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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Climate action and is for news and comment in that global or international context.

December[edit | edit source]

Green body gives verdict on Boris Johnson carbon-cutting policies, Dec 29 [1] ...UK Climate news 2020


UK to end aid for fossil fuel projects abroad, Dec 12 [2] ...UK Climate news 2020

Europe's first Climate City Contract signed in Sweden today, Dec 11 [3]

Covid drives record emissions drop in 2020, Dec 11 [4]

Global citizens' assembly planned to address climate crisis, Dec 10 [5] ...Climate assemblies news and comment

Low-carbon revolution 'cheaper than thought', Dec 9 [6]

UK aims to cut emissions by 68% by end of 2030, Dec 3 [7]

Humans waging 'suicidal war' on nature, UN chief Antonio Guterres, Dec 2 [8]

November[edit | edit source]

How the president-elect plans to tackle climate change [9], Nov 10 ...Climate action USA

October[edit | edit source]

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Philippines declares moratorium on new coal power plants, Oct 28 [10]

Having avoided a catastrophic century, could we be happy with a merely wretched one? Or might we redefine our ideas about “decent living”, to cope better? Oct 16 [11]

September[edit | edit source]

Has the world started to take climate change fight seriously? Sep 30 [12]

Climate change: Rising sea levels in Fiji create 'ghost towns' - BBC URDU
Authors: BBC News, Sep 29, 2020

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'We deserve to be taught about it': why students want climate crisis classes [13], Sep 28 ...Education UK

Global warming driving California wildfire trends say scientists [14], Sep 25 ...California news

Climate change: GB athletes call for government to prioritise environment after Covid [15], Sep 24 ...UK Climate news

China aims for 'carbon neutrality by 2060' [16], Sep 22

World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam [17], Sep 21

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California and Oregon 2020 wildfires in maps, graphics and images [18], Sep 18 ...US news:

Oregon wildfires: Half a million people flee dozens of infernos [19], Sep 11

California wildfires: Smoke turns skies orange [20], Sep 10

According to YouGov poll, UK public think we do not have a free press [21] Only a minority of adults in the UK think that we have a free press. Most people think the press ownership concentration is unacceptable. 48% of people think the UK press generally pays too little attention to climate change. Sep 10 ...Extinction Rebellion

UK path to net zero must be underpinned by education, choice, fairness and political consensus, urges Climate Assembly [22], Sep 10 ...List of climate assemblies

Portuguese children sue 33 countries over climate change at European court, Sep 3 [23]

August[edit | edit source]

Why the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill could lead to a revolution of the imagination. [24] Aug 18

Campaigners call for climate crisis to be enshrined in law. [25] Aug 14 ...UK Climate news

A crime called "ecocide": how Macron in France, and the Danish Parliament, are willing to use laws (and referenda) to hit climate targets. [26] Aug 10

Extreme droughts in central Europe likely to increase sevenfold, Aug 6 [27]

In Budapest, Washington State, Paris - and Camden - Climate Assemblies are expressing voices, shifting priorities and setting policy. [28] Aug 4 ...List of climate assemblies

Ban SUV adverts to meet UK climate goals, report urges. [29] Aug 3

July[edit | edit source]

Climate crisis exerting increasing impact on UK, says Met Office [30] Jul 31


France to ban heated terraces in cafes and bars [31] Jul 27

Climate change: Siberian heatwave 'clear evidence' of warming [32] Jul 15

Britain beyond lockdown: can social and climate justice come together? Communities in Bristol are devising their own solutions to problems linked with the city’s role in slavery [33] Jul 3

June[edit | edit source]

Tackle UK carbon emissions by working with nature, government urged. [34] Jun 24

Britain still failing on climate crisis, warn advisers. [35] Jun 21

April[edit | edit source]

Dutch officials reveal measures to cut emissions after court ruling, Apr 24 [36]


In the world’s first ‘Coronavirus elections’, South Korea voted for climate action. In the first national elections in the time of Covid-19, South Korea’s Democratic Party won in a landslide – after putting forward a bold Green New Deal plan in their manifesto. [37] Apr 23

Britain bans sale of new gas, diesel and hybrid cars from 2035. [38] Apr 23

Climate change: Switch road cash to broadband, adviser says. [39] Apr 21 ...UK Climate news

'The impossible has already happened': what coronavirus can teach us about hope, Rebecca Solnit. [40] Apr 7

Why We Can't Ignore the Link Between Coronavirus, Climate Change and Inequity. [41] Apr 1

News from The Climate Mobilization: The Climate Emergency Movement continues to grow, approaching 1,500 declarations world wide. 829,280,700 people, or more than 10% of global population live in under municipal or national governments that have declared a Climate Emergency. [42] Apr 1

March[edit | edit source]

Tackle climate crisis and poverty with zeal of Covid-19 fight, scientists urge. [43] Mar 28

Coronavirus: Air pollution and CO2 fall rapidly as virus spreads. [44] Mar 19

Climate change: The rich are to blame, international study finds. [45] Mar 16

This winter in Europe was hottest on record by far, say scientists. [46] Mar 5

February[edit | edit source]

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Greta Thunberg Bristol climate strike: 'The world is on fire' [47] Feb 28

Climate campaigners win Heathrow expansion case [48], Feb 27 ...UK Climate news

How to make friends and decarbonise people: The need for user-centered advocacy within the climate action movement, Tom Harrison [49], Feb 18 ...UK Climate news

Is Scotland leading the way on climate change? [50] Feb 4

January[edit | edit source]

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Finland: My country’s ambitious plan to be carbon-neutral in 15 years [51]

Why we should be wary of blaming 'overpopulation' for the climate crisis [52], Jan 22

We can't tackle the climate crisis by ignoring the root cause of our problems [53], Jan 22 ...Australia news

“It’s now official that we have just completed the warmest decade on record, a reminder that the planet continues to warm as we continue to burn fossil fuels,” Prof Michael Mann at Penn State University in the US. [54] Jan 15

New Zealand schools to teach students about climate crisis, activism and 'eco anxiety' [55] Jan 13

The government has been forced to talk about climate change, so it’s taking a subtle – and sinister – approach, Greg Jericho [56], Jan 13

The Australian bushfires may be the "Chernobyl" of climate crisis - the event that makes our current system untenable, Jan 4 [57]

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