Get out from Colonial Map, Draw Your Own Map: Mela-Nesians!

Australia and New Zealand Will NEVER Help Melanesian Archipelago and Peoples from Climate Disaster! Take my words! I am Wewo Kotokay, speaking the truth for our co-existence as communities of beings in our Blue Continent region. I mean it in terms of our response to global warming and climate change, that already threatening our survival…

Sink or swim: Can island states survive the climate crisis?

Low emissions, but high exposure The 38 member states and 22 associate members that the UN has designated as Small Island Developing States  or SIDS are caught in a cruel paradox: they are collectively responsible for less than one per cent of global carbon emissions, but they are suffering severely from the effects of climate change, to the…

Prince Charles’ Prince Harry Climate Change Praise Was a ‘Peace Offering’

Making amends? Prince Charles’ praise for son Prince Harry and his climate change work was a “peace offering,” royal expert Jonathan Sacerdoti exclusively tells Us Weekly. The Prince of Wales, 73, made supportive comments about both Harry, 37, and Prince William in relation to their fight for a more environmentally sustainable future in a lengthy essay…

Green label plan for gas and nuclear prompts EU row

The European Commission has proposed plans to label some gas and nuclear power as green, prompting criticism from Germany.The proposal argues that gas and nuclear are key to helping transition to cleaner power. But Germany’s environment minister called the plan “absolutely wrong”. It comes months after countries pledged to keep temperature rises within 1.5C at…

What are the largest rainforests in the world?

Patrick Pester Rainforests are teeming with life; in fact, they are home to half of the world’s plant and animal species, despite covering only 2% of Earth’s total surface area. As the name suggests, rainforests are also very wet: They receive more than 70 inches (178 centimeters) of rain each year each, on average.  …

The Guardian view on climate activism: between obedience and resistance

 Editorial 17 hrs agoLike If asked to name a news story linked to environmental protest in 2021, chances are that most British people would, depending on where they live, mention either the demonstrations alongside November’s climate conference in Glasgow, or (especially if they are in the London area) Insulate Britain. By blocking roads including the M25…

When did scientists first warn humanity about climate change?

Climate change warnings are coming thick and fast from scientists; thousands have signed a paper stating that ignoring climate change would yield “untold suffering” for humanity, and more than 99% of scientific papers agree that humans are the cause. But climate change wasn’t always on everyone’s radar. So when did humans first become aware of…

Biden signs order to make US government carbon neutral by 2050

Deutsche Welle he order calls for the US government’s vehicle fleet to go electric by 2035 and for federal buildings to use green energy.US President Joe Biden Wednesday signed an executive order mandating that the US federal government become carbon neutral by 2050. The order relies on a variety of clean energy initiatives, including transforming…

Elon Musk says civilisation will ‘crumble’ if people don’t have more kids

 POOL/AFP via Getty Images Elon Musk has urged people to have more children as he says that there are “not enough people” on Earth. In a virtual interview with the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Tuesday 7 December, the billionaire founder countered claims that population control is needed across the globe. Speaking about his latest innovation, the Tesla Bot, at the WSJ’s CEO Council…