More US citizens concerned about long-term threat of climate change than coronavirus

Around 35% of respondents said they now trust their government’s ability to tackle the climate crisis less than they did before the pandemic

Gaia Says No! Episode 12 – Epilogue

In this final episode we look back over the series and what we have heard and learned

Gaia says no! Episode 7 – Religion

The majority of humans are religious so shouldn’t we use that influence to change our behaviour?

Social and economic structures ‘must be more in tune with sustainability’

That’s the suggestion from Mike Hughes, UK & Ireland Zone President at Schneider Electric, who spoke to future Net Zero Founder Sumit Bose last week

Climate change ‘could cost global economy nearly $10tn by 2050’

A new report warns nature losses and environmental damage need to be rapidly reversed in order to avoid severe financial losses across multiple vital sectors

Greenhouse gas levels ‘have grown to record levels over last five years’

The World Meteorological Organization says global average temperature has increased by 0.2°C compared to 2011-2015

Earth Overshoot Day: World’s 2019 resources ‘budget’ already spent

It has moved up by two months over the last 20 years and this year’s date of 29th July is the earliest ever

Forest area twice the size of UK ‘cut down to grow food since 2010’

Greenpeace International says millions of trees have been cut down to set up plantations supplying some of the world’s leading food companies

Panda bear
One million plant and animal species ‘now at threat of extinction’

A new report says suggests human behaviours means many of these organisms could die out within decades

Drought
Extreme weather and climate events affected 62m people in 2018

A new report from the WMO says greenhouse gas concentrations are driving global temperatures towards increasingly dangerous levels