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13 05 2022 | 10:58

John Kerry warns a long Ukraine war would threaten climate efforts

The longer the war in Ukraine carries on, the worse the consequences will be for the climate, the US presidential envoy John Kerry has warned. Many countries are struggling with an energy crisis…

28 04 2022 | 12:49

Too many new coal-fired plants planned for 1.5C climate goal, report concludes

The number of coal-fired power plants under development around the world fell last year, but far too much coal is still being burned and too many new coal-fired power plants are planned for the world…

18 04 2022 | 13:18

Why are the three IPCC working group reports significant?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), made up of the world’s leading climate scientists, has now published all three sections of its landmark comprehensive review of climate science.

06 04 2022 | 12:22

IPCC report: ‘now or never’ if world is to stave off climate disaster

The world can still hope to stave off the worst ravages of climate breakdown but only through a “now or never” dash to a low-carbon economy and society, scientists have said in what is in effect a…

14 03 2022 | 12:33

Ban Ki-moon warns UK against fracking as world stands at ‘dangerous’ point

Former UN secretary general says countries face stark choices brought on by the war in Ukraine The former UN secretary general has warned the UK against fracking, as the world stands at a “dangerous…

13 03 2022 | 16:54

Oil and gas companies are looking at a bonanza from the Ukraine war

Analysis: fear of shortages gives fossil fuel companies leverage with governments that could be disastrous for the climate Oil and gas companies are facing a potential bonanza from the Ukraine war,…

02 03 2022 | 07:27

Climate emergency a ‘national security’ concern, says Red Cross

On eve of alarming IPCC report, organisation warns governments to treat crisis on a par with war and peace Governments must start treating the climate crisis as a national security concern on a par…

02 03 2022 | 07:19

IPCC issues ‘bleakest warning yet’ on impacts of climate breakdown

Report says human actions are causing dangerous disruption, and window to secure a liveable future is closing Climate breakdown is accelerating rapidly, many of the impacts will be more severe than…

02 03 2022 | 07:05

African countries spending billions to cope with climate crisis

Report says average 4% of GDP will be spent on adapting to climate breakdown, risking deeper poverty African countries are being forced to spend billions of dollars a year coping with the effects…

02 03 2022 | 06:53

Impact of climate crisis much worse than predicted, says Alok Sharma

Minister who led Cop26 climate talks issues stark warning on eve of landmark report from IPCC The impacts of the climate crisis are proving much worse than predicted, and governments must act more…

14 02 2022 | 07:39

Force pension funds to align with net zero goal, says Richard Curtis

Film-maker urges UK ministers to make it mandatory for schemes to align portfolios with climate target Pension funds should face legal obligations to bring their investments in line with the net…

05 02 2022 | 12:24

Extreme weather has cost Europe about €500bn over 40 years

European Environment Agency data shows worst-hit countries to be Germany, France and Italy Severe floods and other extreme weather have cost Europe about half a trillion euros in the past four…

10 01 2022 | 07:20

England’s farmers to be paid to rewild land

Nature recovery schemes are part of post-Brexit subsidies overhaul, but eco campaigners are sceptical

01 01 2022 | 12:16

Alok Sharma: Cop26 must not become ‘bunch of meaningless promises’

Climate summit president makes clear UK net zero agenda is responsibility of all government colleagues Tackling the climate crisis must be a whole government effort or risk the Cop26 climate summit…

28 06 2021 | 09:11

High greenhouse gas emitters should pay for carbon they produce, says IMF

Companies should be subject to globally agreed carbon floor price to reach Paris climate goals. Companies with high greenhouse gas emissions should be subject to a carbon price of $75 a tonne of…

18 06 2021 | 11:10

More than half of Europe’s cities still plagued by dirty air, report finds

Data shows only 127 of 323 cities had acceptable PM 2.5 levels despite drop in emissions during lockdowns. More than half of European cities are still plagued by dirty air, new data shows, despite a…

15 06 2021 | 10:02

G7 leaders face make-or-break moment in climate crisis.

Analysis: message in Cornwall is clear – leaders must act now or go down in history as the ones who threw away last-ditch chance

25 05 2021 | 13:11

No new oil, gas or coal development if world is to reach net zero by 2050, says world energy body

Governments must close gap between net zero rhetoric and reality, says International Energy Agency head. Exploitation and development of new oil and gas fields must stop this year and no new coal-…

21 02 2021 | 08:05

'Put a big fat price on carbon': OECD chief bows out with climate rally cry.

Exclusive: Ángel Gurría says action on environmental crises must be defining focus of wealthy countries after Covid. The environment, climate change and the protection of nature must be the defining…