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.

‘THE PLASTIC plate and utensils are a symbol of modernity and the environmental destruction brought about by mankind through uncontrollable dumping and pollution.’

Israeli researchers: Set global standards for marine plastic pollution - study

 Israel's Energy Minister Karin Elharrar is seen signing a climate cooperation deal with Jordan in Dubai, on November 22, 2021.

How Israel pioneers a form of collaboration that may save the planet

Buildings burn as a wind-driven grass fire destroys hundreds of homes, displaces thousands, as seen from Denver, Colorado, US, December 30, 2021.

Colorado's most destructive wildfire 'code red' climate warning - Biden

A bee collects pollen from a flower.

Climate change is making allergy season more miserable- study

 A general view of the nuclear power plant, whose last unit will be shut down at the turn of the year, in Gundremmingen, Germany, December 29, 2021.

EU drafts plan to label gas and nuclear investments as green

 The Dirty Delivery Report”, which details the environmental cost of Black Friday, notes that in 2020, Black Friday shopping released around 428,000 tons of carbon emissions into the atmosphere.

Meet the Israeli brand shaking up the retail industry

POLAR BEARS are seen within the 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Polar bears eating reindeer: normal behavior or result of climate change?

 Himalayan glacier and Nangpa La border pass to Nepal in the distance.

Himalayan glaciers melting at unprecedented rate, threaten region's water supply- study

Nature and Parks Authority investigators discovered the remains of nine endangered vultures in southern Israel after they were poisoned and killed, October 24, 2021

Bill proposed to crack down on Israeli wildlife poisoning

 Greeneyes's system utilizes proprietary AI and deep learning to detect and spray weeds amongst crops with 95.7% accuracy

Greeneye Technology by JVP raises $22 for AI precision spraying system

 PRIME MINISTER Naftali Bennett, US President Joe Biden and Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson attend a reception at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), in Glasgow earlier this month.

How to flip Israel's climate policy

Jack (Tato) Bigio, UBQ Materials co-founder and CEO of UBQ Israel, holds plastic discs made from UBQ material.

Israeli sustainability startup UBQ reaches $170M funding round

The production platform of Leviathan natural gas field is seen in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Haifa

Israel to halt natural gas search, focus on renewable energy

BIRDS FLY near factory emissions n Tangshan, China, in 2016. Waskow emphasizes the importance of using religion to fight climate change

Climate-only scientific models may underestimate scope of biodiversity damage - study

A view shows a deforested plot of Brazilian Amazon rainforest near the Transamazonica national highway, in Apui, Amazonas state, Brazil, September 6, 2021.

Rapid regeneration of forests may be critical for climate mitigation - study

A cinereous vulture (A. monachus) in Israel

This is the rare vulture documented in Israel

 Environmental protection block marching at the climate march in Tel Aviv, October 29, 2021

Israel must do its part to fight the global environmental crisis - editorial

Israelis walk along Dado Beach in Haifa on May 16, 2021.

Sea level rise could wipe out Israeli beaches - study


Living walls can reduce heat lost from buildings by over 30% - study

Cows at a dairy farm

Cows cause 30% of methane gas emissions, Israeli team plans to reduce it

 BGU President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz

Climate change: Meet the professor leading a silently booming revolution at BGU

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