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.

Feds bust Montana man for super-sheep semen scheme

Arthur “Jack” Schubarth, 80, of Vaughn, Montana, conspired with at least five other people to import genetic material from foreign sheep species, clone it, and breed new species for trophy hunters.

Chevra Eco Farm: A green sanctuary in Israel made by immigrants

A group of young and idealistic immigrants recently purchased the land and hope to turn it into an ecological farm and center for education and wellness.


Blossoms of hope: The healing power of Israel's flowers

This year, as conflict rages in Gaza, missiles are launched from Lebanon into Israel’s North, and the country is living in a state of collective trauma, a longing for nature is especially pronounced.

Tel Aviv's bold green revolution underway in efforts to preserve the city's natural urban sites

Tel Aviv Municipality mapping natural sites & protecting animals: Public help sought to preserve green spaces, contractors to safeguard wildlife during construction by 2025.

 Palestinians burn tires during a protest against Hamas in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip

War to warming: Israel’s climate envoy says time to re-engage with crisis

"The climate crisis did not disappear," Gideon Behar told The Jerusalem Post. "The world needs Israel: Israeli innovation, solutions, ideas, vision, and strategies."

Combating climate change and protecting ecology in Israel

Currently set targets are too low, and the watered-down Climate Change Bill of 2023 is a step in the right direction, but there is much more left to do.


Republicans and climate change: What Pew Research Center surveys tell us

Only 12% of Republicans believed that dealing with climate change should be a top priority.

Meet the 7 Israeli climate tech start-ups leading the charge with $1.3m. funding

The startups will use the money to further their efforts in addressing the pressing global climate crisis.

Eagles in Nahal Og take care of eggs in 'shifts' to prepare for hatching

Nature and Parks Authority inspector Assaf Shlomo Mizrahi has been closely monitoring a pair of bald eagles, an endangered species in Israel.

Former environmental protection minister launches BGU climate research center

"I am happy to join Ben-Gurion University and lead an institution based on a vision that will revolutionize environmental and climate policy in Israel," Zandberg said.

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