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‘This is bigger’: Palestinian and Israeli teens strike together for the climate

At a climate march in Jerusalem, students put hatred aside to tell the government that nothing matters more than a safe climate

Until Russia allows us to rise together, I will strike for the climate alone

Unapproved protests of more than one person are illegal, so Arshak Makichyan has picketed solo in Pushkin Square for months to call for climate action

Climate ambition hangs in balance as Europe votes

The EU’s new parliament and commission face major decisions that reach far beyond where energy comes from

Climate Weekly: The climate elections

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The best images from school strikes around the world

From Uganda to Italy to the Philippines and seemingly everywhere in between, photos and videos of young climate protesters flood in

Why school strikers are guest editing Climate Home News

It’s time we heard more from those who will live longest with the climate crisis

European court throws out climate lawsuit, saying plaintiffs are not unique

Ten families and the Swedish Saami people are set to appeal the judicial order, which found their rights were no more threatened than other individuals

Brazil reverses decision to cancel Latin American climate week

Government backtracks under pressure from mayor of host city, who is a political friend of president Jair Bolsonaro

Australia’s coal communities, ignored by Labor, deliver brutal election defeat

In a stunning upset, voters returned the pro-coal government, prompting soul-searching among Australia’s left wing parties

Climate Weekly: EU beats the zero carbon drum

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Germany to miss 2030 climate goal without coal phase out

Unless action is taken across the economy, the country will miss emissions goal by wide margin, government report shows

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Climate Weekly: The climate elections

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events

Climate ambition hangs in balance as Europe votes

The EU’s new parliament and commission face major decisions that reach far beyond where energy comes from

Brazil reverses decision to cancel Latin American climate week

Government backtracks under pressure from mayor of host city, who is a political friend of president Jair Bolsonaro

Australia’s coal communities, ignored by Labor, deliver brutal election defeat

In a stunning upset, voters returned the pro-coal government, prompting soul-searching among Australia’s left wing parties

Climate Weekly: EU beats the zero carbon drum

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events

Germany to miss 2030 climate goal without coal phase out

Unless action is taken across the economy, the country will miss emissions goal by wide margin, government report shows

Australian voters can’t trust the Coalition on climate and energy

The current government has only shown contempt for meaningful climate policy and renewable energy – why would they change now?

Climate Conversation

New Zealand’s farmers have a chance to be climate leaders

A separate target for methane from sheep and cattle has been painted as a sop to farmers; on the contrary, it puts the onus on the sector to curb warming

Venice floods show Europe needs sustainable finance to avoid disaster

A meeting in Geneva this week is a chance for a long-overdue conversation between disaster risk and sustainable finance experts

Germany must lead efforts to revive international climate action

As host of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue this week, Chancellor Angela Merkel has a key role to play in keeping the Paris Agreement alive

We, the climate generation, demand the G7 set an example

Young people will bear the brunt of your inaction, we need the ministers of the largest economies to lead

The Paris Agreement always needed Extinction Rebellion and Greta Thunberg

Even as governments agreed the ambitious goals of the 2015 global pact, it was clear citizens would have to mobilise to hold them to their promises

We need a Green New Deal for Europe

A European sustainability pact, massive investments and the EU’s full regulatory power will be needed to address the climate crisis, writes Michel Barnier

Have hope, humanity is finding ways to defeat climate change

In a new book, Ed Davey finds examples the world can follow to respond to the moral calls from activists Extinction Rebellion and Greta Thunberg

One billion without power need new World Bank president to keep faith

As the bank welcomes its new boss, he must fulfil its mission to prevent climate change by bringing clean energy to those currently in the dark

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