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

The Global Strike for Climate launches today – but what’s it all about?

Millions of people around the world are expected to skip school or take time off work to draw attention to global warming and encourage governments to take action.

Global decarbonisation ‘slows to lowest rate since 2011’

PwC suggests greater consumption of fossil fuels increased total emissions by 2% in 2018, marking the fastest rise in emissions in seven years

SSE recruits next generation of energy workers with 100 new apprentices

The energy giant says they will be trained up to tackle climate change across a variety of roles within the organisation

‘Significant lifestyle changes will have to happen to hit net zero’

That’s the verdict from Professor Sir Ian Boyd who says the public have “little idea” of what would actually be needed to hit the 2050 target

US energy-related carbon dioxide emissions ‘to fall in 2019’

The Energy Information Administration notes nearly all of the forecast decrease is due to fewer emissions from coal consumption

Prince Charles: ‘International leaders have 18 months to tackle climate change’

He said it was vital to limit climate change to survivable levels and to restore nature to its point of equilibrium

Fifth of global cities ‘to experience unprecedented climate conditions by 2050’

A new study from the Crowther Lab suggests nearly 80% of cities will experience dramatic heat and weather changes by this time