Climate change: An 'existential threat' to humanity, UN chief warns global summit
2018-05-18 16:25:54

Climate change: An 'existential threat' to humanity, UN chief warns global summit

None of the world’s challenges loom as large as climate change, the United Nations chief told a major climate action summit on Tuesday, reiterating his belief that global warming poses an “existential threat” to humanity


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In major new report, UN environment chief urges ambitious action to save planet from 'pollution menace'
2017-12-04 13:55:37

In major new report, UN environment chief urges ambitious action to save planet from 'pollution menace'

Every part of the planet and every person is affected by pollution – the world's largest killer – and while solutions are within reach, new policies, enhanced public and private sector leadership, redirected investments

Bank of England: Fintech competition could cut banks' profits by £1 billion
2017-11-30 10:30:16

Bank of England: Fintech competition could cut banks' profits by £1 billion

The Bank of England thinks banks could be underestimating the risks to their business posed by financial technology startups

Climate engineering is risky, but should be explored, experts say at UN conference
2017-11-30 10:10:43

Climate engineering is risky, but should be explored, experts say at UN conference

Climate engineering, or climate intervention, is risky but needs to be explored as a supplement – not as a 'Plan B' – to greenhouse gas emissions reduction

UN conference closes with renewed urgency for greater ambition to tackle climate change
2017-11-29 11:50:27

UN conference closes with renewed urgency for greater ambition to tackle climate change

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) wrapped up on Friday in Bonn, Germany, with delegations expressing a renewed sense of urgency and a need for greater ambition to tackle climate change

1000 profitable solutions to solve climate change
2017-11-27 17:10:12

1000 profitable solutions to solve climate change

When I was flying with my solar plane over the Atlantic Ocean, I remember looking at the sun that was giving energy to my four electric motors and their huge propellers. There was no noise, no pollution

Financing for low-carbon, climate-resilient future takes center stage at UN climate conference
2017-11-14 15:00:15

Financing for low-carbon, climate-resilient future takes center stage at UN climate conference

The urgent need to raise the finances to meet the funding goals of the Paris Agreement, especially to support action by developing countries, took center stage Monday at the UN Climate Conference, Germany