Tag: Asia Pacific

Filipino concern locates huge polluters ‘ethically as well as lawfully responsible’ for weather damages

Filipino concern locates huge polluters 'ethically as well as lawfully responsible' for weather damages

Report on results of Typhoon Haiyan mentions non-renewable as well as concrete organizations taken part in ‘wilful obfuscation’ of scientific research The globe’s very most contaminating firms possess a lawful as well as ethical commitment to attend to the dangers of environment modification due to their duty in spreading out false information, depending on to […]

Temperature dilemma– certainly not China– is actually greatest danger to Pacific, mention previous innovators

Temperature dilemma-- certainly not China-- is actually greatest danger to Pacific, mention previous innovators

Pacific Elders Voice team points out army stress ‘generated through China and also the United States and also its own allies’ are actually additional to increasing oceans and also disastrous cyclones Expanding armed forces pressures in the Pacific in between China, the United States and also Australia carry out certainly not take care of the […]

6 brand new w?t? types located in New Zealand, as their environment little by little fades away

6 brand new w?t? types located in New Zealand, as their environment little by little fades away

Global heating system hastening their downtrend as landscapes of recently found out towering varieties fades away Six brand new towering varieties of New Zealand’s very most cherished and also uncommon pest– the w?t?– have actually been actually found, yet it is actually a bittersweet triumph, along with one more item of analysis illustrating the risk […]

US-China deal on emissions welcomed by global figures and climate experts

UN and EU say the agreement could help pave the way to wider breakthrough, though concerns remain over ‘patchy details’ An unexpected agreement between the US and China to work together on cutting emissions has been broadly welcomed by leaders and climate experts. The world’s two biggest emitters appeared to put aside their differences at […]

Tuvalu minister to address Cop26 knee deep in seawater to highlight climate crisis

Foreign minister Simon Kofe hopes the speech will demonstrate the reality for countries on the frontline Tuvalu’s foreign minister has recorded a speech for the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow standing knee-deep in seawater to highlight how his low-lying Pacific Island nation is on the frontline of climate change. Images of Simon Kofe standing […]

New Zealand pledges to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

With Cop26 climate summit about to begin, PM Jacinda Ardern says ‘it’s critical we pull our weight’ New Zealand has pledged to cut its net greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030, toughening its previous ambitions to limit global warming on the eve of the United Nations Cop26 climate conference. “While we are a small […]

Australia must increase 2030 emissions target to help avoid ‘catastrophic’ heating, Samoan PM says

Fiame Naomi Mata’afa says Australia needs to come ‘come back to climate financing table’ at Cop26 Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Australia needs to increase the ambition of its 2030 emissions reduction target and “come back to the climate financing table” at the looming Cop26 talks in Glasgow, according to […]

Australia urged to support Asian Development Bank plan to end fossil fuel financing

Thirty-five organisations implore Australia, which is ADB’s fifth-largest shareholder, to help the region ‘make a just and equitable low-carbon transition’ Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing The Australian government is being urged to support an end to the financing of fossil fuel projects as the Asian Development Bank prepares to signs […]

Essential poll: majority of Australians back Aukus submarine pact, but fear it will inflame tensions with China

Coalition has 13-point lead over Labor on voter trust to handle national security, while ALP has 13-point lead on managing climate crisis Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing A majority of Australians back Scott Morrison’s moves to build strong ties with […]

‘Lost generation’: education in quarter of countries at risk of collapse, study warns

Covid, climate breakdown, poverty and war threaten return to school after pandemic kept 1.5bn children out of classes ‘Their future could be destroyed’: the global struggle for schooling after Covid closures The education of hundreds of millions of children is hanging by a thread as a result of an unprecedented intensity of threats including Covid […]