Cooperate on climate or ‘we will be doomed’: UN chief

“I don’t want to go back to a world where biodiversity is being put into question, to a world where fossil fuels receive more subsidies than renewables, or to a world in which we see inequalities making societies with less and less cohesion and creating instability, creating anger, creating frustration,” he added.  

Climate change: Seven technology solutions that could help solve crisis

Energy savings made through design innovations for these household goods might be small individually, but they have the potential to scale and significantly impact energy consumption across the course of a year for a household, and even more significantly across all households in a country.

Couple missing in California fire sought shelter in a pond

President Donald Trump spoke with Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday “to express his condolences for the loss of life and reiterate the administration’s full support to help those on the frontlines of the fires,” according to White House spokesman Judd Deere.

‘They All Plan Ahead’: Catastrophic Wildfire Response Shows US Must Learn Disaster Relief From Cuba

“It’s really taking a toll. We’re at, I believe today is day 25 of bad, smoky air that people have been living through – and some of us are fortunate enough to have air purifiers in our houses and not have to go outside to work. But like the super exploited immigrant farm workers are […]

Couple fleeing raging US wildfires disappear during attempt to find shelter

The Butlers were among a dozen people believed missing in a fire that claimed at least three lives as it burned a 40 kilometre path in a day. More than 2000 structures were burned in the lightning-sparked collection of fires now known as the North Complex burning about 200km northeast of San Francisco.

Why they want to bin the Resource Management Act and how that is a big deal

Taylor says the RMA always enabled local councils to produce planning maps which would give voice to community expectations about how a city was going to grow, how the countryside was going to be used. And then spell out the infrastructure to make that growth possible.

Vision turning lucid waters into reality

“At that time, we innkeepers didn’t understand it and refused to sign the contracts agreeing to demolition,” he said. “We were worried about our future. I was the first to accept it because I knew the government would protect Erhai Lake and there was no need to oppose it.”