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Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact

12:30am BST

LONDON European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk.

June 2019 was the hottest June on record across the globe - NOAA

18 Jul 2019

June 2019 was the hottest June in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

'Artificial snow' could save stricken Antarctic ice sheet - study

18 Jul 2019

LONDON Governments could stop the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with "artificial snow", according to a study released on Wednesday.

'Artificial snow' could save stricken Antarctic ice sheet - study

17 Jul 2019

LONDON Governments could stop the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with "artificial snow", according to a study released on Wednesday.

'Artificial snow' could save stricken Antarctic ice sheet -study

17 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 17 Governments could stop the West Antarctic ice sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with 'artificial snow,' a study found on Wednesday.

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says

16 Jul 2019

LONDON Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday.

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising'

15 Jul 2019

LONDON Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species. | Video

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals: report

10 Jul 2019

LONDON Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals, a study funded by investors with $14 trillion under management found on Wednesday.

Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action

26 Jun 2019

LONDON At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the country's new target to cut net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, organizers said.

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