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IMF chief makes the case for carbon pricing as ‘writing on the wall’ for oil and gas

Today 10:30am - The head of the International Monetary Fund on Sunday underlined the case for carbon pricing at the COP28 climate summit.

Carbon capture is no solution to oil and gas emissions

Today 10:30am - OPINION: The oil and gas industry wants you to believe it can capture its emissions and keep drilling as usual. That’s no way to avert climate chaos.

Al Gore slams COP28 climate summit host UAE, says its emissions soared

Today 10:30am - Climate advocate and former US Vice President Al Gore slammed the UAE - host of the COP28 climate summit - saying its position as overseer of international negotiations on global warming this year was an abuse of public trust.

Rishi Sunak hits back at criticism of fleeting COP28 visit

Today 10:30am - UK prime minister rejects suggestion half-day stay shows lack of ‘seriousness.’ Rishi Sunak defended his decision to only attend COP28 for a half a day, saying it would be wrong to “measure our impact here by hours spent.”

What Brazil should have said at COP28 - but didn’t

Today 10:30am - Brazil’s President Lula made important contributions to COP28 in demanding that the 1.5°C temperature increase limit be respected, in recognising the risk of Amazon forest collapse, and in promising to end Brazil’s Amazon deforestation by 2030.

What sea level rise will look like in cities that have hosted climate summits

Today 10:30am - As global leaders and delegates gather in Dubai for the annual UN climate summit, a new analysis shows how the host cities of previous summits could be inundated — if not entirely submerged — by rising ocean waters.

G7 countries agree to phase out coal by 2030, announces French President Emmanuel Macron

Monday - Over $12 billion pledged for Green Climate Fund; 118 countries commit to tripling renewable and double energy efficiency by 2030.

Clashes over fossil fuels, Gaza war at COP28 climate summit

Monday - Israel’s assault on Gaza resumes the day after the summit reaches an agreement over a long-sought rehabilitation fund.

US announces $3 billion pledge to green climate fund

Monday - Vice President Kamala Harris announced COP28 that the US is pledging $3 billion to the Green Climate Fund — the world’s largest climate fund — created to help developing countries handle climate...

COP28 president says there is ‘no science’ behind demands for phase-out of fossil fuels

Monday - UAE’s Sultan Al Jaber says phase-out of coal, oil and gas would take world ‘back into caves’.

How the US, oil industry plans to drastically cut methane emissions at the forefront of COP28

Monday - The US government and the oil industry have announced plans to drastically reduce emissions of methane, one of the most dangerous GHGs, due to its heightened ability to raise global temperatures.

Global hospitals may face imminent shutdowns due to extreme weather

Monday - A report by XDI reveals that 1 in 12 hospitals worldwide could face shutdowns due to extreme weather events from climate change.

Climate aid fund established on first day of COP28 after 30-year controversy

Friday - COP28 climate summit head Sultan Ahmed al-Jaber notched a win on the first official day of talks in Dubai, with the adoption of an agreement to set up a "loss and damage" fund to help developing...

Four questions for COP28 to settle about a global carbon market

Friday - As carbon credits face intense scrutiny, negotiators will wrangle over how to ensure the integrity of a new global carbon market.

COP28: How seven policies could help save a billion lives by 2100

Friday - In a recent review of more than 180 peer-reviewed articles — which I conducted with fellow researcher Richard Parncutt — we found that a scientific consensus has formed around the so-called 1,000-ton...

From tree planting to ‘sponge cities’: why nature-based solutions are crucial to fighting the climate crisis

Friday - Nature could hold the key to protecting humanity as the planet heats, but scientists say it is still an underused option.

US expected to reach new record for fossil fuel production this year

Friday - The year 2023 is already expected to be the hottest on record, following a record-hot summer. But despite this, the US is expected to reach record numbers in fossil fuel production for the year.

Climate change ambassador explains why Australia won't back Pacific's calls to urgently phase out fossil fuels

Friday - Australia's climate change ambassador says the federal government cannot yet back the Pacific's call to rapidly phase out fossil fuels because it's grappling with "complex" and "difficult" issues...

Big meat unveils battle plans for COP28

Thursday - Polluting livestock companies and lobby groups will target pavilions in a coordinated campaign at the UN climate summit, documents show.

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