Heavy rain forces Maui residents to evacuate

Mayor Michael Victorino of Maui County, Hawaii, has issued an evacuation for some residents due to heavy rainfall and flooding, amid fears of dam failure. The extreme weather has already destroyed over half a dozen homes, trapping residents in their houses as water levels rise. “The current weather has created a very dangerous flooding situation […]

Arctic sea ice at second-lowest level in satellite record: scientists

By Bob Weber, The Canadian PressMon Sep 21 2020 16:51 Satellite pictures show Arctic sea ice is at its second−lowest level since such records began and barely missed breaking the old mark. “There’s no going back at this point,” said Mark Serreze of the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center. “It’s not going to […]

Energy transition progression to slowly meet Paris Agreement, according to new forecast

By Hamish Penman, Energy Voice 08/09/2020 6:00 pm Governments are on course to miss the Paris Agreement with deep decarbonisation of the world’s energy system still 15 years away, according to a new forecast. DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook 2020 projects carbon dioxide emissions from energy use will fall by just 15% to 2035, before […]