Climate not a priority as world leaders plan virus recovery
Several major international institutions, including the United Nations, have called on world leaders to use the novel coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to rebuild the global economy with climate change in mind.
Study finds link between climate disasters, armed conflict
Climate-linked disasters increase the odds of armed strife, according to researchers who found that one-third of all conflicts since 1980 began within days of a natural catastrophe.
Virus strikes adaptation program; 3 staffers infected
The novel coronavirus pandemic has thrown another obstacle in front of a U.N. effort to prepare the world for global warming.
Will renewables ride out the virus better than oil and gas?
Few industries have survived the novel coronavirus pandemic unscathed — and the renewable energy sector is no exception.
Wind power is expanding but not enough for climate goals
Last year was a banner year for wind power installations, with growth particularly strong in the Asia-Pacific region. But Asian nations are still not on track to lowering their emissions in line with the Paris Agreement's climate targets.