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Hali Hewa episode 4: Female farmers

Sofanit Mesfin talks about her work helping female farmers in different African countries adapt to a changing climate

Public procurement can play a bigger role in greening construction

The US and Saudi Arabia have joined a coalition to decarbonise steel and cement. Governments can help by driving demand for green products

Corporate pushback against climate action is getting desperate

Our UN-backed initiative was told we could be sued for saying new coal isn’t compatible with science-based targets. We need regulatory reform

The fate of the Amazon rests on the outcome of Brazil’s election

Jair Bolsonaro dismantled social and environmental protections. Brazil’s next president must combat illegal activity and restore safeguards

When the EU and US score climate points off China, Africa suffers

Frans Timmermans and John Kerry are downplaying historic responsibility for the climate crisis. That’s a red flag for Africa

Copenhagen’s failure to meet 2025 net zero target casts doubt on other pledges

Copenhagen was the first city to launch a carbon neutrality plan in 2012, but has given up on its pledge due to a lack of CCS funding

Five priorities for a meaningful post-2025 climate finance target

The quality of climate finance is as important as the quantity to rebuild trust after rich countries failed to deliver on their $100bn by 2020 target

Pakistan floods must be a wake up call on climate action

The colossal disaster shows why rich countries must deliver on finance for loss and damage at Cop27 international climate talks

Sri Lanka food crisis has its roots in the globalisation of the 1970s

The Rajapaksa regime deserved to be banished, but today’s hunger stems from decades of choosing global markets over self-sufficiency

We got fooled again: As big oil and gas cash in, Britons crippled by energy bills

Millions of Britons are paying an exorbitant price for successive governments’ short-termist decisions that prolonged our dependence on fossil fuel

Why the US climate bill might struggle to deliver on carbon capture

Up to a fifth of emissions cuts from the Inflation Reduction Act are expected to come from carbon capture technologies, but there are major hurdles

The problem with The Bahamas’ blue carbon market plans

Caribbean nations need rich countries to pay their fair share of climate finance, not market measures that let polluters off the hook

Russia’s war on Ukraine underscores the importance of curbing methane emissions

To avoid locking in new gas production in response to the energy crisis, world leaders must accelerate efforts to stop methane leakage, venting and flaring

My people have lived in the Amazon for 6,000 years: You need to listen to us

As the planet warms and biodiversity collapses, those encouraging and profiting from the destruction of the Earth must be charged with ecocide

Europe must set robust clean hydrogen standards to mobilise MENA investment

Europe needs low-carbon hydrogen and the Middle-East and North Africa can produce it

Germany, Japan must not water down G7 commitment to end fossil fuel finance

There are worrying signs from Berlin and Tokyo of backsliding on a pledge to end public finance for fossil fuel projects overseas by the end of the year

It’s time to put Indigenous Peoples first at the UN biodiversity talks

As talks on a global deal to protect nature begin in Nairobi, Kenya, countries need to create a new conservation designation for Indigenous Peoples’ land

Hali Hewa episode 1: Youth and women

Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti and Wanjira Maathai talk about attending Davos as a young African activist and the influence of professor Wangari Maathai on their lives and work

Nature restoration and carbon removal are not the same. Here’s why it matters

Planting trees is a key pillar in the fight against climate change but it’s no substitute for permanently removing carbon dioxide from the air

Deadly heatwaves show why India needs to get serious on climate adaptation

While the country suffers from extreme heat, Delhi’s budget for adaptation grants has shrunk and international support is falling short

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