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Environment reference materials and articles from 2020 – constantly updating

I am so happy to share this curation of environment reference materials and articles from 2020, which I’ve been adding to my weekend reads. This is everything I’m reading on the multiple topics around the issue of our impact on earth and what it means. I will update it every week and start a new one in 2021. Of course, this is not everything that matters, but what I am reading and watching.

I know many people who are not ready to face the crisis, and of course, we have even more denying there’s an issue in the first place. I understand why this is happening, because the institutions that matter – government, business and media – are great at keeping us confused.

All I ask is, take some time every week to read something on the issue, but please, never rely on one source for your information. You can remain loyal to your existing media platform, but we all need to stretch outside to get other views. Wouldn’t we prefer the truth? Well we need to do the work to find it.

So please, read through some or all, or just scan the headlines – it tells a story in itself. Also please share any information or research you find compelling. Always happy to help pass the message on.

Articles and research

THE GREAT CLIMATE MIGRATION – A Warming Planet and a Shifting Population

Cancel New Year’s Eve Forever

Norway supreme court verdict opens Arctic to more oil drilling

More than 1.5 billion masks believed to have entered oceans in 2020

Texas Fracking Billionaires Drew Covid-19 Aid While Investing in Rivals

Exxon Knows Its Carbon Future And Keeps the Data From View

Norway landslide: Houses buried in Gjerdrum village near Oslo

2020 weather disasters boosted by climate change: Report

The Biggest Climate Change Stories of 2020

Exclusive: GM, Ford knew about climate change 50 years ago

Asia’s developing economies shun coal

Wang Xiangjun: China’s ‘Glacier Bro’ presumed dead

The Biden plan for a clean energy revolution and environmental justice

Plastic clean-up brings crocodiles back to Indian river

Biden Calls Climate Change ‘Existential Threat of Our Time’

Forests in Brazil emitting more carbon than they absorb due to climate change: Study

Lloyd’s market to quit fossil fuel insurance by 2030

Indonesia: Behind Papua’s deforestation

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé Are Worst Plastic Polluters of 2020, Have Made ‘Zero Progress,’ New Report Finds

Paris Misaligned?

Global warming is faster than evolution

‘Not enough’ climate ambition shown by leaders

Court Says No to Drilling for Oil in the Arctic, a Huge Win for Polar Bears

Australia storms: Byron Bay’s Main Beach ‘all but disappeared’

China’s Xi targets steeper cut in carbon intensity by 2030

The World Needs Biden to Lead on Climate Reporting

Biden picks top North Carolina environmental official to run EPA

Water futures set to join likes of gold and oil and trade on Wall Street for first time ever

How can we avoid another virus outbreak?

Can Virtual Reality Inspire Climate Action?

We read the paper that forced Timnit Gebru out of Google. Here’s what it says.

Project Honey Bees – Adopt a Bee

Podcast: Is it too late to stop climate change?

Climate change: UK to end aid for fossil fuel projects abroad

Human-made materials now outweigh Earth’s entire biomass – study

Global human-made mass exceeds all living biomass

The biomass distribution on Earth

Emissions Gap Report 2020

Congress rejects expansion of Nevada Test and Training Range into wildlife refuge

Special Report: How oil majors shift billions in profits to island tax havens

Sixth Carbon Budget

The State of Climate Tech 2020: The next frontier for venture capital

UN defends excluding Morrison from climate summit, Canberra livid with Johnson over snub

Australia bushfire: Fraser Island residents told to leave immediately

Shell aims to become world’s largest electricity company

These Trees Are Not What They Seem

Beer and crisps used to help tackle climate change

Trump administration rejects tougher standards on soot, a deadly air pollutant

Passing gas: why renewables are the future

How Ireland is abandoning its dirty fuel

Little pygmy possum found on Australian island for first time since fires

The Number of Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells Is on The Verge of Exploding. What Happens Now?

Venice floods as weather catches city off-guard

Scot Squad: Sea-Class Drugs

The Northern Lights May Be Visible Over New Jersey This Week Due To A Solar Storm

Emissions Gap Report 2020: An Inflection Point

Carbon emissions of richest 1 percent more than double the emissions of the poorest half of humanity

Climate risk and response in Asia – download the report

Mexico Bans Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide

Arctic Oil Spill: Nornickel Failures, Tank Flaws Caused Catastrophe – Report

‘Our right to fire’: Tribes battle agencies, old policies to restore fire practices

‘Unjustifiable’: new report shows how the nation’s gas expansion puts Australians in harm’s way

More Women in Boardrooms Mean Better Climate Policy, BNEF Says

Stubble burning: Why it continues to smother north India

Shipping Industry and Asian Nations Object to EU Pollution Plan

Secondhand no longer second-best for UK’s ‘circular economy’ consumers

Polar scientists wary of impending satellite gap

Sydney records hottest November night on record

When “Creatives” Turn Destructive: Image-Makers and the Climate Crisis

Rupert Murdoch tries to weather News Corp’s climate crisis at AGM

Asian companies are now better than their American counterparts at reporting climate impact

Logging of massive, ancient cedars in Caycuse watershed signals urgent need for provincial action and funding for old-growth

With John Kerry Pick, Biden Selects a ‘Climate Envoy’ With Stature

Billionaire Miner Forrest Aims to Be a Global Clean Energy Giant

State Bank of India: don’t fund Adani’s reef-wrecking coal mine

‘Flights to nowhere’ are soaring in the pandemic, but at what environmental cost?

UN Releases $100M in Bid to Battle Hunger Pandemic Spawned

An ‘Electrifying’ Economist’s Guide to the Recovery

Climate Point: After smashing wildfire records, 2020 is delivering historic hurricanes

Nobel UN food agency warns 2021 will be worse than 2020

Media, nonprofits framing of climate change affects how people think about issue, studies show

Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands

Hurricane Iota: Category four storm hits Nicaragua

Bill Gates says more than 50% of business travel will disappear in post-coronavirus world

Banking On Climate Change – Fossil Fuel Finance Report 2020

1% of people cause half of global aviation emissions – study

Extreme weather explained: How climate change makes storms stronger

Climate change causes landfalling hurricanes to stay stronger for longer

Extreme weather highlights Southeast Asia’s vulnerability to climate change

Major floods in Manila as typhoon batters Philippines

The fight against deforestation in Europe

Subscribe to Earth Charter International for insightful and regular content

Biden Promises to Rejoin Paris Agreement On First Day in Office

#Film4Climate 1st Prize Short Film Winner – “Three Seconds”

Global Warming Is Detectable Even at the Ocean Floor

Extreme weather explained: How climate change makes storms stronger

Download the app and take a look: What will your area look like in 2100? New app reveals how climate change with transform the world based on temperature and rainfall predictions

The burning scar: Inside the destruction of Asia’s last rainforests

‘Hypocrites and greenwash’: Greta Thunberg blasts leaders over climate crisis

Ecocide: Should killing nature be a crime?

 Tropical Storm Eta expected to strengthen after hitting Florida

Malcolm Turnbull attacks ‘shocking legacy’ of Murdoch and News Corp on climate crisis

Denmark to cull up to 17 million mink amid coronavirus fears

Rest super fund commits to net-zero emission investments after Brisbane man sues

Typhoon Goni: Philippines hit by year’s most powerful storm

‘Sleeping giant’ Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find 

75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer 

US election: The sinking island voting for Trump

As Election Nears, Trump Makes a Final Push Against Climate Science 

Greta Thunberg reflects on living through multiple crises in a ‘post-truth society’

Investing in sustainability: Greening finance

US election 2020: What the results will mean for climate change

Ending hunger: science must stop neglecting smallholder farmers

Since 1995, We’ve Lost More Than 50% of Great Barrier Reef Corals

A Kimchi Disaster Is Brewing After Cabbage Fields Crippled

Acting on climate change can get us out of recession. There are no excuses left

I Am Watching My Planet, My Home, Die

The great unravelling: ‘I never thought I’d live to see the horror of planetary collapse’

The state of our planet 2020 – a few highlights so far this year

Rewild to mitigate the climate crisis, urge leading scientists

Singapore opens sustainable finance research and talent development hub

Megachurch Pastor Preaches Climate Change Denial, Calls Earth ‘Disposable Planet’

10 Things We Wish More People Understood About Climate Change

Deforestation in Australia: How does your state (or territory) compare? 

Fukushima: Japan ‘to release contaminated water into sea’

‘Real and imminent’ extinction risk to whales

World Energy Trilemma Index 2020 Report 

Countdown: to a better future

Humans Wiped Out Two-Thirds of the World’s Wildlife in 50 Years

Energy giant Suncor plans to shed 2,000 employees 

12hr Sightseeing flights to Antarctica without landing

Why we’re more confident than ever that climate change is driving disasters 

China’s Pledge to Be Carbon Neutral by 2060: What It Means

Climate in The Debate 

United in Science report: Climate change has not stopped for COVID19

The drive toward sustainability in packaging—beyond the quick wins 

SIA drops ‘flights to nowhere’ plan; will launch A-380 ‘plane restaurant’, home-delivered premium meals and tours instead

What is the circular economy? 

The #CarbonLaw – A roadmap for rapid decarbonisation 

Climate Disruption Is Now Locked In. The Next Move Will Be Crucial.

Extremes become routine in an emerging new Arctic 

Morrison’s rejection of 2050 net zero emissions target is at odds with Paris agreement, experts say

Our planet: too big to fail

Dear America, we too have seen red skies in Australia and we can tell you what happens next 

The U.S. Is on the Path to Destruction

Siberia landscape scarred by climate change

Flames That Won’t Die Out So Easily

For Thailand, the future is not mass tourism but a Blue Economy 

‘Wildfires are climate fires’: How to talk about climate emergency, global heating

Australia whales: 90 dead in mass stranding off Tasmania

Gas Companies Are Abandoning Their Wells, Leaving Them to Leak Methane Forever

The Age of Megafires: The World Hits a Climate Tipping Point

A New Arctic Is Emerging, Thanks to Climate Change

What Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks Mean for Global Warming

The Great Climate Migration Has Begun

British Military Prepares for Climate-Fueled Resource Shortages 

The port that swallowed a town

The Arctic is burning like never before — and that’s bad news for climate change

How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled 

Australian chocolate maker’s ban on palm oil disappoints palm oil industry’s green label group 

Trump Has Head-Scratching Solution For California Wildfires : ‘It Will Start Getting Cooler’

Are ‘flights to nowhere’ a necessary environmental cost to save the aviation industry?

US 2020 election: Climate change takes centre stage amid wildfires

How Climate Migration Will Reshape America 

Hurricane Sally: ‘Catastrophic flooding’ as storm hits US

See the hazy sky in Massachusetts caused by smoke from wildfires in Oregon, California and Washington state 

The future has arrived. These explosive fires are our climate change wakeup call

Costa Rica Set to Become World’s First Plastic-Free, Fossil-Fuel-Free Country

Here in fire-stricken Oregon, an old way of life is gone 

Changing Patterns of Ocean Salt Levels Give Scientists Clues to Extreme Weather on Land

Every Place Has Its Own Climate Risk. What Is It Where You Live?

Two Major Antarctic Glaciers Are Tearing Loose from Their Restraints

Longtime Climate Science Denier Hired At NOAA 

LIVING PLANET REPORT 2020 please read. Since the year I was born, we have lost 68% of population sizes of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles.

Wildfires and soaring temperatures — the hellscape scientists warned us about is here 

Earth barrelling toward ‘Hothouse’ state not seen in 50 million years, epic new climate record shows

California skies glow orange as wildfires continue – in pictures

The past and future human impact on mammalian diversity

California blaze caused by firework at gender-reveal party

California endures record-setting ‘kiln-like’ heat as fires rage, causing injuries

Class action to stop planned coal mine extension filed by climate action-focused Australian teenagers

California endures record-setting ‘kiln-like’ heat as fires rage, causing injuries

35 Global Banks Still Investing Heavily in Fossil Fuels (And What You Can Do About It)

More than half of government environmental scientists say their work has been suppressed: report 

What Climate Change Does to the Human Body

Nobel prize-winning economics of climate change is misleading and dangerous – here’s why

Oregon wildfires: Half a million people flee dozens of infernos

Rio Tinto CEO resigns after destruction of 46,000-year-old sacred Indigenous site

A Climate Reckoning in Fire-Stricken California

Pringles tube tries to wake from ‘recycling nightmare’

Amazon fires: Are they worse this year than before?

How do we move around in a zero-carbon world?

A second Trump term would mean severe and irreversible changes in the climate 

CIMB targeted by Indonesian NGOs for funding coal plants as Malaysian bank prepares to stage sustainability event

‘War on plastic’ could strand oil industry’s £300bn investment

Are forests the new coal? Global alarm sounds as biomass burning surges

Aerial footage shows massive flooding in Hurricane Laura aftermath

Global warming may kill more than all infectious diseases combined 

Climate change: ‘Unprecedented’ ice loss as Greenland breaks record

Thailand’s turtle hatchlings finally have the beach to themselves 

Dying mother dolphin struggles to save baby in Mauritius lagoon after oil spill

For The First Time in Years, Earth Overshoot Day Has Been Pushed to a Later Date 

How to decarbonize America — and create 25 million jobs 

Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice in less than 30 years

Australia fires: Similar or worse disasters ‘will happen again’

Covid-19 ecotourism collapse could spell disaster in the Masai Mara

U.S. Flood Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods 

Climate crisis: business, farming and environment leaders unite to warn Australia ‘woefully unprepared’

10 highlights of Joe Biden’s ambitious Climate Plan

Northern California wildfire now 2nd-largest ever as total blazes scorch nearly 1M acres

Hurricane Laura: storm to bring ‘unsurvivable surge’ of destruction to US Gulf coast

The irony: ConocoPhillips hopes to freeze thawing permafrost to drill more oil 

Grounded carrier off Mauritius breaks apart risking ecological disaster

‘Go topless’: As household waste soars, here’s what you can do

Last decade was Earth’s hottest on record as climate crisis accelerates

Trump Eliminates Major Methane Rule, Even as Leaks are Worsening

Plans to set up recycling association with international experts here by October 

Turkey’s Erdogan hails huge natural gas find

The Amazon rainforest is being set on fire, with wildfire smoke circulating the hemisphere

Trump finalizes drilling plan for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 

‘Highest temperature on Earth’ as Death Valley, US hits 54.4C

An unlikely partnership

Ten times more plastic dumped in Atlantic than previously believed 

Microsoft’s astonishing climate change goals, explained

Microplastics Found in Human Organs for First Time

Heatwaves, Fires, Storms: Blame Climate Change for Summer Misery

Canada’s Last Fully Intact Arctic Ice Shelf Collapses 

Past evidence supports complete loss of Arctic sea-ice by 2035

Climate crisis: Out-of-control wildfires in Arctic circle released more CO2 in two months than whole of 2019

Oil spill threatens ecological disaster as Mauritius declares emergency

Almost 3 billion animals affected by Australian bushfires, report shows 

Coronavirus shows how to get people to act on climate change – here’s the psychology

Climate change: Satellites find new colonies of Emperor penguins

BP built its business on oil and gas. Now climate change is taking it apart.

Bill Gates: Another crisis looms and it could be worse than the coronavirus

Apple’s low-carbon aluminum is a climate game changer 

Physicists Say There’s A 90 Percent Chance Civilization Will Soon Collapse

Bayer Begins Rewarding its Farmers for Generating Carbon Credits 

Greta’s world 

Cogs in the climate machine

The great climate migration 

One in Three Children Have Unacceptably High Lead Levels, Study Says

A Quarter of Bangladesh Is Flooded. Millions Have Lost Everything 

Show Me the Methane 

Lockdown was the longest period of quiet in recorded human history 

Our Final Warning: Six Degrees of Climate Emergency 

World Methane Emissions Hit New High

Top Scientists Just Ruled Out Best-Case Global Warming Scenarios

One flight is worth a thousand Big Macs: digesting these hard facts killed my appetite for flying 

Apple commits to be 100 percent carbon neutral for its supply chain and products by 2030

Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born

To build a resilient world, we must go circular. Here’s how to do it

Six Months on a Planet in Crisis: Greta Thunberg’s Travel Diary from the U.S. to Davos

First look under imperilled Antarctic glacier finds ‘warm water coming from all directions’

Which species will win and lose in a warmer climate? It depends where they evolved

Jane Goodall and Chris Anderson: Every day you live, you impact the planet

Keeping a Steady Eye on Sea Level Change From Space

The law that could make climate change illegal

Live Aid: The Complicated History of the World’s Biggest Charity Concert, 35 Years Later

Before the virus, Asia’s ecosystems were buckling under overtourism. When the tourists return, it has to be different

June 2020 tied as Earth’s 3rd hottest on record

China on highest flood alert as 38m people evacuated

Singapore experienced its coolest June in 20 years, wettest in a decade: Met Service

Assam: Fifty dead and two million hit by India monsoon floods

Yemen: Decaying oil tanker in Red Sea threatens disaster

New South Wales erosion: Huge swells leave homes at risk of collapse

Jane Goodall on conservation, climate change and COVID-19: “If we carry on with business as usual, we’re going to destroy ourselves”

Guest post: Global warming edges closer to Paris Agreement 1.5C limit

‘Nature doesn’t trust us any more’: Arctic heatwave stokes permafrost thaw

How Rainforests are Formed, and How They are Being Destroyed

Despite the warnings, we’re heading into a climate catastrophe utterly ill-prepared. Remind you of anything?

Global trends in climate change litigation: 2020 snapshot

‘Human failing’: UN warns of rise in animal-to-human diseases

Climate-change denial and the coronavirus “hoax” are the same conspiracy theory

Global Agribusiness is Devouring the World’s Last Forests. We Need Local Food Systems, Now.

How to Buy Tech That Lasts and Lasts 

Climate economics Nobel may do more harm than good

Coronavirus weakens defences against Indonesian forest fires as severe haze risk deemed ‘moderate’

The Newest Threat to a Warming Alaskan Arctic: Beavers

If carbon dioxide hits a new high every year, why isn’t every year hotter than the last?

Fish more vulnerable to warming water than first thought

How COVID-19 has helped Thailand’s wildlife 

CO2 in Earth’s atmosphere nearing levels of 15m years ago

The End of Meat Is Here 

Agriculture’s Resilience Has Been Tested by COVID, Making Fighting Climate Change Even More Vital Than Ever

Venice test brings up floodgates for first time

Furloughed Indonesian tourism workers hired to clean beaches

U.S. court orders Dakota Access oil pipeline to be shut, emptied 

Algae turn Italian Alps pink, prompting concerns over melting

Dakota Access Oil Line to Be Shut by Court in Blow for Trump

Climate change: ‘Rising chance’ of exceeding 1.5C global target

Mercury dips to 22.9 deg C in Singapore on Cooling-off Day

Farmers and animal rights activists are coming together to fight big factory farms

Guest post: Global warming edges closer to Paris Agreement 1.5C limit

Do you want to become a tiger protector? Protecting tigers and their habitat.

Analysis: China’s CO2 emissions surged past pre-coronavirus levels in May

Carbon dioxide at Mauna Loa reaches new record high at 417 ppm

‘Nowhere to hide’: South Pole warms up with climate change a factor

Ukraine floods: Why climate change and logging are blamed

Hawaiian Group Breaks World Record with Biggest Ocean Plastic Cleanup Ever

Beyond Google: my afternoon trawling Trove for the first mentions of climate change

Affluence is killing the planet, warn scientists

Combining climate, economic, and social policy builds public support for climate action in the US

Beyond a climate of comfortable ignorance

Arctic forecast: Sunny with a higher chance of carbon emissions

The Ugly History of Climate Determinism Is Still Evident Today

Siberia heatwave: why the Arctic is warming so much faster than the rest of the world

Why Planting Trees Won’t Save Us

Mass civil disobedience needed to force dramatic action on climate change, Jonathon Porritt says

Introducing a carbon charge in the uk.

Renewables are cheap and effective. Now, let’s make them just and humane too

Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

Amazon fires at 13-year high for June

Affluence is killing the planet, warn scientists

COVID-19 cuts force Indonesia to scale back forest protection 

Why the Arctic Is Warming So Fast, and Why That’s So Alarming

Extreme fires erupt in the Arctic Circle

It got to 38 degrees in the Arctic! Civilisation is burning down 

The end of tourism? 

Travel in a Post Pandemic World

The travel industry will survive COVID-19, but with big changes

Land purchases by private companies accelerate tropical deforestation, data shows

Arctic Circle sees ‘highest-ever’ recorded temperatures

Morrison government has failed in its duty to protect environment, auditor general finds 

India Unleashing Coal: PM Modi Announces New Coal Boom, Privatisation Of Coal Mines

Greta Thunberg: Climate change ‘as urgent’ as coronavirus

Carbon emission from permafrost soils underestimated by 14%

Asia’s vital rivers

Making a Case for Climate Change Adaptation

Arctic records its hottest temperature ever

Britain still failing on climate crisis, warn advisers

Arctic Ocean acidification worse than previously expected

The Arctic heatwave: here’s what we know 

World has six months to avert climate crisis, says energy expert

Pesticide Giants Get $2 Billion UK Taxpayer COVID-19 Bailout Despite Mammoth Dividend Plans

Michael Mann Fought Climate Denial. Now He’s Fighting Climate Doom.

Unilever launches €1bn climate and nature fund, targets net-zero emissions by 2039

New Report Shows Why We Must Tackle Excessive Wealth to Save The Planet 

Climate crisis: alarm at record-breaking heatwave in Siberia

Secret recording: Rio Tinto ‘not sorry’ for cave blast

A War Against Climate Science, Waged by Washington’s Rank and File

Rafiki, Uganda’s rare silverback mountain gorilla, killed by hunters

Half a century of dither and denial – a climate crisis timeline

Jane Goodall Warns Humanity Will Be ‘Finished’ After Covid-19 Without Ending ‘Absolute Disrespect for Animals and the Environment’

Extreme waves set to get bigger and more frequent due to climate change

We dug up Australian weather records back to 1838 and found snow is falling less often

Singapore found to be the worst waste producer (per capita) in the world: Report

Special Report: Millions of abandoned oil wells are leaking methane, a climate menace

Climate crisis: ‘Zombie fires’ return to warming Arctic, year after unprecedented blazes

Ten simple ways to act on climate change

Guest post: Cost of extreme weather due to climate change is severely underestimated

A baby bilby boom has been recorded in south-west NSW for the first time in a century

The number of climate deniers in Australia is more than double the global average, new study finds 

Unilever launches €1bn climate and nature fund, targets net-zero emissions by 2039

Three years and $3 trillion to save the world climate and economy

Plastic Rain Is the New Acid Rain

Pangolins receive surprising lifeline with new protections in China

China raises protection for pangolins by removing scales from medicine list

Solving the Global Cooling Problem

Sea Level 101: What Determines the Level of the Sea?

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle

Guest post: How climate change could accelerate the threat of crop diseases 

Study: Reflecting sunlight to cool the planet will cause other global changes

Fossil Fuel Emissions Push Greenhouse Gas Indicators to Record High in May

‘More masks than jellyfish’: coronavirus waste ends up in ocean

It’s June and it’s snowing in Colorado, because of course it is 

Commentary: The wonder of clear skies and returning wildlife is our new climate problem

Arctic Circle oil spill prompts Putin to declare state of emergency

Spend fossil-fuel subsidies on pandemic relief and the poor

Four More Years of Donald Trump Could Delay Global Emissions Cuts by 10 Years

Kenya’s renewable sector and women in the industry: Elizabeth Rogo AEC President East Africa

Renewables surpass coal in US energy generation for first time in 130 years

Jane Goodall: humanity is finished if it fails to adapt after Covid-19

That ocean breeze may be full of tiny bits of plastic

OPINION: Is The Fashion Industry As We Know It Obsolete?

Mining firm Rio Tinto sorry for destroying Aboriginal caves

There is no escaping from climate change, even in the deep sea

Climate change: older trees loss continue around the world

Antarctic Ocean Reveals New Signs of Rapid Melt of Ancient Ice, Clues About Future Sea Level Rise

Cheap virgin plastic is being sold as recycled plastic—it’s time for better recycling certification

Climate change: How a green new deal really could go global

Mississippi River Delta Marshes Have Hit a Tipping Point, Study Finds

Still ‘greenwashing’ – or taking real climate action?  

Bring Sustainability from the Sidelines to the Stadium  

Tracking the carbon emissions from the world’s coronavirus stimulus 

How fast will you need to flee from the heat? There’s a word for that.

Why Don’t Americans Trust Experts Anymore?

It Hit 80 Degrees in the Arctic This Week

Norwegian companies take petroleum technology into renewable industries

Crumbs for the Hungry but Windfalls for the Rich

We found 2˚C of warming will push most tropical rainforests above their safe ‘heat threshold

Rio Tinto blasts 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand iron ore mine

Study shows erosion of ozone layer responsible for mass extinction event

Commentary: The wonder of clear skies and returning wildlife is our new climate problem

Bill Gates thinks that the 1% should foot the bill to combat climate change 

Is it too late to prevent climate change?

Potentially fatal combinations of humidity and heat are emerging across the globe

Murray-Darling systems not assessed for endangered listing after officials warned Coalition would not support it

India’s carbon emissions fall for first time in four decades

The Moment to Change the World Is Right Now

Opinion – The End of Meat Is Here

In pictures: Nature is thriving in locked-down Singapore—is it time to rethink the city in a garden?

Kishore Mahbubani on the dawn of the Asian century

Climate change: Top 10 tips to reduce carbon footprint revealed

Pollution: Birds ‘ingesting hundreds of bits of plastic a day’

Cyclone Amphan: Survivors return to face destruction left by storm

Big Oil and investors knew a crash was coming: COVID-19 just sped up the clock 

Eight Lessons from COVID-19 to Guide Our Climate Response

Abrupt Ecosystem Collapse

China is Turning the Rainforest into Cheap Furniture for the U.S.  #SayNoToFastFurniture

Biggest shark fin seizure in Hong Kong history recovers 26 tonnes, mostly from endangered species, in shipments from Ecuador 

The new normal in sustainable investing post-COVID-19

‘Very unusual’: Arctic air set to hit Eastern US with record-low temperatures for May

Airlines and oil giants are on the brink. No government should offer them a lifeline

The world is on lockdown. So where are all the carbon emissions coming from?

Why are Chinese fishermen destroying coral reefs in the South China Sea?

A Time to Save the Sick and Rescue the Planet

Tunisia’s Last Mohrr Gazelle Dies, Species Goes Extinct

A Time to Save the Sick and Rescue the Planet

How did Michael Moore become a hero to climate deniers and the far right?

EXCLUSIVE: Illegal wildlife market raided and shut down by Thai authorities | 60 Minutes Australia



World Economic Forum

World Wildlife Foundation

Prevent Year Zero

Ecological economics

End Plastic Waste  


Earth Charter International

Green is the New Black

Best Universities for Research

Paris Reinforce

Let’s get the job done.



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