With the first week of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, now over, the clock is ticking for world leaders to reach a meaningful agreement to curb global temperature rise and reduce greenhouse emissions. Yahoo News' Eve Hartley and David Knowles explain what COP26 has accomplished so far and what to expect as the summit draws to a close.
The tracker fund meets European standards for Paris Aligned Benchmark indices and offers investors a solution to reduce the carbon footprint of their portfolios.
WWF found that only 19% of FTSE 100 firms have published a detailed action plan to reduce their climate emission to net zero.
Every little bit counts, but some experts say an emphasis on personal decisions deflects responsibility from the companies and governments that should be leading the effort.
The International Energy Agency has warned that a post-pandemic revival in gas use could threaten climate change goals.
Oxfam warned on Monday that the loss in GDP is double that of the COVID-19 pandemic, which already caused G7 economies to shrink by an average of 4.2%.
A Dutch court ruled Wednesday that Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world's largest oil companies, must significantly reduce carbon emissions over the next nine years in order to comply with global targets laid out in the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Dutch environmentalists have won a landmark court case that could have significant ramifications for the global climate movement and oil companies.
The little-noticed remark came during a finance session of President Biden's big Earth Day climate summit.
The US has vowed to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 ahead of President Biden's global summit on climate change.
The new target for limiting planet-warming pollution nearly doubles Obama's goal, highlighting how much time to act was lost during the Trump years.
The world's 60 biggest banks have provided $3.8 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the Paris climate agreement in 2016, according to a new report.
"It’s nice when the Americans are not pulling out all the references to climate change and instead adding them in," said the Canadian prime minister.
One of the first things President Biden did after his inauguration was to sign an executive order saying the US will rejoin the Paris Agreement. Today, that move is official.
After buying 100,000 electric delivery vehicles from Rivian, Amazon has started testing them on delivery routes in Los Angeles.
“By signing this order, President Biden indicates that he’s more interested in the views of the citizens of Paris than in the jobs of the citizens of Pittsburgh,” Cruz said.
Ursula Von der Leyen called for a Paris-style deal on biodiversity and US help to build a global 'digital economy rulebook' in her speech at Davos Agenda 2021.
Philip Dunne, chair of parliament's Environment Audit Committee, has written to Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey.
Actor Seth Rogen did not mince words in a heated Twitter exchange with Sen. Ted Cruz, in which he profanely dubbed the politician "fascist."
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald also went viral for looking eerily similar to Jeff Daniels.
The teen climate activist burned the Texas Republican on Twitter after he evoked a nonsensical Trump quote involving Pittsburgh.
The Texas senator got hit with an instant fact-check on Twitter.
With the third executive order of his new administration, President Joe Biden said the US will rejoin the Paris Agreement.
Ramping up domestic climate ambition, greening "green" supply chains, and investing in carbon removal are some ways the U.S. can restore faith in its climate leadership.
As the coronavirus pandemic raged, hopes this year would be pivotal for climate change action faded. But all is not lost. Yet.
The U.S. central bank is joining the financial equivalent of the Paris Agreement, becoming one of the last of its peers to do so.