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Following COP26, the price of carbon in Europe has reached an all-time high
Since the start of the year, the price of carbon has more than doubled, as countries seek to mitigate its effects through new accords. Following the COP26 climate summit, the European carbon price has reached a new high of €66…
COP26: In the race to meet the 1.5-degree-Celsius target, UN climate negotiations have gone into overtime
Two weeks of U.N. COP26 climate negotiations in Glasgow blew past a deadline on Friday, as the convention president urged governments to make a final push to secure agreements that may rein in rising temperatures that imperil the world. With…
Report on the World Health Organization’s Health and Climate Change Survey for 2021

Overview This study provides a critical picture of governments’ overall accomplishments in the field of health and climate change to date, as well as insight into the work that needs to be done to safeguard their populations from the most…

UK has pledged £55 million to assist Pakistan in combating climate change

Pakistan is the ninth most exposed country in the world to climate change. The United Kingdom will provide more than £55 million to Pakistan’s fight against climate change and efforts to achieve net zero emissions. The funds were revealed today…

NFTs energy consumption poses a threat to the planet’s future, new energy alternatives come to the rescue
In March, a digital artist known as Beeple sold a piece of purely digital art for over $69 million at Christie's, turning the art world on its head. However, the digital register where that work of art, known as an…
CO2 emissions have risen to new highs

As experts warn that the 1.5C emission limitations will be reached in 11 years, fossil fuels are booming in post-pandemic recovery. According to a recent study, global carbon emissions have returned to levels recorded before the coronavirus outbreak. The findings…

COP26 kicks off: The make-or-break climate summit

The summit has brought parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. If leaders in Glasgow do not move to ramp up carbon reductions, the result will be…

Climate change: The amount of global-warming greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has reached new highs

UN experts have warned that if emissions continue to grow, global temperatures and weather extremes such as strong heat and rainfall, glacier melt, sea-level rise, and ocean acidification would rise as well. UN scientists have warned that levels of planet-warming…

The business community is urging the next government to begin the “biggest change in German history.”

According to a research by industry group BDI and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Germany’s future government must move swiftly, activate large-scale investments, and create the proper framework to guarantee the country changes its economy to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045.…

COP26: A leaked document indicates that countries are pressing to alter a major climate report

  A massive leak of data obtained by BBC News reveals how nations are attempting to alter a key scientific study on how to combat climate change. According to the leak, Saudi Arabia, Japan, and Australia are among the countries…