Climate Change

Signal: Global carbon pricing to be a priority from 2024

Speaking to the annual meeting of the think tank Bruegel this week, senior European Commission climate official Kurt Vandenberghe stated…

Insurers must meet targets to combat climate change

In addition, this comes as the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) drops the requirement for members to keep setting climate change…

UK no longer a leader on climate targets, the Climate Change Committee warns 

The UK government’s commitment to hit net zero has been criticised by its statutory body for climate change.   The…

Adaptation lessons from Israel’s Negev Desert: A source of climate hope

Recent UN climate conferences have seen louder calls to both prepare and finance climate adaptation plans, as the impacts of…

Could a Chinese invasion of Taiwan derail the net-zero transition?

“We won’t be able to confront climate change if the US and China don’t work together,” Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal…

OS-Climate launches three open-source climate data tools

The Linux Foundation’s OS-Climate, a non-profit organisation providing open-source data and software tools to help a shift to climate-aligned finance…

Weekly data: Most of the world is worried about climate change

Respondents in 108 out of 110 areas surveyed say they are either ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ worried about climate change. Results…

Weekly data: Heatwaves show us climate adaptation must be a policy priority in Europe

Europe is in the grip of an extreme heatwave. Temperatures in Spain and Portugal have crossed 40°C (104°F), with warnings…

US Supreme Court EPA ruling hamstrings domestic climate action – but what about the rest of the world?

It’s a sad state of affairs that the US Supreme Court’s ruling in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…

Will sandstorms force the Gulf to address climate change?

In the Gulf, sandstorms were once regarded as a natural marvel – a mystical event that would occur once or…