focal point in the conversation about the gender politics i...
09:26, 09/07/2019

Investors most neutral on U.S. Treasuries since January - survey Bond investors turned the most neutral on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries in about five months as U.S. President Donald Trump calling off tariffs on Mexico offset weaker-than-expected data on U.S. payrolls in May, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Asian shares flatline after Fed's neutral message Asian markets marked time on Thursday with two major centers - Japan and China - shut for holidays while the dollar held on to overnight gains after the U.S. central bank poured cold water on rate cut expectations....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Investors most neutral on U.S. Treasuries in five weeks - survey Bond investors were the most neutral about owning U.S. longer-dated government debt in five weeks, as the Federal Reserve signaled the economy does not warrant a change in interest rates in either direction right now, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on T...
17:52, 05/07/2019

Indian Players Request AITA To Ask For Neutral Venue Surprised with the fact that AITA has sought just a security re-check from the International Tennis Federation, Mahesh Bhupathi said, "We have asked AITA to request for a neutral venue"....
19:39, 08/13/2019

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an English gender-neutral singular pronoun. From thon, ip and hiser to hem, ons and lers, the discarded t...
07:00, 08/06/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
11:39, 05/14/2019

| Ponting calls for cricket to ditch neutral umpires Ricky Ponting called for cricket to ditch its requirement to have neutral umpires after a number of incorrect decisions in the first Test of the Ashes....
16:39, 08/03/2019

Principal Who Tried to Stay ‘Politically Neutral’ About Holocaust Is Removed “I can’t say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event because I am not in a position to do so as a school district employee,” said the principal of a high school in Boca Raton, Fla....
22:13, 07/08/2019

El Niño seen transitioning to neutral weather conditions in Aug.-Sept The El Niño weather pattern is likely to transition into ENSO-neutral conditions in the next month or two, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday....
17:39, 07/11/2019

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
23:52, 08/21/2019

Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them British singer Sam Smith on Friday asked to be referred to by the gender neutral pronouns they/them, citing "a lifetime of being at war with my gender."...
06:39, 09/14/2019

The American Medical Association is no Longer Neutral on Abortion The American Medical Association is suing North Dakota to block two abortion-related laws, the latest signal the doctors’ group is shifting to a more aggressive stance as the Donald Trump administration and state conservatives ratchet up effort...
23:00, 07/01/2019

India may seek neutral venue for Davis Cup tie against Pakistan India may request the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to shift next month's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan from Islamabad to a neutral venue because of the prevailing tensions between the neighbors, an Indian official told Reuters on Thursday....
17:26, 08/08/2019

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
18:52, 08/15/2019

Making Good on Its Promise to Make Change, Gucci Announces a Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion—and It’s a Woman of Color Representation matters. It matters at the ballot box, at the box office, and most importantly, in the boardroom. And as Gucci and any number of fashion brands have discovered, it matters when it comes to the bottom line. After weathering a media fire...
02:26, 08/02/2019

McConnell Promised to End Senate Gridlock. Instead, Republicans Are Stuck in Neutral. The Senate, once known as “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” is operating as Senator Mitch McConnell would like: as an approval factory for President Trump’s nominees....
20:13, 08/03/2019

Bear crashes car into tree after ‘butt-shifting’ vehicle in neutral This could have had a grizzly ending. A bear in Colorado accidentally crashed a car into a tree on the Fourth of July after “butt-shifting” the vehicle into neutral, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The furry suspect slippe...
05:39, 07/08/2019

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow says her network was 'studiously neutral' to all candidates MSNBC host Rachel Maddow defended her network's treatment of the 20 presidential candidates they hosted, claiming she and the other debate moderators were "studiously neutral."...
11:13, 06/28/2019

Gender-neutral birth certificates praised by intersex Americans For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
12:52, 08/15/2019

U.S. forecaster sees 75% chance of neutral weather conditions in fall There is about a 75% chance that a weather pattern marked by average long-term ocean temperatures, tropical rainfall and atmospheric winds will prevail in the Northern Hemisphere this fall, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday....
00:26, 09/13/2019

Jeremy Corbyn: I’ll stay neutral and let the people decide on Brexit Labour leader’s call for ‘sensible’ deal is signal to party that he will resist call to pick sides Jeremy Corbyn: only Labour will give the people a final say on BrexitJeremy Corbyn has set out the four pillars of a “sensible” Brexit deal he would ne...
05:39, 09/18/2019

This Remarkably Bad Bill Would Force Tech Platforms to Be 'Politically Neutral', Whatever That Means The guy depicted above is Josh Hawley, a freshman Republican Senator representing Missouri, and he fundamentally does not understand how the internet works. How do we know this? Look no further than his fully ridiculous Ending Support for Internet Ce...
21:39, 06/19/2019

Gender-neutral bathrooms can save women from waiting forever in line With the current most common bathroom design, women wait an average of six minutes to go while men wait just 11 secondsAs I’m writing this, my plane is boarding and I need to pee. I can see from where I’m sitting (cross-legged) that the line to the w...
13:26, 09/06/2019

Mark Meadows stays neutral in Trump, Cummings feud: 'neither man is a racist' Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., refused to take sides in the ongoing feud between President Trump and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-M.D., Monday, concluding that “neither man is a racist.”...
16:00, 07/30/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Gender-neutral restrooms planned for Nevada district's newly built schools A Nevada school district has eliminated separate male and female restrooms in its floor design for newly constructed schools, instead opting for gender-neutral facilities.  ...
18:00, 08/01/2019

Megan Thee Stallion Says ‘Hot Girl Summer’ Is Gender Neutral, So Get Ready to Drive the Boat With her latest project, Megan Thee Stallion officially ushered in summer and we’ve been jubilantly twerking ever since. With bop after bop, she’s giving us hits that bless not only our lives but our Instagram captions....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family values....
23:39, 06/04/2019

Brexit news latest: Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn must not stay neutral in new referendum Jeremy Corbyn sparked a fresh row with his party today by promising a new Brexit referendum after the next general election while refusing to say if he would back Leave or Remain....
18:52, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Kuwaiti, Saudi officials discuss resuming Neutral Zone oil production - KUNA OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have discussed resuming oil production in jointly operated fields in the Saudi–Kuwaiti Neutral Zone, Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA said on Wednesday....
21:00, 07/24/2019

Merriam-Webster adds 530 words to online dictionary, including "dad joke" and gender-neutral pronouns What did the cheese say to the other cheese when it was about to take a picture? “Smile!” That, dear readers, is an example of what Merriam-Webster would call a “dad joke,” which is to say that it’s “a wholesome joke of the type said to be told by fa...
01:39, 09/18/2019

Anthony Joshua eager for Cardiff to host Andy Ruiz Jr rematch ... but admits fight could have a neutral venue Anthony Joshua expects to face Andy Ruiz Jr in a heavyweight rematch before the end of the year, and has set his sights on Cardiff to host their multi-million-pound encounter....
16:39, 08/06/2019

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call...
16:52, 07/31/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
08:00, 06/03/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap to the Climate Summit in...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
16:26, 09/17/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
17:13, 09/19/2019

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
23:13, 09/20/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can force politicians to listen....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
17:13, 09/20/2019

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the state-run TASS news agency reported Tuesday....
12:52, 08/14/2019

‘My Pronouns Are They/Them.’ Singer Sam Smith Changes Pronouns to Gender-Neutral Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith announced on Instagram on Friday that they’ve decided to start using gender neutral pronouns. The artist, who rose to prominence for the hit song “Latch” and won Academy and Golden Gl...
00:26, 09/15/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
17:26, 06/13/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
11:52, 05/17/2019

Dating app ‘reviews’ won’t tackle harassment This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sexte...
14:26, 07/25/2019

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that statement not only are you an enemy of mine, you also do not have my permission to enjoy these clips...
22:13, 07/15/2019

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” to “clean up” homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angeles, noting that world leaders “can’t be look...
12:26, 07/02/2019

An escape route for carbon As many of us may recall from grade school science class, the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and convert it into organic carbon, they release oxygen back into the air. Complex life forms such as oursel...
20:39, 06/12/2019

How much carbon does our lumber sequester? Enlarge (credit: US BLM) Carbon sequestration is generally thought of as locking carbon out of the atmosphere semi-permanently by incorporating it into rocks or forests that are then preserved. But there's a large cache of carbon in a form that's n...
19:00, 07/07/2019

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if a UK government pledge t...
11:13, 06/16/2019

Pathways to a low-carbon China Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C — will be impossible without dramatic action from the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, China. T...
22:52, 07/08/2019

UK should cut vehicle use to hit zero-carbon target, say MPs Scathing report says Tory governments have held back progress on clean energy goalsThe government should discourage personal vehicle use and reward energy-efficient homebuilding to meet its legally binding target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050,...
08:13, 08/22/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls vow to tackle inequality Lithuanians started voting in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European Union's most outspoken critics of Russia....
07:39, 05/12/2019

Will Tackle Pak Wherever It Wants: Top Diplomat On World Court Challenge Hours after Pakistan announced its decision to approach the International Court of Justice against the Narendra Modi government's decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir, top diplomat Syed......
21:00, 08/20/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
13:39, 06/16/2019

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd ranked recruit and the No. 2 recruit in the state of Florida....
16:13, 06/09/2019

Here's How To Tackle A Decreasing Radius Turn Like A Champion Decreasing radius turns are nasty buggers, especially if you aren’t expecting them. You’re cruising along happily at a good speed, taking the turn and then all of a sudden it starts getting way tighter than you anticipated. What do you do then? Let o...
00:13, 08/21/2019

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
19:39, 06/03/2019

60 Second Pro - Simon Yates explains how to tackle a big climb "Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott gives his top tips about how to tackle a big cycling climb in the latest edition of Eurosport\u0027s 60 Second Pro series."...
19:00, 05/28/2019

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning.Read More...
17:26, 08/08/2019

These financial pros will tackle your big money mistakes CNBC + Acorn's Invest In You: Ready. Set. Grow readers can share money mistake stories and receive targeted advice from CNBC Financial Advisor Council members via the #CNBCMoneyMistakes social media campaign this month....
20:52, 09/04/2019

Mozilla is gearing up to tackle shady add-ons on Firefox Mozilla has announced that it will no longer accept Firefox extensions that contain obfuscated code as part of their updated Add-on policy that goes into effect on June 10, 2019. “We will continue to allow minified, concatenated, or otherwise machine...
01:52, 05/04/2019

Wonderscope uses AR to teach literacy and tackle bullying After Pokemon Go put augmented reality on the radar of a mainstream audience, developers have intensified their efforts to find useful applications for it. Google, for example, added AR navigation to Maps, overlaying arrows on the world in front of y...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Bloodhound set for 500 mph desert attempt The Bloodhound supersonic car will undergo a series of test runs on a specially designed racetrack in South Africa in October, as it moves closer to shattering the land speed record and hitting speeds of 1000 miles per hour (1609 kilometers per hour)...
15:39, 07/10/2019

Carbon fiber truck bed just a beginning General Motors engineers see promise in the carbon fiber truck bed in the GMC Sierra, evaluating the material for its possibilities in other vehicles....
06:13, 04/29/2019

Flight risk: can we take the carbon out of air travel? Greta Thunberg’s zero-carbon Atlantic crossing is not an option for most. But it might be in years to come, if experiments with hydrogen, solar and batteries pay off“Flight shaming is not going to solve all our problems,” says Liam Megill at the star...
22:26, 08/31/2019

What is carbon engine cleaning and is it worth it? News 29 Aug, 2019 Carbon cleaning can remove sooty carbon deposits from your engine but will it make enough of a difference to justify the price?...
15:13, 08/29/2019

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill gove...
01:13, 05/20/2019

How to Get Rid of Carbon Emissions: Pay Farmers to Bury Them What if there was a way to combat climate change that didn’t require technological breakthroughs, carbon taxes or eliminating all fossil fuels? Look to Iowa for the answer....
05:26, 09/12/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
20:39, 05/26/2019

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Aluminum's carbon footprint is dirty If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
07:13, 07/22/2019

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday....
23:26, 05/31/2019

TRD Has the Carbon Aero and 19" Wheels You Want For Your Supra This weekend marked a gathering called “The Supra Is Back To Japan Fes” a gathering of Supra enthusiasts celebrating the return of the Toyota sports car. Doing their part, TRD used this event as an opportunity to display a new Supra with the carbon a...
18:39, 05/19/2019

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
13:13, 07/17/2019

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the problem?...
18:39, 08/20/2019

UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, political instability and corruption...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
14:00, 06/14/2019

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his latest pledge on health spending....
23:26, 08/08/2019

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the Red ...
17:39, 06/03/2019

More High School Girls Are Playing Tackle Football Than Ever No high schools in America offer a girls tackle football team. If a girl wants to play football, she has to go out for the boys’ team. There’s no guarantee that she’ll make the team, but Title IX guarantees that every sport offered only to boys at t...
22:13, 09/06/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls promise to tackle inequality Lithuanians came out in large numbers to vote in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European Union's most outspoken critics of Russia....
20:26, 05/12/2019

England’s new nature reserves ‘will help us tackle global heating’ Conservation and climate change policy ‘should be two sides of same coin’, says chair of Natural EnglandA new generation of national nature reserves are being created to help improve people’s health and mitigate the effects of climatic extremes, acco...
16:52, 07/31/2019

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....
12:39, 07/21/2019

Police officer used his Taser on an NFL lineman. The player tried to tackle him Malik McDowell is a big man -- 6 feet, 6 inches tall, about 300 pounds. He was a star defensive lineman in college and a top NFL draft pick just two years ago....
03:26, 07/11/2019

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years....
04:26, 08/15/2019

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsOne of ...
19:00, 06/13/2019

The pyrocene has begun: How to tackle a world of raging wildfires Thousands of hectares of Arctic forest is on fire and the effects on human health and the climate could be terrible. Why did this happen and how can we respond?...
14:13, 08/28/2019

Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities said....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
14:52, 05/01/2019

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
20:52, 05/23/2019

NYCHA admits it will miss Fed’s deadline to tackle rat problem These unwelcome NYCHA residents aren’t getting evicted any time soon. The embattled housing authority admitted Thursday it will blow a federally imposed deadline to slash the rat population that’s terrorizing tenants in 70,000 units. NYCHA is suppose...
15:39, 08/02/2019

Tackle Tiny DIY Projects With This $16 Cordless Rotary Tool If you don’t have the DIY inclinations to justify purchasing a real Dremel, this 3.7V cordless rotary tool from Tacklife is a low-power alternative for $16 with promo code 7UVGHSV2....
21:26, 05/15/2019

Jordan reshuffles cabinet to tackle economic challenges Jordan's King Abdullah II has approved a cabinet shuffle amid escalating economic pressures, bringing new officials into such key portfolios as interior, planning and labor....
17:52, 05/09/2019

SEE IT: NFL player makes tackle after shirtless fan runs onto field A fan running onto the field during Thursday night’s NFL preseason game between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs learned quickly what it’s like to be tackled by an NFL player....
07:52, 08/30/2019

51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, including tech companies like Amazon, AT&T, IBM, Motorola and Qualcomm, have s...
14:26, 09/11/2019

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,000) to a program called Tech Against Terrorism. The funding will help set up a system to inform smalle...
04:13, 06/27/2019

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
13:39, 06/30/2019

That Time Dave McKenna Played Offensive Tackle Our beloved colleague Dave McKenna tells good stories. He’s done a lot of cool shit, met many weird people in weird ways, and had his run-ins with the law. And after selfishly squirreling all his stories away in Slack and our brains for years, we’ve ...
23:39, 05/15/2019

NFL player makes tackle after shirtless fan runs onto field A fan running onto the field during Thursday night’s NFL preseason game between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs learned quickly what it’s like to be tackled by an NFL player....
12:39, 08/30/2019

Cops tackle knife-wielding man after stabbing spree in NYC A career criminal stabbed a straphanger on a Manhattan train — and then knifed another man who tried to stop him from running away from cops in a caught-on-camera pursuit, police sources said Wednesday. The subway victim, 55, was aboard a south...
03:39, 08/01/2019

'I've got HIV and it's OK': Gareth Thomas aims to tackle stigma – video Gareth Thomas has revealed that he is HIV positive. In an emotional message shown by BBC Wales, the former Welsh rugby international said 'the reason I'm doing this is because firstly I want to remember what it's like to live again. I want to remembe...
02:39, 09/16/2019

AP survey: States tackle football contact rules An Associated Press survey of high school athletic associations finds that while many states are reducing full-speed contact in football practices, not all are tackling the topic in the same way (Aug. 29)       ...
08:39, 08/29/2019

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum of its parts. Could the same be true of robots? So...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
19:26, 05/23/2019

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
15:13, 06/30/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and it represents one of the best hopes of redu...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in a general election....
08:39, 07/17/2019

Facebook steps up work in AI to systematically tackle its problems At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors posting hard-to-spot content....
22:00, 05/01/2019