Huge blow for US climate mitigation, as Supreme Court rules against EPA

This means Congress will now have to pass off on any climate regulations

IPCC: “Half of the world’s population highly vulnerable to climate”

IPCC’s second instalment of the Sixth Assessment Report said many impacts of climate change are now irreversible

Wind-charged recovery ‘could create 2.2m energy jobs’

Five countries could benefit from the addition of 20GW of wind power, new study estimates

UN: ‘Nature-based funding must triple by 2030’

To achieve net zero, a new report stresses nature-based spending must quadruple by 2050

‘G20 must increase nature-based investments by 140%’

A new report by UNEP and WEF claims this is essential for climate targets to be met by 2050

COP26 Live: Boris Johnson urges world leaders to act now as “it’s one minute to midnight”

In the COP26 opening ceremony later today, the Prime Minister will commit to increasing the climate finance to £1 billion by 2025

UK becomes first G20 country to mandate large businesses disclose climate risks

Banks, insurers and private companies with more than 500 employees will have to disclose climate-related financial information from April 2022

A five times faster cut in energy-related carbon intensity ‘could help the world hit the 1.5°C target’

New research finds that there is no country in the G20 that has achieved the 12.9% rate of decarbonisation required to limit global warming

Fossil fuel share of global energy mix is ‘just as high as a decade ago’

In 2019, fossil fuels made up 80.2% of the global energy mix, compared to 80.3% in 2009, according to a new report

‘UK needs 49.5GW of flexibility to become 100% renewable’

Wärtsilä says this is necessary for the UK’s energy systems to be powered by 100% renewable energy