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31 05 2020 | 07:53

10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth.

The United Nations suggests that climate change is not just the defining issue of our time, but we are also at a defining moment in history. Weather patterns are changing and will threaten food…

25 04 2020 | 12:46

Shell's Latest Annual Report: More Greenwashing?

Two years after internal documents surfaced showing that Royal Dutch Shell, like ExxonMobil, knew about climate dangers decades ago, the oil giant r

19 04 2020 | 08:10

Madrid 1995: Diagnosing climate change.

John Houghton chaired the tense IPCC meeting without which there would be no Kyoto Protocol. Here he recalls how science won the day. Climate change is increasingly recognized as one of the most…

26 03 2020 | 08:43

Don’t Wash Your Hands of the Problem.

The most repeated public health advice since the outbreak of the New Coronavirus has been “wash your hands thoroughly with soap”. Most governments who have decided to close down schools have done so…

16 03 2020 | 21:01

Greenland and Antarctica losing ice six times faster than expected.

According to a new report, Greenland and Antarctica are losing ice six times faster than in the 1990s – currently on track with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s worst-case climate…

16 03 2020 | 20:50

How climate change may ‘flood’ global equities.

We estimate that approximately 7% of global facilities operated by MSCI ACWI Index constituents are threatened by coastal flooding risk. Nearly 62% of index constituents had at least one facility in…

12 03 2020 | 07:25

Climate strikers: Open letter to EU leaders on why their new climate law is ‘surrender’.

This is an open letter to EU leaders at the European Commission, European Parliament and member states from 34 youth climate activists, including Greta Thunberg. The European Commission will release…

09 03 2020 | 11:36

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2019.

The World Meteorological Organization Statement on the State of the Climate in 2019 will be released on Tuesday 10 March 2020 at a press conference with United Nations Secretary-General António…

01 03 2020 | 14:20

Climate change: Arctic permafrost now melting at levels not expected until 2090.

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01 03 2020 | 13:28

How plans for new coal are changing around the world.

Just 15 countries dominate the pipeline for new coal. Together, they are responsible for 90% of coal capacity under development. This guest post explains what is happening in each of these key…

26 02 2020 | 09:11

JP Morgan economists warn climate crisis is threat to human race.

Leaked report for world’s major fossil fuel financier says Earth is on unsustainable trajectory The world’s largest financier of fossil fuels has warned clients that the climate crisis threatens…

20 02 2020 | 07:12

Half the world's economy now eyeing net zero transition, analysis shows.

Almost $39tr of the world's GDP is now aligned, or proposing to align, with net zero emissions targets, according to ECIU Almost half of the world's GDP is now generated in places where authorities…

12 02 2020 | 12:37

In-depth Q&A: The IPCC’s special report on climate change and land.

This morning in Geneva, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its special report on climate change and land. The land provides the “food, feed, fibre, fuel and freshwater”…

21 01 2020 | 07:53

Billions to be wasted on ‘unnecessary’ gas projects, study says.

Europe does not need new gas infrastructure to safeguard security of supply, according to a new study by industry consultants Artelys, which warns that there is a risk of €29 billion being wasted on…

16 12 2019 | 11:24

COP25: Longest climate talks end with compromise deal.

The longest United Nations climate talks on record have finally ended in Madrid with a compromise deal. Exhausted delegates reached agreement on the key question of increasing the global response to…

14 12 2019 | 15:06

Renewables: The policy vision for a net-zero future.

The General Election is a huge opportunity for a new government to make a transformative difference to climate change through investment in renewables, Juliet Davenport, chief executive and founder…

10 12 2019 | 05:53

Opening of COP 25: Statement by IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee

Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen    

02 12 2019 | 09:52

UN emissions report: World on course for more than 3 degree spike, even if climate commitments are met.

Even if countries meet commitments made under the 2015 Paris Agreement, the world is heading for a 3.2 degrees Celsius global temperature rise over pre-industrial levels, leading to even wider-…

15 10 2019 | 08:24

Development banks reducing investment in renewables despite claiming to tackle climate crisis – new report.

New report shows that multilateral development banks funding for renewables fell by half a billion dollars last year. This despite need for clean energy investment to rapidly increase to tackle…

01 10 2019 | 08:03

IPCC report: extreme sea level events will be ‘once a year’ by 2050.

The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report has warned of extreme sea level rise by 2050. The latest IPCC report ‘Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate’ highlights the damaging…