Wars harm climate action because large militaries emit a lot and military spending diverts money away from tackling climate change
A renewable energy target will be debated at Cop28 but financial reforms are needed for the Global South outside China to meet that target
Betts was the EU’s chief negotiator when the Paris Agreement was signed. He has died a year after being diagnosed with cancer.
Developing countries are outraged by a proposal to host a climate loss and damage fund at the World Bank, painting it as a US power grab
At Cop28, developed nations will face calls to quit fossil fuels faster than developing countries, who did less to cause the climate crisis
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In response to a global stocktake report, ministers will debate collective goals such as phasing out coal use by 2040 and mobilising $200-400bn for loss and damage
Sultan Al Jaber urged governments to update their national climate targets by September. Not one heeded the call
On the sidelines of the UN general assembly, rich and poor countries were divided on how to deliver funds to victims of the climate crisis
While “ambitious” countries made few new announcements, the US, China, India and the UK had not offered enough to even sit in the room
In a relatively low powered year for climate leadership, a handful of government, climate finance and corporate initiatives are worth noting
Only five of the G20 major economies made the cut for Antonio Guterres’ Climate Ambition Summit in New York, despite pressure from big powers
Brazil will go back to the climate targets it drew up in 2015 while it works on new and improved ones
Small island states have asked the world’s maritime tribunal to clarify state obligations on climate change, which could be influential for other courts.
The UN Global Stocktake report calls on governments to scale up renewable energy and phase out all “unabated” fossil fuels.
Peer-reviewed research by Climate Central found 98% of people worldwide experienced temperatures heightened by climate pollution June-August
The US, Germany and Italy have been accused of backsliding on a Glasgow promise to end public subsidies to fossil fuel projects overseas