At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action
2020-01-24 13:30:37

At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action

The world is “doomed” in the face of climate change unless major industrial nations reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos


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Volkswagen unveils the ID.3, its first ‘electric car for the masses’
2019-09-10 15:40:41

Volkswagen unveils the ID.3, its first ‘electric car for the masses’

Volkswagen has rolled out the final version of its first affordable long-range electric car, the ID.3, at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. Coming in at “under €30,000” the ID.3 will come in three variants

Climate change: Greenland's ice faces melting 'death sentence'
2019-09-09 17:15:42

Climate change: Greenland's ice faces melting 'death sentence'

Greenland's massive ice sheet may have melted by a record amount this year, scientists have warned

Brexit is stalling Britain from taking vital action on climate crisis
2019-09-09 16:45:32

Brexit is stalling Britain from taking vital action on climate crisis

Britain has one of the world’s best capabilities for dealing with the climate crisis but is failing to make use of it. That is the stark view of leading expert Baroness Brown, a member of the UK Committee on Climate Change

Global food producers 'failing to face up to role' in climate crisis
2019-09-06 09:30:04

Global food producers 'failing to face up to role' in climate crisis

The world’s biggest producers of meat, dairy and seafood are failing to tackle the enormous impact they are having on the planet through deforestation, the routine use of antibiotics and greenhouse gas emissions

Decades of progress ‘can be wiped out overnight,’ UN chief laments at climate session in Yokohama
2019-09-02 12:05:16

Decades of progress ‘can be wiped out overnight,’ UN chief laments at climate session in Yokohama

“Little undermines development like disaster,” UN Secretary-General Guterres told attendees at a thematic session on Africa and climate change, on day two of the Tokyo international Conference on African Development

Switzerland to become climate neutral by 2050, says government
2019-08-30 16:05:52

Switzerland to become climate neutral by 2050, says government

Switzerland should become climate neutral by 2050, the Swiss government has declared. It has tightened its target based on new scientific findings published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change