Climate news 2018

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Climate change talks lead to heightened pledge to cut emissions, Dec 12. [1] EU, Canada, New Zealand and developing countries to keep global warming below 1.5C

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Dec 5 Health and wellbeing: Save millions of lives by tackling climate change, says WHO [2]

November[edit | edit source]

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Nov 30 Climate change: Australian students skip school for mass protest [3]

Communities lead governments on climate action, Nov 14 [4]

CO2 emissions rising for first time in four years, Nov 27 [5]

October[edit | edit source]

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New York City: South Bronx teens get creative about climate change, Oct 23 [6]

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Climate action UK: Fracking protesters walk free after court quashes 'excessive' sentences, Oct 17 [7]


Netherlands: Dutch appeals court upholds landmark climate change ruling, Oct 9 [8]

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Final call to save the world from 'climate catastrophe', Oct 8 [9]

August[edit | edit source]


California Ups Its Clean Energy Game With 100% Zero-Carbon Electricity Vote, Aug 29 [10]

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Spain: Balearic Islands bank on their sun to kickstart power drive, Adam Vaughan, May 4 [11]

April[edit | edit source]


New Zealand bans all new offshore oil exploration as part of 'carbon-neutral future', Apr 12 [12]

March[edit | edit source]

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Finland: Helsinki unveils plan to reach carbon neutrality by 2035, Mar 21 [13]

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Climate action UK: UK carbon emissions in 2017 fell to levels last seen in 1890, Mar 7 [14]

February[edit | edit source]

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Spain: Balearics launch pioneering plan to phase out emissions, Feb 15 [15]

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Dec 5 Climate action USA: With a Green New Deal, here's what the world could look like for the next generation [16]

Bristol to Brooklyn, Paris to Pittsburgh: restless cities act themselves on climate crisis, Dec 1 [17]

Young people are about to utterly transform climate politics, in the UK and US, Nov 21 [18]

My IPCC take-away: Imagine. Take Action. Repeat. Rob Hopkins, Nov 8 [19]

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Climate action UK: Top climate scientist blasts UK’s fracking plans as 'aping Trump’, Oct 13 [20]

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A City That Takes Climate Change Seriously: Paris, Oct 10 [21]

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Climate action UK: The planet is burning - and you know it. How should you behave with family, friends, fellow citizens? Oct 1 [22]

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Polycentric planning for climate change: Acting locally, aggregating globally, Aug 27 [23]

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Climate action UK: Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals, Martin Lukacs, Jul 17 [24]

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Climate action UK: The environmental case for keeping the clocks on summer time – all the time, Mar 28 [25]

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South Africa: Cape Town’s water crisis shows the reality for cities on the front line of climate change, Mar 1 [26]

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Why the world is looking to the Philippines for climate justice, Feb 22 [27]

Talking climate, taking action – a quest for belonging, Feb 12 [28]

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