Fiona Harvey

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20 06 2022 | 12:35

Greenhouse gases must be legally phased out, US scientists argue

Greenhouse gas emissions should be subject to legal controls in the US and phased out under the Toxic Substances Control Act, according to a group of scientists and former public officials, in a…

20 06 2022 | 12:32

UN climate talks end in stalemate and ‘hypocrisy’ allegation

European governments have been accused of seeking to exploit the fossil fuel reserves of the developing world, while failing to help them tackle the climate crisis. Campaigners made the charge as…

20 06 2022 | 12:29

Fossil fuel firms ‘have humanity by the throat’, says UN head in blistering attack

Fossil fuel companies and the banks that finance them “have humanity by the throat”, the UN secretary general has said, in a “blistering” attack on the industry and its backers, who are pulling in…

14 06 2022 | 09:21

Thirty years of climate summits: where have they got us?

Highlights and lowlights of Cop since Rio 1992, when countries set up a system to tackle climate crisis It has been 30 years since the Rio summit, when a global system was set up that would bring…

14 06 2022 | 09:17

Disabled people being ‘systematically ignored’ on climate crisis, says study

People with disabilities are being “systematically ignored” by governments around the world when it comes to the climate crisis, even though they are particularly at risk from the impacts of extreme…

08 06 2022 | 07:12

Climate delegates snub Russian address as activists fear geopolitical setbacks

Delegates have walked out of a session at a climate summit in Bonn on Monday as a Russian official made a speech, in a sign of the geopolitical tensions overshadowing the negotiations. The low-key…

03 06 2022 | 14:04

Current policies will bring ‘catastrophic’ climate breakdown, warn former UN leaders

The policies currently in place to tackle the climate crisis around the world will lead to “catastrophic” climate breakdown, as governments have failed to take the actions needed to fulfil their…

02 06 2022 | 10:19

We cannot adapt our way out of climate crisis, warns leading scientist

The world cannot adapt its way out of the climate crisis, and counting on adaptation to limit damage is no substitute for urgently cutting greenhouse gases, a leading climate scientist has warned.

26 05 2022 | 07:06

Egypt says climate finance must be top of agenda at Cop27 talks

Host of November’s summit wants focus to be on ‘moving from pledges to implementation’ Financial assistance for developing countries must be at the top of the agenda for UN climate talks this year…

26 05 2022 | 07:01

Cumbria coalmine redundant before it even opens, say campaigners

Ministers and some Conservative MPs have argued that the Cumbrian mine could go ahead despite the UK’s climate commitments because it would produce coking coal, rather than coal for use in power…

13 05 2022 | 10:58

John Kerry warns a long Ukraine war would threaten climate efforts

The longer the war in Ukraine carries on, the worse the consequences will be for the climate, the US presidential envoy John Kerry has warned. Many countries are struggling with an energy crisis…

28 04 2022 | 12:49

Too many new coal-fired plants planned for 1.5C climate goal, report concludes

The number of coal-fired power plants under development around the world fell last year, but far too much coal is still being burned and too many new coal-fired power plants are planned for the world…

18 04 2022 | 13:18

Why are the three IPCC working group reports significant?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), made up of the world’s leading climate scientists, has now published all three sections of its landmark comprehensive review of climate science.

06 04 2022 | 12:22

IPCC report: ‘now or never’ if world is to stave off climate disaster

The world can still hope to stave off the worst ravages of climate breakdown but only through a “now or never” dash to a low-carbon economy and society, scientists have said in what is in effect a…

14 03 2022 | 12:33

Ban Ki-moon warns UK against fracking as world stands at ‘dangerous’ point

Former UN secretary general says countries face stark choices brought on by the war in Ukraine The former UN secretary general has warned the UK against fracking, as the world stands at a “dangerous…

13 03 2022 | 16:54

Oil and gas companies are looking at a bonanza from the Ukraine war

Analysis: fear of shortages gives fossil fuel companies leverage with governments that could be disastrous for the climate Oil and gas companies are facing a potential bonanza from the Ukraine war,…

02 03 2022 | 07:27

Climate emergency a ‘national security’ concern, says Red Cross

On eve of alarming IPCC report, organisation warns governments to treat crisis on a par with war and peace Governments must start treating the climate crisis as a national security concern on a par…

02 03 2022 | 07:19

IPCC issues ‘bleakest warning yet’ on impacts of climate breakdown

Report says human actions are causing dangerous disruption, and window to secure a liveable future is closing Climate breakdown is accelerating rapidly, many of the impacts will be more severe than…

02 03 2022 | 07:05

African countries spending billions to cope with climate crisis

Report says average 4% of GDP will be spent on adapting to climate breakdown, risking deeper poverty African countries are being forced to spend billions of dollars a year coping with the effects…