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Beyond ‘net zero’

Why real climate leadership requires public finance institutions to commit to stop funding fossil fuels

Benefits of red meat ignored in shift towards plant-based diets

The World Wide Fund for Nature says change needs to happen to halt the negative effects of livestock production on biodiversity and climate

Global climate action is more vital than ever

South Africa must update its old position to make a positive contribution

Arctic sea ice melting faster than forecast

Until now, climate models have predicted a slow and steady increase of Arctic temperatures, but a new study shows the warming is occurring at a more rapid pace

EU methane emissions policies will affect Africa’s energy transition

African hydrocarbons producers would do well to commit to existing venting and flaring regulations — because methane-specific policies are coming

Climate science’s blind spot for heat waves in southern Africa

The lack of detailed information on extreme heat impacts hinders disaster response and preparedness.

Covid-19 puts green energy in a coma

The pandemic has disrupted governments’ plans to flatline the upward trajectory of global warming

Trump rejects climate ‘prophets of doom’ as Thunberg warns Davos

The 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) got under way in the ski resort with an avowed focus on climate change but with starkly different visions over global warming laid bare

The horror: Tales of climate change

A year after the UN sounded the klaxon, warning of ‘some countries becoming dysfunctional’ thanks to the climate crisis, governments aren’t responding

Climate change and poverty go hand in hand

Crops allow the poor to provide for themselves, but they need support to do so during droughts

Stories from around the world will bring home the reality of the emergency

Afrobarometer research shows that 59% of people in South Africa do not know what climate change is

How YouTube Promotes Conspiracy Theories and Climate Change Denial

The platform’s algorithm regularly surfaces videos promoting climate denial in response to queries about climate change

Climate models update: It’s hotter than we thought

Scientists using new climate models say a bigger heat rise than expected is possible by the end of the century

Why is climate change’s 2°C of warming limit so important?

Where did that limit come from, and what if we miss it?

Going green: Ethiopia’s bid to plant four billion trees

Abiy is leading by example as Ethiopia plans to plant a mind-boggling four billion trees by October

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