It’s war in the Amazon, says Brazil’s top environmental law enforcer

A war has been declared in the Amazon. That is how Luciano Evaristo, director of Brazilian environmental law enforcement agency Ibama, described the latest developments in the...

Boko Haram terrorists thriving on climate crisis: report

Chronic drought around Lake Chad is reinforcing terrorist group Boko Haram’s stronghold on the region, a report commissioned by the German government has warned.Some...

Marshall Islands president says shipping registry supports climate action

The world’s second largest shipping registry backs its flag state’s calls for ambitious carbon cuts across the industry, the president of the Marshall Islands said...

Trump’s climate official: ‘I actually don’t know what 2C means’

A Trump administration attempt to offer fossil fuels as a solution to climate change was subject to protest and walkouts on Monday at UN climate...

EU, France accused of hijacking ‘Africa-led’ clean energy scheme

A $10bn clean energy programme launched at the Paris climate talks “by Africa, for Africa” is in turmoil after interventions by the EU and France.In a...

Indigenous peoples given a voice at UN climate talks

In a landmark deal, nations gathered in Bonn agreed to create a platform for indigenous peoples to actively participate in the UN climate talks.  For...

Brazil fights emissions cap for shipping, citing cost concerns

Brazil is seeking to water down prospective climate targets for the shipping sector, documents seen by Climate Home News show. A joint submission to the International...

Insurers urged to stop underwriting coal projects, following Axa move

A coalition of green groups is calling on insurers to stop underwriting coal projects, on account of the risk they pose to the climate.The #UnfriendCoal...

Your greatest hope against climate change is standing beside you

In the late summer, over 1,000 people were killed and another 41 million were directly impacted by floods and landslides resulting from torrential monsoon...

Brazil should support ambition in the climate deal of the year

In 2018, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has an important economic and environmental decision to make. In London, in April, it will set a level...

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