Third of global food production at risk from climate crisis
2021-05-17 16:50:10

Third of global food production at risk from climate crisis

Food-growing areas will see drastic changes to rainfall and temperatures if global heating continues at current rate


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Surge in court cases over climate change shows increasing role of litigation in addressing the climate crisis
2021-05-11 19:20:57

Surge in court cases over climate change shows increasing role of litigation in addressing the climate crisis

Climate litigation cases have spiked in recent years, making the courtroom increasingly relevant to efforts to address climate change around the world. A UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report released

U.S. Fed taps official to lead new climate change team
2021-05-10 13:05:49

U.S. Fed taps official to lead new climate change team

The U.S. Federal Reserve is tapping a senior official to lead a new team focused specifically on financial risks posed by climate change, the central bank announced Monday

How Norway became Europe’s biggest power exporter
2021-04-27 14:20:00

How Norway became Europe’s biggest power exporter

The world’s largest synchronous electricity network has allowed many European countries to make power trading a part of everyday grid balancing

Carbon emissions to soar in 2021 by second highest rate in history
2021-04-21 12:45:33

Carbon emissions to soar in 2021 by second highest rate in history

Carbon dioxide emissions are forecast to jump this year by the second biggest annual rise in history, as global economies pour stimulus cash into fossil fuels in the recovery from the Covid-19 recession

Twenty-eighth Green Climate Fund Board meeting approves 15 new projects, USD 1.2 billion for climate action
2021-03-30 13:10:44

Twenty-eighth Green Climate Fund Board meeting approves 15 new projects, USD 1.2 billion for climate action

The Green Climate Fund Board has closed its twenty-eighth meeting, approving 15 new climate projects totaling USD 7.5 billion including USD 1.2 billion in GCF funding and USD 6.3 billion in co-financing, for low-emission, climate resilient development

UK proposes requiring businesses to disclose climate risks by 2022
2021-03-29 12:35:04

UK proposes requiring businesses to disclose climate risks by 2022

Britain launched a public consultation on a proposal to require big companies to disclose the risks they face from climate change as soon as 2022, which would make it the first major economy to make such disclosures mandatory