Environment & Climate Change

News, analysis and commentary from Israel and across the globe on Environment & climate change and its impact on weather, business, politics, rising sea levels, and the food we consume.

Gigawatt Global sister NGO to fuel sustainability in African communities

Israeli solar pioneer Josef Abramowitz made the announcement days before he hopes to secure a Nobel Peace Prize for his climate initiatives.

Scientists discover new lizard in Angola with eyelids but no ears

The snake-like creature is a new addition to a family of lizards called 'skinks.'

The benefits of a rocky shore

The benefits of rocky seashores, which are abundant in the northern part of Israel, go way beyond a pleasant swim at the beach.


Endangered spotted-tail quoll captured after 130 years of disappearance

Limestone Coast district ranger Ross Anderson from the NPWS described the creature's find as a "once-in-a-lifetime event..."

YU president headlines historic interfaith sustainability panel in UAE

This event, according to the AFH, was the first of its kind in the United Arab Emirates in which Jews, Muslims, and Christians discussed the issue of sustainability. 

Extreme heat may trigger human-mammal mass extinction sooner than thought

This event would mark the first mass extinction of a magnitude comparable to the era of the dinosaurs.

Our greatest sin is emissions: We must repent for climate change - opinion

The State of Israel is part of a global ecocide trend of doubling down on fossil fuels at a time when there needs to be instead a speedy move away from oil and gas to renewables.


Israel wants to bring 'DeserTech' to United Arab Emirates

Environmental Protection Minister Silman met with her Emirati counterpart in New York.

Israel's environmental minister at UN, pledges to combat plastic pollution

The Ministry of Environmental Protection is actively exploring a range of policy measures to combat single-use plastic pollution.

Climate change kills 250,000 people every year, experts say

One in four deaths can be attributed to preventable environmental causes, according to statistics read at a meeting kicking off New York Climate Week.

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