Climate aid

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The Observer view on a humanitarian calamity in the making | Observer editorial
Without a 25% rise in aid, tens of millions of people will be put at risk of starvation and disease. We must step up to the challenge

Observer editorial

04, Dec, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Melting point: could ‘cloud brightening’ slow the thawing of the Arctic?
The climate emergency is prompting some scientists to suggest extreme measures. But whether you call it geoengineering or biomimicry, others feel interfering with nature will have too high a cost

Andrew Anthony

27, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Cop27: is it right to talk of ‘reparations’?
Negotiations are centred on ‘loss and damages’ – but some think that language does not fully account for climate debt

Fiona Harvey and Nina Lakhani in Sharm el-Sheikh, and Damien Gayle in London

18, Nov, 2022 @2:51 PM

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Fear of backsliding on Glasgow pledges dominates Cop27
Tentative drafts are emerging but some countries appear to be seeking to water down commitments agreed last year

Fiona Harvey and Nina Lakhani in Sharm El-Sheikh and Damian Carrington in London

15, Nov, 2022 @5:48 PM

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The British right’s hostility to climate action is deeply entrenched – and extremely dangerous | John Harris
With voters increasingly fearful about fires, floods and extreme temperatures, can the Tories find a way back towards reality, asks Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

13, Nov, 2022 @12:59 PM

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‘Devastating impact’: Tony Blair hits out at PM’s slashing of overseas aid
In an exclusive interview on the sidelines of Cop27, the former PM also warned against backsliding on climate commitments

Fiona Harvey, environment editor, in Sharm El-Sheikh

12, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Actor changes his name to Rainnfall Heat Wave Extreme Weather Wilson as climate protest
The Office star Rainn Wilson announces he has changed his name to raise awareness of Arctic weather changes

Sammy Gecsoyler

10, Nov, 2022 @4:19 PM

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Developing countries ‘will need $2tn a year in climate funding by 2030’
Report co-written by Nicholas Stern says figure required to switch away from fossil fuels and cope with extreme weather impacts

Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh

08, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Revealed: US and UK fall billions short of ‘fair share’ of climate funding
Exclusive: Support for developing countries will be critical issue at Cop27 but new data shows rich countries are lagging

Damian Carrington Environment editor

07, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Money talks: why climate finance at Cop27 is key to beating global heating
Funding urgently needed to cope with climate disasters – and to prevent distrust crashing UN negotiations

Damian Carrington Environment editor

07, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK criticised for failing to pay $300m in promised climate funds ahead of Cop27
Missed deadline for money pledged to assist developing countries sends ‘strong negative signal’ ahead of Egypt summit, say experts

Karen McVeigh

01, Nov, 2022 @11:31 AM

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UK’s lost leadership role hurts Somalia’s fight against famine, says drought envoy
Britain is no longer the key humanitarian player and ‘great ally’ it once was, says envoy trying to get support for Somalia’s drought

Tracy McVeigh

10, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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