Climate Change Solutions: 65% Want Australia to Be World Leader – Study

Public support for Australia to be a world leader in climate change solutions has rebounded to its highest since the major political parties agreed on emissions trading, research shows. About 65% of the nation want to see Australia lead the world in solutions, an increase from 52% in 2010-12 when …

Planes Need to Stop Existing in a Parallel Universe when it Comes to the...

Curbing flight emissions is essential to meeting the Paris pact, but planes are completely absent from the text, face no legal fuel efficiency requirements or limits on CO2 emissions. But all that is about to change. In the coming weeks, the Paris climate agreement could be about to enter into …

Climathon on 28th of October

Climathon will be organized on 28th of October all around the world. City sets up local climate change challenge reflecting their local urban challenges in areas including: Urban Planning, Infrastructure, Housing, Water Use, Waste Removal, City Satellite Data and more . Participants come with their ideas & develop them during …

Climate change and migration vote on the Agenda This Week

Defence, climate change and migration are the three issues topping the EU’s agenda this week, with discussions and a vote that could shape EU policies in the long run. On Monday and Tuesday (26-27 September), EU defence ministers are in Bratislava for an informal meeting with plans to deepen the …

Greenland’s Huge Annual Ice Loss Is Even Worse than Thought

The huge annual losses of ice from the Greenland cap are even worse than thought, according to new research which also shows that the melt is not a short-term blip but a long-term trend. The melting Greenland ice sheet is already a major contributor to rising sea level and if …

Leonardo DiCaprio Given Rival Invitations to Visit Great Barrier Reef

Scientists and tour operators on the Great Barrier Reef have extended a “non-political” offer to show Leonardo DiCaprio the impacts of coral bleaching, after the Queensland government responded to the actor’s comments on bleaching by inviting him to visit the reef. Dean Miller, a marine biologist and science director of …

OSCE Office trains young diplomats on the water governance and climate change

An annual training seminar on the water governance and interrelated climate change implications issues for the young governmental specialists is organized by the Office in close partnership with the Foreign Affairs Ministries of Kazakhstan and Germany, the German-Kazakh University with the support of the United Nations Environmental Programme, the United …