This week in climate news - 27 May 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

How the "Carbon Budget" Is Causing Problems

Confusion over how much CO2 can be emitted could undermine global climate action -- Read more on »
22 May 2018, 21:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Rich variety of life on earth essential says UN chief Guterres, marking biological diversity day

The welfare and prosperity of people now and in the future, depends on a “rich variety of life on earth” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in his message for the International Day for Biological Diversity, marked on Tuesday. . »
22 May 2018, 09:21 - UN - Search similar - Email

Carbon markets back from the brink of collapse, says World Bank

Development of major new markets in China and reforms in Europe have provided a crucial boost as countries look at tools to cut carbon and meet their Paris climate targets. Global carbon markets have been revived from the brink of collapse as, after years in the doldrums, recent developments have provided a much-needed boost, according to a new report from the World Bank. »
22 May 2018, 10:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Global schemes to price CO2 emissions worth $82 billion: World Bank

The value of global schemes to put a price on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and designed to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming totals $82 billion, the World Bank said in a report on Tuesday. »
22 May 2018, 13:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Russia's first sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives in Arctic

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend in preparation for its maiden mission, providing electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska. »
21 May 2018, 15:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

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