Norway’s Government Pension Fund divests from over 50 coal companies
The world’s richest sovereign wealth fund has sold off coal holdings in 2014, however, its overall coal investment has dropped only marginally.
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Norway’s parliament backs new climate change law
The Norwegian parliament has voted in favour of plans to create a climate change law in the country to be put in place by the summer of 2017.
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Europe submits UN climate pledges, calls on China and US to follow
Europe's pledge to cut CO2 emissions in 2030 by 40% compared to 1990 levels sends signals to other developed nations to follow the EU's lead.
Thousands of Londoners march on Westminster
Last Saturday, 20,000 Londoners marched from Lincoln’s Inn Fields to Westminster to call for climate action.
Oslo divests as Danes weigh ditching fossil fuels
The Norwegian capital has divested from coal, as a series of resolutions asks members of Denmark's major pension funds to 'drop their black money.'
Spanish mine set to reopen despite environmental concerns
A Spanish mine that was the site of a massive environmental disaster is being reopened, prompting concerns from environmental advocates.
Renewable energy industry soaring as Chinese demand grows
Global renewable energy production experienced a sharp increase in 2014, while experts call for renewed government tax credits for wind production.
France and the Philippines call for “universal, equitable and ambitious climate deal” in Paris during official visit to Manila
President Hollande is spending 48 hours in Manila to discuss the impacts of climate change with Filipino president Benigno Aquino in this vulnerable region.
Tar sands dealt another blow as hopes for Europe ban revived
Its been a bad week for Canada’s tar sands industry, as Europe's landmark directive aimed at banning the dirty oil from Europe looks as if it could face a reprieve.
EU climate plan adds momentum to global energy transition
The European Commission has pushed climate and energy further up the political agenda, revealing its blueprint for the global climate deal, which is due to be agreed in Paris in December.
Berlin to exit coal by 2020
The German capital of Berlin plans to shut its four remaining coal-fired power plant by 2020, according to reports from national newspaper Die Welt.