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== December ==
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'''Dec 20''' [[Netherlands]]: Dutch supreme court upholds landmark ruling demanding climate action <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/20/dutch-supreme-court-upholds-landmark-ruling-demanding-climate-action The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Dec 13''' [[Australia news]]: Australia's bushfires have emitted 250m tonnes of CO2, almost half of country's annual emissions <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/dec/13/australias-bushfires-have-emitted-250m-tonnes-of-co2-almost-half-of-countrys-annual-emissions The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Dec 4''' Climate change to steer all [[New Zealand]] government decisions from now on <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/04/climate-change-to-steer-all-new-zealand-government-decisions-from-now-on The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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== November ==
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'''Nov 29''' [[Australia news]]: Climate change strike: thousands of school students protest over bushfires <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/29/climate-change-strike-thousands-of-school-students-protest-over-bushfires The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Nov 26''' Climate change: 'Bleak' outlook as carbon emissions gap grows <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-50547073 BBC News]</ref>
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'''Nov 25''' Climate change: Greenhouse gas concentrations again break records <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-50504131 BBC News]</ref>
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'''Nov 21''' Oxford Dictionaries declares '[[Climate emergency|climate emergency]]' the word of 2019 <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/21/oxford-dictionaries-declares-climate-emergency-the-word-of-2019 The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Nov 20''' Fossil fuel production on track for double the safe climate limit <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/20/fossil-fuel-production-on-track-for-double-the-safe-climate-limit  The Guardian]</ref>
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'''Nov 16''' [[Ireland]]: Climate change: Irish Youth Assembly demands action <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-50434646 BBC News]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Nov 13''' [[Italy]]: Venice floods: [[Climate change]] behind highest tide in 50 years, says mayor <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-50401308 BBC News]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Nov 8''' [[Australia news]]: Australia bushfires: 'Unprecedented' fires turn skies orange <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-australia-50350401/australia-bushfires-unprecedented-fires-turn-skies-orange BBC News]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Nov 7''' Ardern says [[New Zealand]] on 'right side of history' as MPs pass zero-carbon bill <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/07/ardern-says-new-zealand-on-right-side-of-history-as-mps-pass-zero-carbon-bill The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Nov 5''' Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-50302392 BBC News]</ref>
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'''Nov 2'''  [[UK Climate news]]: Thousands invited to join citizens' assembly <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-50264797 BBC News]</ref>
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'''Nov 2''' Parliamentary Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change – A first step, but a devastating missed opportunity, Extinction Rebellion <ref>[https://rebellion.earth/2019/11/02/parliamentary-citizens-assembly-on-climate-change-a-first-step-but-a-devastating-missed-opportunity/ rebellion.earth]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Oct 23''' [[Brazil]]: Amazon rainforest 'close to irreversible tipping point' <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/23/amazon-rainforest-close-to-irreversible-tipping-point The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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== September ==
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'''Sep 22''' Climate change: Impacts 'accelerating' as leaders gather for UN talks <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49773869 BBC News]</ref>
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== August ==
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'''Aug 22''' [[UK Climate news]]: Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49425402 BBC News]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Aug 20''' How [[Copenhagen]] plans to reach carbon-neutral status in just six years <ref>[https://www.fastcompany.com/90392020/how-copenhagen-plans-to-reach-carbon-neutral-status-in-just-six-years fastcompany.com]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Aug 13''' [[London news]]: Uni bans burgers: No more beef to be sold on campus as students combat global warming <ref>[https://www.metro.news/uni-bans-burgers-no-more-beef-to-be-sold-on-campus-as-students-combat-global-warming/1673275/ metro.news]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Aug 1''' Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash 'could pay for green transition' <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/01/fossil-fuel-subsidy-cash-pay-green-energy-transition The Guardian]</ref>
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'''Jul 29''' [[Ethiopia]] 'breaks' tree-planting record to tackle climate change <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-49151523 BBC News]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Jul 26''' [[UK Climate news]]: Climate more pressing than Brexit, say 71% of Britons <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jul/26/climate-more-pressing-than-brexit-say-71-of-britons-poll The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Jun 11''' [[Italy]] becomes first country to require [[climate change]] studies in schools <ref>[https://www.earthday.org/2019/11/06/italy-first-country-climate-change-studies-in-schools/ earthday.org]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Jun 11''' [[UK Climate news]]: Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/11/theresa-may-commits-to-net-zero-uk-carbon-emissions-by-2050 The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
 
'''Jun 11''' [[UK Climate news]]: Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/11/theresa-may-commits-to-net-zero-uk-carbon-emissions-by-2050 The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
  
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'''Dec 20''' 2019 has been a year of climate disaster. Yet still our leaders procrastinate, Geoff Goldrick <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/dec/20/2019-has-been-a-year-of-climate-disaster-yet-still-our-leaders-procrastinate The Guardian]</ref>
'''Mar 18''' [[UK Climate news]]: Ending climate change requires the end of capitalism. Have we got the stomach for it? Phil McDuff <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/mar/18/ending-climate-change-end-capitalism The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Nov 11''' [[Australia news]]: Is climate change to blame for Australia's bushfires? <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-50341210 BBC News]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Oct 21''' [[UK Climate news]]: To fight climate change, science must be mobilised like it was in World War II <ref>[http://theconversation.com/to-fight-climate-change-science-must-be-mobilised-like-it-was-in-world-war-ii-125258 theconversation.com]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Oct 3''' What does Greta Thunberg's call for equity mean? <ref>[https://www.climatechangenews.com/2019/10/02/greta-thunbergs-call-equity-mean/ climatechangenews.com]</ref>
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'''Sep 23''' If world leaders choose to fail us, my generation will never forgive them, Greta Thunberg <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/23/world-leaders-generation-climate-breakdown-greta-thunberg The Guardian]</ref>
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'''Sep 19''' For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth, George Monbiot <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/19/life-earth-wealth-megarich-spending-power-environmental-damage The Guardian]</ref>
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'''Sep 16''' [[UK Climate news]]: Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says <ref>[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49689018 BBC News]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''Sep 3''' How much destruction is needed for us to take climate change seriously? <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/03/how-much-destruction-is-needed-for-us-to-take-climate-change-seriously The Guardian]</ref>
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'''Aug 27''' Embracing climate activism <ref>[https://theecologist.org/2019/aug/27/embracing-climate-activism theecologist.org]</ref>
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'''July 14''' [[UK Climate news]]: Corbyn calls for UK to stop passing the buck on climate change to poorer countries <ref>[https://labour.org.uk/press/corbyn-calls-uk-stop-passing-buck-climate-change-poorer-countries/ labour.org.uk]</ref>
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'''Jul 4''' Enough of the climate nightmare. It’s time to paint the dream, Ed Miliband <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jul/04/enough-climate-nightmare-paint-dream-inequality The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
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'''May 22''' [[UK Climate news]]: Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/22/working-fewer-hours-could-help-tackle-climate-crisis-study The Guardian]</ref>
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'''Mar 18''' Ending climate change requires the end of capitalism. Have we got the stomach for it? Phil McDuff <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/mar/18/ending-climate-change-end-capitalism The Guardian]</ref><br clear=all>
  
 
'''Feb 13''' How teenage girls defied skeptics to build a new climate movement <ref>[https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/13/uk/student-climate-strike-girls-gbr-scli-intl/index.html CNN]</ref>
 
'''Feb 13''' How teenage girls defied skeptics to build a new climate movement <ref>[https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/13/uk/student-climate-strike-girls-gbr-scli-intl/index.html CNN]</ref>
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== See also ==
 
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*[[Climate news 2020]]
 
*[[Climate news 2018]]
 
*[[Climate news 2018]]
 
*[[Climate news 2017]]
 
*[[Climate news 2017]]
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*[[Climate action]]
 
*[[Climate action]]
 
*[[:Category:Climate_action_by_location|Climate action by location]] (category)
 
*[[:Category:Climate_action_by_location|Climate action by location]] (category)
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*[[Extinction Rebellion]]
 
*[[Legal resources]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:26, 14 January 2020

December[edit]

Amsterdam1.jpg

Dec 20 Netherlands: Dutch supreme court upholds landmark ruling demanding climate action [1]

Cyclists riding in Melbourne for 350 Climate Action.jpg

Dec 13 Australia news: Australia's bushfires have emitted 250m tonnes of CO2, almost half of country's annual emissions [2]

Wellington.JPG

Dec 4 Climate change to steer all New Zealand government decisions from now on [3]

November[edit]

Cyclists riding in Melbourne for 350 Climate Action.jpg

Nov 29 Australia news: Climate change strike: thousands of school students protest over bushfires [4]

Nov 26 Climate change: 'Bleak' outlook as carbon emissions gap grows [5]

Nov 25 Climate change: Greenhouse gas concentrations again break records [6]

Climate Emergency Sitdown protest.jpg

Nov 21 Oxford Dictionaries declares 'climate emergency' the word of 2019 [7]

Nov 20 Fossil fuel production on track for double the safe climate limit [8]

Ireland1.jpg

Nov 16 Ireland: Climate change: Irish Youth Assembly demands action [9]

Siena z01.JPG

Nov 13 Italy: Venice floods: Climate change behind highest tide in 50 years, says mayor [10]

Cyclists riding in Melbourne for 350 Climate Action.jpg

Nov 8 Australia news: Australia bushfires: 'Unprecedented' fires turn skies orange [11]

Wellington.JPG

Nov 7 Ardern says New Zealand on 'right side of history' as MPs pass zero-carbon bill [12]

Nov 5 Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists [13]

Southwark1.jpg

Nov 2 UK Climate news: Thousands invited to join citizens' assembly [14]

Nov 2 Parliamentary Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change – A first step, but a devastating missed opportunity, Extinction Rebellion [15]

October[edit]

Gramado.7.jpg

Oct 23 Brazil: Amazon rainforest 'close to irreversible tipping point' [16]

September[edit]

Sep 22 Climate change: Impacts 'accelerating' as leaders gather for UN talks [17]

August[edit]

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Aug 22 UK Climate news: Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs [18]

Global action day copenhagen.jpg

Aug 20 How Copenhagen plans to reach carbon-neutral status in just six years [19]

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Aug 13 London news: Uni bans burgers: No more beef to be sold on campus as students combat global warming [20]

Aug 1 Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash 'could pay for green transition' [21]

July[edit]

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Jul 29 Ethiopia 'breaks' tree-planting record to tackle climate change [22]

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Jul 26 UK Climate news: Climate more pressing than Brexit, say 71% of Britons [23]

June[edit]

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Jun 11 Italy becomes first country to require climate change studies in schools [24]

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Jun 11 UK Climate news: Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 [25]

May[edit]

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May 13 UK Climate news: Thousands of parents take to the streets to demand action on climate change [26]

May 1 UK Parliament Declares Environment and Climate Emergency, Claire Mitchell [27]

April[edit]

Apr 3 Parents around the world mobilise behind youth climate strikes [28]

March[edit]

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Mar 4 UK Climate news: UK’s CO2 emissions fell for record sixth consecutive year in 2018 [29]

February[edit]

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Feb 15 Climate strike: UK school pupils take part in call for urgent action [30]

Feb 8 UK pupils to join global strike over climate change crisis [31]

January[edit]

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Jan 12 Ireland: Government still not tackling climate change? So sue them [32]

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Jan 10 UK Climate news: Britain has shifted 30% of its electricity away from fossil fuels in just nine years [33]

Climate change: 'Right to repair' gathers force, Jan 9 [34]

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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.

Comment[edit]

Dec 20 2019 has been a year of climate disaster. Yet still our leaders procrastinate, Geoff Goldrick [35]

Cyclists riding in Melbourne for 350 Climate Action.jpg

Nov 11 Australia news: Is climate change to blame for Australia's bushfires? [36]

Southwark1.jpg

Oct 21 UK Climate news: To fight climate change, science must be mobilised like it was in World War II [37]

Oct 3 What does Greta Thunberg's call for equity mean? [38]

Sep 23 If world leaders choose to fail us, my generation will never forgive them, Greta Thunberg [39]

Sep 19 For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth, George Monbiot [40]

Southwark1.jpg

Sep 16 UK Climate news: Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says [41]

Sep 3 How much destruction is needed for us to take climate change seriously? [42]

Aug 27 Embracing climate activism [43]

Southwark1.jpg

July 14 UK Climate news: Corbyn calls for UK to stop passing the buck on climate change to poorer countries [44]

Jul 4 Enough of the climate nightmare. It’s time to paint the dream, Ed Miliband [45]

Southwark1.jpg

May 22 UK Climate news: Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis [46]

Mar 18 Ending climate change requires the end of capitalism. Have we got the stomach for it? Phil McDuff [47]

Feb 13 How teenage girls defied skeptics to build a new climate movement [48]

Feb 6 The children skipping school aren't ruining the planet – you are, Srećko Horvat [49]

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