While the Saudis pushed carbon capture and storage technology, Europeans fought for wind and solar to be talked up in the report.
Being recognised as partiuclarly vulnerable can help countries access climate finance and plan adaptation strategies
Five countries had loan packages approved under the IMF’s first sustainability fund, but concerns remain about whether it will boost resilience for the most vulnerable nations
Pressure is building on South Korea’s constitutional court to make a key climate change judgment, as the government prepares to publish its first carbon neutrality plan
The bloc has made achieving a global phase out of coal, oil and gas “well ahead of 2050” a priority of its climate diplomacy
China’s Supreme People’s Court issued the first judicial document to encourage and guide case handling on carbon emissions
The process to create Canada’s first guide for green investiments has been accused of being undemocratic and extending the life of polluting fuels.
Over 100 nations have backed the Pacific Island’s attempt to make it easier for govenrments to be sued over climate failures
The court said campaigners arguments against the East African crude oil pipeline had changed too much – they are considering an appeal
If international solidarity with climate victims falls short, litigation offers a vital but imperfect avenue for compensation
Campaigners are mounting a challenge against the government, arguing that insufficient climate action infringes on their human rights
A judge in Beijing quashed a bitcoin contract on the basis it was not in the public interest, citing incompatibility with China’s carbon neutrality goal
The Supreme Court ruling requires the Brazilian government to reactivate its climate fund and has implications for international law
Judges ruled the government’s national mitigation plan fell “well short” of what was needed to meet Ireland’s climate commitments, ordering a more ambitious strategy
Dutch Supreme Court has ordered the government to cut emissions by 25% by 2020 but latest figures show only a 15% reduction from 1990 levels