A finance tool to shut down Asian coal plants up to a decade early will swing into action “soon”, says Asian Development Bank climate envoy
Peer-reviewed research by Climate Central found 98% of people worldwide experienced temperatures heightened by climate pollution June-August
The US, which long opposed a fund, wants it to focus on a narrow set of disasters in a small number of countries
Germany, Europe’s largest economy, is failing to cut emissions in the transport and building sector, a report by government climate advisers shows.
Eight South American nations agreed on a list of joint actions to protect the Amazon rainforest, but failed to mention a long-awaited target to halt deforestation.
The Energy Charter Treaty, which Spain is trying to leave, protects investments in fossil fuels and in renewables
When governments gather for the Amazon summit next week, they will talk about how to tackle drug traffickers who destroy forests
The EU wants environmental guarantees in case a future Brazilian government stops trying to protect the Amazon
Cop28 president, Sultan Al Jaber and UN climate change boss, Simon Stiell, had called on G20 countries to show leadership and deliver ambitious emissions cuts.
The world’s largest economies failed to agree on targets to phase down fossil fuels and scale up renewables
Timmermans has led the EU’s climate policy since 2019 but will now seek to become Dutch prime minister instead
“We must be brutally honest about the gaps that need to be filled, the root causes and how we got to this place here today” said Sultan Al-Jaber
There’s been a boom in investment in minerals like lithium, cobalt and nickel – which will be necessary for the energy transition
They hope they can neutralise the treaty’s 20 year sunset clause and prevent fossil fuel companies suing them over climate action
Despite pushing for a phase out of unabated fossil fuels, Norway claims its oil and gas are “essential to Europe’s energy security”
The UK government’s official advisers say it is failing on climate at home and abroad, as it cuts climate programmes