As the UK braces for the first full winter since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sparked a global energy crisis, it will have a little extra help. The largest battery storage system on the European continent went live in East Yorkshire on Monday, as Harmony Energy — the company behind the project — announced. “Battery energy […]
Negotiations in Sharm el-Sheikh (finally) ended Sunday morning local time, with COP27 delegates applauding the creation of a loss and damage fund, while also worrying the talks had not done enough to cut fossil fuel use and reduce the pollution causing already-devastating climate impacts around the world. In a culmination of a 30-year campaign, a […]
During a surprise appearance at the COP27 UN climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Thursday, China’s top climate diplomat touted a draft plan to reduce methane emissions. However, the country stopped short of signing on to the Global Methane Pledge to cut methane emissions 30 percent by 2030, despite being the world’s leading polluter of […]
Fossil Free Research is an international movement working to expose and dismantle Big Oil’s toxic influence on climate research by advocating for institutions to adopt a Fossil Free Research policy – a ban on fossil fuel industry funding for climate change-related research.
The leaders of these developed or emerging economies met for the yearly G20 Heads of State and Government Summit in Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday and Wednesday and came away agreeing to continue progress towards limiting global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels
By Jim Krane What’s the cheapest, quickest way to reduce climate change without roiling the economy? In the United States, it may be by reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. Methane is the main component of natural gas, and it can leak anywhere along the supply chain, from the wellhead and processing […]
If you’ve ever sweated through an urban heat wave, it won’t be hard for you to understand why cities are incredibly vulnerable to the climate crisis. Cities are heating twice as fast as the global average, and by 2100, they could be a mean of four degrees Celsius hotter than they are now. To help […]
Unveiled at COP27, the U.S. has announced a carbon trading market that it hopes will encourage companies to purchase carbon credits, with the resulting funds to be used toward investing in clean energy projects.
More than 30 media organizations in more than 20 countries have come together with a simple but daring proposal: world leaders should tax big fossil fuel companies to help the most vulnerable nations respond to the climate crisis. The editorial, spearheaded by The Guardian, was published in conjunction with the COP27 UN climate conference in […]