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27 08 2019 | 15:29

Emission impossible? Harsh facts on climate change.

How will the world cope as more extreme weather becomes the norm?   July 4, 2019

23 08 2019 | 08:32

UK Government chooses Glasgow to host COP26.

The UK Government has confirmed Glasgow as host of COP26. The UK is bidding to secure the Presidency and host United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) summit over two weeks at the end of 2020, in…

12 08 2019 | 11:22

UN scientists call for change to human diet to limit climate change.

The UN report shows humans are having a devastating impact on the soil and vegetation it supports. Cutting fossil fuel emissions alone won't be enough to stop global warming, according to a new…

09 08 2019 | 08:41

Global Inequality in a Time of Climate Emergency.

Our world’s richest have a great deal of money. They also have the power to decide whether our civilization sinks or swims. So what can we do?

07 08 2019 | 06:31

Australia’s climate stance is inflicting criminal damage on humanity.

The government opts for conflict rather than change, while suppressing details on the implications of its climate inaction The top priority of government is security of the people. Yet on the…

07 08 2019 | 06:16

Trump's failure to fight climate change is a crime against humanity.

(CNN)President Donald Trump, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, and others who oppose action to address human-induced climate change should be held accountable for climate crimes…

04 08 2019 | 15:13

Squeezing North Sea dry will harm Paris targets

Extracting all remaining oil and gas reserves would see the UK miss its climate change commitments, Friends of the Earth Scotland (FoES) has claimed.

04 08 2019 | 07:09

IRENA and UN Climate Change Join Forces to Accelerate Renewables as Climate Solution.

Bonn, 1 August 2019 - The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) are jointly ramping up efforts to fight climate change by promoting the widespread adoption and…

04 08 2019 | 06:54

How finance is mainstreaming renewable energy.

Sebastien Soleille, head of energy transition at BNP Paribas, explains how a raft of different financial measures and are helping to rapidly build out clean energy worldwide

02 08 2019 | 06:52

The art of the climate deal.

Commission president hopeful Ursula von der Leyen tried her hand at a spot of climate diplomacy on Wednesday (10 July) but her efforts fell flat. Finland’s EU presidency showed her how it’s done…

02 08 2019 | 06:15

How Trump’s climate U-turn exposed the limits of European power.

America’s decision to pull out from the Paris Agreement has put European diplomats in an awkward position, EURACTIV’s media partner Climate Home News reports. Who does Xi Jinping call when he wants…

02 08 2019 | 06:01

One Earth Climate Model.

A state-of-the-art climate model, funded by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and released by the prestigious scientific publisher Springer Nature, offers a roadmap for meeting -- and surpassing --…

30 07 2019 | 17:41

Boosting private investment in the SDGs.

The Paris Climate Agreement and the Agenda 2030 represent an unprecedented consensus across the the world’s governments, to align our efforts on a comprehensive and ambitious development agenda.…

24 07 2019 | 15:41

28 companies with combined market cap of $1.3 trillion step up to new level of climate ambition.

Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit, companies commit to set 1.5°C climate targets aligned with a net-zero future, challenging Governments to match their ambition  

23 07 2019 | 11:21

Von der Leyen pressed to deliver on climate after winning EU vote.

The European Parliament confirmed Ursula von der Leyen as the first women president of the European Commission in a nail-biting vote on Tuesday (16 July) that put climate change centre stage. …

22 07 2019 | 09:35

Salvador Hall Turns into Climate City to Host LAC Climate Week.

UN Climate Change News, 5 July 2019— From 19 to 23 August, Salvador Hall events centre will be turned into a “Climate City” to host the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2019 (LACCW) which is…

15 07 2019 | 15:27

Getting the 2030 Agenda back on track.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, universally adopted in 2015, is a plan to create a better and more sustainable future for all in just 15 years, through 17 Sustainable Development Goals (…

15 07 2019 | 15:14

Carbon debate lacks honesty.

Oxford academic says current decarbonisation efforts are a failure and calls for a global price for carbon University of Oxford professor and economist Dieter Helm is not afraid of voicing strong…

12 07 2019 | 13:37

The world must go faster and farther to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, new report says.

The Sustainable Development Goals Report shows that climate change and inequality threaten the achievement of Agenda 2030. New York, NY (July 9, 2019) –The world needs to redouble its efforts to…

11 07 2019 | 08:09

Banks Funneled $1.9 Trillion Into Fossil Fuels Since Paris Agreement.

A new report published this week shows that 33 global banks provided $1.9 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the adoption of the Paris Climate Agreement at the end of 2015 and that the amount of…