The COP27 climate conference ended in Egypt today with a landmark agreement to compensate poorer countries that are the victims of climate change. But there was little progress in tacking emissions from burning fossil fuels, the root cause of global warming.
International efforts to replace gas supplies from Russia threaten the 1.5˚C warming limit, new analysis has shown.
Thousands of people are due to take to the streets at the weekend in protests calling for climate justice.
UK prime minister Rishi Sunak was criticised today for his government’s plans to expand North Sea oil and gas extraction, while promoting renewable energy at the COP27 climate talks.
Mia Mottley, the prime minister of Barbados, called today for oil and gas companies to contribute to the cost of climate change.
The former US vice president, Al Gore, speaking on the opening day of the COP27 climate talks, criticised the world’s addiction to fossil fuels. He told world leaders meeting at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt: “We must see the so-called ‘dash for gas’ for what it really is: a […]
The UN secretary-general has called on all industrialised countries to tax the windfall profits of fossil fuel companies.
“This is not the moment to abandon the campaign for net zero”, the former UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, told the opening day of the COP27 climate talks in Egypt.