Alok Sharma: ‘We are working on delivering a physical COP26’

The Business Secretary said although the government’s plan is to organise an in-person climate summit, Covid-19 pandemic still cast uncertainty over the future

Japan launches online platform for sustainable recovery from COVID-19

It offers a dedicated source of knowledge for both governments and non-state stakeholders, expected to speed the efficiency of action taken

UN Carbon Offset Platform hits new milestone

The two million certified emission reductions cancelled roughly corresponds to $2m in climate investment from individuals and organisations to their selected clean projects

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

Yemen oil tanker poses ‘catastrophic environmental threat’, warns UK

The rusting FSO SAFER oil tanker has 1.14 million barrels of crude oil on board

Game on! Sony PlayStation and UN team up to boost gamers’ climate awareness

The immersive video seeks to bring consumers ‘face to face’ with their individual carbon footprints and make them aware of what a climate change-friendly lifestyle looks like

BlackBerry dials in to net zero and invests in clean water tech

The firm’s journey towards carbon-neutrality includes closed-loop and water infrastructure commitments

May becomes ‘the warmest month on record’ as CO2 levels hit new high

The most above-average temperatures were recorded at parts of Siberia, where they were up to 10°C above average, according to the World Meteorological Organization

‘World to fall short of meeting energy targets under SDG 7 by 2030’

According to a recent IEA-led report, more than 620m people globally could be living without electricity in next decade

UN Chief: ‘Now is not the time for retreat on climate change’

UN Secretary-General António Guterres said the world must not lose focus on climate change