Climate SOS

EU's ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to a footnote

Activists hoped EU leaders would make a decisive move on climate change at the summit following large-scale protests.

EU's ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to a footnote

Environment

India is running out of water, fast

Delayed monsoon rains highlight fragility of the water supply in the deeply agrarian South Asian country.

India is running out of water, fast

AJ Impact

New York State passes its own 'Green New Deal'

Most aggressive climate bill in the US sets ambitious clean energy targets: tripling solar and building offshore wind.

New York State passes its own 'Green New Deal'

Environment

Old spy photos reveal Himalayan glaciers melting much faster

Glaciers on the Himalayas have been losing ice at a rate of one percent a year since 2000, a new science study says.

Old spy photos reveal Himalayan glaciers melting much faster

AJ Impact

Trump's rollback of GHG curbs won't stop shift away from coal

Trump's efforts to stop 'war on coal' won't stop the transition to cheaper electricity generated by wind, sun and gas.

Trump's rollback of GHG curbs won't stop shift away from coal

AJ IMPACT

US: Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

Environmentalists say the rule is likely to lead to increases, not cuts, in carbon emissions over the next few decades.

US: Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

AJ Impact

People, planet and profits: Impact investing exceeds $500bn

Annual survey shows investors 'increasingly see alignment between business objectives and transformative impact'.

People, planet and profits: Impact investing exceeds $500bn

Climate SOS

Emissions must be halved to avoid dangerous climate: Scientists

Public concerns about catastrophic climate change are growing and have led to protests around the world.

Emissions must be halved to avoid dangerous climate: Scientists

AJ Impact

Employee activists: Amazon 'lagging behind' on climate policy

As 7,900 workers call for carbon plan, tech titan promises - but has yet to deliver - info on greenhouse-gas emissions.

Employee activists: Amazon 'lagging behind' on climate policy

Asia

India reels under worst drought in decades, heat kills dozens

Western state of Maharashtra witnesses worst drought in 47 years, while intense heat kills dozens in impoverished Bihar.

AJ Impact

Pope: World climate emergency demands 'radical energy transition'

At Vatican gathering, Catholic leader backs carbon pricing and challenges climate sceptics who deny global warming.

Pope: World climate emergency demands 'radical energy transition'

People & Power

Climate Hackers

As the world faces an existential crisis due to climate change, can science devise feasible solutions to global warming?

Europe

UK sets new net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 target

Revising existing greenhouse gas emissions goal 'crucial' to protecting the planet, Prime Minister Theresa May says.

UK sets new net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 target

Climate SOS

Climate change: Warming oceans may reduce sea life by 17%

The biggest animals in the world's oceans are going to be hit hardest as climate change intensifies, a new study says.

Climate change: Warming oceans may reduce sea life by 17%

AJ Impact

Extreme weather drove spike in energy demand and emissions: BP

Oil giant reports global energy consumption last year grew at sharpest rate since 2010, hobbling global climate goals.

Extreme weather drove spike in energy demand and emissions: BP