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Why Denmark and Bangladesh are urging support for victims of climate disaster

Millions of people in vulnerable nations are experiencing losses and damages from climate impacts. To help them, we need to break the deadlock at UN climate talks

War in Ukraine is triggering a food crisis – and climate change has more in store

Governments must fund humanitarian relief and prioritise cropland for feeding people, not livestock or cars, to guard against future shocks

We must use Cop27 to transform energy and food systems

The latest IPCC report and Ukraine crisis show the urgency of phasing out fossil fuels, investing in renewables and developing sustainable agriculture

As Japan sanctions Russian coal, it is high time to kick the habit altogether

For too long, Japan has depended on coal power at home and promoted it abroad, despite the climate imperative to switch to clean energy

The world’s poorest have the strongest resilience, yet their voices remain unheard

Those on the frontline of the climate crisis have something to teach the world about climate resilience if they are given a meaningful seat at the table

Responses to Putin’s war risk impeding international cooperation on climate

Indonesia is reluctant to exclude Russia from this years’ G20 summit, which could turn a climate forum into a political theatre

Climate finance should not be made to compete with aid to Ukraine

As governments redirect emergency aid to Ukraine, they need to find additional funds for climate finance and not pitch the two crises against each other

Around the world, women are putting their lives on the line to defend the climate

Extractive industries are associated with higher rates of violence against women. Solving the climate crisis and gender inequality go hand in hand

We must disrupt Davos culture to end decades of failure on climate

Carbon emissions are 60% higher than they were in 1990, when the first IPCC report was published. This is a symptom of a highly unsustainable political economy

High-risk geoengineering technologies won’t reverse climate breakdown

Techno fixes like carbon dioxide removal and solar radiation management are no substitute for exiting coal, oil and gas – whatever polluters would like you to think

An energy investment treaty has been holding Nord Stream 2 hostage

The German government has been worried about being sued by the fossil fuel companies behind the Russian gas pipeline under the Energy Charter Treaty

World Bank and IMF are courting big oil in debt-laden Suriname

Instead of supporting a “just transition” away from fossil fuels, international financiers are offering Suriname $1 billion to enable massive oil investments

How the Glasgow Dialogue can deliver finance for victims of the climate crisis

It is important to seize this opportunity to get dedicated support for people on the front lines of climate impacts, urgently and based on need

Finance must be the golden thread for climate diplomacy in 2022

Here’s how G20 host Indonesia and G7 host Germany can make climate finance flow for effective action next year

Why I am calling on EU lawmakers to put climate at the heart of agricultural policy

The proposed reform to the EU’s farming subsidy programme continues a business-as-usual approach to farming that we cannot afford in a climate emergency

After Cop26, countries must turn climate promises into action on global shipping

A meeting of the IMO this week is the first test of translating promises made in Glasgow into bold action. The world must turn its gaze to shipping

The street and the boardroom are closer than they have ever been on climate

Action, action, action is the only antidote to “blah, blah, blah” – and forward-looking business leaders are stepping up right now

Oil and gas avoided censure in Glasgow for the 26th time. Let’s not make it 27

Investor and state-owned oil companies in the G20 find common cause in watering down climate ambition; we need to confront their influence

To keep 1.5C alive, the super rich must change their high carbon lifestyles

The richest 1% are using way more than their fair share of the 1.5C carbon budget. Tackling inequality and emissions must go together

Big business must not be allowed to set the carbon trading agenda at Cop26

Delicate negotiations on carbon market rules in Glasgow could be thrown off course by the big banks’ push to “scale up” voluntary carbon trading

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