Steve Holliday: Oil and gas sector must play major role in tackling climate change

The president of the Energy Institute spoke to ELN at the Energy Live Expo event in London last week, which attracted more than 450 people from across industry

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Climate targets ‘in jeopardy as energy demand soars’

Capgemini has published new data revealing that as global energy demand continued to rise through 2018, so did greenhouse gas emissions

EU and member states’ climate contributions exceed €21bn

They remain the largest provider of public climate finance, which has more than doubled since 2013, to help developing nations cope with the impacts of climate change

New Zealand passes law for net zero carbon emissions by 2050

The Zero Carbon Bill provides a framework to support the country to prepare for and adapt to the effects of climate change

Whistleblower claims British Airways guilty of ‘fuel tankering’ practice

Fuel tankering involves adding extra fuel to planes to save on refuelling costs, resulting in increased weight and higher emissions

Italy to become first nation to make climate change part of the national curriculum

Italy’s Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti told Reuters the move would put Italy at the forefront of environmental education worldwide

New £7.35m fund to support small satellite launch from Cornwall

Access to space is a vital tool for global efforts to tackle climate change

Climate finance: Agreement to step up collaboration in Eastern and Southern Africa

The Memorandum of Understanding establishes a framework of co-operation to collaborate in a number of areas to tackle climate change and boost finance

Madrid to host COP25 climate summit in December

It comes after the Government of Chile decided to call it off last week amid ongoing protests

Trump starts process to formally exit Paris climate agreement

The US has to wait a year before finally leaving the deal