Methane surge threatens climate goals

Methane surge threatens climate goals

A decade-long surge of the potent greenhouse gas methane threatens to make the fight against global warming even harder, top researchers warned today. “Additional attention is urgently needed...
Sanctions threaten Iran climate efforts

Sanctions threaten Iran climate efforts

Iran’s vice president and environment chief, Massoumeh Ebtekar, has told AFP that the West’s failure to fully implement the nuclear deal and lift sanctions are endangering her...
Poll finds vast gaps in US climate views

Poll finds vast gaps in US climate views

The American public is sharply divided on the issue of climate change, with liberals far more likely than conservatives to trust scientists on the science of global warming, a poll said Tuesday. The...
China tops WHO list for deadly outdoor air pollution

China tops WHO list for deadly outdoor air pollution

China is the world’s deadliest country for outdoor air pollution, according to analysis by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The UN agency has previously warned that tiny particulates from cars,...
France hopeful climate accord effective in Nov.

France hopeful climate accord effective in Nov.

France’s environment minister voiced optimism that the Paris global accord on fighting climate change will come into force by November. Segolene Royal, who is president of the so-called COP21...

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