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.

Government not doing enough to stop influx of invasive species - comptroller

Looking at international agreements to preserve biological variety, the comptroller found that Israel failed to ratify several international treaties aimed at preserving the marine environment.

Israel-Bahrain water sustainability cooperation can help avert crisis

In the long run, a Middle East alliance for water sustainability can have a positive impact on saving the Dead Sea, which is lacking regional cooperation. 


Over 21% of reptiles are at risk of extinction - study

Although reptiles benefit from generalized conservation efforts, targeted measures are urgently needed to protect some of the most threatened species

Climate change may cause more frequent pandemics - study

Global warming will push wild animals to relocate to habitats closer to humans, making the spreading of diseases easier.

New feeding spot for humpback whales discovered near South Africa

Whups, grumbles, whup-grumbles and tonals are the names of some of the whale calls picked up by researchers and serve as clues to understand the area's significance.

Micro-algae can be used to produce green fuel, TAU study finds

While most hydrogen is produced from natural gas in a non-sustainable process (gray hydrogen), it can also be produced using renewable energy (green hydrogen).

Greenhouse gases

Climate action: Extreme steps needed to avert disaster - IPCC

Radical emission cuts combined with some atmospheric carbon removal are the only hope to limit global warming to 1.5°, scientists warn.

Judaism's view on climate change, planetary conservation

Dramatic technological innovations have altered the equation.


How Israeli-Arab regional cooperation helps fight climate change - opinion

It’s remarkable that a country the size of New Jersey is able to help much larger countries across the region and beyond.


Earth Day: How is Israel helping the environment?

Ahead of Earth Day, we check in: Israeli environmental NGOs and activists help the world, but how are things back here?

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