EU must not sacrifice the Amazon rainforest on the altar of trade with Brazil

As Brazil’s second-biggest trade partner, the EU should condemn President Bolsonaro’s assault on environmental protections and indigenous rights

We need to talk about racism in the climate movement

As a non-white activist, I was excluded from Greenpeace publicity. This was not an isolated incident and the movement needs to change

It will take more than a few cycle lanes to make green, pandemic-proof cities

The coronavirus lockdown gave a glimpse of what cleaner cities can look like, but as people turn to private cars for safety from infection, pollution could soar

Coronavirus shows why we need an economy designed for wellbeing

Pre-pandemic, we were working too hard and sacrificing public space to private cars. Lockdown forced us to reflect on what really matters

We have a moral responsibility to build a better post-Covid future for our children

New Zealand’s climate minister explains why he is launching a podcast on what comes after the coronavirus pandemic

Now is the time to climate-and-pandemic-proof our food systems

Social safety nets and shorter supply chains are essential to protect smallholder farmers facing spiralling debt and bankruptcy

Clean energy is vital to the Covid-19 response in the world’s poorest countries

Renewable mini-grids can power health facilities and irrigation systems, making communities more resilient to future pandemics and climate shocks

The European Investment Bank must go further to truly become a ‘climate bank’

In its roadmap for 2021-25, the EIB should eliminate support for high-carbon activities in all sectors and make its intermediaries follow the same standards


Comment & Analysis

How to raise an easy $1 billion per day for the Covid-19 recovery

A temporary tax hike on gasoline and diesel is one of the fairest, greenest ways to fund post-pandemic economic stimulus packages

We must build back better after Cyclone Amphan

A large-scale evacuation saved lives, but the threat of coronavirus looms in crowded cyclone shelters and repairing the damage will cost billions of dollars

How the coronavirus recovery effort can support a European Green Deal

Making old buildings more energy efficient is an obvious target for public investment to stimulate EU economies after Covid-19 and meet climate goals

After the oil crash, we need a managed wind-down of fossil fuel production

To meet climate goals and avoid further market chaos, governments need to plan the decline of coal, oil and gas production, with support for workers

Five ways for governments to green airline bailouts

The pandemic has exposed the vulnerability of airlines to disruption, forcing a reboot of the sector. This is what a green recovery for aviation would look like

No silver lining to coronavirus, but a golden opportunity

Rebuilding after the pandemic should be a moment to reset international governance, deepen global cooperation and restructure societies away from fossil fuels

Coronavirus crisis underscores small islands’ climate vulnerability

The pandemic is a new setback for island states already suffering from climate change and storms such as Cyclone Harold and Hurricane Dorian

Why climate advocates should welcome the historic Opec++ deal

Oil producers are cooperating to face the coronavirus crisis; they can and should cooperate on a responsible transition to cleaner energy

Comment & Analysis


Climate Home News launches African reporting programme

If you are an experienced African journalist, we want to hear your story ideas on the links between climate science and development

Elon Musk’s disaster capitalism

The entreprenuer has made a habit of intervening in crises, particularly climate-related ones, but it’s a high wire act

Climate Home News is seeking a full-time reporter

We are expanding our award-winning team and we want a tenacious, ambitious journalist to join us in London. Applications close Monday, August 6

Climate Home News is offering two African reporting fellowships

We are looking for two African journalists to report deeply on the effects of climate change and climate science on the continent’s development

Climate Home News wins online media award

At a prestigious UK journalism awards ceremony, CHN was named best specialist or local news site of 2018, beating bigger rivals like BBC East of England

A bottle of brandy that Trump won’t leave the Paris deal. Any takers?

Trump’s US remains firmly in the Paris climate deal. Richard Black reckons that’s how it will stay and he’s prepared to put his brandy where his mouth is

One kilometre along the Arctic sea ice – my hardest ever swim

When Lewis Pugh finished his 22-minute, awareness-raising swim his hands were so frozen he hand to grip onto his photographer with his teeth

Trump schedules Paris announcement for 3pm Thursday

Join our live blog from around 2pm ET (7pm BST) for updates from the US and around the world as Trump makes his decision on the Paris accord