The deletion of a single word in the latest draft of the climate deal being negotiated at the COP26 climate conference signals a surprisingly ambitious move to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Boris Johnson has urged countries to "pull out all the stops" to secure action to limit dangerous global warming in the final days of COP26.
It is crucial that the goal to limit temperature rises to 1.5C is kept alive, Sir Patrick Vallance has warned.
Delegates from around the world are today arriving in Glasgow ahead of a two-week conference that will test the willingness of today’s world leaders to deliver on the promises they or their predecessors made in Paris six years ago.
Climate change is set to warm the world, the US has warned, in more ways than one.
Progress towards a clean energy system is “still far too slow” to be compatible with net zero by 2050, a report has claimed.
A senior government figure has encouraged countries around the world to dip into the UK’s offshore wind knowledge.
A “massive redirection” of spending from carbon-heavy investment into clean energy is needed if the Paris Agreement is to be reached.
Oil and gas majors are being warned they must plan for a “major production drop” in order to hit the 1.5°C Paris Agreement target.
An “alarming” new report setting out the impact of climate change on the planet should spell the end for oil and gas, according to a senior international figure.
BP’s chief executive has raised concerns that the dramatic fall in carbon emissions seen last year may be “short lived”.
The UK government will face questions in court over the legality of its support for Mozambique LNG, following a win for Friends of the Earth (FoE).
Sasol is seeking suppliers to provide it with renewable energy at its South African operations.
European oil major Royal Dutch Shell on Wednesday urged U.S. oil and gas trade groups to take stronger positions in the fight against climate change under the threat of leaving them.
Former BP CEO Bob Dudley has said investors “need to have a little patience with the oil and gas industry” as it adjusts for the energy transition.
Total has opted not to continue being a member of the American Petroleum Institute (API), expressing differences of opinion over climate change.
The long-awaited United Nations Climate Change Conference will be a chance to “reset the benchmark” ahead of the worldwide push for net zero, according to one of the leading figures behind the event.
Sasol has invited experienced companies to work with it on developing carbon offsets, in South Africa and the SADC region.
South Africa’s subsidy support for Sasol is inefficient and fails to achieve what it sets out to do, namely protect consumers from price shocks, according to the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
Governments are on course to miss the Paris Agreement with deep decarbonisation of the world’s energy system still 15 years away, according to a new forecast.
Oil majors are “falling short” of global climate goals despite their updated emissions targets, according to a new report.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has denied that it plans to support the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
One of BHP's biggest investors has warned the company must pull out of industry lobbying groups or face damage to its reputation on climate change.
The agreement of a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord has received a mixed reaction from environmental groups and politicians.
Nicaragua has ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaving Syria as the only country not to have signed up to the deal.