ExxonMobil announces new Lead Director

Jay Hooley will replace Ken Frazier in the role

Philippe Delorme takes up new Schneider Electric position

He will now have the role of Executive Vice President of European Operations

Meat consumption in EU ‘must drop 71% by 2030 to combat climate change’

A new analysis by global environmental group Greenpeace calls to reduce meat farming’s contribution to climate breakdown

Climate change ‘could cost global economy nearly $10tn by 2050’

A new report warns nature losses and environmental damage need to be rapidly reversed in order to avoid severe financial losses across multiple vital sectors

Extinction Rebellion stage ‘crime scene’ outside Siemens offices

Extinction Rebellion activists have also blockaded Shell’s regional headquarters in Aberdeen to protest the energy giant’s continued investment in fossil fuels

Soil and agriculture ‘can play major role in mitigating climate change’

The United Nations Environment Programme says agricultural practices can be used to store ‘vast amounts of atmospheric carbon in the soil’

‘Only 4% of UK citizens trust politicians to be honest about the environment’

Politicians were the second-least trusted group after celebrities, who were trusted by only 3% of the populace

Global carbon tax ‘needed to tackle climate crisis’

The International Monetary Fund warns the “window of opportunity” for containing global warming is closing rapidly

Sea-level rise ‘to affect billion people by 2050’

A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change suggests climate change could mean sea levels rise by more than a metre by the end of the century

Greta Thunberg tells world leaders: ‘You have stolen my dreams and my childhood’

In an impassioned speech delivered at a UN climate summit, the 16-year-old climate activist said politicians must deliver more ambition on reducing global greenhouse gas emissions