Meat and potatoes: international media majors on diet in IPCC coverage

Reporting on latest science around climate change and land use focused on rich nations’ eating habits, but did it miss the bigger picture?

How we manage land is critical to climate justice

The latest science shows the impacts of global warming – and solutions to it – risk worsening inequality if not coupled with support to the world’s poor

No-deal Brexit would be a disaster for the climate

Boris Johnson’s leadership increases the likelihood of a hard exit from the EU, shattering the bloc’s solidarity and empowering a radical deregulation agenda

A weak carbon price is worse than no carbon price

The time for timidity has passed; politicians must dare to make polluters pay as part of a vision for a healthier, happier future

How von der Leyen could make a carbon border tax work

The next European Commission chief must tread carefully if she is to meet her promise to make polluting importers pay

AIIB must stop backing gas in climate-hit Bangladesh

The Beijing-headquartered development bank is skewed towards fossil fuels, when it should be helping poorer countries access clean renewable power

Climate Home News launches African reporting programme

If you are an experienced African journalist, we want to hear your story ideas on the links between climate science and development

Finland’s forestry myth undermines its radical climate ambition

The next EU presidency wants to drive the climate agenda, but its forestry industry is bad for carbon emissions, biodiversity and its indigenous Sámi people


Comment & Analysis

Ireland’s world-leading citizens’ climate assembly. What worked? What didn’t?

While the Irish assembly provoked a shift in government policy on climate change, there are important lessons to learn from this democratic experiment

After an MP grabbed a climate protester, young Brits will never vote for these Tories

Minister Mark Field’s violence proves we need politicians that take our calls for a safe future seriously, writes climate striker Cate Davies

As voices for the planet grow louder, UN Environment must respond

Incoming UN green chief says that growing pressure from people across the world means the organisation must redouble its efforts

EU leaders keep saying climate is a priority. Here’s something they can do

The European Investment Bank is the world’s largest multilateral lender and it keeps funding fossil fuels. Next week EU finance ministers can change that

I am a denier. A human extinction denier

The rhetoric of extinction and emergency does not adequately describe the situation we find ourselves in and is counter-productive

Children made climate an election issue. Now we’ll target banks that fuel fossils

The EU election showed voters have heard the school strikers’ call for action. But will the public institutions that finance coal, oil and gas projects also listen?

‘This is bigger’: Palestinian and Israeli teens strike together for the climate

At a climate march in Jerusalem, students put hatred aside to tell the government that nothing matters more than a safe climate

Why school strikers are guest editing Climate Home News

It’s time we heard more from those who will live longest with the climate crisis

Comment & Analysis


Elon Musk’s disaster capitalism

The entreprenuer has made a habit of intervening in crises, particularly climate-related ones, but it’s a high wire act

Climate Home News is seeking a full-time reporter

We are expanding our award-winning team and we want a tenacious, ambitious journalist to join us in London. Applications close Monday, August 6

Climate Home News is offering two African reporting fellowships

We are looking for two African journalists to report deeply on the effects of climate change and climate science on the continent’s development

Climate Home News wins online media award

At a prestigious UK journalism awards ceremony, CHN was named best specialist or local news site of 2018, beating bigger rivals like BBC East of England

A bottle of brandy that Trump won’t leave the Paris deal. Any takers?

Trump’s US remains firmly in the Paris climate deal. Richard Black reckons that’s how it will stay and he’s prepared to put his brandy where his mouth is

One kilometre along the Arctic sea ice – my hardest ever swim

When Lewis Pugh finished his 22-minute, awareness-raising swim his hands were so frozen he hand to grip onto his photographer with his teeth

Trump schedules Paris announcement for 3pm Thursday

Join our live blog from around 2pm ET (7pm BST) for updates from the US and around the world as Trump makes his decision on the Paris accord

To save communities from rising seas, we must open our ears

As modernity creeps into Tanna, Vanuatu, climate change is just one of many new challenges. We cannot fight the former without understanding the whole