The low carbon league table: Which countries are on track for COP26?

Independent analysis conducted by academics from Imperial College London for Drax Electric Insights deep-dives into the changes driving Great Britain’s electricity system over the last 3 months.

Win or lose, Trump’s withdrawal from Paris Agreement has been formalised

The UK, Chile, France, Italy and the UN Climate Change said they will continue to work with US partners to accelerate climate action

‘No major fossil fuel firm is aligned to limiting climate change to 2°C’

The Transition Pathway Initiative claims all fossil fuel giants are still wide’ of the 2°C mark, despite a raft of ‘attention-grabbing’ climate commitments

UK and Chile urge countries to take ambitious climate action

Speaking during the week of the UN General Assembly, COP26 President Alok Sharma invited the world leaders to attend a virtual event on 12th December and come forward with new ambitious commitments

China’s new net zero goal ‘could lower global warming projections by 0.3°C by 2100’

Without China’s new pledge, global temperature is forecast to increase by 2.7°C by this time, according to a new report

Boris Johnson: ‘Climate action cannot be another victim of coronavirus’

Speaking to UN Climate Action Roundtable this afternoon, Prime Minister is expected to urge leaders ‘look how we will rebuild’

China vows to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2060

Speaking to the UN General Assembly, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country will reach peak emissions before 2030

UN launches new partnership to promote renewable energy in India

The collaboration with India’s largest renewable energy company, ReNew Power, will see the deployment of renewable energy and solar off-grid projects

‘Planet needs additional 3,000GW of renewables by 2030 to meet Paris Agreement goal’

Planned investments currently fall far below the $2.7 trillion committed to renewables during the last decade, according to a new report

World population facing water stress ‘could double by 2050’

Even if the world does meet international climate targets, the number of people exposed to water stress could still rise by 50% by 2050, a new study warns