Eight South American nations agreed on a list of joint actions to protect the Amazon rainforest, but failed to mention a long-awaited target to halt deforestation.
Economic models have ignored tipping points, rainfall changes and indoor work, leading them to under-estimate climate change’s economic damage
Climate Home News has identified more than 30 mining industry representatives in the official state delegations at last month’s momentous UN talks
Colombia wants to restrict oil production while the Brazilian government is divided on the issue
The Energy Charter Treaty, which Spain is trying to leave, protects investments in fossil fuels and in renewables
The government is cutting climate finance, backing oil production and opposing air pollution measures in an attempt to win next year’s election
While China blocked a ban from this year’s seabed talks agenda, hopes are now high that it will be officially discussed next year
The EU wants environmental guarantees in case a future Brazilian government stops trying to protect the Amazon
Cop28 president, Sultan Al Jaber and UN climate change boss, Simon Stiell, had called on G20 countries to show leadership and deliver ambitious emissions cuts.
A dozen countries want to officially debate for the first time in history the possibility to halt deep-sea mining, but have faced opposition from China and the island-nation of Nauru.
Draft guidelines for its export credit agency signal support for some gas projects until 2025 – three years after the deadline set by the Glasgow pledge
The Green Climate Fund suspended a $117 million forest conservation project in Nicaragua over escalating violence against indigenous people.
An upcoming summit on protecting the Amazon has become the focus of a Indigenous and civil society-led campaign to set up an exclusion zone for fossil fuels
The world’s largest economies failed to agree on targets to phase down fossil fuels and scale up renewables
Workers in Philadelphia questioned whether green jobs could permanently replace dirty ones and pay the same high rates
Timmermans has led the EU’s climate policy since 2019 but will now seek to become Dutch prime minister instead
Oil and gas companies like Shell, BP and Equinor were represented at shipping climate talks