A record-breaking European heatwave provided a fitting backdrop to the latest round of UN climate change talks, in which delegates from around the world descended on Bonn for a two-week diplomatic effort.
2020 Climate Progress Tracker (beta version)
2020 is the year when we will see if the Paris climate deal can deliver. It's the first true test of the 2015 deal - a moment when it will become clear whether the 196 signatories can meet...
Ed KingWe’d love feedback on the sheet. As I said - we’re deliberately keeping it simple + on googlesheets so it’s easy to tweak and access. What’s important is getting the info out there. But any thoughts + advice do drop us a line.
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OPEC's secretary-general has complained of what he called "unscientific" attacks on the oil industry by climate change campaigners, calling them "perhaps the greatest threat to our industry going forward". Speaking in Vienna after a meeting of the...
Ed KingOPEC is starting to feel the heat: 'Civil society is being misled to believe oil is the cause of climate change' warns its chief. Odd. He adds 'children of some colleagues' are asking questions about their future.
A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy...
Ed KingChina inches towards a new #climate target in 2020
Your Highness, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to join you today. I want to thank the leadership and people of the United Arab Emirates for hosting this important meeting, with the wonderful hospitality, and at the same...
Ed King'We are in a battle for our lives' - Guterres cranks up the rhetoric at a prep meeting for his Sept summit. Hard to think of any other political leader with clout who's beating this drum so often #climate