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Study finds 17 mountains at high risk of losing biodiversity under climate change

Species living in 17 mountains around the world are facing the risk of extinction due to the rapid rate of warming attributed to climate change.

Report Outlines Which Companies Are Most Responsible for Climate Crisis

A report released by Carbon Majors on Thursday says that 57 companies were responsible for 80% of the world’s CO2 emissions from fossil fuel and cement production between 2016 to 2022.

In Indonesia, deforestation is intensifying disasters from severe weather and climate change

Government officials blamed the floods on heavy rainfall, but environmental groups have cited the disaster as the latest example of deforestation and environmental degradation intensifying the effects of severe weather across Indonesia.

Scientists Discover How to Convert CO2 into Powder That Can Be Stored for Decades

A team of scientists has figured out how to convert planet-warming carbon dioxide into a harmless powdery fuel that could be converted into clean electricity

Study: Trees, Bushes Near Highways Can Significantly Reduce Air Pollution

Trees and bushes planted near highways do more than improve the scenery. A new Georgia State University study finds they significantly reduce air pollution caused by motor vehicles, which has been linked to a host of illnesses

Only 7 Countries Meet WHO’s Air Quality Guidelines as Fossil Fuels Worsen Pollution

A Swiss air quality monitoring firm on Tuesday said its latest worldwide data reveals the need for more walkable cities and a swift transition away from planet-heating fossil fuels, as just 7 out of 134 countries were found to meet global standards for dangerous air pollution.

Environment stable in 2023 but biodiversity takes a whack

An annual, independent assessment of Australia’s environment has found several silver linings amid longer-term declines exacerbated by climate change.

Report Warns Generative AI Could Turbocharge Climate Disinformation

Members of a global coalition on Thursday released a report detailing “significant and immediate dangers” that artificial intelligence poses to the climate emergency.

Satellite to ‘name and shame’ worst oil and gas methane polluters

A washing-machine-sized satellite is to “name and shame” the worst methane polluters in the oil and gas industry.

Climate change disrupts seasonal flow of rivers

Climate change is disrupting the seasonal flow of rivers in the far northern latitudes of America, Russia and Europe.

El Niño forecast to drive record heat from the Amazon to Alaska in 2024

The current climate event known as El Niño is likely to supercharge global heating and deliver record-breaking temperatures from the Amazon to Alaska in 2024, analysis has found.