Revamped British finance institution to boost clean growth in developing countries

The renamed body will invest billions in clean infrastructure and tech across Asia, Africa and the Caribbean

Clean African plates of food using LPG?

Researchers believe use of the fuel in sub-Saharan cooking could dramatically reduce individual emissions

Madagascar to suffer the first famine caused directly by climate change

The UN has warned that more than 500,000 people are at the highest level of food insecurity, when Madagascar contributes a mere 0.01% of global GHG emissions each year

Nigeria ‘first major developing nation’ to set carbon budgets

Africa’s most populous country has made the move following its pledge to achieve net zero by 2060 at COP26

What does Science and Innovation Day hold at COP26?

Countries are set to focus on bolstering technology and science to help the world fight climate change today – but what announcements are expected to be made?

UK to invest £1bn in Zambian green energy transition

A Green Growth Compact has been signed between the two nations to boost sustainable economic growth and collaboration

COP26: ‘We need the support to participate effectively’

Tanzania’s Director of Environment called for developed nations to support developing nations more in tackling climate change, placing heavy importance on climate finance

COP26: Jeff Bezos says seeing space changed his views on Earth

He claims his voyage into the final frontier has led to him understanding the fragility of Earth and led to his pledge of $2bn to land restoration in Africa

Climate change now hurts bird migration, UK scientists warn

Specific migratory birds spend up to 60 fewer days a year in Africa, new research finds

African countries trying to develop are having more deaths from air pollution

A new study reveals that 1.1m Africans died from air pollution in 2019 and this has been a biproduct of these countries’ attempts to modernise