Climate-related disasters ‘almost doubled in the last 20 years’

China and India have the highest share of disaster-hit populations with more than 2.8 billion people affected, according to a new report

Boris Johnson pledges to protect an extra 4,000 square kilometres of new land in England

The Prime Minister will reportedly make a commitment to protect 30% of the UK’s land by 2030

China’s new net zero goal ‘could lower global warming projections by 0.3°C by 2100’

Without China’s new pledge, global temperature is forecast to increase by 2.7°C by this time, according to a new report

Alok Sharma: ‘We are working on delivering a physical COP26’

The Business Secretary said although the government’s plan is to organise an in-person climate summit, Covid-19 pandemic still cast uncertainty over the future

Japan launches online platform for sustainable recovery from COVID-19

It offers a dedicated source of knowledge for both governments and non-state stakeholders, expected to speed the efficiency of action taken

UN Carbon Offset Platform hits new milestone

The two million certified emission reductions cancelled roughly corresponds to $2m in climate investment from individuals and organisations to their selected clean projects

UN launches new partnership to promote renewable energy in India

The collaboration with India’s largest renewable energy company, ReNew Power, will see the deployment of renewable energy and solar off-grid projects

Yemen oil tanker poses ‘catastrophic environmental threat’, warns UK

The rusting FSO SAFER oil tanker has 1.14 million barrels of crude oil on board

Game on! Sony PlayStation and UN team up to boost gamers’ climate awareness

The immersive video seeks to bring consumers ‘face to face’ with their individual carbon footprints and make them aware of what a climate change-friendly lifestyle looks like

BlackBerry dials in to net zero and invests in clean water tech

The firm’s journey towards carbon-neutrality includes closed-loop and water infrastructure commitments