Climate

Steve September 29, 2022

It’s no revelation that sea levels are rising. Rising temperatures brought on by human-caused climate change are melting ice sheets and expanding ocean water. What’s happening inside Earth will also shape future shorelines. Jacky Austermann is trying to understand those inner dynamics. A geophysicist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Austermann didn’t always know she […]

Steve September 29, 2022

Comment: The US and Saudi Arabia have joined a coalition to decarbonise steel and cement. Governments can help by driving demand for green products Government departments and entities are big spenders – including on infrastructure from the construction of new roads and bridges to social housing, schools and hospitals. This purchasing power means that what […]

Steve September 28, 2022

Animals are likely to have triggered three landmine explosions close to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) this week, causing no major damage but once again underscoring potential nuclear safety risks at the facility, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) learnt at the site today., Read More

Steve September 28, 2022

LIVERPOOL, UK – Gas companies and hydrogen lobbyists are using the Labour Party’s annual conference to push “false solutions to the climate crisis”, according to green campaigners.  Labour has made climate and energy its central policy agenda, and its conference in Liverpool this week has touted the slogan “A Fairer, Greener Future”. However, the hydrogen […]

Steve September 28, 2022

Oil and gas infrastructure has been repeatedly targeted in conflicts, making decentralised renewable energy such as solar panels more resilient The suspicious ruptures of two major gas pipelines connecting Russia and Europe have highlighted the vulnerability of fossil fuel infrastructure during a conflict. On Tuesday, the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 pipelines began […]