climate action

‘future generations stand to inherit a greatly spoiled world,’ the pope said at a meeting at the vatican

Pope Francis declares ‘climate emergency’ and urges action

Pope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “a brutal act of injustice toward the poor and future generations”.

public concern over the crisis is at record levels

Young people to advise UK on hitting net zero emissions by 2050

The commitment to net zero greenhouse gas emissions was described as “historic” by leading figures. But the UK is not yet on track to meet its 2025 and 2030 goals, so a huge transformation of energy, transport and buildings is urgently required.

greenpeace said the eu’s farming policy had not tackled meat and dairy farming’s effect on the climate

European commission accused of ‘deliberately harming climate action’

Environmentalists have warned that sections of the European commission may be “deliberately harming climate action” after a report into the climate impact of the common agricultural policy (CAP) was quietly published the day after the EU elections.

federal energy minister angus taylor claims the government has a mandate on its climate policies

Angus Taylor calls for Labor to submit to Coalition on emissions target

The energy and emissions reduction minister was referring to the Coalition’s 26%-28% emissions reduction target, a policy much less ambitious than the 45% target Labor took to the election and one that is not aligned with the ultimate aim of the Paris agreement, which is to limit global heating to no more than 2°C.

the german green mep sven giegold, second from right, says the party will put climate policy ‘front and centre’

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis

Europe’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections, will use their newfound leverage in a fractured parliament to push an agenda of urgent climate action, social justice and civil liberties, the movement’s leaders say.

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