UK becomes first major economy to legislate an end date for its contribution to global warming.
In a dramatic conclusion to a meeting that failed to approve any finance for the developing world, Howard Bamsey announced his exit from the Green Climate Fund.
Commission will set phase-out timeline for coal, but greens warn it may be too weak to salvage Germany’s reputation as a climate leader.
Climate hawk Teresa Ribera gets a leading role in Pedro Sánchez’ government, while Giuseppe Conte promises to speed up Italy’s decarbonisation.
The falling cost of solar power and batteries is having a “significant impact” on the coal sector, says India’s national coal company.
UN draft report says missing 1.5C warming target will multiply hunger, migration and conflict, but staying under will require unprecedented global cooperation.
President Michelle Bachelet says Chile will not build new coal plants without carbon capture and begin talks to replace existing capacity with cleaner sources.