A finance tool to shut down Asian coal plants up to a decade early will swing into action “soon”, says Asian Development Bank climate envoy
Five environmentalists have been jailed in the last two years, while the government works on a clean energy partnership with rich nations
Brazil’s transport ministry plans to bid for money from the Amazon Fund to pave the world’s “most sustainable highway”
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
From Beijing, climate envoy Xie Zhenhua stood firm against stronger rhetoric against coal, oil and gas deployed at UN headquarters
The UN’s flagship global climate fund looks likely to have to rein in its ambition, after France announced just a 4% boost in its contribution.
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
The European Union is using taxes on pollution to fund a gas pipeline in Romania, claiming it will reduce emissions compared to coal
Dimming the sun could “complement” emissions cuts, says panel of leaders, while acknowledging concerns about the risks
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 world’s largest economies agreed to push for a tripling of renewable energy capacity by 2030, but made no progress on oil and gas phaseout
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
Mexico is set for a green shift, as climate scientist Claudia Sheinbaum faces pro-renewables senator Xóchitl Gálvez in next June’s elections
A joint statement forming the basis of Africa’s negotiating position for Cop28 is silent on the role of oil and gas
Countries are considering a global target to curb plastic production, not just focus on recycling as the industry wants
An Emirati coalition has announced a $450 million commitment to buy carbon credits generated in Africa but critics called offsets a “risky diversion”