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05 07 2022 | 07:36

Young activists dismiss 'vague' G7 climate pledges at summit

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, June 27 (Reuters) - Climate campaigners criticised G7 leaders on Monday for making no concrete promises on global warming at a summit dominated by discussion of…

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 | 09:09

GCC: EU unveils Strategic Partnership with the Gulf

Today, the High Representative and the European Commission adopted a Joint Communication on a 'Strategic Partnership with the Gulf' with the aim to broaden and deepen the European Union (EU)'s…

08 06 2022 | 07:21

‘We need something real’: the Russian climate activist taking on Putin’s war

Arshak Makichyan made a name for himself as Russia’s ‘lone climate activist’, protesting for change in a country where oil and gas exports have propped up the country’s economy for decades.

02 06 2022 | 10:05

G7 nations pledge to end coal but do not commit to exit by 2030

Ministers from the world's richest democracies agreed on Friday to work to phase out coal-powered energy, although they failed to set a date for doing so, and said the energy crunch brought on by…

21 05 2022 | 07:23

'Talk is cheap': G20 failing on COP26 but Ukraine sparks new urgency, says Bloomberg

None of the G20 group of major economies has followed through with policies to match the climate action pledges made at COP26 – although Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought added impetus to the…

14 05 2022 | 06:59

Why millions of people across Africa are facing extreme hunger

Drought and conflict have left record numbers of people in the Horn of Africa and Sahel regions in dire need of aid, with women and children facing the brunt of the crises. The world must act now to…

13 05 2022 | 12:35

Greece to set cap on electricity prices to relieve consumers- PM

The Greek government will set a ceiling on wholesale electricity prices to help consumers and businesses cope with their soaring energy costs, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday. "…

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…

13 05 2022 | 10:53

Extreme heatwave in India and Pakistan causes power and water shortages

Millions sweltered in a dangerous early summer heatwave across India and Pakistan that has led to power and water shortages as annual furnace-like temperatures hit South Asia. In New Delhi, a…

10 05 2022 | 08:26

Rightwing populist parties blight climate policy, study finds

Rightwing populist parties have a detrimental impact on climate policy, researchers have found for the first time, amid growing fears of a similar movement in the UK.

10 05 2022 | 08:02

Brazil's indigenous communities fear mining threat over war in Ukraine

Maurício Ye'kwana worries about the future. He comes from the community of Auaris, in northern Brazil, close to the border with Venezuela. The area, part of the Yanomami Indigenous Territory, is…

01 05 2022 | 14:47

Kenyan millers want the ban on Indian wheat lifted

The call comes in the wake of supply disruptions caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine Millers in Kenya have warned that the country could run out of options if the wheat import ban from India…

28 04 2022 | 12:40

IEEFA: A shift to green ammonia from green hydrogen can reduce India’s fertiliser subsidy burden

Switching to a cleaner, domestically produced fertiliser feedstock would cut dependence on LNG imports (IEEFA India): A shift to green ammonia would significantly reduce the Indian government’s…