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January 2021

John Kerry promises ‘significantly’ more climate finance at adaptation summit

Renewables overtook fossil fuels as EU’s main power source in 2020

After a decade of stalling, a new EU law could force Apple to introduce a universal charger for all devices

Global ice loss accelerating at record rate, study finds

EU may "recalibrate" climate-friendly investment guide

Europe must become a global climate power

EU carbon border levy shaping up as ‘notional ETS’

As US renews climate relations with EU and China, carbon pricing raises tensions

Helping poorest tackle climate crisis will boost global growth, says IMF head

Biden administration to unveil more climate policies, urges China to toughen emissions target

Cross-channel power link for 1m British homes opens

How hemp can help to moderate the climate crisis

Keystone XL cancellation: ‘Wake-up call’ for Canada to address oil and gas blind spot

October 2019

How are banks doing on sustainable finance commitments? Not good enough

World's largest banks lagging in sustainable finance: report

Germany and Netherlands sign joint declaration of intent on energy transition

Poland stokes dispute over net-zero emissions price and meaning

Siemens partner with UK100 for £100bn of clean energy projects

'Things are getting unstable': global heating and the rise of rockfalls in Swiss Alps

EU leaders risk trade tension with carbon border tax plan to shield industry

Trees for goals: the teenager playing to end deforestation

Political uncertainty poses obstacle to UN’s global goals, businesses say

Climate change activists spray red paint at UK Treasury from fire engine

Australia’s vast carbon sink releasing millions of tonnes of CO2 back into atmosphere

Leave ‘em laughing instead of crying: Climate humour can break down barriers and find common ground

The climate protest movement must not alienate Britain’s working classes

Academic: Higher carbon price needed to ramp up EU biomethane production

German power giant RWE, Europe’s biggest emitter, aims for zero carbon by 2040

September 2019

Storm kills 1, disrupts rail traffic in northern Germany

How should China respond to melting glaciers and rising sea levels?

China aims to shut 8.7 GW of coal power by year-end - regulator

Tall, flexible, and digitally connected: A peek at the buildings of the future

‘Flight shaming’ is in the air as UN summit faces climate crisis

More South Korean coal power plant curbs needed to tackle pollution: advisory group

How will low-lying Singapore’s built environment survive rising seas?

The future of biogas in Europe: it’s a local affair

Is blockchain an overhyped tool for Asia’s energy transition?

Weatherwatch: glass skyscrapers are worst energy offenders

Storm kills 1, disrupts rail traffic in northern Germany

Floods kill 113 in north India in late monsoon burst, jail, hospital submerged

Citing climate risk, investors bet against mortgage market

UK ‘needs billions a year’ to meet 2050 climate targets

A woman-focused climate agenda

What is Greta Thunberg really achieving?

A Green Deal for Europe will fail unless it confronts natural gas

Greta Thunberg meets Justin Trudeau amid climate strikes: 'He is not doing enough'

Europe’s overloaded land is driving forest destruction and climate breakdown

WSED keeps offering opportunities for Young Energy Researchers

Trade unions call for ‘new social contract’ to drive energy transition

Fight the power: why climate activists are suing Europe’s biggest coal plant

We've got a deadline to save people and planet – let's start the charge

Thinning of the Arctic ‘unprecedented for at least 1,000 years’ – IPCC report

Putting a price on carbon is not easy; energy efficiency can help

Finnish official: ‘Heating is far from being just a local issue’

Sustainable financing may have its limits

Lambasting China over its emissions might impress the US but it could be costly for Australia

Sustainable financing may have its limits

Council maintains nuclear as eligible for ‘green’ finance

Will Asia’s banks join the movement to decarbonise shipping?

1% of English residents take one-fifth of overseas flights, survey shows

Germany’s missed opportunity to regain climate leadership

Passion for winter sports can help fight climate change, organizers say

European countries must step up support for Green Climate Fund

UN agency calls for global Green New Deal to overhaul trade system

Poland plans new coal mines despite EU's call for carbon neutrality

Fifth of world's calories threatened as climate scientists sound alarm over wheat

Extreme sea level events ‘will hit once a year by 2050’

UN summit day #3: SDGs in the spotlight

Protect coastal, island communities now as seas rise, scientists urge

Decarbonising Europe’s heating sector

Shipping and fossil fuel tax exemption

Sustainable financing may have its limits

VW bosses indicted over emissions cheating

Australia has dodged global attention on fossil fuels because of assiduous diplomatic efforts

Ocean holds solutions to help tackle climate change, report finds

Koizumi's 'sexy' words on climate change ring hollow for some in Japan

Most of world's biggest firms 'unlikely' to meet Paris climate targets

Three EU countries bump up renewable energy goal for 2030

VW bosses indicted over emissions cheating

Upcoming Symposium in Berlin: Valuing the multiple benefits of energy efficiency

Oil CEOs push carbon-capture efforts ahead of climate talks

Russia formally joins Paris climate agreement

Greta Thunberg condemns world leaders in emotional speech at UN

EU countries urged to reject UN scheme that could thwart action on aviation emissions

Amazon commits to being carbon neutral by 2040

UN climate summit diary, day #1: ‘Big announcement’ expected

Countries must triple climate emission cut targets to limit global heating to 2C

From Indonesia to Gabon, countries turn to nature to cut climate risks

Poorest people getting world's small change to cope with climate crisis

Cities and regions will be pivotal in reaching climate neutrality by 2050

Efficiency makes clean energy cost-competitive with new gas power plants

EU countries urged to reject UN scheme that could thwart action on aviation emissions

Climate change fight should be 'sexy' and 'fun', Japan's new environment minister says

Tiny changes might seem insignificant. But they are how we save the planet

Amazon fires: Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro to use UN speech to reject criticism over response to blaze ravaging rainforest

Britain to create 1 bln pound fund for clean energy technology

Africa to seek declaration of global climate emergency at UN summit

It’s taken years, but at last there’s real hope for meaningful climate action

The Guardian view on transport emissions: the trouble with planes and automobiles

Faster global warming may bring much more heat

Investors demand binding EU measures to shield from climate risks

‘Coal bubble’ puts EU carbon market under threat, watchdog warns

I have a dream that the powerful take the climate crisis seriously. The time for their fairytales is over

‘Four million’ join students in climate marches, building pressure on leaders

What the European Parliament must do to halt the destruction of the Amazon

More than 100 countries applied for UN climate summit, half were rejected

Global decarbonisation efforts ‘stall’, pushing climate goals out of reach

The 6 trends shaping Southeast Asia’s clean energy sector

National governments urged to get behind cities to win climate fight

Investing in zero-carbon cities will return $24 trillion by 2050, report finds

'Greenwashing': fossil fuel execs to hold invite-only forum at UN climate summit

ACEEE press release: US Government takes sledgehammer to clean car rules

Human rights threats in warming world could speed up climate action

Choreography of a climate deal

'We're losing the race': UN secretary general calls climate change an 'emergency'

Aluminium sector illustrates close link between trade and climate policy

French researchers forecast more intensified global warming

Air pollution particles found on foetal side of placentas – study

When it comes to addressing climate change, gender matters

Greenhouse gas emissions on the rise from road transport in the UK

The beauty of a Green New Deal is that it would pay for itself

Perhaps we need to explain climate change to politicians as we would to very small children

Wall Street investment giants voting against key climate resolutions

Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry’

ACEEE press release: Energy Efficiency Can Slash Emissions and Get US Halfway to Climate Goals

The silenced: meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by Trump

'Like a sunburn on your lungs': how does the climate crisis impact health?

Illinois marijuana growers will face energy efficiency and reporting rules

What is the UN climate action summit?

Canadian climate concern could carry Greens to breakthrough election

Carbon capture struggles to accelerate in race to avert climate crash

Report: Financing the European Green Deal

Can the rest of the world save itself from climate breakdown without the US?

The future of energy policy: A conversation with BECC keynote speaker Phil Sharp

Smart energy meter rollout deadline pushed back to 2024

Pres. Trump, light bulbs don’t cause people to look orange

Is industry fragmentation blocking the path to net-zero energy buildings?

EXCLUSIVE-Cities to step up at U.N. to push climate fight, sustainable development

European Green Deal calls for a green EU budget

Thousands of car protesters block Frankfurt Motor Show with bikes

Net zero: the story of the target that will shape our future

Trump's long-term plan to destroy Obama's green legacy

The world has a third pole – and it's melting quickly

'Americans are waking up': two thirds say climate crisis must be addressed

'This is our home': Kenya islanders demand say in foreign-backed projects

'This is our home': Kenya islanders demand say in foreign-backed projects

'We have a once-in-century chance': Naomi Klein on how we can fight the climate crisis

Nigerian tree planter: Europe, US must help Africa fight climate change

Forest protection likely to be new priority for EU Parliament

Microgrids are powering remote communities—and helping Southeast Asia’s eco resorts live up to their name

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump

Only one-fifth of climate finance going to adaptation, finds OECD

Floods kills at least five in southeast Spain, thousands evacuated

Brexit must not distract from UK’s biggest job in 2020: the Glasgow climate summit

Pete Buttigieg has called climate change a religious crisis — but is he brave enough to do it in evangelical Texas?

Deforestation is getting worse, 5 years after countries and companies vowed to stop it

Pollutionwatch: how skilful driving can reduce toxic fumes

Aviation’s black box: Non-disclosure agreements, closed doors and rising CO2

Rising temperatures resulting in diesel cars emitting more air pollution

First ‘millennial’ Commissioner to address challenges for Generation Z

UN ‘very confident’ China plans to raise climate ambition

Which comes first for green buildings: technology transformation or cultural change?

China’s plan to electrify the economy

Green Deal branded as ‘hallmark’ of new European Commission

Adaptation isn’t enough. We’ve got to throw everything at the climate crisis

Energy transition ‘happening fast but not quickly enough’ to stop planet heating: report

Lower cost, less controversy: Business case builds for energy efficiency

World 'gravely' unprepared for effects of climate crisis – report

I never thought I'd see the Australian rainforest burning. What will it take for us to wake up to the climate crisis?

EU eyes end of energy tax waivers for air and sea transport sectors

‘Asia undermining efforts to reduce coal dependence’

Missed Opportunity: Few utilities fully integrate energy efficiency and demand response

No need to cut beef to tackle climate crisis, say farmers

Can we save the world, one tree at a time?

Clean energy or food? Asian nations grapple with new demands on land

UK to host crucial global talks on tackling climate emergency

Air conditioning for all? Hotter world faces risk of 'cooling poverty'

EU countries have ‘no concrete plans’ to phase out fossil fuel subsidies: report

EIB begins metamorphosis into climate bank

Listen up, 2020 candidates: Energy affordability is a major problem

Jakarta’s sea level prompts a move – at a price

Alive but lost: In Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian survivors wonder what next

Summer heatwaves caused 1,500 extra deaths in France - health minister

Hundreds of climate sceptics to mount international campaign to stop net-zero targets being made law

Climate change activists storm red carpet at Venice Film Festival

Pope says deforestation must be treated as a global threat

Brexit is stalling Britain from taking vital action on climate crisis, says expert

Meet the environment defenders fighting for clean energy in Southeast Asia

France’s path towards sustainable farming eroded by increased droughts

Fires in Brazil’s Amazon have devastating consequences

Amazon countries sign forest pact, promising to coordinate disaster response

Climate Weekly: US Dems’ 7-hour climathon

Seagrass conservation will help tackle climate change

US cities adopt stricter building energy codes

Democrats must go to war with fossil fuel industry to take on the climate crisis

Oil and gas companies undermining climate goals, says report

Scientist: ‘I’m pretty sure we will need carbon removal technologies’

Amazon fires are a shameful indictment of our lust for excess

New geo-clustering tool helps understand buildings performance and savings potentials

Time to give the transport sector the predictability it needs to thrive in a zero emission economy