Nuno Mendes, a 40-year-old Portuguese worker lives on six-month contracts. He earns 1,200 euros a month. Banks won’t give him a mortgage. “Everything in my life is on hold — starting a family, making long-term plans,” he says.
Limiting global warming to 1.5C or 2C would mean “rapid and deep” emissions reductions in “all sectors” of the global economy, says the latest report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). […]
If true, this would be a massive step toward closing down coal. Purportedly South Korea and Japan have committed to the same this year. Now Germany (who else?) and the Czech Republic are apparently the […]