European wind makes strides, but falls down global leaderboard
Wind energy is booming across Europe, but the continent risks being outshone by China as some EU countries fail to offer long term certainty to investors.
Japan green lights new, soon to be stranded, coal assets
Japan has missed the memo about the dire economic and climate risks of fossil fuels, with its Ministry of the Environment taking a u-turn and preparing to ease its opposition to new coal power plants.
UK fracking fight heats up as Lancashire appeal begins
The debate around the UK’s fledgling fracking industry is once again raging today as planning inspectors begin to hear Cuadrilla’s appeal against the rejection of its plans for exploratory drilling in West Lancashire.
Oceans are heating up at the double
Records from a sailing ship’s round-the-world research voyage almost 150 years ago provide further evidence that the Earth is continuing to warm unchecked.
Morocco: First phase of world’s largest solar farm now in operation
Morocco's king has switched on the first phase of what is set to become the world's largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, providing electricity for 1.1 million people.
Brexit would return Britain to being the “dirty man of Europe”
A group of leading environmentalists have warned that the UK could become "the dirty man of Europe" again, with a return to poor air and water quality, filthy beaches and weak conservation laws, if it was to leave the European Union.
Fossil fuels in trouble amidst price glut
Amidst plummeting prices for oil and coal, companies betting on risky, out-dated fossil fuels are finding themselves losing the battle for survival against the clean energy future.
Investors tip balance towards renewables
With investment in renewable electricity sources now outstripping polluting fossil fuels, a new study sees signs of change in global attitudes towards climate risks.
Nicolas Delaunay: Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2016: Renewables full throttle!
As the first gwfes 4lobal gathering after COP21 in Paris, the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week was an interesting place to gauge the global temperature, so to speak, on the climate front
Clashing climate visions in Iowa sets the tone for US leadership race
As US presidential candidates sought to win over Iowans Monday evening, voters were given a taste of what lies ahead for the race to the White House, as contenders landed miles apart on climate.
Misuse of EU funds leaves Eastern countries hooked on fossil fuels
Europe’s clean energy transition is being hindered as billions of Euros destined for energy projects in Eastern and Central countries continue to prop up the region’s dirty infrastructure.
Ashen fingerprints of climate change all over Tasmanian fires
Heavy rain may finally bringing some relief to firefighting efforts in Tasmania, but blazes continue to burn throughout world heritage areas in what has been dubbed a global tragedy.
Renewables offer quick fix for US emissions
Scientists say interstate energy “highways” would allow current wind and solar technologies to deliver electricity where and when it’s needed throughout the US.
Copenhagen set to join unstoppable divestment movement
The city of Copenhagen is set to become the latest recruit to the unstoppable divestment movement, with its plan to sell off the coal, oil and gas assets of its 6.9 billion Krone (€1.29 bn) investment fund.
Europe’s hot summers break 2,000-year record
Researchers say the severe European heatwaves in the last 30 years support scientific conclusions that recent global warming is largely caused by humans.
Zika: As temperatures rise, epidemics spread
As the world continues to reel from extreme weather events, and waking up to the dangerous realities of climate change, the terrifying underbelly of global warming is currently being highlighted by an outbreak of the Zika virus in South America.
Solar club builds up powerful alliance
Indian and French leaders fulfil pledges made at the Paris climate talks to help 122 solar-rich nations reach their potential in renewable energy production.
Hottest year on record has human fingerprints all over it
The world’s recent run of record-breaking warm years would have been near impossible without man-made climate change.
Another blow for coal as Vietnam signals retreat
In yet another blow for the global coal industry, Vietnam has signalled its retreat from this dirty energy source.
Coal left out in the cold as China shifts to clean energy
While China suffers through the strongest cold stretch in three decades, partly due to record arctic warmth, life is becoming colder still for the nation’s coal industry.
David Holyoake: The Creative Factory – What we learned about the new climate story
Forever Swarm's David Holyoake writes on what he learnt about the new climate story during the two weeks Creative Factory running alongside the Paris climate conference.