Rishi Sunak, David Cameron and King Charles are just three of the more than 70,000 delegates from nearly 200 countries at the latest UN climate summit in Dubai, COP28.…Continue readingWhy are people still flying to climate conferences by private jet?
At the talks, nearly 200 countries agreed that a fund for loss and damage, which would pay out to rescue and rebuild the physical and social infrastructure of countries…Continue readingWorld still ‘on brink of climate catastrophe’ after COP27
Tens of thousands of delegates have descended on Sharm el-Sheikh, an Egyptian resort town, for COP27, the UN climate summit. Of the 33,000-odd that registered, about 16,000 represent the…Continue readingWhat is the fossil-fuel industry doing at COP27?
There’s some hocus-pocus going on with the emissions reduction numbers the European Union is proudly touting at the COP27 climate summit, climate campaigners allege. The EU says it’s one…Continue readingEU accused of climate accounting tricks
Gas producers and their financial backers see COP27 as an opportunity for discussions about rebranding natural gas as a transition fuel rather than a fossil fuel, experts have said.…Continue readingCOP27 being used to rebrand gas as transitional fuel, experts warn
The UN secretary general, António Guterres, stated:Continue readingUN: World is on ‘highway to climate hell’
There is “no credible pathway to 1.5C in place”, the UN’s environment agency has said, and the failure to reduce carbon emissions means the only way to limit the…Continue readingUN: ‘No credible pathway to 1.5˚C in place’
Pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions will lead to global heating of 2.5˚C, a level that would condemn the world to catastrophic climate breakdown, according to the United Nations.…Continue readingUN: Current emissions pledges will lead to catastrophic climate breakdown