Climate change: 'Exceptionally hot' 2020 concludes warmest decade

The years between 2011 and 2020 were the hottest on record, and 2020 was among the warmest of all.

Jan. 14, 2021 ~6 min

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Climate change: US emissions in 2020 in biggest fall since WWII

US greenhouse gas emissions tumbled below their 1990 level last year, because of Covid-19 shutdowns.

Jan. 12, 2021 ~3 min

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Climate change: Africa's green energy transition 'unlikely' this decade

Hopes that Africa could "leapfrog" fossil fuels and move to renewables are not being realised.

Jan. 11, 2021 ~5 min

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Climate change: 2020 in a dead heat for world's warmest year

Satellite data shows that 2020 and 2016 are essentially tied as the hottest years since records began.

Jan. 8, 2021 ~5 min

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Climate change: Alaskan wilderness opens up for oil exploration

The Trump administration pushes ahead with first oil lease sales in an Arctic wildlife refuge.

Jan. 6, 2021 ~4 min

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Why 2021 will be turning point for tackling climate change

Next year could be a "make or break" moment in the fight against global warming.

Jan. 1, 2021 ~10 min

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Climate change: Extreme weather causes huge losses in 2020

Hurricanes, floods and wildfires wreaked havoc, causing deaths and a huge financial impact.

Dec. 27, 2020 ~5 min

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Joe Biden says 'no time to waste' as climate team unveiled

The US president-elect says the team will lead his "ambitious plan" to combat climate change.

Dec. 20, 2020 ~3 min

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Attenborough on Biden and forces of nature

Sir David examines how wildlife adapts to the forces of nature, such as volcanoes, in a new series.

Dec. 19, 2020 ~7 min

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Climate change: UK to end aid for fossil fuel projects abroad

As the UK hosts a key climate summit, the government announces an end to funding for overseas oil and gas.

Dec. 12, 2020 ~6 min

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