Pollution

Beloved Thai baby dugong dies with plastic in stomach

Orphaned dugong became social media star after she was rescued and hand-reared by biologists.

Beloved Thai baby dugong dies with plastic in stomach

AJ Impact

'No, thank you': Danes respond to Trump's 'bid' for Greenland

US President Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory.

'No, thank you': Danes respond to Trump's 'bid' for Greenland

AJ Impact

Overpopulation: Racist 'dog whistle' or fuel for climate crisis?

UN highlights demographic issues on World Population Day, as young activists meet in Miami to slim carbon footprints.

Overpopulation: Racist 'dog whistle' or fuel for climate crisis?

AJ Impact

AOC & Bernie Sanders: Congress should declare 'climate emergency'

US Democrats from progressive faction announce new resolution on mass mobilisation to be introduced in House, Senate.

AOC & Bernie Sanders: Congress should declare 'climate emergency'

AJ Impact

France's eco-tax on flights criticised by airlines and activists

Air France says new tax will reduce competitiveness. Climate activists say it's too low to battle global warming.

France's eco-tax on flights criticised by airlines and activists

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Indian billionaire defends controversial coal mine in Australia

Gautam Adani says renewable sources won't meet India's energy needs in spite of criticism the mine produces poor coal.

Indian billionaire defends controversial coal mine in Australia

Humanitarian crises

Innovative solutions to the plight of climate migrants

Some countries take lead in adopting new approaches in aiding those displaced by natural disasters and climate change.

Innovative solutions to the plight of climate migrants

Climate Change

Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees

Study says over decades, new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion tonnes of heat-trapping carbon dioxide.

Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees

AJ Impact

Green New Deal 2.0: Activists revitalise UK climate change plan

Proposal seeks massive economic transformation and is backed by MP Caroline Lucas, who designed original framework.

Green New Deal 2.0: Activists revitalise UK climate change plan

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LA forms first-ever climate emergency mobilisation office

California's largest city, Los Angeles, becomes the first in the world to take such steps to reverse global warming.

LA forms first-ever climate emergency mobilisation office

AJ Impact

Climate protesters turn up heat on Amazon at Paris HQ

Environmental activists in French capital, Toulouse and Lille demonstrate against global retail giant's policies.

Climate protesters turn up heat on Amazon at Paris HQ

AJ Impact

India sees boosting green power by 2030, overtaking climate goal

Solar and wind energy may constitute more than half India's total power capacity by 2030, according to draft report.

India sees boosting green power by 2030, overtaking climate goal

AJ Impact

Rising heat could destroy 80 million jobs by 2030

International Labour Organization warns that agricultural workers - especially women - will be most affected.

Rising heat could destroy 80 million jobs by 2030

Climate Change

Heat wave outside has little effect on UN climate talks

2019 on track to be hottest ever and would mean last five years the world's hottest half-decade period on record.

Heat wave outside has little effect on UN climate talks

Climate Change

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit

Group of 20 nations meets in Osaka and a lack of urgency to address our changing climate will be a hot topic.

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit