UK launches new global coalition to address climate change impacts

The Adaptation Action Coalition has been developed by the UK in partnership with Bangladesh, Egypt, Malawi, the Netherlands, Saint Lucia and the UN

Melting away: Earth lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice between 1994 and 2017

The loss is equivalent to a 100-metre thick sheet of ice covering the whole of the UK, according to new research

Scotch whisky industry toasts to net zero spirits by 2040

The Scotch Whisky Association has also pledged to have all new product packaging reusable, recyclable and compostable by 2025

Scientists warn not all tree planting is good!

Several tree-planting initiatives do not increase carbon capture and could lead to negative impacts on biodiversity, landscapes and livelihoods, according to new research

Boeing commercial flights to use 100% sustainable fuels by 2030

The aviation giant has previously conducted test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with sustainable fuels

COP26: Groups invited to bring climate action to life in interactive setting

Applications are now open to help shape the COP26 venue, with the chance to engage with key audiences and make a ‘real change’ in the fight against climate change

Bank of England warned of ‘moral hazard’ risks from high-carbon bond purchases

The Environmental Audit Committee says the bank’s corporate bond purchases are currently aligned with a ‘catastrophic’ 3.5°C temperature rise by 2100

IRENA members endorse launch of global energy transition forum

The Global High-Level Forum on Energy Transition will use IRENA’s knowledge and convening powers to accelerate energy transition action from countries, industry, businesses, investors and academia

US Climate Envoy John Kerry renews climate vows ‘on the road to Glasgow’

Speaking with the COP26 President Alok Sharma, he said there is no time to waste on tackling climate change

New initiative to help banks in the Philippines, Mexico and Egypt scale climate finance

It is designed to increase climate lending by participating banks to 30% of their portfolios by 2030, while reducing exposure to coal