Public opinion on climate change is up but let’s not forget lessons from the...

Public opinion on climate change is shifting but to keep it at the top of the political and public agenda will require a sustained...

Legal gaps and US election could delay climate ambition before Glasgow summit

UN says some countries will only submit climate action plans in the last quarter of 2020, giving less time than hoped to take stock...

Australia’s carbon accounting plan for Paris goals criticised as ‘legally baseless’

Legal experts wrote to Prime Minister Scott Morrison warning the use of old carbon credits to meet the country's 2030 goals would set a...

EU plans for 2030 climate target can shape Cop26 momentum, ministers warn

Brussels is due to unveil its EU climate law on Wednesday, amid concerns the timetable for action doesn't align with this year's global ambition...

African countries need rich nations to take the lead on ambition at Cop26

Developed countries must deliver on their promise to mobilise $100 billion a year by 2020 to help vulnerable countries unlock ambition The post African...

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To be credible at Cop26, the UK needs a plan for its climate plan

The obvious time for the UK to publish its NDC would be before the Commonwealth meeting in June, to leverage countries like India and...

UK’s Heathrow airport expansion ruled unlawful over climate change

Three judges ruled the plans illegal because they failed to take into account the UK's commitment to the Paris Agreement The post UK’s Heathrow...

Net zero goal ‘greatest commercial opportunity of our time,’ says Mark Carney

Incoming UN special envoy, Cop26 president Alok Sharma and ECB president Christine Lagarde set out agenda for private finance at UN climate talks The...

UK’s Nigel Topping seeks broad movement to drive global economy to net zero by...

The UK's climate action champion said he hoped 60% of world economic output will be generated in areas which have a 2050 goal of...

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