IPCC 2022: Science and key takeaways from the WGII report

There is a narrowing window of opportunity for us to cut greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change to secure a liveable future, the Working Group II’s (WGII) contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report states.

IPCC WGII: Why we must restore nature’s services

The natural world is bearing the brunt of human-caused climate change, affecting nature’s services, the IPCC WGII’s contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report states.

Companies are greenwashing science-based targets for net zero

Some of the world’s largest corporations are guilty of greenwashing, a new report found.

How can we reduce methane emissions from livestock?

Livestock are increasing methane emissions in the atmosphere and contributing to global warming.

COP26: All you need to know about the climate change conference

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) took place in Glasgow, Scotland, between the 31st October and the 12th November, 2021.

Sustainable food systems: How agroecology is the way to resilient and fair food systems

Agroecology is an approach to sustainable farming that aims to get the most out of the natural world without depleting and damaging these resources. It is the opposite of industrial agriculture. This is because it involves improving plant and soil quality while farming, rather than using harmful chemicals.

The finance sector’s role in biodiversity and deforestation

Banks and other financial institutions have funded activities that have led to biodiversity loss and deforestation. However, with the right incentives from the government, the finance sector can play an important role in supporting sustainable investment.

Convention on Biological Diversity: How can we protect diversity?

Biodiversity refers to animals, insects, plants, fungi and microorganisms – including bacteria and viruses.

Why we cannot think of climate change and pandemics as two separate problems

There is a risk that we are entering a new age of pandemics.

What is the impact of climate change on biodiversity?

The impact of climate change on biodiversity cannot be understated. Increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and oceans are affecting biodiversity profoundly.

Why should policymakers look at biodiversity and climate change as the same phenomenon?

We often consider the loss of biodiversity and climate change to be separate issues. But, they are not. The two subjects interconnect and fuel each other. The conservation and careful management of biodiversity is essential to the fight against climate change and should not be neglected.