Cuts in greenhouse gas emissions inadequate
Plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions fall far short of what is needed to keep temperatures from rising to dangerous levels, according to Climate Action Tracker.
4 September 2015
Fifteen billion trees being lost each year
The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies has published a report indicating that we are cutting down and not replacing approximately 15 billion trees each year.
3 September 2015
United Kingdom population set to surge
The population of the United Kingdom is set to increase by twice as much as that of the rest of the European Union during the next 65 years according to Eurostat, the official statistics body of the Union.
2 September 2015
Sea levels have risen 8 cm since 1992
The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration has issued a report indicating that sea levels worldwide have risen an average of eight centimetres since 1992 "because of warming waters and melting ice".
1 September 2015
Saudi Arabian women to vote for the first time
Women in Saudi Arabia began registering to vote last week — for the first time in the country’s history. They will allowed to sign up to contest elections for the first time next week.
31 August 2015
This year to be hottest on record
Climate researchers are predicting that 2015 will be the hottest year on record "by a mile".
30 August 2015
Population of Poland expected to shrink
Demographers are projecting that the population of Poland, which currently is approximately 38.5 million, will decrease by more than five million within the next two generations.
29 August 2015
Population of Brazil exceeds 200 million
The population of Brazil, the fifth most populous country in the world, has increased to more than 200 million.
28 August 2015
Food supply at risk from extreme weather
Climate change is causing more severe weather throughout the world, which in turn is placing agricultural production at risk.
27 August 2015
Carbon credits undercut climate change action
The vast majority of carbon credits generated by Russia and Ukraine did not represent cuts in emissions, according to a study just published by the Stockholm Environment Institute.
26 August 2015
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