5 Nov 2021
After a dramatic drop during the pandemic lockdowns, carbon dioxide emissions are near record levels again, with China's share increasing to nearly a third of the total, researchers say.
31 Oct 2021
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces a much-delayed pledge to meet 2050 net-zero emissions target ahead of a landmark UN climate summit. Widely seen as a climate laggard, Australia is one of the world's largest coal and gas exporters and its conservative government has resisted climate action for most of its eight-year term.
15 Jul 2021
Brussels has outlined its plan to reach a 55% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 on 1990 levels. The overarching goal is to make the EU carbon neutral by 2050 as part of the European Green Deal.
23 May 2021
The US climate envoy has said COP26 will be a critical juncture for the future of the world. He has called on countries to reduce emissions within the next 10 years.
24 Sep 2020
They make up just one percent of the world's population but produce more pollution than the poorest 50 percent. The rich are racing through Earth's finite carbon budget, which scientists warn could run out within a decade. That’s the conclusion of a new report from Oxfam. Armelle Le Comte, climate and energy advocacy manager at the NGO, tells us systematic change is urgently required as the amount of emissions produced globally has doubled in 25 years.