The Green Climate Fund was set up last year to help developing countries and emerging economies deal with the impact of climate change. Goals have also been set for limiting CO2 emissions. But how far is all this being implemented?
Germany is jeopardizing its reputation as a global leader on climate action by missing its own 2020 greenhouse gas emissions-reduction target, a leading think tank says. Outcome of upcoming elections will be decisive.
Plastic pollution and overfishing may currently be in the headlines. But rising CO2 emissions are also a key threat to the ocean that covers 71 percent of the planet, and a major challenge for future life on Earth.
As the G20 finance ministers met in Germany, a statement raised concerns that the world's biggest economies might scale back climate funding pledges made in Paris and shift the burden onto the private sector.
All coal-fired power plants in the EU need to be shut down by 2030 in order to achieve the goals set at the Paris Agreement. For the first time, scientists have created an exit plan for all power plants in the EU.
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