Paris climate agreement

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Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown
Exclusive: Oil and gas majors are planning scores of vast projects that threaten to shatter the 1.5C climate goal. If governments do not act, these firms will continue to cash in as the world burns

Damian Carrington Matthew Taylor

11, May, 2022 @11:57 AM

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Protect Indigenous people’s rights or Paris climate goals will fail, says report
Rainforests looked after by communities absorb twice as much carbon as other lands, analysis shows

Arthur Neslen

31, Mar, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Shell directors sued for ‘failing to prepare company for net zero’
Environmental law organisation ClientEarth brings action and urges other shareholders to join

Damien Gayle

15, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK urged not to abandon climate goals amid net zero row
Climate experts fear attacks falsely linking net zero to energy price rises are undermining UK emissions targets

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Feb, 2022 @1:19 PM

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Alok Sharma: Cop26 must not become ‘bunch of meaningless promises’
Climate summit president makes clear UK net zero agenda is responsibility of all government colleagues

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

29, Dec, 2021 @1:40 PM

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The shipping industry faces a climate crisis reckoning – will it decarbonize?
World’s largest shipping company Maersk plans to power new container ships on carbon-neutral methanol but very little of it is produced today

Maddie Stone

12, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘Devoid of ambition’: Secret Negotiators on the Cop26 draft text
The Guardian’s anonymous insiders respond to the publication of a draft deal at the climate conference

The Secret Negotiator

10, Nov, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Paris Cop president warns projected 1.8C heating limit is only hypothesis
Laurent Fabius says countries must be open and accountable about how they will deliver pledges in full

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

05, Nov, 2021 @6:53 PM

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Why activists fear little-known treaty could slow fossil fuel phase-out
Vital rulings on the world’s energy future are being made behind closed doors and others may be unknown

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

03, Nov, 2021 @5:01 PM

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Secretive court system poses threat to Paris climate deal, says whistleblower
Treaty allows energy corporations to sue governments for billions over policies that could hurt their profits

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

03, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Big finance is signed up to the 1.5C goal – but will that mean big money for the green economy?
Rishi Sunak should temper his hopes of a huge pool of business cash to fund the net zero transition

Larry Elliott

02, Nov, 2021 @10:30 PM

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‘Nothing left to burn’: wildfires and floods could turn the tide on Turkey’s climate policy
Can a government addicted to concrete and profit turn around an appalling environmental record?

Bethan McKernan in Marmaris

02, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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