Planet SOS

Planet SOS: What to do as the Arctic melts?

We examine the melting ice sheets and glaciers of the Arctic that have unlocked a controversial mineral wealth.

United Kingdom

UK climate activists hold 'funeral procession' for the planet

Thousands of people carrying coffins and paper skeletons march in central London to draw attention to climate crisis.

UK climate activists hold 'funeral procession' for the planet

AJ Impact

World mayors in Copenhagen pledge 'to do something about climate'

City governments commit to work with young activists on implementing policies that cut carbon emissions more quickly.

World mayors in Copenhagen pledge 'to do something about climate'

Europe

Climate protests take off with London airport 'blockade'

Protesters have something to declare, but police are making sure they keep their feet on the ground.

Climate protests take off with London airport 'blockade'

Asia Pacific

Super typhoon Hagibis on track to drench Japan's main island

Japan’s weather agency warns the typhoon may bring torrential rains to central parts of country over the weekend.

Super typhoon Hagibis on track to drench Japan's main island

AJ Impact

FEMA may have to buy millions of US homes, due to climate crisis

Low-income and rural US areas have received fewer buyouts than expected under FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

FEMA may have to buy millions of US homes, due to climate crisis

Climate Change

Odds favour Greta Thunberg for Nobel Peace, but experts sceptical

In little more than a year, Thunberg galvanised millions around the world to take part in climate change demonstrations.

Odds favour Greta Thunberg for Nobel Peace, but experts sceptical

AJ IMPACT

Qatar building large CO2 storage plant

Doha commissions storage plant to sequester 5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from its LNG facilities by 2025.

Qatar building large CO2 storage plant

AJ Impact

Norway's largest pension fund, KLP, ditches oil sands investments

Adding five companies to its exclusion list, Norwegian manager hopes to speed up shift from fossil fuels to renewables.

Norway's largest pension fund, KLP, ditches oil sands investments

Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion: Climate protest brings London to standstill

Scores arrested as climate activists descend on centre of UK capital to demand urgent gov't action on climate change.

Extinction Rebellion: Climate protest brings London to standstill

Climate Change

Dozens of Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested

Arrests in Sydney, London, Wellington as climate activists launch a two-week civil disobedience movement in 60 cities.

Dozens arrested at Extinction Rebellion climate protests

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: Ecological crises affecting our planet

Most extensive study into life on Earth says natural world is in decline. We talk to those trying to save it.

AJ Impact

Carbon border tax plan could worsen US-EU trade tensions

New commissioner in Brussels pledges to move quickly on fee targeting foreign firms with high greenhouse gas emissions.

Carbon border tax plan could worsen US-EU trade tensions

AJ Impact

Flight shaming: 'Greta effect' is slowing down air travel

Born in Sweden, the movement to discourage taking planes for environmental reasons has spread to travelers far and wide.

Flight shaming: 'Greta effect' is slowing down air travel

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: Dying oceans and the consequences for life on Earth

Melting ice, rising seas, warming oceans - are we running out of time to stave off the worst effects of climate change?