Which countries have a net zero carbon goal?

A growing number of governments are setting targets to end their contribution to global warming. Bookmark this page to stay up to date The post...

Rich countries must provide funds for climate change victims

Harvey, Irma, Ophelia. This year’s devastating and record-breaking hurricane season reminds us that storms turbo-charged by human-caused climate change are not a distant future threat, but a reality faced by...

My baby can’t sleep from the heat, why aren’t we talking about climate change?

As heatwaves hit northern countries, there has been a deeply worrying silence about the likely key driver, says Climate Outreach's Jamie Clarke The post My...

Lebanon increases climate goal despite political and economic turmoil

While battling political upheaval, coronavirus and its worst economic crisis in 30 years, Lebanon has strengthened its 2030 emissions target The post Lebanon increases climate...

Green growth champion: Focus on jobs helps poorer nations raise climate ambition

The Global Green Growth Institute is working with governments including Colombia, Peru and Indonesia on "green new deal" plans The post Green growth champion: Focus...

UN to fight for future of carbon offset scheme

Amid calls for the Clean Development Mechanism to be axed, the UN climate chief has weighed in on its behalf The post UN to fight...

I was an Exxon-funded climate scientist

ExxonMobil’s deliberate attempts to sow doubt on the reality and urgency of climate change and their donations to front groups to disseminate false information about climate change have...

In Kenya’s changing climate, women are claiming land rights to feed their families

Owning their own land allows Kenyan women to build resilience to drought and flooding, but many are unaware of laws intended to empower them The...

Not all biomass is carbon neutral, industry admits as EU reviews policy

The EU is working on stricter sustainability criteria for bioenergy, posing a challenge for the industry and several member states The post Not all biomass...

Commonwealth leaders express ‘grave concern’ about climate change impacts

Without urgent action, global warming could push 100 million people into poverty by 2030, warns coalition of developed and vulnerable countries The post Commonwealth leaders...

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