Claire O’Neill removed as UK COP26 President

The former energy minister has been axed just six months into her role

Michael Bloomberg to electrify all US cars by 2035 if he becomes President

The democrat hopeful plans to fight the climate crisis and halve national carbon emissions by 2030 by implementing a wide range of green measures in the transport space

Donald Trump to speed up infrastructure project approval with rule rollback

The National Environmental Policy Act currently requires federal agencies to assess the environmental impact of projects such as the construction of mines, motorways, water pipes and gas lines

Next US president ‘must declare a national climate emergency’

Around 500 US environmental groups have called for 10 changes to be made, including signing back up to the Paris Agreement

Donald Trump’s state visit ‘to emit 2,619 tonnes of carbon dioxide’

That is the same amount of greenhouse gases emitted by an average UK home over 970 years

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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

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President Trump: ‘Wind turbines cause cancer’

The US president also said wind turbines could reduce the value of nearby homes by 75%

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President Trump’s order to reopen Arctic to oil drilling was ‘unlawful’

The current US President attempted to overrule a ban brought in by Barack Obama prohibiting offshore drilling in the region

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Donald Trump issues new permit for controversial Keystone XL pipeline

The move aims to speed up the development of the pipeline, which would transport 800,000 barrels of crude oil from Canada to the US every day

Brazilian election front-runner commits to stay in Paris Agreement

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