A new study by the University of Exeter found the iconic species of pink sea fan coral found on some British coasts is likely to be a "short-term winner" by spreading northwards due to global temperature increases.
One of UK’s rarest corals set to expand its range as climate change warms seas
Pink sea fan, at risk from bottom-trawling, predicted to spread northwards around coast up to Scotland as sea temperatures rise
Vulnerable pink coral will push up UK coastline as climate warms – research
The pink sea fan is likely to be a short-term beneficiary of global warming, researchers found, as the water around the British Isles heats up.
L.A. is banning most gas appliances in new homes. Get ready for electric stoves
Elon Musk backs 'tight' background checks for all gun sales in wake of mass shooting in Texas
Disaster prevention, risk reduction, critical to sustainable future: UN deputy chief
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's measure comes as inflation hits multi-decade highs following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Green levies - why scrapping them wouldn't lower your bills as much as claimed
Ofgem has confirmed the true amount of electricity bills taken up by "green levies" - and it is much less than claimed.
UK tax plan incentivizes oil, gas producers to pump more fossil fuels
The British government's 5 billion pound ($6.29 billion) windfall tax plan for oil and gas producers includes an incentive for those producers to pump more fossil fuels, riling climate activists who had called for the tax.
The executive order requires estimates for the societal costs of increased greenhouse gas emissions when the government takes actions that affect the environment.
Supreme Court allows Biden administration to continue counting the costs of planet-warming emissions, for now
The Supreme Court will allow the Biden administration to continue to use a metric that estimates the real-world cost of the climate crisis while legal challenges play out.
U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs Republican-led states on greenhouse gas policy
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday let President Joe Biden's administration raise the cost estimate for the societal impact of greenhouse gases that federal agencies would be able to consider when drafting new regulations, rejecting a bid by Republican-led states to block the move.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck off the coast of East Timor on Friday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, prompting some people in the capital Dili to flee buildings, though a tsunami was ruled out.
Peru and Bolivia rocked by powerful 7.2 earthquake
The quake struck southern Peru in the Andes mountains
Strong quake strikes Peru, no reports of damage or casualties
An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck the Tirapata region of southern Peru on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The ancient tree’s trunk has a diameter of four metres
Chile could be home to world's oldest tree, study suggests
A lush green forest in southern Chile might be home to the world's oldest tree after a new study found that an ancient alerce tree known as "great grandfather" could be more than 5,000 years old.
SoCal drought battle: Keeping trees alive despite unprecedented watering restrictions
Water agencies and officials are working to get the message out on the importance of trees and keeping them alive during the drought.
Although India has pledged to be a leader in renewable energy, recent weeks have shown the country is still heavily reliant on coal to meet soaring power demand.
G7 calls on OPEC to play key role to ease global energy supplies
Ministers from the Group of Seven countries on Friday called on OPEC to act responsibly to ease a global energy crunch brought on by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, even as they announced a breakthrough commitment to phase out coal-fuelled power.
G7 commits to decarbonizing electricity by 2035 but leaves wiggle room for fossil fuels
The G7 agreed to achieve "predominantly decarbonized" electricity sectors by 2035, a goal that experts say is a major step in helping the world avert catastrophic climate change.
The E.P.A. has proposed to ban the disposal of mining waste in the Bristol Bay watershed, a decision that very likely means the end of the Pebble Mine project.
Biden moves to protect major Alaska watershed from mining
The EPA's proposal could protect one of the world's largest salmon fisheries and block a plan to mine in the Alaska watershed for copper and gold.
Biden Administration makes revised proposal to protect key Alaska watershed
The Biden administration made a revised proposal on Wednesday to ban the disposal of mining waste in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed, dealing a potential death blow to the contentious Pebble Mine project that has been pursued for over a decade.
Caroline Dennett says she has been flooded with support after decision that has cost ‘around 60%-70% of my business’
Climate pressure from employees, shareholders rattles Big Oil
The likes of Shell and ExxonMobil are meeting resistance to “business as usual."
Shell consultant quits and accuses firm of 'extreme harms'
Caroline Dennett's post on the professional networking platform LinkedIn has been liked more than 10,000.
Experts behind the Red List assessment warn changes to land use, climate change and pollution are driving a ‘deterioration’ for the insects
Monarch butterfly numbers in Mexico rise by 35%
Mexican experts say the number of monarch butterflies that arrived to winter in mountaintop forests rose by 35% from last year.
In hopeful sign, monarch butterflies expand foothold in Mexico
The critically endangered monarch butterfly grew its presence in Mexico last year, a study showed on Tuesday, giving a glimmer of hope to researchers who track the fluttering orange and black migrants despite a decades-long population collapse.
This year’s outlook from NOAA forecasters predicts between 14 to 21 named storms, with between six and 10 expected to reach hurricane strength.
NOAA forecasts a busy Atlantic hurricane season for seventh consecutive year
The Atlantic season has experienced a growing number of destructive, rapidly intensifying hurricanes over the past several decades.
Stormy repeat: NOAA predicts busy Atlantic hurricane season
Federal meteorologists say the Atlantic should expect another extra busy hurricane season this year
California's drought rules forbid the use of drinking water for irrigating grass that is purely decorative at businesses and some residential areas.
Californians could face mandatory water restrictions as drought drags on, governor says
Newsom is urging local water agencies to ramp up their conservation messaging to avoid the need for mandatory restrictions.
Newsom says California needs urgent, aggressive water conservation amid drought
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has voiced concerns that the state's approach toward drought conservation needs to be more aggressive.
Climate activists are reflecting on discussions during this week's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
Corporations Pledge to Buy ‘Green’ at Davos Gathering
A global buyers’ club of more than 50 companies, including Microsoft and Ford Motor, say they will buy “green” steel, aluminum and other commodities by 2030.
This Year at Davos: A Referendum on Davos Itself
Many values espoused by the World Economic Forum — globalization, liberalism, free market capitalism, representative democracy — are under attack.
How Australia’s electoral system allowed voters to finally impose a ceasefire in the climate wars | Michael Mann and Malcolm Turnbull
Preferential voting opened a pathway for independents to bypass the right’s hyperpartisan approach to climate policy
Voters often invest their hopes in a new government, but the atmosphere feels more like relief
With empathy and goodwill Anthony Albanese’s Labor government can end the inane climate wars
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Editorial: Labor won by offering modest environmental policies. It will have to go further in office to deal with the climate emergency
Hydrogen has a diverse range of applications and can be deployed in a wide range of industries.
Aviation giant KLM to face legal action in first major challenge to airline industry 'greenwashing'
The greenwashing case against KLM has effectively put the global aviation sector on notice.
Could hydrogen ease Germany's reliance on Russian gas?
Why hydrogen might be one route for Germany to move away from dependence on Russian imports.
The automaker, which owns Jeep and Ram, is seeking to catch up in a global race to build electric cars and trucks.
Jeep maker Stellantis to build $2.5 billion EV battery plant in Indiana
Stellantis plans to invest more than $2.5 billion with Samsung SDI to build the automaker's first U.S. electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility.
Electric vehicles are in short supply. Here's what you can find as gas prices soar
If consumers don't want to wait for a new EV, some models may be easier to find than others, according to industry data compiled by CNBC.
Stuart Kirk, the head of responsible investing for the bank’s asset management division, said the risks of climate change had been overblown. “Who cares if Miami is six meters underwater in 100 years?”
HSBC suspends senior banker for dismissing 'nut job' climate change warnings, reports say
The senior banker reportedly dismissed climate change warnings as "unsubstantiated" and said there was "always some nut job telling me about the end of the world".
HSBC suspends banker over climate comments, reports say
The banking giant has declined to comment on media reports that Stuart Kirk has been suspended.
PM makes big promises but realistically, Britain may have one new reactor ready by 2040
Climate worries galvanize a new pro-nuclear movement in the U.S.
Some who opposed nuclear now think keeping plants like Diablo Canyon open is the only way to stop climate change
Russia dominates nuclear power supply chains — and the West needs to prepare now to be independent in the future
A new report from Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy details how Russia dominates the supply chains of nuclear power around the globe.
5 things you should know about the UN Ocean Conference, a chance to save the planet’s largest ecosystem
The Ocean is the planet’s largest ecosystem, regulating the climate, and providing livelihoods for billions. But its health is in danger. The second UN Ocean Conference, due to take place in June, will be an important opportunity to redress the damage that mankind continues to inflict on marine life and livelihoods.
Major climate indicators set "alarming" records in 2021, the U.N. says, "bringing us ever closer to climate catastrophe"
The ocean is more acidic than it's been in 26,000 years and hotter than ever as greenhouse gases continue to flood the atmosphere. Here's what it could mean for the climate crisis.
Earth's oceans have reached the hottest and most acidic levels on record, UN says
Rapid ocean warming has triggered a drop in global fish populations and has threatened communities and fishing economies.
'A sign of things to come': India and Pakistan heatwave made 30 times more likely by climate change, study finds
Temperatures even in parts of northern India - which is normally cooler - have soared to 49C this year.
Climate change boosted odds of record heat in Pakistan and India
A study shows climate change made India and Pakistan’s record heat in March and April at least 30 times more likely to occur and about 1.8 degrees hotter.
Climate Change Fuels Heat Wave in India and Pakistan, Scientists Find
Warming since preindustrial times has made the extreme heat in South Asia, now in its third month, at least 30 times more likely.
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