Emma Thompson recently went to the Arctic aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. She wrote these words after walking out onto the fragile sea ice for the first time alongside her 14 year old daughter Gaia.
The People’s Climate March will take place this coming Sunday. And with around 2,000 events planned, including huge rallies in New York and London, this may well prove to be the large climate rally in history.
Try as they might, climate change deniers have been unable to convince Australians that extreme weather events aren’t increasing, and that fossil fuel companies are innocent bystanders to global warming. Check out the results of new Australian polling below.
It’s no secret most Australians love renewable energy. But with Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey dismissing wind farms as “appalling” and “utterly offensive”, maybe it’s time we reminded ourselves why wind energy is great for Australia and the world.
As Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines, one of the biggest peacetime evacuations in history has been launched to prevent a repeat of the massive loss of life which devastated communities when Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the same area just over a year ago.
"One thing that fascinated and shocked me the most was the fact that even on smoggy days, people still lived their lives as usual," said Chinese film director Jia Zhangke last week as the air outside in Beijing was a thick, soupy grey.