G20 ‘spends more on driving climate change than benefits from reducing it’

Only Canada and France generate more income from carbon pricing schemes than they spend on fossil fuel subsidies

UK renewables capacity overtakes fossil fuels for first time

The total renewable capacity on the grid has tripled over the last five years, standing at 42GW

Two-thirds of Scots in rural areas back onshore wind

Both solar power as well as wave and tidal also received backing from 83% of people

Underinvestment in oil and gas could lead to price rises, says BP chief

Bob Dudley believes oil and gas can be consistent with Paris climate goals

Hydro and fossil fuels powering Sub-Saharan Africa’s electricity growth

They were the top sources of growth between 2005 and 2015

Pakistan’s new 1.3GW coal plant connected to national grid

The facilities first unit is now being prepared to enter operation

Fossil fuel divestment commitments up 11,900% in last four years

Arabella Advisors says nearly 1,000 institutional investors have committed to step away from coal, oil and gas

Asia ‘to lead gas pipeline growth up to 2022’

The region is set to add 49,321 kilometres of new pipework, making up nearly 30% of planned projects around the world

Canadian firm granted $375k for carbon capture technology

The government says the project in Quebec City could cut costs for future commercial projects

Royal College of GPs to divest from fossil fuels

It is part of its plans to tackle climate change for good health and wellbeing of its patients