Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama’s speech to the UNGA – in full

Bula vinaka and a very good evening to you all. Mr President, I want to begin by congratulating you on assuming the presidency of the...

Nicaragua to join Paris climate deal in solidarity with ‘first victims’

The president of Nicaragua said this week that he would join the Paris climate agreement, after years of standing apart, to demonstrate “solidarity” with...

‘UN reformer’ Guterres must do more on climate change

Right now, the capability of the UN’s institutions to understand, prepare and respond to climate change risks is terrifyingly inadequate. In Paris, nations reached agreement...

Kenya’s most polluting coal plant could poison coastline

China is transforming its sources of energy domestically in a bid to reverse decades of environmental pollution. But the switch to renewable energy has brought about a...

UN secretary general links hurricane devastation to climate change

The catastrophic Atlantic hurricane season has been made worse by climate change, UN secretary general António Guterres said on Monday. Guterres was joined at the UN general...

Did limiting warming to 1.5C just get easier?

Something is wrong with the carbon budget. The latest report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests the cap on carbon emissions that would keep the...

Jerry Brown’s climate coalition now covers 39% of the global economy

The Marshall Islands and Mozambique have joined a growing group of governments convened by California governor Jerry Brown that have committed to deep carbon pollution cuts. The Under2...

California bid for 100% clean energy stalls

A law that would have set California on the path for an entirely non-fossil fuel based electricity system has suffered a set back after resistance from...

Huge cash shortfall stops electricity reaching world’s poor

Finance for electrification of developing countries is flowing at less than half the rate needed to achieve the global goal of universal access by 2030. That was the...

Climate Weekly: Macron’s bid for global green leadership

As the world gets used to Donald Trump in the White House, climate diplomacy is finding new fora that bypass the US. China, Canada and...

Latest news

Popular Articles

'Unacceptable' that some fuel from spill can't be cleaned: First Nation chief.

An oily rainbow−like sheen on the waters surrounding a diesel fuel spill off the north coast of Vancouver Island cannot be cleaned up, sparking...

Something nasty from the tail pipe: American regulators accuse Fiat Chrysler of emissions cheating

FOR each of the past three years, Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s (FCA) 3 litre V6 turbodiesel has made it to a list of the industry’s...

Measuring the cost of climate change.

By Sabri Ben-Achour March 28, 2017 | 10:32 AM Embed Code <iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2017/03/28/world/mid-day-update/032817-measuring-cost-climate-change/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe> Marketplace Embed Code <iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2017/03/28/world/mid-day-update/032817-measuring-cost-climate-change/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe> As climate change regulations are on the chopping...

US Energy Department tells staff to stop using the phrases ‘climate change’ and ‘Paris...

Staff at the US Energy Department were reportedly told to stop using the phrases “climate change”, “emissions reduction” and “Paris Agreement” in all briefings...

EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution.

The Trump administration is once again seeking to scuttle cuts to pollution from coal-fired power plants.The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday asked a federal...