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News Image Date: November 2, 2023

Climate adaptation funding gap 50% higher than estimated, UN says

Source: REUTERS, By David Stanway
Category: Environmental

SINGAPORE, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Rich country promises of help for poorer ones to adapt to climate change have slowed despite more frequent extreme weather, with a shortfall now 50% bigger than previously estimated, a U.N. agency said in a report said on Thursday.

News Image Date: November 1, 2023

Beijing logs second-warmest October in summer-like autumn

Source: REUTERS
Category: Environmental

BEIJING, Nov 1 (Reuters) – China’s capital Beijing sweltered under abnormally warm weather in October, the second-hottest for the month in over 60 years, as autumn turned to early summer amid weak seasonal winds from the north.

News Image Date: November 1, 2023

Commentary: The benefits of virtual power plants and solar in low-income communities

Source: Energy News, by Larry Glover
Category: Environmental

The following commentary was written by Larry Glover, a Maryland-based energy marketing & communications subject matter expert and community engagement specialist. See our commentary guidelines for more information.

News Image Date: October 31, 2023

Carbon emissions threaten 1.5C climate threshold sooner than thought – report

Source: BBC, By Matt McGrath
Category: Environmental

Human fossil fuel emissions are threatening a key climate threshold more quickly than previously thought, a new report says.

News Image Date: October 26, 2023

EU must step up action in clean tech race, say industry groups

Source: REUTERS
Category: Environmental

BRUSSELS, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Europe’s green technology industries and materials suppliers urged European Union leaders meeting for a summit on Thursday to do more to prevent the bloc dropping out of the global clean tech race against competitors China and the United States.

News Image Date: October 26, 2023

Australia state to invest $630 mln to ramp up renewable energy transition

Source: REUTERS
Category: Environmental

SYDNEY, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Australia’s Victoria state said on Thursday it would invest an initial A$1 billion ($630 million) to help accelerate its energy transition to renewable power and support the switch of households away from natural gas for heating and cooking.