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Climate change was the defining issue of Australian election. So what will more ambitious action look like?

Friday - Despite Labor and the Coalition being conspicuously quiet about climate change during the campaign, it was in many ways the defining issue of this historic change of government.

Climate burns the right

Friday - Climate change is heating up elections — and the right is getting torched

‘Worse than predicted’: G7 meets to keep climate action on track

Friday - Environmental groups warn nations risk undermining their green goals by scrambling to secure new sources of natural gas to make up for shortfalls in supplies from Russia.

Finland's nuclear free moment

Friday - Finland could soon become the first country in the world to legally commit to carbon negativity.

Carbon credit standards body Verra suspends blockchain, crypto tokenization

Friday - Yesterday Verra, the Washington-based non-profit that sets voluntary carbon credit standards, said it is immediately stopping the practice of creating blockchain tokens or instruments based on retired credits

Vanguard refuses to end new fossil fuel investments

Friday - The world’s second-largest asset manager Vanguard has refused to stop new investments in fossil fuel projects and end its support for coal, oil and gas production.

No done deal on EU carbon market reform

Thursday - Lawmakers in the European Parliament’s environment committee voted on a major overhaul of the EU’s carbon market last week, but it’s a long and possibly bumpy road to EU legislators shaking hands on the final deal.

Think climate action is expensive? Inaction could cost $178 trillion.

Thursday - For centuries, fossil fuels have been associated with prosperity, progress, and growth. But more and more economists say that the continued use of coal, oil, and gas is now driving the world in the...

The U.S. has spent more than $2 billion on a plan to save salmon. The fish are vanishing anyway.

Thursday - The U.S. government promised Native tribes in the Pacific Northwest that they could keep fishing as they’d always done. But instead of preserving wild salmon, it propped up a failing system of...

Are EV range limitations a technological problem…or a psychological one?

Thursday - Giving people individualized information about how an electric car’s range matches up with their driving habits makes people more willing to buy an electric vehicle, according to a new study.

Massachusetts climate change case against Exxon can proceed, court rules

Thursday - A lawsuit by the state of Massachusetts accusing ExxonMobil of misleading the public about climate change can go forward, the state's highest court has ruled. Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court on...

In Tanzania, carbon offsets preserve forests and a way of life

Thursday - Carbon offsets have been criticised for failing to provide carbon savings and ignoring the needs of local communities. But in Tanzania, hunter-gatherer tribes are earning a good return for their...

G20 climate goals just won't do the job, claims new report

Wednesday - None of the G20 countries have made climate commitments consistent with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, as the Paris Agreement stipulates, data from a new report showed

Island states back Vanuatu’s quest for climate justice at the UN

Wednesday - Pacific and Caribbean nations have joined Vanuatu in calling for an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on countries’ legal obligations to protect people from climate harm.

'A sign of things to come': India and Pakistan heatwave made 30 times more likely by climate change, study finds

Wednesday - The savage heatwave that has scorched India and Pakistan in recent months was made more likely by climate change and is a harbinger of the region's future, scientists have said in a new study.

How San Francisco cracked the urban composting code

Wednesday - California’s environmental achievements are something to behold. The state ranks first in the U.S. for growth in solar power generation and battery storage. It’s the national leader in cumulative...

“Under-prepared on all fronts:” Australian renewables exposed to supply and cost crunch

Wednesday - Despite a federal election result that promises a new era of political support for the Australian renewable energy industry, a major report warns of a tough road ahead for a market still feeling the...

UK’s net zero target is under threat because there’s no plan to pay for it

Wednesday - The UK government’s plan for achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is at a serious risk of sinking before it’s been fully launched. With the Treasury having rejected a request by MPs to...

Super Fund welcomes news of new offshore energy regulations

Tuesday - Media Release - The NZ Super Fund and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have welcomed the Government’s Budget 2022 commitment to develop a regulatory regime for offshore renewable energy.

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