This week in climate news - 18 September 2016

The most popular articles from the past week.

Polar bears losing crucial sea ice: study

Life-sustaining sea ice needed for hunting, resting and breeding is declining in all 19 regions of the Arctic inhabited by the species. Polar bears are losing life-sustaining sea ice crucial for hunting, resting and breeding in all 19 regions of the Arctic they inhabit, a study warned on Wednesday. »
14 September 2016, 17:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Sell last gasoline car by 2035 to meet climate goals, study says

The last gasoline-powered car will have to be sold by about 2035 to put the world on track to limit global warming to the most stringent goal set by world leaders last year, a study said on Thursday. »
15 September 2016, 14:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Reykjavik unveils plan to limit urban sprawl to become carbon neutral by 2040

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Icelandic capital of Reykjavik is aiming to become carbon neutral by 2040 by imposing strict limits on urban sprawl and improving the efficiency of public transport, according to a plan unveiled by the city's mayor. »
12 September 2016, 23:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

On Ozone Day, Ban cites progress so far, urges recommitment to environmental protection

Marking the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on countries to strengthen climate protection by reducing the use of hydrofluorocarbons. »
16 September 2016, 23:20 - UN - Search similar - Email

The world needs leaders who refuse to fly, not another airport runway for the UK | Letters

Again, self-selected business leaders are calling for a new runway (Letters, 7 September). They offer the interesting example of the desperate need to fly Scottish salmon, presumably farmed, to the world’s developing economies. Are they living on a different planet? »
12 September 2016, 21:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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