Michael Bloomberg pledges $5.5m to fill US gap in UN climate funding

The billionaire and former New York mayor contributed $4.5m for the same purpose last year

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

EU agrees to create low carbon standards to aid investors

They are designed to help investors who wish to adopt a climate-conscious investment strategy

The Paris Agreement on climate change ‘isn’t solving anything’

That’s the verdict from Derek Birkett, former Grid Control Engineer at Hydro Electric

EAC: Oil and gas exploration in Arctic incompatible with green goals

MPs have said the government must concentrate on meeting its climate change commitments

A rebounding economy must be a good thing… or is it?

A new report suggests growth could see the Paris Agreement targets slip out of reach

‘Only 16 countries’ emissions targets match their Paris Agreement pledges’

A new study shows these nations’ domestic policies do not live up to their nationally determined contributions

Brazilian election front-runner commits to stay in Paris Agreement

Jair Bolsonaro previously suggested he would consider leaving the international climate obligation

Scaling up climate action ‘could provide $26tn to global economy’

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate says it could also prevent 700,000 premature deaths from air pollution

Carbon reductions from cities, states and businesses ‘could exceed national savings’

Global greenhouse gas emissions could be up to 2.2 gigatons lower if these sub-national efforts are fully implemented