AJ Impact

Greece accelerates green energy push despite pandemic downturn

Though energy investment is set to fall globally this year, Greece is on track to meet ambitious 2020 green targets.

Greece accelerates green energy push despite pandemic downturn

The Green Read

Pulling the plug on pipelines: Environmental wins against big oil

Activists enjoy two major victories against the fossil fuel industry. Plus, caterpillar hats and marauding macaques.

Pulling the plug on pipelines: Environmental wins against big oil

AJ Impact

Rooftop revolution: Coronavirus chill upends solar power industry

Solar power is second-fastest growing renewable source after wind, but COVID-19 has slashed demand for rooftop panels.

Rooftop revolution: Coronavirus chill upends solar power industry

Global Warming

'Enormous challenge': UN forecasts even warmer temperatures

Weather agency warns of increasing chance that global temperatures will exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius over next five years.

'Enormous challenge': UN forecasts even warmer temperatures

AJ Impact

Coal dump: Australian pension giant seeks to clean up portfolio

Australia's No 2 pension fund aims to cut its coal investments by half as pressure grows to cut stakes in polluters.

Coal dump: Australian pension giant seeks to clean up portfolio

Coronavirus pandemic

'Human failing': UN warns of rise in animal-to-human diseases

Experts urge governments to protect environment and curb climate change to prevent future pandemics.

'Human failing': UN warns of rise in animal-to-human diseases

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Is it possible to bring back the economy without killing the planet?

Counting the Cost

Could a green recovery create jobs and reduce extreme poverty?

We examine the potential for a green economy to create jobs while combatting the climate crisis.

AJ Impact

On the table? Pressure mounts for meat giants to face carbon tax

Carbon levies could wipe out billions in meat firm profits as gov'ts step up climate change fight, new report finds.

On the table? Pressure mounts for meat giants to face carbon tax

AJ Impact

Amazon deforestation may hurt Brazil's corn yields, study warns

Researchers linked deforestation to a 5 to 10 percent drop in corn yields in Brazil's largest grains-producing region.

Amazon deforestation may hurt Brazil's corn yields, study warns

AJ Impact

DC sues oil majors for 'misleading' consumers on climate change

The lawsuit brought by District of Columbia's attorney general comes a day after Minnesota filed a similar lawsuit.

DC sues oil majors for 'misleading' consumers on climate change

AJ Impact

Minnesota sues Exxon, Koch, petroleum body over climate change

Lawsuit is latest in series of legal challenges targeting fossil fuel firms for their alleged role in global warming.

Minnesota sues Exxon, Koch, petroleum body over climate change

AJ Impact

Poland's energy U-turn: Gov't steps up efforts to reduce coal use

As renewable energy costs plummet, Poland's governing party has gone from a blocker to a booster of wind farms.

Poland's energy U-turn: Gov't steps up efforts to reduce coal use

AJ Impact

Can this investor campaign help reverse climate change?

Group of major funds is pressing oil firms to take full stock of risks climate change poses to future profitability.

Investors press oil giants to come clean on climate risks

AJ Impact

European investors threaten to pull money from Brazil over Amazon

Seven firms told Reuters they will divest funds if they do not see progress in resolving the Amazon's deforestation.

European investors threaten to pull money from Brazil over Amazon