Growth in the West was largely powered by coal. But if we want to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, we have to ditch fossil fuels. Asia is now the biggest consumer of coal — how can it quit its new addiction?
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Capturing and burying CO2 is heralded as the technological fix to mitigate climate change. But many oil and gas majors are using the technology to produce more fossil fuels.
On the final day of the summit in Cornwall, England, G7 leaders made pledges on tackling the coronavirus pandemic, addressing climate change, human rights issues and endorsing a global minimum tax.
Politicians and experts met at an "Africa Roundtable" in Berlin to discuss how to reset their relationship and join forces to tackle issues such as the pandemic's economic fallout and climate change.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the UN's COP26 summit in November must deliver "concrete measures" to tackle climate change. She used her weekly podcast to highlight World Environment Day.
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