Greta Thunberg
Greta Thunberg: ‘Lowering emissions not enough – they need to be stopped’

Climate activist Greta Thunberg gave a speech to MPs at the Houses of Parliament, condemning the UK’s efforts on climate change

Fossil fuel investment
Planned $4.9tn oil and gas investment ‘not compatible with climate goals’

Global Witness suggests any extraction of new oil and gas reserves will see the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C goal be surpassed

Claire Perry
Claire Perry: Climate protest disruption ‘won’t win hearts and minds’

The Energy and Climate Minister said she thought there were better ways to get the point across than blocking traffic and trains

Senator Elizabeth Warren
Presidential hopeful pledges to ban fossil fuel production on public land

Senator Elizabeth Warren has promised to place a “total moratorium” on new federal oil and gas leases on her first day as president

Rebellion forms to face ‘climate emergency and ecosystem collapse’

The Extinction Rebellion group started widespread protests through London yesterday to block traffic and call on the government to do more about global warming

Philip Hammond
Philip Hammond calls for more action on sustainable global growth

A new release from the UK Government says the Chancellor will talk at the annual IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington over the coming days

Amazon
More than 5,000 Amazon staff call on Jeff Bezos to tackle climate change

At the time of writing, 5,237 Amazon employees acknowledge “climate change is an existential threat”

Climate change
Decarbonisation ‘must accelerate to stay in line with Paris Agreement’

The International Renewable Energy Agency suggests three-quarters of global emission-cutting goals could be achieved through renewables and electrification

Flooding in Bangladesh
Climate change threatens a third of Bangladeshi children

A new UN report warns 19 million children are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters

Court ruling
Friends of the Earth takes Shell to court

The environmental group claims it wants to force the energy giant ‘to cease its destruction of the climate’