Paris climate agreement

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Big tech’s pro-climate rhetoric is not matched by policy action, report finds
Tech companies poured $65m into lobbying in 2020 – but only 6% of their lobbying activity is targeted at climate policy

Laura Paddison

20, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Governments falling woefully short of Paris climate pledges, study finds
In a sobering reality check ahead of the Cop26 meeting, analysis shows world is on track for 3C temperature increase if present trends continue

Oliver Milman in New York

15, Sep, 2021 @4:16 PM

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Most plans for new coal plants scrapped since Paris agreement
Report by climate groups found more than three-quarters of projects were discarded after the deal was signed

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

14, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Walmart has a plan to tackle the climate crisis. Can it pull it off?
Walmart is attempting to erase its huge climate footprint while continuing to sell tens of millions of low-priced products

Kyla Mandel

13, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Colombia’s 12-year-old eco-activist refuses to let death threats dim passion
Eight months after Francisco Vera was targeted on social media, no arrests have been made. But he continues to campaign for the wildlife he loves

Patrick Greenfield

13, Sep, 2021 @7:13 AM

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An actor, two big bees and a lot of experts: a week spent tackling the planet’s problems
World’s largest conservation summit since Covid-19 brought 4,000 people to Marseille to showcase issues and solutions from coral reefs to land protection

Patrick Greenfield

11, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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UK criticised for ‘dropping Paris climate goals in trade deal with Australia’
UK-Australia deal also criticised for allowing import of beef produced to lower standards

Fiona Harvey in London and Daniel Hurst in Canberra

08, Sep, 2021 @3:24 PM

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Worst polluting countries must make drastic carbon cuts, says Cop26 chief
Alok Sharma says chance to limit worst impacts of climate breakdown ‘still achievable, but retreating fast’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

09, Aug, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Merkel: Germany has not done enough to hit Paris climate targets
Chancellor says record on reducing carbon emissions ‘not sufficient’ as she reflects on 16-year leadership

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

22, Jul, 2021 @3:16 PM

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‘Reckless’: G20 states subsidised fossil fuels by $3tn since 2015, says report
Support for coal, oil and gas remains high despite pledges to tackle climate crisis

Damian Carrington Environment editor

20, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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French court orders government to act on climate in next nine months
Council of State says it will assess state’s actions after 31 March 2022, and could issue substantial fines

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

01, Jul, 2021 @5:58 PM

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High greenhouse gas emitters should pay for carbon they produce, says IMF
Companies should be subject to globally agreed carbon floor price to reach Paris climate goals

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

18, Jun, 2021 @6:55 PM

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