"Coal-based generation capacity may still be required to be added in the country as it continues to be the cheapest source of generation," according to a draft electricity policy document.
The year's seven-percent fall in carbon pollution, largely due to Covdi-19 pandemic, will have a "negligible impact" on warming without a broad and rapid shift away from fossil fuels, UN Environment Programme says.
WWF says increasing deforestation and agricultural expansion key drivers behind 68 percent average decline in animal, bird, and fish populations between 1970 and 2016.
Meltwater is threatening ice shelves surrounding 76 percent of Antarctica's coastlines that could create a dramatic rise in sea level, scientists say.
Polar bears in 12 of 13 sub-populations analysed will have been decimated within 80 years by the galloping pace of change in the Arctic, which is warming twice as fast as the planet as a whole, scientists say.
Record-breaking warm period in Siberia was more than 2C hotter than it would have been if humans had not warmed the planet through decades of greenhouse gas emissions, scientists say.
Scientists say Earth is probably the hottest it has been during the Holocene — the past 11,500 years or so — making it the warmest period since the dawn of civilisation.
Tens of thousands rally across the country to demand PM Scott Morrison's conservative government cut back on fossil fuels, as deadly climate-fuelled bushfires burn out of control.
The incoming president of European Commission wins a comfortable majority of 461 to 157 to approve her line-up of top officials, who will take office on December 1.
Extinction Rebellion organise a floating mock-up of a typical English home in River Thames, in a protest to demand politicians act on climate crisis.
Thousands of climate activists take to streets of cities around the world, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience, coordinated by Extinction Rebellion, to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster.
This June was the hottest on record, beating out June 2016 — so far the hottest year ever.
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