High Risk That Temperatures Could Exceed Thermal Survival Limits for Many Fish Species by...

Anthropogenic climate warming could lead to water temperatures in some parts of the world exceeding the thermal survival limits of the fish species living there now, according to new research from the University of Washington. As it stands, according to the work, water temperatures in the tropical parts of the oceans are already nearing the …

China Halting Major Project Development In Areas Of High Pollution

As part of its bid to reduce dangerously high air pollution levels, authorities in China will be instituting a halt to “major project” development in areas of high pollution, the country’s official news service Xinhua has reported. Accompanying this will be the rollout of a new pollution alert system, which will classify regions on a …

New Study: Global Warming Limit Can Still Be Achieved

Scientists in the UK have good news for the 195 nations that pledged to limit global warming to well below 2°C: it can be done. The ideal limit of no more than 1.5°C above the average temperatures for most of human history is possible. All it requires is an immediate reduction in the combustion of …

EU Citizens Increasingly Concerned About Climate Change

European citizens are becoming increasingly concerned with climate change, and further believe that taking action to tackle climate change would be good for jobs and the economy, according to a new survey. The latest Eurobarometer survey conducted by the European Commission in March focused on peoples’ opinions and concerns regarding climate change and found that …

Nicaragua To Sign Paris Agreement Leaving United States Alone With Syria

Reports coming out of Central American country Nicaragua say that the country’s President Daniel Ortega has confirmed his country will finally sign the Paris Climate Agreement, leaving the United States and Syria as the only two countries in the world not to have signed it. It’s important to remember off the top in this story …

France Planning New Ways To Get Old, Heavily Polluting Cars Off The Road

The government of France is reportedly now planning a series of tax and incentive implementations meant to get some of the oldest and/or most heavily polluting cars off the country’s roads. In addition, the country’s government is planning to incentivize the installation of energy saving insulation in houses, according to the country’s environment minister. These …

More Than 300 Companies Have Set Ambitious Science-Based Climate Targets

More than 300 companies worldwide have now committed to setting ambitious Science Based Targets to reduce emissions, with more than 90 new companies joining this year alone, which also now includes 50 US businesses. The Science Based Targets initiative is aimed at defining and promoting best practice in science-based target setting for companies and is …