The News for Thursday 5th of July 2018
"From the normally mild summer climes of Ireland, Scotland and Canada to the scorching Middle East, numerous locations in the Northern Hemisphere have witnessed their hottest weather ever recorded over the past week."
Photo credit: University of Maine Climate Reanalyzer
"Activists raised climate risk as a problem to encourage finance to engage in addressing the challenge... the most climate vulnerable countries are now being penalised by the markets for being vulnerable."
Photo credit: Prashanth Vishwanathan / Bloomberg News
"Old footage reveals that spring has sprung earlier along the race course in the past decade. In the 1980s, hardly any trees had leaves during the race. But from 2006 to 2016, 45% of trees had at least started growing leaves."
Photo credit: AP PHOTO/BAS CZERWINSKI
"Cleantech could help to tackle the biggest environmental issues today, yet private investors remain hesitant to take the leap. How can both come together to fight climate change and create sustainable cities?"