‘Climate inaction could trigger pandemics worse than coronavirus’

Deforestation, intensive farming, mining and infrastructure development have created a ‘perfect storm’ for the transfer of diseases from wildlife to people, according to a recent report

Residents of Warwick to be given referendum on climate change tax rise

The proposed council tax change would amount to an annual increase of £57 to £171 per household

Climate change: UN and nature conservation group launch fund to manage ecosystems

Ecosystem-based adaptation is said to be a key part of promoting nature-based measures for climate change adaptation

Priceless Planet: Mastercard and partners launch coalition for climate action

The Priceless Planet Coalition brings together organisations including Citibank, Saks Fifth Avenue and Transport for London and aims to plant 100m trees over five years

Climate action ‘A list’: H&M, L’Oreal and Sainsbury’s among 179 corporates named

Non-profit CDP recognises companies leading on environmental transparency and performance, helping address climate risks and build a future that is zero carbon

Offshore wind energy giants form global ‘action coalition’

The international Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition will represent the offshore wind sector in the global dialogue on climate change

Ireland proposes to ban sale of new fossil fuels cars from 2030

The government also intends to stop granting National Car Tests for petrol and diesel vehicles from 2045

Green Climate Fund commits $400m to combat climate crisis

Funding will be shared by a total of 13 projects in countries including Nepal, China, the Philippines and Palestine

Climate action: EU, Iceland and Norway agree to strengthen co-operation

Iceland and Norway intend to develop a national climate plan describing their existing and planned policies and measures

Climate change: Regional collaboration centre established in Dubai

The Centre aims to help accelerate climate action in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia