Dozens of events are planned worldwide to demand cuts in fossil fuel use and immediate help for communities already affected by climate change, particularly in poorer countries.
The fight against global warming is rapidly moving into the courtrooms. In the past few years, in landmark cases in the Netherlands, Germany and France, courts have agreed that state and corporate entities have a duty to reduce greenhouse gas
It’s a slightly surreal experience to be reporting from Cop26 not only as The Independent’s climate correspondent but also as someone who was born a stone’s throw from where the summit is taking place. People have gathered in Glasgow from nearly
India maintained its 10th rank like last year and continued to be among the top-performing countries within the Group of 20 in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2022 report. The Scandinavian countries score high; Denmark took
The two-week conference in Scotland delivered a major win in resolving the rules around carbon markets, but it did little to assuage vulnerable countries’ concerns about long-promised climate financing from rich nations.
Veterans of the United Nation’s annual climate summits were stunned at Cop26 in Glasgow last month by the number of financial executives in attendance. Bankers, fund managers and venture capitalists have been steadily increasing at these
Countries have until the end of next year to ensure their climate commitments meet the Paris agreement’s cap on global warming. But who will check that their promises really do stack up? The question is so sensitive that, for now, the answer is:
China and US had a “very good year” for collaboration on dealing with climate change, but Washington is still pushing Beijing to adopt more ambitious carbon reduction goals, the top US diplomat in China said. David Meale, the American Embassy’s No. 2
The capital of Uganda coughs itself awake on weekdays under a soft blanket of smog. Kampala’s hills come into sharper focus as the morning rush of minibuses and motorbikes fades. It is this East African city that one of the