National pledges to cut carbon emissions fall well short of what's needed to avoid dangerous climate change, with Australia likely to miss its 2030 commitment by a wide margin, a United Nations body said.The UN Environment Program'sEmissions Gap 2017report found pledges to cut pollution made at the Paris climate summit two years ago are only..
Unalaska’s chapter of Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) had their first clean-up of the new school year last Saturday.Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) is a state-wide group that was started in 1998, but just last year had an Unalaska chapter established. It is picking up steam among students here, offering an easy w..
The federal government must put its plan to cut greenhouse gases and adapt to climate change into concrete action to mitigate the catastrophic effects of wildfires, floods and extreme weather events, Canada's environment watchdog warns.In a blunt fall audit report tabled in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Commissioner of the Environment and..
The announcement came from Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator, while speaking in Kentucky, where he announced that it will sign to repeal the Clean Power Plan on Tuesday.He said: “The war on coal is over”.“Tomorrow in Washington, D.C., I will be signing a proposed rule to roll back the Clean Power Plan. No better place to make that announ..
Energy ministers agreed on Monday after gruelling talks that the EU should derive at least 27% of its energy from sustainable sources by 2030, as they adopted their position on a proposal to reform the Renewable Energy Directive (RED). With the union on track to meet a 20% renewable energy target by the end of the current decade, the EU Cou..