UN: World’s richest contribute half of polluting emissions

Wealthiest 1% have been to blame for a quarter of pollution growth in the last 30 years, a report claims

UN Chief calls for ‘renewables revolution’

They must account for 60% of all electricity by 2030, he said

The Carbon Column – Top 5 for 2023

In this article I talk about the top 5 things I hope to see in 2023

UN: ‘US sanctions on Iran damaging environment’

A report claims these are violating the human right of access to clean air and and a sustainable environment

UN Chief: ‘Businesses and government must protect nature’

He is also calling for more regulations to come in place to stop greenwashing

Flooding in Bangladesh
UN appealing for $51bn to save 230m from climate disaster

This is a record amount, as floods and droughts continue to rise

The Carbon Column – Another COP out?

Is the loss and damage fund agreement enough to call COP27 a success or have we seen another failure from the leaders of our nations

UN: ‘Climate finance critical to stopping conflict in Sahel’

Floods, droughts and heatwaves are leading to violence and Africans losing their homes, the report stresses

The Carbon Column – From pledges to plans

We have a lot of pledges, but we need more robust plans to achieve net zero, something I address in this week’s Carbon Column

UN: ‘Making food chains sustainable key to fighting climate change’

Food loss and waste makes up around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions