Snam eyes 23 billion euro investments to speed green drive
Europe's biggest gas pipeline company Snam said on Monday it saw 23 billion euros ($26 billion) of investment opportunities to 2030 as it boosts spending to ready its network for hydrogen and the transition to cleaner energy sources.
BP plans large-scale green hydrogen project in UK
BP said on Monday it plans to set up a large-scale green hydrogen production plant in northeast England, generated with wind, water and solar energy to aid Britain's move away from fossil fuels.
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Iranian security forces arrested several people in public protests over water shortages in the central city of Isfahan, state TV reported.
Iran Forcefully Clamps Down on Protests Against Growing Water Shortages
The crackdown came after the protests spilled over to at least one other city and a major protest on Friday loomed. Weather experts say 97 percent of the country is dealing with water scarcity issues.
Iranian police clash with protesters after water shortage rallies
Iranian security forces used tear gas, batons and apparently birdshot on Friday during clashes with protesters demonstrating in the city of Isfahan in support of farmers angry over water shortages, according to Iranian news agencies and social media posts.
Portfolio selection rules on evaluating risk used to pick 50 reefs as ‘arks’ best able to survive climate crisis and revive coral elsewhere
Great Barrier Reef: how a spectacular coral spawning event is helping to breed heat-tolerant corals
Scientists have carefully collected spawn bundles by moonlight in a bid to help save the reef
Photos show vast coral spawning event in Great Barrier Reef, giving divers hope for climate change recovery
"It’s a sign of hope that it’s doing well, and we need to keep protecting it," said marine biologist Gareth Philips.
The European Union and collaborating countries are likely to surpass a current target to install a combined 80 gigawatts (GW) of renewable hydrogen electrolysers by 2030, EU climate policy chief Frans Timmermans said on Monday.
Will Germany’s ‘Debt Brake’ Stop Its Green Ambitions?
The new government has big plans to modernize the economy and switch to renewable energy. But the question remains how it will pay for it.
Germany to pump more than 50 bln euros into climate fund - sources
Germany's next government is working on a 2021 supplementary budget to pump more than 50 billion euros ($56 billion) into its climate fund which could be spent over the coming years to speed up the transition towards a green economy, sources said on Thursday.
Warming oceans are sending the monogamous sea birds farther afield to find food, putting stress on their breeding and prompting some to ditch their partners.
Albatross 'Divorces' May Be Climbing Because Of Climate Change
A new study found that warmer sea temperatures may be driving albatross breeding pairs to split up at higher rates.
Albatrosses, known for monogamy, may be pushed to ‘divorce’ because of climate change, study finds
Researchers in New Zealand found that splits between albatross pairs rose along with sea water temperatures.
Evacuation orders were issued in Canada and there was at least 1 mudslide in British Columbia tonight.
‘Atmospheric rivers’ threaten new floods in hard-hit Washington state
Western areas still assessing millions of dollars’ worth of damage from flooding earlier this month
Pacific Northwest faces threat of more atmospheric rivers and floods from tonight
Forecasters are warning parts of western Washington could be hit by more flooding, a week on from the last devastating storm.
The Arctic Ocean has warmed by about 2 degrees Celsius since 1900, a new study found.
Arctic Ocean started warming much earlier than thought — and could worsen
Arctic Ocean began warming rapidly at the beginning of last century by a process called Atlantification
The Arctic Ocean began warming decades earlier than previously thought, new research shows
The Arctic Ocean has been warming since around 1900, decades earlier than observations would suggest, according to new research.
Restrictions on single-use bags are expected to disproportionately impact women-owned businesses that sell sachets of clean water on city streets.
Free drinking water refilling points aim to cut plastic waste in Somerset
Minehead's refilling station is now available and ones in Taunton and Wellington will follow soon.
Extending ban on single-use plastics to plates, cutlery and cups in England moves step closer
As well as a 12-week consultation, there will be a separate call for evidence to investigate how to limit products creating avoidable waste, such as wet wipes containing plastic, tobacco filters, and sachets.
Concern over the climate, environment and pollution was equally high for Labour and Conservative voters and similar for different social grades.
British people more concerned about climate change than the pandemic, poll shows
Concern for climate change at highest level since records began
British people are more concerned about climate than Covid and Brexit, poll shows
People in the UK say climate change, pollution and the environment are together the most important issues they face, according to new poll.
It's the second major offshore wind project to be greenlit by the Biden administration.
Biden administration approves first offshore wind farm to supply power to New York
The approval of 12 wind turbines east of Long Island moves the Biden administration closer to its clean energy goals — but it has a long way to go.
Biden administration approves South Fork wind farm off Rhode Island
The U.S. Interior Department said on Wednesday it approved the South Fork offshore wind power project off the coast of Rhode Island, making it the second commercial-scale wind project with federal approval.
Investors have salivated over the Illinois automaker – but juggernauts like Ford and GM still have plenty of advantages
Rivian’s Electric Truck Is a Cutie and a Beast
The R1T can haul five tons, conquer brutal off-road trails and sprint to 60 miles an hour in a blink. And about that Camp Kitchen tucked inside …
Why EV investors can't ignore Rivian or Apple, according to analysts
While Rivian's valuation is extremely high, DataTreck co-founder Nick Colas does not see it as a bubble. Watch the video to find out what Colas thinks about Apple's car announcement, Rivian's volatility and how investors should consider the way legacy automakers will compete in the new EV marketplace.
Regulations will also apply to buildings where major renovations are taking place.
New homes in England to have electric car chargers by law
Charging points will also be required in new supermarkets and workplaces in England under government plans.
Electric vehicles: New homes will be required to have EV charging stations from 2022, Boris Johnson to announce
The UK government wants to ban the sale of traditional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030, with hybrids allowed until 2035.
'There is nothing alive on that tree': Inside a giant sequoia grove scorched by the KNP Complex fire
Most of the giant sequoias killed by the KNP Complex fire were in a single grove, where flames may have blanketed the tops of the trees that rise more than 250 feet.
Wildfires in California Killed Thousands of Giant Sequoias
The past 15 months have been devastating for the majestic trees, as fires destroyed an estimated 13 to 19 percent of their population, officials said.
California wildfires: At least 10,000 giant sequoia trees killed after lightning strikes spark blazes
Officials said fires in Sequoia National Park and the surrounding Sequoia National Forest this year ripped through more than a third of groves in California and scorched an estimated 2,261 to 3,637 sequoias.
Climate activists closed Lambeth Bridge in support of nine campaigners jailed this week.
Climate: 30 activists arrested after sit-in protest blocked major London bridge for hours
The demonstration on Lambeth Bridge took place in support of nine Insulate Britain campaigners jailed this week for breaching an injunction designed to stop road blockades.
Insulate Britain: Police arrest 30 in climate protest at bridge
Climate activists close a central London bridge in support of nine campaigners jailed this week.
The package includes $400 billion to bolster support for children and families, $555 billion for climate change programs and $166 billion in housing aid.
How the House spending bill addresses climate change
The budget reconciliation proposal passed by the House would mark the biggest climate investment in U.S. history at half a trillion dollars. It would also move President Biden closer to his administration’s ambition goals of reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in U.S. History
The $555 billion package is designed to lure the country away from fossil fuels. It faces an uncertain path in the Senate.
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Brazil’s Amazon hit by worst deforestation since 2006
Brazil’s Amazon lost more rainforest over the past year than any year since 2006, data showed, with some activists blaming President Bolsonaro's policies.
Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest hits 15-year high, data shows
The data comes just weeks after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed an agreement at the COP26 climate summit pledging to end deforestation by 2030.