Climate news 2019

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December[edit | edit source]

‘My moment’: the activists fighting climate crisis and winning elections, Dec 25 [1] ...Climate action USA

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Dutch supreme court upholds landmark ruling demanding climate action, Dec 20 [2]

2019 has been a year of climate disaster. Yet still our leaders procrastinate, Geoff Goldrick, Dec 20 [3]

Australia's bushfires have emitted 250m tonnes of CO2, almost half of country's annual emissions, Dec 13 [4]

Climate change to steer all New Zealand government decisions from now on, Dec 4 [5]

November[edit | edit source]

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Climate change strike: thousands of school students protest over bushfires, Nov 29 [6] ...Australia news

Climate change: 'Bleak' outlook as carbon emissions gap grows, Nov 26 [7]

Climate change: Greenhouse gas concentrations again break records, Nov 25 [8]

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Oxford Dictionaries declares 'climate emergency' the word of 2019, Nov 21 [9]

Fossil fuel production on track for double the safe climate limit, Nov 20 [10]

Climate change: Irish Youth Assembly demands action, Nov 16 [11]

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Venice floods: Climate change behind highest tide in 50 years, says mayor, Nov 13 [12] ...Italy news

Is climate change to blame for Australia's bushfires? Nov 11 [13]

Australia bushfires: 'Unprecedented' fires turn skies orange, Nov 8 [14]

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Ardern says New Zealand on 'right side of history' as MPs pass zero-carbon bill, Nov 7 [15]

Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists, Nov 5 [16]

Thousands invited to join citizens' assembly, Nov 2 [17] ...UK Climate news 2014 - 2019

Parliamentary Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change – A first step, but a devastating missed opportunity, Extinction Rebellion, Nov 2 [18]

October[edit | edit source]

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Amazon rainforest 'close to irreversible tipping point', Oct 23 [19] ...Brazil

To fight climate change, science must be mobilised like it was in World War II, Oct 21 [20]...UK Climate news 2014 - 2019

What does Greta Thunberg's call for equity mean? Oct 3 [21]

September[edit | edit source]

If world leaders choose to fail us, my generation will never forgive them, Greta Thunberg, Sep 23 [22]

Climate change: Impacts 'accelerating' as leaders gather for UN talks, Sep 22 [23]

For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth, George Monbiot, Sep 19 [24]

Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says, Sep 16 [25] ...UK Climate news 2014 - 2019

How much destruction is needed for us to take climate change seriously? Sep 3 [26]

August[edit | edit source]

Embracing climate activism, Aug 27 [27]

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Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs, Aug 22 [28] ...UK Climate news 2014 - 2019

How Copenhagen plans to reach carbon-neutral status in just six years, Aug 20 [29]

Uni bans burgers: No more beef to be sold on campus as students combat global warming, Aug 13 [30] ...London news

Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash 'could pay for green transition', Aug 1 [31]

July[edit | edit source]

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Ethiopia 'breaks' tree-planting record to tackle climate change, Jul 29 [32]

Climate more pressing than Brexit, say 71% of Britons, Jul 26 [33] ...UK Climate news 2014 - 2019

Corbyn calls for UK to stop passing the buck on climate change to poorer countries, Jul 14 [34]

Enough of the climate nightmare. It’s time to paint the dream, Ed Miliband, Jul 4 [35]

June[edit | edit source]

Italy becomes first country to require climate change studies in schools, Jun 11 [36]

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050, Jun 11 [37] ...UK Climate news 2014 - 2019

May[edit | edit source]

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis, May 22 [38] ...UK Climate news 2014 - 2019

Thousands of parents take to the streets to demand action on climate change, May 13 [39] ...UK Climate news 2014 - 2019

UK Parliament Declares Environment and Climate Emergency, Claire Mitchell, May 1 [40]

April[edit | edit source]

Parents around the world mobilise behind youth climate strikes, Apr 3 [41]

March[edit | edit source]

Ending climate change requires the end of capitalism. Have we got the stomach for it? Phil McDuff, Mar 18 [42]

UK’s CO2 emissions fell for record sixth consecutive year in 2018, Mar 4 [43]

February[edit | edit source]

Climate strike: UK school pupils take part in call for urgent action, Feb 15 [44]

How teenage girls defied skeptics to build a new climate movement, Feb 13 [45]

UK pupils to join global strike over climate change crisis, Feb 8 [46]

The children skipping school aren't ruining the planet – you are, Srećko Horvat, Feb 6 [47]

January[edit | edit source]

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Government still not tackling climate change? So sue them, Jan 12 [48] ...Ireland

Britain has shifted 30% of its electricity away from fossil fuels in just nine years, Jan 10 [49] ...UK Climate news 2014 - 2019

Climate change: 'Right to repair' gathers force, Jan 9 [50]

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