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Tracking countries climate action IRL shows needle isn’t moving

Momentum to update 2030 targets for climate action has stalled since May, with no major emitters releasing stronger climate targets, says a new analysis released today by Climate Action Tracker.
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Very little time left to limit the effect of climate change

Climate change is widespread, rapid and intensifying and some of these trends are now irreversible during our present time frame, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.
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Science says world on wrong climate action course

The Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis report brings together the latest advances in climate science and multiple lines of evidence to provide an up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change.
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New Renewables report shows climate policy promises are empty

Despite a historic decline of 4% in primary energy demand as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the world’s economies, polluting G20 countries barely met and still missed their unambitious renewable energy targets.
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New coal mine planned for Mpumalanga halted for the moment

The Pretoria High Court has issued an interdict preventing coal mining company Uthaka Energy from starting mining and related activities in a Strategic Water Source area.
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Urgent renewables investment needed to transition faster

Despite renewable energy having been the most resilient form of power generation during the lockdown, urgent investment is needed to scale systems and technologies and digitalise grids to help meet climate goals.
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UK behind Glasgow as COP26 host city

The UK is bidding for the Presidency and host United Nations Conference of Parties summit over two weeks at the end of 2020, in partnership with Italy.

IRENA and RES4Africa explore public-private initiatives

IRENA and the RES4Africa Foundation have agreed to cooperate to increase the speed of renewable energy development in Africa.

Op-Ed: Impacts of climate change in Vietnam

Vietnam, known for its beaches, rivers, and bustling cities, is considered among countries that are significantly impacted by global climate change.
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“Grave climate emergency” is upon us, states Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says disruption is “outpacing our efforts to address it” with each week bringing “new climate-related devastation”.

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