Saudi, India and China led opposition against a proposal to link the IPCC’s assessment cycle with the global stocktake, sources told Climate Home.
From Beijing, climate envoy Xie Zhenhua stood firm against stronger rhetoric against coal, oil and gas deployed at UN headquarters
Climate Home News has identified more than 30 mining industry representatives in the official state delegations at last month’s momentous UN talks
While China blocked a ban from this year’s seabed talks agenda, hopes are now high that it will be officially discussed next year
Heaps of new renewable energy are going up in China, but there’s more to an energy transition than hardware
China has been quick to take down some climate disinformation recently but posts criticising Greta Thunberg have remained up
China is not obligated to provide financial aid but has pledged to “make available’ $3.1bn to other developing countries
China’s climate envoy Xie Zhenhua invited his US counterpart to China to discuss cooperation on tackling climate change
Brazil’s president, Lula da Silva, met with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping in China and announced new collaborations to control illegal deforestation.
Shell’s rice farming offset projects are under review. Climate Home found them riddled with accounting loopholes and questionable integrity claims.
Energy security fears prompted Beijing to rapidly accelerate coal power plans last year, raising concerns about the country’s impact on greenhouse gas emissions
China’s Supreme People’s Court issued the first judicial document to encourage and guide case handling on carbon emissions
Last year was marked by a record-breaking heatwave and China’s weather agency has warned of more this year, as the climate crisis escalates
China, the world’s largest methane emitter, is yet to sign a pledge to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas 30% by 2030
Millions of Chinese people are suffering as intense heat drags on for more than two months, bringing drought, power shortages, wildfires and crop failures
China’s foreign ministry questioned the US’ ability to deliver on its promises, calling for more climate finance and an end to trade sanctions