At a meeting discussing the World Bank’s stronger focus on climate, Russia has also urged the lender to extend its support for gas projects.
The EU signed green hydrogen agreements with Egypt, Kazakhstan, Morocco and Namibia to supply the bloc with the gas ahead of its 2030 goals.
A draft communique includes calls investments in gas production but that language is likely to prove controversial among the G7 climate ministers
The International Finance Corporation is closing a loophole that allowed its financial clients to continue funding new coal projects
Climate Home spoke with migrant workers in the UAE, who face harsh conditions and a lack of transparency when risk turns deadly.
OECD countries agree to extend support for ‘climate-friendly’ projects. But vague definitions and inclusion of contested activities worry campaigners.
An investigation by Oxpeckers and Climate Home found coal-reliant communities in South Africa have scarce details on how funds for reskilling workers from its $8.5 billion deal will be implemented.
Shell’s rice farming offset projects are under review. Climate Home found them riddled with accounting loopholes and questionable integrity claims.
While the Saudis pushed carbon capture and storage technology, Europeans fought for wind and solar to be talked up in the report.
Governments will hold consultations on whether to call for a phase out of fossil fuels at the Cop28 climate talks in November
President Alberto Fernández is seeking funding for an export pipeline that would channel Vaca Muerta’s gas to neighbouring countries
Energy security fears prompted Beijing to rapidly accelerate coal power plans last year, raising concerns about the country’s impact on greenhouse gas emissions
A Vietnam government partner suggested that even Hanoi is unaware of the details of the energy transition package
The bloc has made achieving a global phase out of coal, oil and gas “well ahead of 2050” a priority of its climate diplomacy
Cop28 president and oil and gas executive Sultan al-Jaber urged energy conference participants in Houston to do more faster to limit global warming
The World Bank argues the project will accelerate the energy transition in southern Africa, but people facing displacement say their voices are not being heard
The process to create Canada’s first guide for green investiments has been accused of being undemocratic and extending the life of polluting fuels.
Without climate finance from rich nations, “we are not going to comply with your climate change” said Bola Tinubu
Japan plans to prolong fossil fuels across Southeast Asia, by promoting carbon capture, gas and the co-firing of ammonia at coal power plants.