Students return to streets demanding climate actions
- Swiss seniors sue government in rights court over climateon March 29, 2023
The European Court of Human Rights will hear a case brought by Swiss senior citizens against their government over alleged inaction in preventing climate change. French climate policy will also be put on trial.
- Sky-high kites aim to tap unused wind poweron March 27, 2023
High-altitude winds remain a huge untapped source of renewable energy, but a race to the sky is well underway.
- EU weighs up future of wood-burning as renewable energy sourceon March 24, 2023
As Europe races to replace Russian fossil fuels with cleaner power sources, EU lawmakers are weighing up the future of firewood as a renewable energy source. The debate is getting heated.
- Is the ocean a viable solution for water scarcity?on March 22, 2023
Desalination is highly energy intensive and environmentally toxic. But the unconventional freshwater resource is now vital for human survival in dry regions.
- UN warns of ‘imminent’ global water crisison March 22, 2023
The UN has released the World Water Development Report 2023, which paints a grim picture of rising global water scarcity. The report says that seasonal scarcity will continue to increase due to climate change.
- RECOMMENDED — Slowing climate change is a global challenge, but individual actions can help too: Here’s 7 ways to helpon March 21, 2023
With time running out to avert climate disaster, the UN has called on world leaders to act now. Individual carbon footprints may be dwarfed by global fossil fuel companies, but we can still make a difference.
- UN: Climate action needs ‘quantum leap’ to save 1.5C goalon March 20, 2023
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a stark reminder that time is running out to change course. But it confirms the tools are there to make it happen.
- Why most plastic can’t be recycledon March 17, 2023
With only 9% of annual plastic waste recycled, the myth that we can recycle our way out of a mounting plastic pollution crisis doesn’t add up.
- Progress toward the European Green Dealon March 16, 2023
Under pressure to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the European Union is pushing policies to clean up its economy.
- India: Mixed reactions to major lithium discoveryon March 16, 2023
Almost 6 metric million tons of lithium have been discovered in Indian-administered Kashmir. Authorities hope lithium mining will help India become more self-reliant. Critics say it will only worsen global warming.