Tiny island nation to host world's largest microgrid
The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau announced last week that it will soon become the home of the world's largest microgrid, a development that could help it ramp up to 70 percent renewable energy over the next three decades.
Financial institution turns its back on coal
The World Bank Group is out of the coal business, possibly forever.
Haley helped foreign islands with adaptation — source
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley was against the Paris climate agreement before President Trump was.
Report makes case for more ambitious global climate pact
The goal posts for the Paris Agreement have moved. The world's top climate scientists this weekend declared that keeping temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius is no longer sufficient. Instead, they said, the globe must prevent warming of 1.5 C above preindustrial levels or abandon billions of people to the social and natural dangers of runaway warming.
U.N. issues 'red alert' on warming
It's still possible to avoid catastrophic climate change, but it will require immediate and aggressive action, said a long-awaited United Nations report.