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20 01 2021 | 10:55

Global climate action needs trusted finance data.

An agreed system for measuring funding of green projects in poorer nations will be vital to achieving action on climate change in 2021. A fortnight before the adoption of the 2015 Paris climate…

13 01 2021 | 11:32

Climate policy and action: Citizens at the forefront.

Both the climate crisis and the Paris Agreement are pressing policymakers for effective and sustainable climate action. Still, results show that our progress towards goals agreed is not as fast nor…

10 01 2021 | 10:46

We've already blown past the warming targets set by the Paris climate agreement, study finds.

Still, it's not too late to make a big difference in the health of Earth and people who live here. It's already too late to meet the warming limit of 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) set…

23 12 2020 | 12:35

This Interactive Chart Shows Changes in the World's Top 10 Emitters.

A lot has happened since countries met in Paris in 2015 and agreed on an accord to combat climate change. So far, more than 189 countries ratified or otherwise joined the Paris Climate Agreement,…

20 12 2020 | 08:23

The Paris Deal at 5. Is it Working?

December 12, 2020 marked the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement. A Climate Ambition Summit hosted by the UK, France and the UN celebrated the event. Heads of government from around 70…

17 12 2020 | 12:29

US to hold world climate summit early next year and seek to rejoin Paris accord

Action points for first 100 days of Joe Biden presidency seen as boost to international action currently falling behind The US will hold a climate summit of the world’s major economies early next…

15 12 2020 | 08:20

‘1.5C to stay alive’: Is the Paris Agreement’s most optimistic climate target still within reach?

One point five to stay alive. That’s the famous slogan that was first adopted by a group representing small island developing states in the Caribbean and later taken up by young climate activists,…

15 12 2020 | 08:12

World is in danger of missing Paris climate target, summit is warned.

Minister tells more than 80 world leaders that not enough is being done. The world is still not on track to fulfil the 2015 Paris climate agreement, the UK’s business secretary Alok Sharma warned,…

13 12 2020 | 07:07

Most Japan firms say government unlikely to meet carbon neutrality goal by 2050 - Reuters poll.

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is unlikely to meet its goal of eliminating greenhouse gases by 2050, a majority of firms in the country said in a Reuters poll, underscoring the challenges Prime Minister…

13 12 2020 | 07:00

Global citizens' assembly planned to address climate crisis.

Project hopes to influence policymakers at Cop26 UN climate change conference in Glasgow. People around the world will have a chance to discuss responses to the climate crisis in a planned global…

13 12 2020 | 06:31

Barclays shares update on new transparency tools for 2050 net-zero ambition.

Barclays Group Chairman Nigel Higgins has released a statement addressing what Barclays has done to help address the climate challenge since setting its 2050 net-zero target. The letter details the…

12 12 2020 | 06:52

After five years, here are five things the Paris Agreement achieved — and didn’t

The Paris Agreement has survived the US withdrawal and normalised net zero, but emissions are still rising and vulnerable people are suffering from climate disasters. In the early hours of 13…

12 12 2020 | 06:45

The Paris agreement five years on: is it strong enough to avert climate catastrophe?

With Trump no longer a threat, there is a sense of optimism around what the accord could achieve – but only if countries meet their targets

11 12 2020 | 14:40

Paris climate agreement: 54 cities on track to meet targets

Mayor of Paris praises ‘important milestone’ on fifth anniversary of the landmark agreement. More than 50 of the world’s leading cities are on track to help keep global heating below 1.5C and tackle…

11 12 2020 | 13:26

What is the Paris Climate Agreement and when can Biden rejoin deal?

President-elect Joe Biden has vowed that among the first things he will do on entering the White House is rejoin the Paris Climate Accord, the international pact to cut global emissions and get a…

08 12 2020 | 12:39

A warning on climate and the risk of societal collapse.

Scientists and academics including Prof Gesa Weyhenmeyer and Prof Will Steffen argue that we must discuss the threat of societal disruption in order to prepare for it.

28 11 2020 | 08:05

Biden’s climate change plans can quickly raise the bar, but can they be transformative?

The day Joe Biden becomes president, he can start taking actions that can help slow climate change. The question is whether he can match the magnitude of the challenge. If his administration focuses…

28 11 2020 | 08:01

US allies welcome Biden presidency as major chance to tackle climate crisis.

The leaders of America’s closest allies have eagerly welcomed the incoming presidency of Joe Biden as a crucial opportunity to face down the unfolding climate crisis, following four years of…

28 11 2020 | 07:42

How Biden and Kerry could rebuild America’s global climate leadership.

John Kerry helped bring the world into the Paris climate agreement and expanded America’s reputation as a climate leader. That reputation is now in tatters, and President-elect Joe Biden is asking…

26 11 2020 | 10:49

Global treaty to tackle plastic pollution gains steam without US and UK.

More than two-thirds of UN member states have declared they are open to a new agreement to stem the rising tide of plastic waste. Support is growing internationally for a new global treaty to tackle…