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  1. European Union's flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels

    EU ministers to agree to make climate neutrality by 2050 binding

    EU environment ministers are set to agree this week to make the bloc's pledge to be climate neutral by 2050 legally binding, although tough ...
  2. Rackete has been closely following the effects of global warming since her first mission as a

    In new German save-the-forest fight, migrant captain centre stage

    Eighteen months ago, German ship captain Carola Rackete was hailed a hero by refugee campaigners after she defied the authorities by steering a ...
  3. Youth environmentalists Isabel and Melati Wijsen speak during Bali's Biggest Clean-Up 2020 in

    After taking on plastic, Bali sisters want bar raised on climate action

    Dismayed by the plastic waste strewn over their home island of Bali, sisters Melati and Isabel Wijsen have channelled Ted Talks and international ...
  4. Ambrose Hayes, a 15-year-old climate change activist, takes part in an event as part of the Fund Ou

    Demand for green bonds expected to continue despite COVID-19 setback

    Demand for green bonds is expected to continue gaining in traction albeit a dip during the COVID-19 pandemic, as companies place more emphasis on ...
  5. An iceberg floats near Lemaire Channel, Antarctica

    All-female scientific coalition calls for protection of Antarctic Peninsula

    Climate change and human activity are harming Antarctica and threatening wildlife from humpback whales to microscopic algae, more than 280 ...
  6. The Wider Image: From disease to bushfires, Australia's iconic koalas face bleak future

    From disease to bushfires, Australia's iconic koalas face bleak future

    At work, Morgan Philpott cares for sick children. In his off-hours the Australian paediatric nurse turns his attention to an equally defenceless ...
  7. Global warming, which reduces the part of the Arctic Ocean that is permanently covered by ice, puts

    High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

    The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Specialists work on a crane in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt

    Commentary: A note of precaution for ECB's greener monetary strategy

    Climate change cannot be addressed by simply reducing economic activity, a total transformation of the existing system is necessary if we are to ...