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December 2019

EU Council chief takes over budget negotiations

Xie Zhenhua: China’s top climate negotiator steps down

Reach ‘peak meat’ by 2030 to tackle climate crisis, say scientists

France, UK block green finance deal in setback for climate goals

Decision time for the EU’s 2050 climate strategy

Rift between negotiators and civil society at COP25 becoming very obvious

UK’s biggest power plant to go carbon negative by 2030 but experts question if it will work

European Green Deal will change economy to solve climate crisis, says EU

Europe must lead on the climate crisis. The European Green Deal shows how

Australia ranked worst of 57 countries on climate change policy

TIMELINE-Greta Thunberg's rise from unknown activist to Time Person of the Year

EU Commission unveils ‘European Green Deal’: The key points

US seeking further block on compensation for climate damage

EU Green Deal to tune up car CO2 rules

At climate talks, Japan's Koizumi confronts critics over coal

Fossil fuel firms 'could be sued' for climate change

Judge clears Exxon in investor fraud case over climate risk disclosure

New Year’s countdown: Our top 10 blog posts of 2019

UK sets new wind power record

Climate change tops list of global worries for young people, says Amnesty

ARISTOTELES Sky - The Energy Cloud for Nations

Greenland's ice sheet melting seven times faster than in 1990s

European shipping emissions undermining international climate targets

COP25: cities are no longer waiting around for nations, Milan’s mayor says

About 100 countries at UN climate talks challenge Australia's use of carryover credits

Time is ripe to align EU policies with Paris Climate Agreement

European stakeholders call upon the new Commission to make 2030 climate target a priority

Climate Diplomacy: We must act and we must act collectively

EU could ban dirty battery imports, says Commission VP

Market debut for world’s biggest polluter must be a rallying cry for climate action

Thousands form human chain in Brussels in climate change demo

UN climate talks failing to address urgency of crisis, says top scientist

Australia 'risks being dumping ground' for cars with greenhouse gas 1,400 times more potent than CO2

A-Z of climate anxiety: how to avoid meltdown

Fix climate crisis because Earth is all we've got, Physics Nobel prize winner says

Carbon offsets have patchy human rights record. Now UN talks erode safeguards

Is the EU Just Transition Fund all for naught?

Denmark adopts climate law to cut emissions 70% by 2030

European cities commit to net zero buildings

Coal is now too hot for insurers to handle

‘Do no harm’: Nuclear squeezed out of EU green finance scheme

Greta Thunberg says school strikes have achieved nothing

EU reaches milestone by agreeing on green criteria for finance

Breaking the Silos: Cooperation Across Industries is Needed to Address Climate Change

Toxic fluorescent lamps: Mercury issue with large energy saving potential

Aviation and shipping set to face differing fortunes under EU Green Deal

EU reaches groundbreaking compromise to stop greenwashing of finance

EU banking regulator: ‘No green economy if we encourage banks to be insolvent’

CO2-tracking satellites crucial for climate efforts, say space experts

EU finance ministers back energy tax reform, singles out aviation

‘People’ to take centre stage in EU Commission’s new energy policy

EU agreement on 2050 climate neutrality can help spur a renovation wave

Revolt brewing against EU’s ‘unrealistic’ climate goals

Businesses need strong climate policy as they aim for net-zero

Europe's 'carbon border tax' could hurt climate negotiations -China adviser

Buildings must be at the heart of the European Green Deal. Here’s why

Analysis: Global fossil-fuel emissions up 0.6 per cent in 2019 due to China

Tackling degraded oceans could mitigate climate crisis - report

Europe’s environment ‘at a tipping point’, EU agency says

Climate change: Emissions edge up despite drop in coal

Climate models have accurately predicted global heating, study finds

Paris climate deal: world not on track to meet goal amid continuous emissions

EU leaders to push for climate neutrality at next week’s summit, draft shows

12 strategies to step up global energy efficiency – eceee, ACEEE, AEEE

Renovation is key to meet climate targets – BPIE report

IEA at COP25 presses for stronger action on energy efficiency

'The United States is still in': Nancy Pelosi defies Trump over Paris climate change agreement in Spain

Natural gas rush drives a global rise in fossil fuel emissions

COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN chief Guterres

In China, coal creeps back in as slowing economy overshadows climate change ambitions

Poor nations pay price as millions flee 'climate chaos', Oxfam says

Climate crisis: what is COP and can it save the world?

RE100 campaign tops 200 corporate members

Commission official: EU should re-examine renewable energy rules

Coal power becoming 'uninsurable' as firms refuse cover

Zero-hour on climate, but UN talks in another time zone

Von der Leyen to start with climate summit, Africa trip

What is Article 6? The issue climate negotiators cannot agree

Boris Johnson urged to challenge Trump on climate denial

Green finance sector expected to discuss issue of climate justice at COP25

Bank of England's Carney to become U.N. climate finance envoy

Poor states ‘need extra cash to combat climate crisis threats’

Governments should take stronger action on energy efficiency, according to global IEA survey

November 2019

Brazil's president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence

Progressive businesses support a 55% carbon reduction target in Europe

The climate crisis is our responsibility, not our children’s

World’s second-largest ferry operator switching from diesel to batteries

German central banker pushes back on calls for ECB to fight climate change

Leak reveals Brussels’ draft plan for European green deal

Madrid climate talks to split nations into vanguard and laggard

JRC: Need to speed up building renovation to meet climate goals

European Parliament declares climate emergency

Parliament signs 2020 EU budget deal, boosts spending on climate action

Power and gas ‘coupling’ seen as key to EU’s zero-carbon quest

Demands grow for ‘global justice’ on climate damage at UN talks

Greening the blue: championing coastal climate solutions

Do NECPs from the 28 Member States meet EU transport decarbonisation targets?

UK leaders debate climate, with Boris Johnson replaced by ice sculpture

The five corrupt pillars of climate change denial

Implementing clean air rules the eternal problem, as EU countries told to raise game

IKEA to invest 200 mln euros in race to turn 'climate positive'

China says CO2 border tax will damage global climate change fight

Climate emergency: world 'may have crossed tipping points’

Paris, Berlin divided over nuclear’s recognition as green energy

Paris, Berlin divided over nuclear’s recognition as green energy

Angela Merkel criticises EIB decision to ban gas lending

Solar and battery storage: A clean solution to a dirty problem

Impact of air pollution on health may be far worse than thought, study suggests

EU climate investment falls behind China and the US

Yes, electric vehicles really are better than fossil fuel burners

UN calls for push to cut greenhouse gas levels to avoid climate chaos

Government seeks public views on how best to decarbonise by 2050

Carbon emissions show no signs of peaking

European Parliament splits over climate emergency motion

Weights show the way to cheap stored power

European coal power output sees ‘unprecedented’ decline

'A sly thief': Rising heat steals jobs and lives in eastern India

Greenhouse gases surge to record in 2018, exceeding 10-yr average rate: U.N.

COP25 will determine climate’s ‘crucial’ year

Construction clean-up looms as Green Deal approaches

At least four dead after massive floods hit southeastern France

Students accuse Cambridge university of 'greenwashing' ties with oil firms

Can we have net zero emissions and still fly?

Death toll from Kenya landslides rises to 56 as heavy rains lash country's north west

Weights show the way to cheap stored power

Estee Lauder signs renewable energy deal

Housing renovation plan will be ‘flagship’ of European Green Deal

Arctic’s oldest ice shows signs of change

Time to steer shipping into the EU carbon market

Altmaier’s planned ‘turbine-free zones’ could halve Germany’s wind energy potential

Why Europe should champion a carbon border tax

Eight leading AC manufacturers and innovative technology companies in running for the Global Cooling Prize

Multiple Benefits Symposium highlights how to influence energy-saving investments

Extinction Rebellion aims to turn up political heat with hunger strikes

How do we convince climate change deniers? That’s the wrong question.

Finally, the public wants action on the climate crisis. Now politics must catch up

Companies control majority of US energy use, but most lack efficiency goals

Wealth alone won't save countries from climate change

Greener, longer life: More trees reduce premature deaths in cities

Study: No EU country has calculated transport decarbonisation costs

Tech route to greener cities only 'smart' if residents follow

Fossil fuel production on track for double the safe climate limit

COP25 to keep ocean focus despite moving to Madrid

Is carbon-neutral beef the future of Australia’s beef sector?

Putin attacks ‘strange’ European plans to reduce gas usage

Grid-interactive efficient buildings are the future, and utilities can help lead the way

Decarbonising the construction industry: Can Europe lead in low carbon buildings and infrastructure?

Why is aviation’s true climate impact being kept under the radar?

Berlin and Brussels should realise that e-fuels for trucks are a bad, expensive bet

Offshore wind carry EU to meeting Paris goals, says IEA

Can carbon offsets tackle airlines’ emissions problem?

British Columbia tops provinces in Canada’s first-ever energy efficiency scorecard

EU 2020 budget boosts climate action spending

Daniel Caspary MEP: Raw materials ‘need a sustainable deal, not a green deal’

Over half of India's coal-fired power plants set to miss emission norm deadline

Breaking new ground: The EU’s push for raw materials sovereignty

Investors step up pressure on global energy watchdog over climate change

Financing the energy transition: Where’s the money?

Renewable energy: climate crisis 'may have triggered faster wind speeds'

Climate change and the bleak prognosis for human health

MEP: Clean technology mix needed to decarbonise transport

Yemenis go solar amid war energy shortage

Venice hit by another exceptional high tide; worst week in 150 years

The Amazon: on the frontline of a global battle to tackle the climate crisis

Scientists and climate advisers condemn Tory environmental record

Climate activists block Geneva airport's private-jet terminal

If you can’t talk about climate when the country is burning, when can you?

California and nearly two dozen other states sue Trump administration for the right to set fuel-efficiency standards

France to end tax breaks for palm oil in biofuel

French gas networks could mix in green hydrogen in future, say operators

German ministers urge EU to lead the way at COP25 in Madrid

European Investment Bank ends lending to fossil fuel projects

French banks still fund coal despite finance minister’s plea

EU ETS a threat to renovation of buildings: Analysis concludes

Political agreement on EU tyre labelling 'will save equivalent to 4 million cars’

Shell announces support for Europe's first sustainable aviation fuel plant

Germany makes legal changes to ease completion of Nord Stream 2

Wildfire threat darkens California dream, residents say

Flood, fire and plague: climate change blamed for disasters

Is coal power winning the US-China trade war?

Green Climate Fund expands support to more than 100 developing states

Growing demand for SUVs 'could negate electric car benefits'

The world’s foremost energy outlook is still leading us to catastrophic climate change

Singapore state investor Temasek to be carbon neutral by 2020

Climate change exposes future generations to life-long health harm

Germany to sit out decisive EIB vote amid fossil fuel row

First Arab astronaut to visit ISS urges climate protection on Earth

How do efficiency programs serve low-income communities? New study takes a look.

Nuclear power ‘dead and alive’, S&P proclaims

Air pollution nanoparticles linked to brain cancer for first time

Stakeholders push for progress on France’s climate adaptation plans

Do more now or risk climate catastrophe, IEA warns

Circular economy erected as ‘number one priority’ of European Green Deal

Greta Thunberg leaves US with simple climate crisis message: vote

Norway flaunts its green credentials – so why is it drilling more oil wells?

EU bank tees up fossil fuel compromise ahead of crucial vote

Economic opportunity should see US get on board with shipping clean-up

G20 heads in the wrong direction on climate action

A clean and healthy environment should be a basic human right – international law could make it one

Banks taking only ‘superficial’ climate action, study reveals