UK releases plan to ‘lead the world’ on growth with carbon cuts

The UK government emphasised the economic benefits of tackling climate change on Thursday as it unveiled a long-awaited clean growth strategy. Promising billions of pounds...

EU plans satellite fleet to monitor CO2 in every country

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Climate Weekly: All eyes on Brazil

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India says it will smash 2022 renewable power goal. Will it happen?

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EU and others to fill UN climate science funding gap left by Trump

The UN’s climate science panel is soliciting donations from member governments to fill a big funding shortfall at a meeting in Montreal, Canada. The financial situation...

‘End of the road’ for UK citizens’ climate case rejected by appeal court

The case, brought by 11 members of the public and the NGO Plan B argued the UK's 2050 climate target was not in line...

Violence spreads ahead of election in drought-hit Kenya

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Trump complains US share of climate finance is unfair

Donald Trump has suggested that countries like China, India and Russia should pay a bigger share of climate finance, in an interview with Reuters.After...

Transparency is essential to make aviation climate deal work

Last October, many rejoiced when 190 governments reached agreement on a climate deal for international aviation, but it’s not time to sit back and...

Tullow oil project in drought-hit part of Kenya suspended

Kenya’s energy minister on Thursday announced the suspension of the East African nation’s plan to pump crude oil in a drought-ravaged northern province by British-Canadian firm...

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