This week in climate news - 20 May 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

It's no surprise emissions keep going up. There's no price on carbon | Greg Jericho

The only thing close to climate change policy is the national energy guarantee. It’s not enough Late last Friday, the government quietly released the latest data on greenhouse gas emissions and, as has been the case since the ending of the carbon price, they show emissions are increasing. »
14 May 2018, 22:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

UK must secure billions in investment to meet climate targets, MPs warn

Influential committee says collapse in low-carbon investment is endangering jobs and threatening climate commitments. Investment in the UK’s low-carbon economy has fallen dramatically, endangering jobs and putting in doubt the government’s commitments on climate change, an influential committee of MPs has warned. »
16 May 2018, 15:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate change: An 'existential threat' to humanity, UN chief warns global summit

None of the world’s challenges loom as large as climate change, the United Nations chief told a major climate action summit on Tuesday, reiterating his belief that global warming poses an “existential threat” to humanity. »
15 May 2018, 23:10 - UN - Search similar - Email

Antarctic seals can help predict ice sheet melt

Two species of seal found in Antarctic seas are helping scientists collect data about the temperature and salinity of waters around vulnerable ice sheets in West Antarctica. »
15 May 2018, 22:50 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

When hospitals are making people sick: Health sector's role in saving the planet

If you knew how many people were admitted to hospital as a result of your car’s emissions, would you act? »
16 May 2018, 07:00 - smh - Search similar - Email

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