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.
Two judges have disagreed in what could be a landmark case over whether the UK government acted lawfully in approving $1.15bn financing for a liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique.
A group of more than 20 countries is pushing to remove the entire section of the draft COP26 climate agreement on reducing emissions.
The first version of the COP26 climate agreement was published this morning with calls for countries to do more to cut carbon emissions.
The COP26 president, Alok Sharma, declared this morning: “I do believe that the end of coal is in sight. I do believe that we are getting to a point we can consign coal power to history.”
Campaigners against fossil fuel extraction have called for a block on UK oil and gas developments following the latest scientific report on climate change, published this morning.