Clean power-promoting aerial art installation lands on Oxford Street

The Clean Power Campaign has partnered with London’s Oxford Street to promote the transition to a low carbon future through a new aerial art installation, unveiled this week and spanning the entire length of the famous shopping street from Marble Arch to Tottenham Court Road. The Clean Power campaign, which was founded by the global … Read more

‘Grotesque greed’: UN Secretary-General urges governments to tax fossil fuel firms’ ‘excessive’ profits

The UN Secretary-General yesterday urged governments to tax the “excessive profits” of oil and gas firms and use the funds to support vulnerable households struggling with soaring energy and food costs. In the launch of a UN-backed crisis group response focused on tackling sharpening notes food, energy, and financial security risks, Antonio Guterres urged governments, … Read more

India strengthens national net zero strategy with new 2030 emissions goals

India has this week strengthened its official national climate action plan, providing a major boost to international climate efforts ahead of this autumn’s COP27 Climate Summit in Egypt. The new strategy formalises Indian Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s previous pledge to deliver net zero emissions by 2070 and crucially includes new near-term emissions goals for 2030, … Read more

UNFCCC: Ibrahim Thiaw confirmed as interim UN climate chief

The UN confirmed this morning it has selected UN Convention to Combat Desertification chief Ibrahim Thiaw to temporarily head up the UN climate secretariat when Patricia Espinosa formally steps down from the role next month. In a letter to parties signed up to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) this morning, Espinosa confirmed … Read more