Minnesota Attorney General Sues Exxon, Koch and API for Climate Deception

Read time: 7 minsMinnesota has officially joined the climate accountability movement with the announcement on Wednesday, June 24 of a groundbreaking lawsuit against fossil...

Aviation Industry Decision to Weaken Climate Plan Could Break Own Rules

Read time: 7 minsCountries attending the UN’s aviation body meeting this week look set to weaken the only international policy to address the climate...

Comment: It’s Unacceptable that Gas Firms are Helping Pick Which Projects the EU Approves

Read time: 3 minsBy Dominic Kavakeb, Senior Communications Adviser at Global Witness There has been much talk in recent weeks of a green recovery from the...

Even ‘Climate Progressive’ Nations Failing to Meet Paris Targets – Research

Read time: 3 minsBy Alex Kirby for Climate News Network Nations which pride themselves on their zeal in tackling climate change by cutting carbon dioxide emissions as they...

Ireland’s Prospective Coalition Outlines Ambitious Climate Programme

Read time: 6 minsIreland’s three prospective coalition partners have just agreed the strongest commitments to climate and environmental action in over a decade. The newly published...

BP Downgrades Value of Own Assets by Billions With Eye on Post-COVID Low-Carbon Future

Read time: 3 minsBy Kieran Cooke for Climate News Network This week, BP, one of the so-called super oil majors, said it was writing down or reducing the value...

UK Government Supporting Overseas Fossil Fuel Projects at Risk of Becoming ‘Stranded’

Read time: 3 minsThe UK government is supporting overseas fossil fuel projects that would become unprofitable if emissions were reduced in line with the...

70,000 Aviation Job Losses Show Government Needs to Support Workers’ Low Carbon Transition —...

Read time: 4 minsIt is “highly likely” that a proportion of upcoming job losses in the aviation industry will be permanent in the long...

Comment: The European Central Bank Has the Chance to Build Back Better, It Must...

Read time: 4 minsBy Leyla Larbi, Senior Campaigner for SumOfUs France.  Nobody's sure what the future will look like once the coronavirus pandemic ends – but...

Countries must work together on CO2 removal to avoid dangerous climate change

The Paris Agreement lays out national quotas on CO2 emissions but not removal, and that must be urgently addressed, say the authors of a...

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