Indian tribes fight to save forest homes from coal mining

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US Democrats pull back from the brink – Climate Weekly

Just when we were despairing of the world’s biggest economy ever getting its act together to cut emissions, the US Democrats pulled off a...

Sri Lanka can’t afford fossil fuels but can’t afford to get off them either

Sri Lanka is in turmoil, with fuel and food shortages provoking citizens to storm the presidential palace and send Gotobaya Rajapaksa packing. Reliance on fossil...

US set to pass $369bn of climate spending after Manchin U-turn

After a dramatic U-turn from holdout Senator Joe Manchin on Wednesday, the US is set to pass a bill which includes $369bn in climate...

EU energy ministers agree to cut gas use in the face of Russian supply...

EU energy ministers greenlit a plan on Tuesday (26 July) to reduce gas consumption and prepare for potential disruptions to Russian gas flows after a power...

Make polluters pay for climate adaptation, voluntary carbon market body proposes

Corporate polluters could be encouraged to contribute to adaptation finance when they buy carbon offsets, under proposals to boost the integrity of carbon trading. The...

South Africa turns to renewables, gas and batteries to end power cuts

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to end the country’s frequent electricity black-outs by mobilising investment in renewables, gas and batteries. In a prime-time...

Russia’s war on Ukraine underscores the importance of curbing methane emissions

As Europe watches the tragic and unjust war in Ukraine unfold, its heavy dependence on Russian fossil fuels, especially gas, has weakened economic sanctions....

UK freezes international aid to keep within self-imposed limit

The UK has frozen “non-essential” new international aid spending over the summer, in a move likely to hit climate programmes in developing countries. The finance...

UK leadership wilts in the heat – Climate Weekly

It takes an advanced level of denial to dismiss the climate crisis during a record-shattering heatwave, but some rightwing British media gave it their...

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