Climate Issues

Climate Change Does Humans Turn Protected Forests Into Carbon Emitters

Climate Change Woes: Humans Turn Protected Forests Into Carbon Emitters

As a result of human activity and climate change, ten of the world’s most protected forests have become net carbon emitters. The startling revelation comes from a study of greenhouse gases emitted by and absorbed by forests in Unesco World Heritage sites. It was found that during the last 20 years, ten protected forests have …

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Stop Investing On Climate ‘Destruction’ Greta Thunberg To Banks

Stop Investing on Climate ‘Destruction’: Greta Thunberg to Banks

Prior to the UN COP26 climate summit, Greta Thunberg has called on banks to “stop funding our destruction.” The young Swedish climate activist is in London for protests asking that the financial system cease backing fossil fuel projects. Thunberg was not invited to give an official speech in Glasgow. Demonstrations against fossil fuel investment are …

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Questions Raised on Boris Johnson's Climate Credibility

Questions Raised on Boris Johnson’s Climate Credibility Ahead of the COP26 Meeting

Campaigners fear that Rishi Sunak’s refusal to offer adequate funding is stifling the net-zero strategies. Boris Johnson’s leadership will be put to the test ahead of the COP26 climate summit, as the chancellor and business secretary are at odds over the government’s impending aim to achieve net-zero carbon emissions. On Monday, the government is expected …

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Scottish Climate Expert Jim Skea

Scottish Climate Expert Jim Skea Speaks up About Pertinent Climate Issues

At the COP26 conference in Glasgow at the end of the month, Scottish climate change specialist Jim Skea has urged world leaders to “step up to the plate.” Prof Skea, a member of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said the scientists had spoken loudly and clearly, and that governments had run out …

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