News in cooperation with

December 2023

To land fossil phase-out deal, rich nations must add fairness – 2023-12-08

EU agrees 2040 fossil boiler ban in revamped green buildings law – 2023-12-08

How innovation is shaping the future of building renovations – 2023-12-07

EU’s contested green buildings law limps towards the finishing line – 2023-12-07

EU’s critical minerals act welcome but falling short, say green groups and industry – 2023-12-07

Heat pumps and district heating instead of hydrogen needed for Berlin’s heating transition – analysis – 2023-12-07

Canada asks oil firms to cut emissions by up to 38% in six years – 2023-12-07

Cop28: highlights and lowlights so far – 2023-12-07

Visualised: how all of G20 is missing climate goals — but some nations are closer than others – 2023-12-07

We need power to prescribe climate policy, IPCC scientists say – 2023-12-07

It’s official: 2023 will be the warmest year on record, EU scientists say – 2023-12-07

The race is on to make low-emissions steel. Meet one of the companies vying for the lead. – 2023-12-07

EU countries want to continue using green tech from China – 2023-12-07

‘A matter of survival’: India’s unstoppable need for air conditioners – 2023-12-05

Global coalition pledges to triple renewables, double energy efficiency improvements – 2023-12-05

Exclusive: US joins dozens of countries in backing COP28 pledge to slash cooling emissions – 2023-12-05

Carmakers have secured less than one-fifth of key battery metals, T&E report finds – 2023-12-05

Record more than 2,000 fossil fuel lobbyists at COP28 talks: NGOs – 2023-12-05

Australian EV sales have increased by 185% since 2022 – 2023-12-05

Energy efficiency could offer major climate wins. But what is it? – 2023-12-05

Global carbon emissions from fossil fuels to hit record high – 2023-12-05

Show us the climate money, women leaders and activists tell COP28 – 2023-12-04

COP28 president is wrong – science clearly shows fossil fuels must go (and fast) – 2023-12-04

Czech far-right parties to push for Green Deal reversal after EU elections – 2023-12-04

Macron at COP28: ‘Nuclear energy is back’ – 2023-12-04

Cop28 president forced into defence of fossil fuel phase-out claims – 2023-12-04

Vietnam charts uncertain coal path as finance falls short – 2023-12-03

US outlines measures to cut methane emissions by 80% in next 15 years – 2023-12-02

Germany’s Scholz to officially inaugurate ‘climate club’ at COP28 – 2023-12-01

Conflict-hit countries left to face climate change alone – 2023-12-01

Early pledges to 'loss and damage' fund build shaky trust at COP28 – 2023-12-01

New ‘loss and damage’ climate disaster relief fund launched at COP28 – 2023-12-01

Do you believe in life after oil? – 2023-12-01

November 2023

Industry super funds warn slow transition to net zero puts Australia at risk of losing ‘attractive’ investments – 2023-11-30

Agreement on loss and damage deal reached on first day of Cop28 talks – 2023-11-30

As global clean energy champion, China has ‘responsibility’ to lead at COP28: IEA – 2023-11-30

EV chargers, heat pumps may be curtailed in Germany as of 2024 – 2023-11-30

German climate policy insufficient, court rules – 2023-11-30

‘Climate collapse in real time’: UN head António Guterres urges Cop28 to act – 2023-11-30

Climate adaptation is survival: How to accelerate action at COP28 – 2023-11-30

India’s growing informal coal workforce complicates energy transition – 2023-11-30

US: Toolkit shows how energy efficiency programs can reach more underserved households – 2023-11-30

Why the world’s first flight powered entirely by sustainable aviation fuel is a green mirage – 2023-11-28

EU Parliament support for renewable fuel-powered trucks prompts controversy – 2023-11-28

Frequent flyers are rewarded for polluting. Let them pay the full price – 2023-11-27

China's progress on renewables to meet climate goals undermined by coal expansion-research – 2023-11-27

Mozambique fine tunes new $80 bln energy transition blueprint – 2023-11-27

Electricity market reform must rethink energy efficiency for renewables era – 2023-11-27

Leaks reveal how McKinsey drives African climate agenda – 2023-11-27

German Greens make way for European carbon management plan – 2023-11-27

Cop28 host UAE planned to promote oil deals during climate talks – 2023-11-27

British empire’s past emissions ‘double UK’s climate responsibility – 2023-11-26

Australian super fund puts billions into backing Britain’s energy transition – 2023-11-26

Success of Geert Wilders’ far-right PVV raises fears for Dutch climate policies – 2023-11-26

Germany faces shortage of 300,000 workers by 2030 as demand for jobs in renewable industry rises – report – 2023-11-24

EU must stop ‘playing small’, EPBD is crucial for reducing emissions from buildings – BPIE – 2023-11-24

Toxic air killed more than 500,000 people in EU in 2021, data shows – 2023-11-24

UN-led talks weigh goal to reduce aviation emissions thorough less-polluting fuels – 2023-11-24

Doubling renewables already planned by governments, now tripling within sight – 2023-11-23

France unveils 2030 energy targets, criticised by environmental NGOs – 2023-11-23

Parliament votes to water down EU’s packaging waste law – 2023-11-23

What’s that on top of the building? A new solar water heating system goes online as its developer enters the US market – 2023-11-23

Companies still investing too much in fossil fuels, global energy watchdog says – 2023-11-23

Europe’s buildings are off track to climate neutrality – 2023-11-23

UK: The most vulnerable shoulder rising energy costs because their homes aren’t efficient enough – here’s why that’s so hard to tackle – 2023-11-22

Pakistan has a plan for adapting to climate change – will it work? – 2023-11-22

MEPs throw lifeline to the oil industry by backing biofuels loophole for trucks – 2023-11-21

Indian farmers rack up carbon credits with climate-conscious ways – 2023-11-21

France, US to propose ban on private finance to coal-fired plants at COP28 – 2023-11-21

Pakistan’s women go unheard in climate change conversations – 2023-11-21

Leasing sector could flood second hand market with electric cars – 2023-11-21

Climate aid to poorer nations should not rely on 1992 calculations, EU insists – 2023-11-21

‘Vulnerable’ Pacific countries must get maximum benefit from ‘loss and damage’ fund, Australian climate minister says – 2023-11-21

Richest 1% account for more carbon emissions than poorest 66%, report says – 2023-11-20

Climate complacency: study finds even the most informed people would rather take the easy option – 2023-11-20

World facing ‘hellish’ 3C of climate heating, UN warns before Cop28 – 2023-11-20

Shipowners challenge green fuels’ inclusion in truck CO2 standards – 2023-11-17

OECD: Rich countries “likely” to hit $100bn climate finance goal in 2022 – 2023-11-17

EU governments to auction 244 mln carbon permits from Jan-Aug 2024 - Commision – 2023-11-17

EBRD backs 4 billion euro plan to wean North Macedonia off coal power – 2023-11-17

Deal on new EU rules to tackle electricity market manipulation – 2023-11-17

The roadblocks obstructing EV uptake in Nepal – 2023-11-17

UK government weakens energy efficiency targets for farmers – 2023-11-17

EU law pushes foreign oil and gas producers to cut methane – 2023-11-17

Could COP28 help protect Africans from growing modern slavery? – 2023-11-17

Solar energy could power all health facilities in poorer countries and save lives, experts say – 2023-11-17

From China’s emissions to Australia’s offshore windfarms, things are moving on climate – some even in the right direction – 2023-11-17

Will EU’s buildings directive bring benefits for low-income households? – 2023-11-16

Poorer EU regions look to citizens to finance the green transition – 2023-11-16

Health consequences of the climate crisis needs more focus in policy-making – 2023-11-16

Michigan set to enact major climate bills with efficiency and electrification boost – 2023-11-15

Geopolitical situation makes upcoming COP28 as important as Paris climate talks – German foreign min – 2023-11-15

The past years were the hottest on record. Yet we’re on track to burn more fossil fuels – 2023-11-14

EU deal on methane must not give coal mining industry a free pass – 2023-11-14

Shared mobility to make up 7% of all urban journeys by 2030 - report – 2023-11-14

Construction starts on electricity link between France, Ireland – 2023-11-14

World behind on almost every policy required to cut carbon emissions, research finds – 2023-11-14

EU commits to put 'substantial' money in COP28 climate damage fund – 2023-11-13

Analysis: China’s emissions set to fall in 2024 after record growth in clean energy – 2023-11-13

Can Indonesia deliver a green power plan for the people? – 2023-11-13

EU strategic partnerships for a resilient and sustainable supply of raw materials – 2023-11-13

Amsterdam marchers demand climate action as Dutch election nears – 2023-11-13

This decade “crucial” for Germany en route to climate neutrality by 2045 – researchers – 2023-11-13

Oil and gas industry jittery as EU nears deal on methane leakage – 2023-11-13

Floating factories of artificial leaves could make green fuel for jets and ships – 2023-11-12

Energy efficiency needs to be visible and integrated in the energy mix – study – 2023-11-10

Top EU, China climate officials to hold talks next week – 2023-11-10

COP28: a year on from climate change funding breakthrough, poor countries eye disappointment at Dubai summit – 2023-11-10

Heat pumps tempt Twickenham residents – if the house is ready for one – 2023-11-10

What's a 15-minute city? Liveable urban space or climate lockdown? – 2023-11-10

In a first, pope to have day of private meetings with world leaders in Dubai – 2023-11-09

Shell sues Greenpeace for $2.1m in damages over fossil fuel protest in North Sea – 2023-11-09

US: The Energy Department is catching up on efficiency standards, with little room for delay – 2023-11-09

Fuels industry urges EU countries to finalise dormant energy tax overhaul – 2023-11-09

Air pollution standard backed by MEPs is ‘worse than useless’ – 2023-11-09

Small modular nuclear reactor that was hailed by Coalition as future cancelled due to rising costs – 2023-11-09

Rail travel for work: which companies are paving the way for sustainable business travel? – 2023-11-09

Climate fatigue isn’t a sign that Europeans are in denial – it’s a sign of their fear – 2023-11-08

China releases methane control plan with no reduction target – 2023-11-08

COP28 climate dispute: What are "unabated" fossil fuels? – 2023-11-08

This year ‘virtually certain’ to be warmest in 125,000 years, EU scientists say – 2023-11-08

Out of sight, out of mind: let’s make energy efficiency visible in the energy mix – 2023-11-08

The world agrees on full phase-out of fluorescent lamps but fail to catch full savings – 2023-11-07

Corporations fall short on implementing green agendas: report – 2023-11-07

US invests $2 billion for lower-carbon construction at federal buildings – 2023-11-07

What's the plan for a UN climate loss and damage fund? – 2023-11-07

Portugal sets new record as energy production exceeds demand – 2023-11-07

Millions of US homes are so overheated they open their windows in the winter. Why? – 2023-11-06

Millions of US homes are so overheated they open their windows in the winter. Why? – 2023-11-06

How 120 of the world’s major cities could cut transport CO2 by 22% – 2023-11-06

Third of users would opt out of Germany’s nationwide public transport ticket if price was to rise – survey – 2023-11-06

Deal on loss and damage fund clears way for COP28, EU climate chief says – 2023-11-06

Carmakers are hiking the prices of small cars far above inflation – 2023-11-06

US and UK militaries owe combined $111bn in climate reparations – study – 2023-11-06

At COP28, climate finance takes centre stage – 2023-11-03

Half of Europe's family homes could be energy self-sufficient with solar and storage – report – 2023-11-03

Never fly again? Go vegan? It was too hard. But I still cut my emissions by 61% and it made life simpler and better – 2023-11-03

Climate’s ‘Catch-22’: Cutting air pollution heats up the planet – 2023-11-02

Why AI and energy are the new power couple – 2023-11-02

October 2023

EU countries behind schedule on 2030 energy efficiency goals: report – 2023-10-30

Heavy industry turns to carbon capture to clean up its act – 2023-10-30

German chancellor Scholz turns to Nigeria for new gas and hydrogen partnerships – 2023-10-30

IEA 4E SSL Annex finds LED retrofit lamps cut environmental impact by 44 to 61% compared to T5 and T8 fluorescent lamps – 2023-10-30

Carbon budget for 1.5°C will run out in six years at current emissions levels – new research – 2023-10-30

Who were the worst of the worst climate polluters in 2022? – 2023-10-29

Rich countries should stop pushing fossil fuels on Africa – don’t we deserve a renewable future too? – 2023-10-27

China objects to UN fund warnings on solar’s forced labour risks – 2023-10-27

Is crisis at Siemens Energy symptom of a wider wind power problem? – 2023-10-27

The weights and dimensions law is crucial to accelerating zero-emission truck sales – 2023-10-27

Opinion: We need accountability from oil companies at COP28, not leadership – 2023-10-27

Energy costs for German households drop 30% since height of energy crisis – analysis – 2023-10-26

EU should link Green Deal to industrial policy to ensure international competitiveness – German industry – 2023-10-26

From nuclear to heat pumps: What’s included in the UK’s new Energy Act – 2023-10-26

Stop locking young people out of legal process in climate cases, say experts – 2023-10-26

Italy’s new Energy and Climate Plan: facts, figures and recommendations for transport – 2023-10-26

Spain’s new Energy and Climate Plan: facts, figures and recommendations for transport – 2023-10-26

Will COP28 deliver a new fund for climate loss and damage? – 2023-10-25

Interview: Empowering women in South and Southeast Asia with finance for solar – 2023-10-25

Parliament adds nuclear to EU’s net-zero industry shortlist – 2023-10-25

Housing, energy, and consumer groups applaud senate opposition to raising energy prices for Americans – 2023-10-25

‘Carbon gamble’? EU lawmakers back CO2 removal certification scheme – 2023-10-25

Macron's Smart Solar Move – 2023-10-25

Poland’s climate-friendly coalition warned of obstacles to emissions goals – 2023-10-24

World oil, gas, coal demand to peak by 2030, IEA says – 2023-10-24

To tackle the climate crisis, the Green Climate Fund needs serious money – 2023-10-24

EU must cut carbon emissions three times faster to meet targets, report says – 2023-10-24

Industry could save $437 bln a year via energy efficiency efforts – 2023-10-24

Sunak faces further pressure over net zero U-turn after IEA warning – 2023-10-24

Tensions soar over new fund for climate 'loss and damage' ahead of COP28 – 2023-10-24

Data centres brace for new EU energy reporting obligations – 2023-10-23

State of the climate: Global temperatures throughout mid-2023 shatter records – 2023-10-23

Heat pump grant boosted by 50% to improve slow take-up across England and Wales – 2023-10-23

Pro-renewables EU countries call for more support for green energy – 2023-10-23

The Philippines excludes fossil fuels, mining but not waste-to-energy in draft green taxonomy – 2023-10-23

As a global energy crisis returns, the UK push for a green economy makes even more sense – 2023-10-22

Germany must anticipate fuel price jump from 2027 EU emissions trading – think tank – 2023-10-20

In Vietnam, climate arrests spark backlash to green energy plan – 2023-10-20

LEAK: Brussels finalises ‘wind power package’ to help beleaguered EU industry – 2023-10-20

Why heating your home this winter may be even harder than last year – 2023-10-20

‘Golden era’ lying ahead for EU’s energy efficiency industries, IEA says – 2023-10-20

70+ companies call on the Commission to publish the MDMS Regulation by the end of the year – 2023-10-19

Climate activists force Fed chair Jerome Powell off stage in New York – 2023-10-19

Australia is already an energy superpower. We should be using that to drive the world towards renewables – 2023-10-19

Greta Thunberg joins second climate protest in London this week – 2023-10-19

Deal on EU electricity market reform: What did Paris and Berlin obtain? – 2023-10-19

Leasing giants called out for weak climate leadership and low ambition on electric cars in the EU – new investigation – 2023-10-18

Colombia and Mali leading efforts to improve air quality, new ranking finds – 2023-10-18

Low income UK homes ‘should be given free heat pumps’ to meet climate targets – but hydrogen ruled out – 2023-10-18

EU countries hammer out joint stance for COP28 climate summit – 2023-10-17

Berge Bulk launches wind power-aided ship to cut emissions – 2023-10-17

Automakers blast US plan to hike fuel efficiency rules – 2023-10-17

Global electricity grid must be upgraded urgently to hit climate goals, says IEA – 2023-10-17

The leasing sector is looking for a green leader – 2023-10-17

Consumers sharing cheap renewable electricity? It’s possible, if EU really wants to – 2023-10-17

After fraught discussions, EU countries reach deal on truck CO2 standards – 2023-10-17

Energy ministers try to unblock France, Germany spat over industrial competition – 2023-10-17

Malawi swelters in record heat with temperatures nearly 20C above average – 2023-10-17

SUVs emit more climate damaging gas than older cars do, study finds – 2023-10-16

Economic concerns dominate Germans’ fears, climate change in 10th place – survey – 2023-10-16

How a German politician’s lawsuit may change the EU for good – 2023-10-16