The World Energy Outlook 2016, released last week, is just one among an increasing line of studies showing how nations need to slow and, ultimately, phase out investment in new fossil fuel supply infrastructure – from oil fields and pipelines to coal mines – if they are serious about keeping warming to 2C or less.
The new face of Canada showed at Paris COP21 held out hope for many Canadians climate activists for a change of course on the climate. This week’s announcements on national climate pricing falls far short of what is required for fighting climate change.
I am regularly accused of reducing responses to climate change to simple individual action, sacrifice and “having to give things up” – hair shirts and all that. That is categorically not my view.
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will be a disaster for the climate — both physical and political — on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Paris Climate Agreement of December 2015 is a dangerous distraction that threatens all of us.
It has become a predictable pattern at the annual UN climate conferences for participants to describe the outcome in widely divergent ways.
This brand new climate deal will kick in in 2020. But is it really as ‘ambitious’ as the French government is claiming?
As our betters jet back from Paris, with bellies full of artisanal French food and exciting business contacts that allow them to both profit and “save” the world, our thoughts on the farm have been on Delores
There’s an interesting story developing at the Paris COP 21 UN climate summit that may have more to it than meets the eye.