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.
The UK’s official advisor on climate change has said it would support a government presumption against future oil and gas exploration.
Campaigners who challenged the lawfulness of the UK government’s climate policies have lost their fight at the High Court.
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.
Global temperatures are expected to rise by at least 2.4C, despite pledges made at the COP26 climate talks for the next decade, new analysis from the Climate Action Tracker warned today.
COP26: Extreme weather is the new norm as climate crisis pushes world into unchartered territory – new report
Extreme weather, including heatwaves, droughts, floods and wildfires, are the new norm, according to the UN’s World Meteorological Organisation.
Fossil fuel production planned by national governments “vastly exceeds” the limit needed to keep global temperatures at safe levels, the United Nations said today.
Cutting methane emissions from oil and gas sites is vital to limiting global warming to 1.5C, the International Energy Agency said today.