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New climate change mural by Joy Division artist riffs on his famous album cover

British visual artist Peter Saville was granted the title of Commander of the British Empire in 2019 for his contributions to the field of graphic design. But he's probably best known for his 1979 work designing the soundwave-inspired cover art for Joy Division's debut album, Unknown Pleasures. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Climate Change, Joy Division, Peter Saville, Murals, Climate Crisis, Album Covers, Unknown Pleasures, Album Cover, Album Art, Climate Change Is Real, Climate Emergency, No Music On A Dead Planet


Queen ‘irritated’ by world leaders talking not doing on climate crisis

Overheard comment suggests anger at possible no-shows at Cop26 by leaders of countries with worst CO2 emissions The Queen has criticised world leaders’ inaction on addressing the climate crisis, admitting she is “irritated” by individuals who “talk but don’t do”.She made the remarks, which were picked up on a livestream, at the opening of the Welsh parliament in Cardiff on Thursday. Continue reading...
Tags: Wales, Climate Change, UK News, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Prince William, The Queen, Cardiff, Cop26


Energy crisis reignites demand for oil, posing threat to CO2 targets, says IEA

International Energy Agency warns shortage of gas and coal could trigger oil market reboundThe worldwide energy crisis has reignited demand for oil, posing a threat to the world’s climate ambitions and the global economic recovery from Covid-19, according to the International Energy Agency.The global energy watchdog said the shortage of gas and coal across the major economies, which has caused energy markets to rocket, could trigger a faster-than-expected rebound in the oil market and drive dema...
Tags: Business, Climate Change, China, Oil, World news, Energy industry, Asia Pacific, IEA, International Energy Agency, COVID, Supply Chain Crisis


Energy crisis reignites demand for oil and poses threat to climate targets, says IEA

International Energy Agency warns shortage of gas and coal could trigger oil market reboundThe worldwide energy crisis has reignited demand for oil, posing a threat to the world’s climate ambitions and the global economic recovery from Covid-19, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).The global energy watchdog warned that the shortage of gas and coal across the world’s major economies, which has caused energy markets to rocket, could trigger a faster than expected oil market rebound ...
Tags: Business, Climate Change, China, World news, Energy industry, Asia Pacific, IEA, International Energy Agency IEA, International Energy Agency, COVID, Supply Chain Crisis


The climate disaster is here – this is what the future looks like

Earth is already becoming unlivable. Will governments act to stop this disaster from getting worse? Continue reading...
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, World news, US news, US politics, Climate Crisis


The climate disaster is here

Earth is already becoming unlivable. Will governments act to stop this disaster from getting worse? Continue reading...
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, World news, US news, US politics, Climate Crisis


Prince William criticises space race and tourism’s new frontier

Duke of Cambridge says world’s greatest minds need to focus on trying to fix the Earth insteadThe Duke of Cambridge has criticised the space race and space tourism, saying the world’s greatest minds need to focus on trying to fix the Earth instead.Prince William’s comments, in an interview with Newscast on BBC Sounds, will be aired the day after William Shatner made history by becoming the oldest person in space. Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Science, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, Earth, Cambridge, Monarchy, Prince Charles, Prince William, William, William Shatner, Duke, Bbc Sounds, Cop26


Walrus from Space census seeks public help to spot animals in satellite images

Project aims to give scientists a better understanding of how global heating is affecting the speciesConservationists are on the hunt for “citizen scientists” to spot walruses from their own home to help track populations of the creatures and give scientists an understanding of how many are left in the wild.Keen-eyed members of the public are being asked to scour images of the Arctic taken from space for the blubbery mammals and report any sightings to WWF and the British Antarctic Survey, as pa...
Tags: Climate Change, Animals, Environment, World news, Atlantic, Wildlife, Marine Life, Wwf, Arctic, Antarctic Survey, Climate Crisis, Laptev Sea Continue


Brexit: DUP says EU plans for NI protocol ‘long way short of being basis of sustainable solution’ – live

DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson welcomes acknowledgement that ‘NI protocol has not worked’ but says new proposals still fall shortEU offers to scrap 80% of NI food checks but prepares for UK to reject dealNorthern Irish firms hail EU proposals to resolve Brexit protocol rowCummings says UK always intended to ditch NI protocolBoris Johnson painting on holiday – but is the image too convenient?Last night Katya Adler, the BBC’s Europe editor, posted an interesting thread on Twitter on the row abo...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Climate Change, Environment, Eu, European Union, UK News, Bbc, Ireland, Ed Miliband, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Northern Irish politics, Johnson, Leo Varadkar


Brexit: EU outlines proposals aimed at resolving stand-off over Northern Ireland protocol – live

Maroš Šefčovič to address difficulties over food, customs and movement of medicines in order to slash red tapeEU offers to scrap 80% of NI food checks but prepares for UK to reject dealNorthern Irish firms hail EU proposals to resolve Brexit protocol rowCummings says UK always intended to ditch NI protocolBoris Johnson painting on holiday – but is the image too convenient?Last night Katya Adler, the BBC’s Europe editor, posted an interesting thread on Twitter on the row about the Northern Irelan...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Climate Change, Environment, Eu, European Union, UK News, Bbc, Ireland, Ed Miliband, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Leo Varadkar, Brexit


UK, US, China: how the world’s carbon ‘centre of gravity’ moved over 200 years

The geographic centre of the world’s carbon emissions used to sit atop the UK. Now it sits squarely over ChinaA new Guardian visualisation reveals how the “centre of gravity” of global emissions has moved over the past 200 years.The analysis shows how the geographic centre of the world’s carbon emissions used to sit directly atop the UK before being pulled westwards by the US and back towards the east by the rise of China. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Climate Change, China, Environment, US, UK News, US news, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, UK US, China Continue, Cop26


Australia news live update: Mike Baird called to NSW Icac; Hobart quarantine escapee has Covid; Victoria records 1,571 cases, 13 deaths

A 31-year-old man who breached quarantine in Hobart has tested positive to Covid-19; former NSW premier Mike Baird called to Icac hearings; Melbourne royal children’s hospital on high alert; Victoria records 1,571 cases and 13 deaths; NSW records 444 cases and four deaths; NT to introduce home quarantine from December. Follow all the day’s news liveCovid vaccination status can be faked in minutes in Service Victoria app, developers warnGPs and some health departments in the dark over booster sho...
Tags: Health, Climate Change, Australia, Australia news, House, Coalition, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Hobart


Australia Covid news live update: Victoria’s deadliest day with 1,571 cases and 13 deaths; NSW records 444 cases and four deaths

Melbourne royal children’s hospital on high alert; Victoria records 1,571 cases and 13 deaths; NSW records 444 cases and four deaths; NT to introduce home quarantine from December. Follow all the day’s news liveCovid vaccination status can be faked in minutes in Service Victoria app, developers warnGPs and some health departments in the dark over booster shotsCanberra set to become the most Covid vaccinated city in the worldNSW ‘freedom day’ brings new restrictions to regional areasVic restricti...
Tags: Health, Climate Change, Australia, Australia news, House, Coalition, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison


Australia Covid news live update: Victoria records 1,571 cases, 13 deaths; NSW 444 cases, four deaths; federal cabinet to debate net zero target

Coalition tackles emissions target agreement today in lead-up to the Cop26 summit; NSW and Vic eye early freedoms as key vaccination targets are met; ACT exits lockdown on Friday. Follow all the day’s news liveGPs and some health departments in the dark over booster shotsCanberra set to become the most Covid vaccinated city in the worldNSW ‘freedom day’ brings new restrictions to regional areasVic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases and data tracker5km and 10km fro...
Tags: Health, Climate Change, Australia, Australia news, House, Coalition, New South Wales, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Liberal, National party, South Australia, Barnaby Joyce, Vic


Australia Covid news live update: federal cabinet to debate net zero target; NSW, Victoria and ACT vaccination rates surge

Coalition tackles emissions target agreement today in lead-up to the Cop26 summit; NSW and Vic eye early freedoms as key vaccination targets are met; ACT exits lockdown on Friday. Follow all the day’s news liveGPs and some health departments in the dark over booster shotsCanberra set to become the most Covid vaccinated city in the worldNSW ‘freedom day’ brings new restrictions to regional areasVic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases and data tracker5km and 10km fro...
Tags: Health, Climate Change, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, New South Wales, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Scott Morrison, National party, Barnaby Joyce, Vic, NSW Victoria, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Coronavirus


California is banning gas-powered leaf blowers, lawn mowers, and weed trimmers - and offering rebates for switching to zero-emission tools

Gas-powered leaf blowers would be banned under the new law. Bernd Thissen/picture alliance via Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Saturday for a future ban on gas-powered lawn equipment. The state will offer rebates to people who switch to zero-emission electronic lawn tools. It has set aside $30 million to help professional gardeners and landscapers make the switch. California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law Saturday that could ban gas-powered lawn equipme...
Tags: News, Climate Change, California, US, Trends, Air Pollution, Los Angeles Times, Gavin Newsom, Ala, Lawn Mowers, Leaf Blowers, US West Coast, Marc Berman, Tech Insider, Isobel Asher Hamilton, BERND THISSEN


Nationals have ‘about a 95% chance’ of backing net zero, Darren Chester says

The former minister says ‘despite all his other faults, Barnaby Joyce can count, and the majority of the room is in favour of credible action’Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingDarren Chester has declared there’s “about a 95% chance” the Nationals will line up behind a net zero target because “Barnaby Joyce can count, and the majority of the room is in favour of credible action”.The Victorian National, who is currently on a break from his party room because of escalating tensio...
Tags: Climate Change, Abc, Australia news, Australian politics, Canberra, Scott Morrison, National party, Barnaby Joyce, Chester, Joyce, Darren Chester, Cop26


Activists hold rally on Indigenous Peoples' Day outside White House – video

Hundreds of protesters led by Indigenous activists have demonstrated in front of the White House to demand that Joe Biden stop approving fossil fuel projects and declare the climate crisis a national emergency. The rally was held for Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Police moved in to break up the protest near the White House and made several arrestsIndigenous activists march in Washington to demand action on climate crisis – live Continue reading...
Tags: Activism, Protest, Climate Change, Washington, White House, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Washington Dc, Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans


People in California are turning to Tatooine-style moisture farming

From ABC News: The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying the pricey devices.The air-to-water systems work like air conditioners by using coils to chill air, then collect water drops in a basin. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, News, Climate Change, California, Water, California Drought, Drought, Clean Water, Tatooine, Water Is Life, Climate Change Is Real, Climate Changes, Climate Disasters, Cadrought, Moisture Farming


How the National Trust is tackling the climate crisis

As well as measures to cut emissions and improve flood defences, the body is calling for action from governmentOnce seen as a sleeping green giant, the National Trust is now at the cutting edge of action on the climate crisis. Faced with large sections of the coastline it owns being undermined and overwhelmed by the sea, it is creating salt marshes and allowing sand dunes to migrate inland.Many of its rangers go about on electric bikes and use battery-powered tools rather than diesel or petrol, ...
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, UK News, The National Trust, National Trust, Climate Crisis


IMF cuts global economic forecast as pandemic ‘hobbles’ growth

Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva says most serious obstacle to full recovery remains Covid vaccine divide between rich and poor statesThe head of the International Monetary Fund has warned the world economy remains “hobbled” by the Covid-19 pandemic as she revealed her organisation has revised down its forecast for global growth this year.Kristalina Georgieva, the IMF’s managing director, said the most serious obstacle to a full recovery was the vaccine divide between rich and poor nations and wa...
Tags: Business, Climate Change, International Trade, Economics, Society, World news, Global Economy, International Monetary Fund, Vaccines and immunisation, Imf, Kristalina Georgieva, International Monetary Fund (IMF, Coronavirus, Cop26: Glasgow climate change conference 2021, Supply Chain Crisis


The Earth is less bright than it used to be because there are fewer clouds in the air, a study found

Earth as seen from space, This view shows Hurricane Florence over the east coast of the US in 2018. NASA A study found that the Earth has lost some of its shine over time, a study found. They think it is because there are fewer clouds to bounce back the light. The phenomenon may have implications for the climate, though that requires more study. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Earth is bouncing back less light into space because its cloud coverage isn't what it use...
Tags: Cloud, Science, Climate Change, California, Americas, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Cnn, News UK, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Florence, University Of California, Goode


Historical climate emissions reveal responsibility of big polluting nations

Six of top 10, including China and Russia, yet to show ambition on emissions cuts before Cop26Analysis of the total carbon dioxide emissions of countries since 1850 has revealed the nations with the greatest historical responsibility for the climate emergency. But six of the top 10 have yet to make ambitious new pledges to cut their emissions before the crucial UN Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow in November.The six include China, Russia and Brazil, which come only behind the US as the biggest cu...
Tags: UK, Climate Change, China, Russia, Environment, US, UK News, World news, Canada, Pollution, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Brazil, Un, Glasgow, China Russia, Climate Crisis


People are flocking to Colorado for the great outdoors, but air pollution is leading to more days when residents are stuck inside

Marianne Ayala/Insider With mild winters, plenty of open space, and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, it's easy to see why Colorado is one of the fastest-growing states in the US."We were tired of having to spend nine winter months indoors without the sun," Ashley O'Connor, who moved to Colorado from Chicago in 2015, told Insider. "We like to joke that we traded skyscrapers for mountains."O'Connor and her husband are hardly alone. According to census data, Colorado ...
Tags: Outdoors, Science, News, Climate Change, Colorado, California, Oregon, US, Trends, Earth, Chicago, West, Air Pollution, Wildfires, Epa, Connor


Rare photos show some of the birds, fish, and mollusks added to the extinction list this week

Moe Flannery, senior collections manager for ornithology and mammalogy at the California Academy of Sciences, holds an ivory-billed woodpecker in San Francisco on September 24, 2021. Haven Daley/AP The US Fish and Wildlife Service proposed declaring 23 species extinct this week. The species include birds, fish, mussels, and 11 species from Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. Because the animals have been endangered for so long, there are very few photos of them. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Climate Change, Animals, Environment, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Fish, Birds, Hawaii, Endangered Species, Biodiversity, North America


The jet stream has started an unprecedented shift north, which could wreak havoc on weather in the US and Europe

The German village of Insul in Rhineland was largely destroyed after rainfall caused devastating flooding in July. Boris Roessler/Picture Alliance/Getty Images The polar jet stream is a band of wind that separates cold Arctic air from warmer air to the south. A new study suggests that as the Earth warms, this band is moving north and out of position. That could cause more droughts and heat waves in southern Europe and the eastern US. See more stories on Insider's business page. The pol...
Tags: Europe, Weather, Science, News, Climate Change, Polar Vortex, New York City, Environment, US, Trends, Global Warming, Ap, Nasa, Earth, Atlantic, Oceans


A dramatic new sculpture of a drowning girl in a Spanish river hints at a dark future. It's titled, 'Tomorrow.'

A fiberglass sculpture titled "Bihar" ("Tomorrow" in Basque), by Mexican artist Ruben Orozco, is submerged in the Nervion River in Bilbao, Spain, September 27, 2021. REUTERS/Vincent West A sculpture of a drowning girl in Spain hints at the threat climate change poses to young people. The 3.5-ton sculpture was quietly installed without warning last week. Babies born in 2020 will see up to seven times more extreme climate events than their grandparents. See more stories on Insider's busi...
Tags: Science, News, Climate Change, Mexico, Environment, Trends, Ipcc, Spain, Extreme Weather, Reuters, Erin Schumaker, Bilbao, Bihar, Bilbao Spain, UN s Intergovernmental Panel, Kutxabank


Cutting methane should be a key Cop26 aim, research suggests

Oil and gas producers could reduce emissions at low cost or even at a profit by staunching leaks, says thinktankSharp cuts in methane from leaking gas drilling platforms and production sites could play a major role in the greenhouse gas emissions reductions necessary to fulfil the Paris climate agreement, and should be a key aim for the Cop26 UN climate talks, new research suggests.Cutting global emissions of methane by 40% by 2030 is achievable, with most cuts possible at low cost or even at a ...
Tags: Technology, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Oil and gas companies, Paris, Un, Energy Transitions Commission, Cop26: Glasgow climate change conference 2021


Watch: visualization of how many solar panels are required to power the world

If you want to power the entire planet with photovoltaic power, you'll need twenty-three billion standard solar panels. That, of course, is an answer that it so overly simplistic that it's not even wrong. In this video, the Corridor Crew created some excellent visualizations about the world's energy sources and what it would take to replace other existing sources of energy with solar. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Climate Change, Solar Energy


UK will be ‘very disappointed’ if Scott Morrison not at Cop26 climate talks

High commissioner to Australia calls on PM to give ‘firm commitment’ to net zero emissions by 2050, saying ‘the time is now’ to raise targetsGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe UK’s high commissioner to Australia has warned it will be “very disappointed” if Scott Morrison doesn’t attend climate talks in Glasgow, as pressure mounts to lift emissions reduction ambitions.Vicki Treadell made the comments to ABC Radio National on Wednesday, warning that Australia risks being left...
Tags: Energy, UK, Climate Change, Australia, Environment, Australia news, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Coalition, Australian politics, Glasgow, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, National party, Australian economy, Josh Frydenberg, ABC Radio National



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