Trump budget: US to stop funding UN climate process

In a budget blueprint released on Thursday morning, US president Donald Trump proposed sweeping cuts to US financial support for the global fight against climate change.The title page called...

Republicans file climate resolution as public concern hits 30-year high

US president Donald Trump may be determined to de-fund climate science, scrap emissions curbs and bring back coal, but there is dissent in his party...

Port of Amsterdam set to be coal-free by 2030

The Port of Amsterdam aims to stop handling coal by 2030, under a sustainability strategy unveiled on Wednesday.Western Europe’s fourth largest port saw coal volumes fall...

Businesses urge Trump to rethink climate bonfire

As Donald Trump prepares to make his first major rollback of Barack Obama’s climate policies, corporations employing more than 1.85 million people are warning such moves put “American prosperity at...

“Beef caucus” takes over indigenous policies in Brazil

Donald Trump is not alone in choosing collaborators seemingly at odds with the jobs they are given in government. While the US has climate change denier...

Philippines senate unanimously votes to ratify Paris climate deal

The senate of the Philippines – one of the world’s most vulnerable nations to extreme weather – has voted unanimously to ratify the Paris...

Weekly wrap: China to snub EU over ETS?

A member of China’s People’s Congress and influential climate policy academic told Climate Home’s new Europe correspondent Arthur Neslen that the country may be considering...

Climate policy must protect children’s rights, UN panel hears

Governments must do more to protect the human rights of children as they try to tackle climate change, representatives of the UN and its member states have...

Watchdog suspends Azerbaijan, EU gas pipeline loans threatened

A human rights watchdog suspended Azerbaijan’s membership on Thursday, casting doubt on billions of dollars worth of loans being considered for a pipeline linking the country’s...

Prince Charles’ Ladybird book is a climate communications masterpiece

A recent Ladybird book on climate change achieved something few books on climate change do: it got read (or at least bought) by large numbers...

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