China will formally approve the Paris Agreement on climate change by September, boosting global hopes of tackling global warming.
Vice premier Zhang Gaoli said the world’s top greenhouse gas emitter would finalise domestic legal procedures ahead of the 2016 G20 meeting in Hangzhou.
The government was also aiming to ensure the country..
The European Commission has defended the UK’s right to negotiate draft EU limits on industrial emissions even if these may be implemented after the country’s departure from the bloc.
Aneta Willems, the Commission’s head of industrial emissions, told the European Parliament’s environment committee on Monday that member states cannot be..
The International Council of Chemicals Associations (ICCA) will argue that a legally binding agreement should not replace the UN's voluntary programme, Saicm, during discussions next week on a post-2020 global chemicals framework.
The meeting in Brazil on 7-9 February will begin a series of talks – known as the intersessional process ..
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned France that it requires more robust energy planning to ensure it hits ambitious targets to wind down nuclear energy and scale up renewables.
The international body found that the government’s plan to cut the share of nuclear power from 78% of electricity produced today to 50% by 2025, while..
Closing down old coal-fired power plants is a better strategy for meeting Germany’s climate goals by 2030 than an additional CO2 price on power sector emissions, the German environment agency UBA has said.
Publishing a new study last week, UBA argued that coal power production needs to be more than halved for Germany to meet its target ..