Guterres actually demanded an end to coal, but metallurgical coal is an essential component in solar panel manufacture; no coal, no new solar panels.
Making big climate pledges was a cheap political win when the goal was way off in the future. But now the first deadlines are approaching, long serving politicians in countries like Australia are in the increasingly embarrassing...
UN report offers bedrock for hope for broken planet, says António Guterres
WHO Spokesperson Margaret Harris wants rich nations including the USA to allow some of their people die, so more vaccines can be diverted to poor nations to allow them to "catch up"...
Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the United Nations, “the people’s voice is clear”. The UN believes the results of a survey distributed to gamers playing Angry Birds, Subway…
Biggest ever survey finds two-thirds of people think climate change is a global emergency
What is wrong with a picture of people wearing the products of an energy intensive high tech civilisation demanding more climate action?
Australian Resources Minister Keith Pitt predicts global demand for Aussie coal will remain strong "long into the future".
Lots of ambitious promises of action by 2050, but not a lot of detailed plans.
Summit organisers rejected Australia's attendance, say Australia's climate action plan was "unacceptably weak".
Fiction writing students learn about the handful of archetypal plots, including man versus nature. Usually that means something like 127 Hours, where a hiker in Utah gets stuck in a slot canyon, or Life of Pi, where a man...
According to former UN climate chief and Paris Agreement architect Christiana Figueres, coal exporting Australia is not acting with integrity when it comes to global efforts to reduce CO2 emissions.
Production must fall by 6% a year to avoid ‘severe climate disruption’ but Covid-19 funding is supporting increases
António Guterres lists human-inflicted wounds on natural world in stark message
UK energy minister Alok Sharma urges ‘all of you who have not already done so to join the race’ to net zero emissions by 2050
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