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Plans to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 deg C still insufficient: UN

According to the report -- UN NDC Synthesis 2022 -- released on Wednesday, the combined climat…

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India to raise non-fossil fuel target to 450 GW: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday told the United Nations that Indias policy on climate change…

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The EV industry is the only sector in the world on track to meet global climate goals

Electric vehicles accounted for 10% of new car sales globally in 2022, primarily in China, the Euro…

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World to blaze by 1.5-degree goal, global temperatures to rise by at least 2.5 degrees by end of this century: new UN report

A new report from UN Climate Change on Wednesday showed countries are bending the curve of global g…

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Africa is hosting the UN climate summit. It's also home to 3 oil-and-gas deals announced in just two weeks.

The UN climate summit in Egypt is highlighting the need to dump fossil fuels. Yet big energy and bi…

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Want to be a sustainability leader? Get away from the screen and go see it in action

Eunice Heath, global corporate director of sustainability at Dow, says leaders need to step away fr…

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Leonardo DiCaprio is the most trusted authority on the climate crisis beating Greta Thunberg, Al Gore, and the Rock

In a survey about the authority figures of the climate crisis, actor Leonardo DiCaprio was the top …

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Prioritising fossils fuels over cleaner energy alternatives amplified Indian heart-related mortalities by 55%: Lancet Countdown report

The report says climate change continues to amplify the health impacts of multiple crises in India.…

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CO2 emissions from building and construction hits a new high: Report

The sector's operational energy-related CO2 emissions reached 10 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent …

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Supreme Court limits EPA's ability to fight climate change, a major environmental ruling that could affect Biden's goals

The decision restricts the EPA's ability to set environmental regulations that aim to slow the adva…

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Changing your personal lifestyle is just a small part of fixing the climate crisis

A recent report, from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, drew a road map…

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Scientists say climate solutions like solar power and walkable cities are cheap, doable, and can make a dent in the crisis

The climate crisis is daunting, but a major UN report outlines plenty of low-tech ways for governme…

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UN warns of more Australia bushfire like events in 2020

The world had suffered enough in 2019 with bushfires in Australia, Amazon forest fires to drought a…

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Some Millennials and Gen Z have hit an 'apocalyptic' phase in which they don't see the point in saving for the future

Some younger workers aren't betting on the future. Instead, they're spending on right now.

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UN encourages optimism in the face of adversity and calls for harnessing partnerships to achieve the SDGs

Kelapile opened the in-person UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) "on a…

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Trump crashed the UN Climate Action Summit, where he applauded Narendra Modi and seemed to give Angela Merkel the cold shoulder

Last Friday, millions of demonstrators gathered in hundreds of cities around the world for the Glob…

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How young people can lead the charge in transforming our global food system and combating climate change

"If we want a future where people and the planet are healthy, we need to start caring more about cr…

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Prioritizing equity is needed to combat green-city gentrification and 'irresponsible environmental policies,' urban geographer says

Winifred Curran, an urban geographer and DePaul University professor, spoke with Insider about the …

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India is the first country to have a ‘Cooling Action Plan’ under the Montreal Protocol

Currently, India is staring at an eight-fold increase of cooling demand in the coming 20 years…