Labor says Tories will not reach ’embarrassingly poor’ nature targets by 2030 Green politics

The Minister for the Shadow Environment and leading wildlife groups said the government would not be able to meet its naturalization targets by 2030, even though it was “embarrassingly poor”. Next week at the Cop15 Biodiversity Conference in Montreal, Alex Sobel will discuss the “Science-led Joint Action Plan to Address the Climate and Environmental Emergency.” … Read more

‘A tangle of indolence’: hundreds of threatened species restoration plans to expire in the next six months | endangered species

Hundreds of plans to restore threatened species will come to fruition in the next six months as the government considers how to fix Australia’s flawed system of environmental protection. documents released To Guardian Australia under freedom of information laws detailing how a lack of resources, disagreement with state governments and a growing list of endangered … Read more

The conclusion of the COP27 climate summit with an agreement to compensate poor countries

Early Sunday morning, negotiators managed to agree on a so-called loss and damage fund. It will compensate poor countries that suffer from extreme weather events such as droughts, floods and heatwaves exacerbated by rich countries’ carbon emissions. It’s a well-deserved win for climate justice that will benefit countries that have contributed little to the pollution … Read more

The fire plan will cut down 2.4 million trees in New Jersey’s Pinelands

Bass River Township, NJ – As many as 2.4 million trees will be cut down as part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest that has been declared a unique environmental treasure. New Jersey environmental officials say the plan to kill trees in a section of the Bass … Read more

Pacific islands are struggling to survive before rising sea levels engulf them

Although they contribute less than 0.03% of the world’s total carbon emissions, the Pacific Islands are on the front line of the climate crisis. Entire countries could go under water in the next two to three decades. How do these island nations fight for their survival? The country is more than its land. A country … Read more