Hurricane Ian Nearing Florida: Prepare These Emergency Bag Essentials ASAP

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Labour to promise law to ensure international aid tackles climate crisis

Exclusive: Legislation to prioritise ‘greatest threat to humanity’ as Labour restores 0.7% aid commitment

Early modern humans in Africa used high-tech adhesives extracted from a local conifer

The condensation method is a way of producing sticky tar from Podocarpus leaves. In this process, the leaves are burned next to smooth, flat stones. The second option is more difficult and time consuming. In it, the leaves have ...

Scientists estimate more than half of palm species may be threatened with extinction

A photograph of palm trees from one of W. Daniel Kissling’s field studies. Copyright: UvA / W. D. Kissling An international team of biologists, including W. Daniel Kissling of the University of Amsterdam, has used artificial intelligence techniques to ...

Bitgreen secures $5M in crowdfunding to launch the premier Polkadot climate-investment platform

Bitgreen, the company building blockchain’s epicenter for sustainability, prepares to launch the first phase of its layer-1 network built to empower climate-action initiatives. The company’s operations follow a fully subscribed $5 million Reg CF crowdfunding raise on the Republic platform, reaching its goal ...

Climate Group launches EV100+ to target polluting trucks 

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About 200 dead whales have been towed out to sea off Tasmania – and what happens next is a true marvel of nature

Australians watched in horror last week as 230 pilot whales became stranded at a beach near Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania’s west coast. Some whales were saved, but the vast majority died. This left a big problem: what to do with ...

Ancient footprints on UK beach record demise of a biodiversity hotspot

A team of archaeologists and geographers from The University of Manchester have discovered that hundreds of ancient animal and human footprints found on a beach in Merseyside record a major decline in large animal diversity in Ancient Britain.Their new research, ...

Heat-related mortality risk is widespread across Washington state

Heat-related deaths are an issue across Washington state, and they occur even in regions that typically have milder climates, according to a University of Washington study published Aug. 30 in the journal Atmosphere. This is the most extensive study yet ...

E-scooters are becoming wildly popular – but we have to factor in the weather

The first rental electric scooters quietly appeared on the streets of Brisbane in late 2018. Four years later, distinctively coloured e-scooters are seemingly everywhere, with trial schemes popping up in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Darwin and Perth. Outside Australia, scooter share ...

One Park. 24 Hours.

Families gather in a playground with a splash pad and swings in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. Philadelphia has multiple projects underway to make this and other large parks in the city more resilient to heat and other effects of climate ...

Climate activist who targeted Dakota Access Pipeline sentenced to 6 years after terrorism enhancement

Climate activist who targeted Dakota Access Pipeline sentenced to 6 years after terrorism enhancement Prosecutors called Ruby Montoya a “domestic terrorist.” A federal judge last week ordered Ruby Montoya, a 32-year-old climate activist, to serve six years in prison for ...

After the Voice, climate change commitments should be the next urgent constitutional reforms

After decades of foot-dragging on climate change, Australia has finally put significant commitments in national legislation. It joins other countries such as Canada and the United States that also recently took big new legal steps. The new laws may still ...

Study finds famous Australian caves are up to 500,000 years older than we thought - and it could help explain a megafauna mystery

South Australia’s Naracoorte Caves is one of the world’s best fossil sites, containing a record spanning more than half a million years. Among the remains preserved in layers of sand are the bones of many iconic Australian megafauna species that ...

Climate change makes living at the coast riskier, but more people keep coming

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Among the counties that trace the coastline of the contiguous United States, two very different pictures emerged from the latest census. One shows how residents fled after devastating hurricanes, fueled by warmer-than-normal water in the ...

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Hurricane Ian is heading for Florida. Here are the steps you can take to get ready.

Weatherstripping Can Lower Your Utility Bills This Winter

This simple process can help you stay more comfortable in the cooler months.

Invasive stink bug habitat could expand greatly with climate change

Map showing the geographical extent of the study. Sites monitored in each of three study years (2017–2019) are shown in different colors (points overlap across years). The diameter of the circles in each year represents the average weekly captures ...

Key phases of human evolution coincide with flickers in eastern Africa's climate

Chew Bahir coring site, extracting a liner full of recovered sediment material from the 280-m-long core: the day shift trying to pull the liner out with combined forces. Credit: Frank Schaebitz Three distinct phases of climate variability in eastern ...

How do we deal with the polarization around climate change?

A diagram showing standard world view differences between the political left and right. Credit: Photo: David President Biden recently scored a big win in the fight against climate change with his Inflation Reduction Act, but despite the compromises it ...

Biden's new environmental justice office will oversee $3 billion in grants to polluted communities

Michael Regan, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), speaks during an event at the EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021.Samuel Corum | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Environmental Protection Agency on Saturday launched an ...

Majority of Gen Z unaware of how meat consumption impacts climate

Participants were asked about the main contributors to climate change. Image: Dr Diana Bogueva. Credit: University of Sydney A survey of young Australians by a University of Sydney researcher found that while the majority believe climate change is anthropogenic—caused ...

How Much Does It Cost to Run a Space Heater? Less Than You Think

Here's how using a space heater might compare to heating your whole home.

The Times podcast: Masters of Disasters: Broken records!

Listen to this episode of The Times: Record heat. Record drought. Record floods. Record hail. Record bad air. In a world where climate disasters seem to break records every year, do records even mean anything anymore? And if not, ...

Researchers question artificial grass in urban parks because although it saves water, it reduces the number of birds

Some species, such as the robin red-breast (Erithacus rubecula) or the blackbird (Turdus merula) are more affected than others by the replacement of natural grass. Authors of the images: Justo Jesús Navas (robin red-breast), Víctor González (blackbird). Researchers from ...

5 Money-Saving Tips to Reduce Your Heating Bill This Winter

Try one or more of these tips to use less energy and save on your monthly bill.

Electric Flying Ferry: Artemis Technologies' EF-24 Can Fly Across Water

A 100% electric flying ferry with zero emissions is in the works, according to designs unveiled by Artemis Technologies. The EF-24 Passenger vessel can be raised out of the water using modern hydrofoil technology so that it may navigate above ...

Letters to the Editor: Stop saying we don’t care about climate change. That blames voters, not leaders

To the editor: I’m beginning to think that think tanks exist to gaslight voters. “People don’t care about climate change” is a perfect example of this. (“Americans don’t care about climate change. Here’s how to wake them up,” Opinion, ...

Engineers build a battery-free, wireless underwater camera

A battery-free, wireless underwater camera developed at MIT could have many uses, including climate modeling. ’We are missing data from over 95 percent of the ocean. This technology could help us build more accurate climate models and better understand ...

Brent crude slides below $85 a barrel as dollar surges

An aerial view of Phillips 66 oil refinery is seen in Linden, New Jersey, United States. Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Thursday, bouncing off multi-month lows in the previous session caused by data signaling weak U.S. ...

Alpine plants respond to climate change

Project leader Professor Jake Alexander is investigating whether meadow flowers from lower elevations can thrive at 2,000 metres. (Photograph: Peter Rueegg / ETH Zurich) Researchers from ETH Zurich are studying how alpine vegetation is responding to a warming climate ...

WEF Launches Crypto Sustainability Coalition to Leverage Web3 Technologies in Climate Change Battle

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has launched the Crypto Sustainability Coalition, an initiative dedicated to assessing the role of Web3 technologies in the fight against climate change. The organization, which is composed of 30 companies, educative groups, and other ...

Australia violated the rights of Torres Strait Islanders by failing to act on climate change, the UN says. Here’s what that means

In a landmark decision, a United Nations committee on Friday found Australia’s former Coalition government violated the human rights of Torres Strait Islanders by failing to adequately respond to the climate crisis. The Torres Strait Islanders ‘Group of Eight’ claimed ...

NASA, First Street Foundation announce collaboration on climate risk research

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, along with the agency’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City, have partnered with science and technology nonprofit First Street Foundation to enhance climate risk modeling, promote applied science ...

Prep Your Solar Panels for Ice and Snow

Here's how to care for your solar panels in the colder months.

Don’t let China’s ‘coal boom’ enable backsliding on climate pledges

By some measures, the coal sector is experiencing a boom in China. The government continues to grant permits to new coal power projects. Coal production hit record levels this year, and more coal plants were switched on this summer ...

Electric planes are coming: Get ready for battery-powered flights

Electric planes might seem futuristic, but they aren’t that far off, at least for short hops. Two-seater Velis Electros are already quietly buzzing around Europe, electric sea planes are being tested in British Columbia, and larger planes are coming. ...

California Record-breaking Heatwaves Trigger Historic Power Supply Peak Demand

The state of California experienced the most extreme temperatures for the longest period of time on record, according to a Washington Post report. Sacramento, Death Valley, Stockton, and Fresno all felt their warmest 7-day spans in September. The report also highlights ...

Labour promises to put fight against climate change at heart of foreign policy

Shadow foreign secretary David Lammy will commit a Labour government to push for an international law to tackle environmental destruction.

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