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16 06 2021 | 10:00

UN: Halving Emissions by 2030 is New Normal - Race To zero Anniversary

Over 4,500 non-state actors from across the global economy have committed to halving emissions by 2030, joining the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign. These actors from over 92 countries recognise the…

15 06 2021 | 15:17

Swiss voters reject new climate law to help cut carbon emissions.

Defeat will make it ‘very difficult’ to reach 2050 net zero target, says government minister Swiss voters have rejected a new law which was proposed to help the country meet its target for cutting …

14 06 2021 | 09:26

Low Clean-Energy Spending in Poor Countries Puts Climate Goals in Peril

Investments in developing markets need to reach $1 trillion by 2030, up from just $150 billion last year, according to a new IEA report. As the world’s richest economies invest in new and cleaner…

11 06 2021 | 15:03

Biggest polluting power plant in Europe to close by end of 2036

Poland plans to close Europe’s most polluting power plant by the end of 2036, a draft document published by local authorities said on Tuesday, after energy group PGE (PGE.WA) scrapped plans to…

10 06 2021 | 15:24

Funds with $8.8 trillion in assets urge Asia utilities to cut emissions.

Global asset managers — including JP Morgan Asset Management Inc. and Fidelity International Ltd. — will urge five Asian power generators to curb greenhouse gas emissions in an initiative coordinated…

05 06 2021 | 12:53

EU Eyes First-of-a-Kind Border Levy in Climate Fight

The European Union is planning to slap an import levy on steel, cement and aluminum produced in countries with lower environmental standards, as it seeks to become a world leader on climate without…

05 06 2021 | 12:36

Three of Exxon’s refineries on US list of biggest polluters.

The company’s facility in Baton Rouge is the worst soot polluter in the country. Three Exxon Mobil oil refineries are pumping out eight times more than the average rate of soot pollutants than…

05 06 2021 | 12:31

Poland defies EU court by refusing to close major brown coalmine.

Shutting Turów lignite mine would cause thousands of job losses, says development minister. Poland’s government has defied an injunction by the top European Union court that ordered the immediate…

05 06 2021 | 12:31

The Guardian view on climate change lawsuits: Big Oil is in the dock.

Fossil fuel firms are being held responsible for greenhouse gas emissions. That’s a good thing

05 06 2021 | 12:03

Johan Rockström: ‘We need bankers as well as activists… we have 10 years to cut emissions by half’

The eminent Earth scientist argues that we cannot just wait for the world order to change when it comes to tackling the climate crisis – we all have a duty to act now

30 05 2021 | 16:22

Trials to suck carbon dioxide from the air to start across the UK.

A major £30m project will test trees, peat, rock chips, and charcoal as ways of removing climate-heating emissions Climate-heating carbon dioxide will be sucked from the air using trees, peat, rock…

27 05 2021 | 11:18

Developing countries need to chart their own course to net zero emissions.

Translating complex climate science into language people understand has always been difficult. At various times, the aim of different climate policies has been holding average global temperature rise…

26 05 2021 | 09:23

LEAK (Euractiv): EU set to maintain national CO2 targets for non-ETS sectors.

EU countries are likely to reaffirm national emissions goals for sectors like buildings, transport, and agriculture, when EU leaders meet for a summit scheduled on 24-25 May. Climate change will…

26 05 2021 | 09:06

The Big Smoke: the global emissions of the UK financial sector.

This report examines the ongoing role of the UK's private financial institutions in financing the climate and nature emergency. It demonstrates that the UK’s 'financed emissions' are extensive,…

26 05 2021 | 08:54

EU presses ahead with tariff on embedded emissions.

The EU wants its Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) to increase carbon prices at home and drive climate ambition abroad. n its 16th year, the European carbon market is growing up, with prices…

26 05 2021 | 08:47

Australia’s big banks reject Nationals’ claims managing climate risk is ‘virtue signalling’

Major banks say Australia’s international trading partners require the sector to identify and disclose climate risk on their balance sheets. Australia’s big banks have declared they need to actively…

26 05 2021 | 08:09

Air pollution linked to ‘huge’ rise in child asthma GP visits.

Exclusive: consultations for asthma and other respiratory infections go up with increased dirty air, finds study A “huge” increase in the number of visits to doctors by children with asthma problems…

25 05 2021 | 13:33

Pathway to critical and formidable goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 is narrow but brings huge benefits, according to IEA special report.

World’s first comprehensive energy roadmap shows government actions to rapidly boost clean energy and reduce fossil fuel use can create millions of jobs, lift economic growth and keep net zero in…

25 05 2021 | 13:20

BP shareholders reject proposals to reduce climate emissions.

Just 21% in favour of resolution by activist investors proposing tougher emissions targets. BP shareholders have voted down proposals for tougher emissions targets, which aims to limit global…

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-…