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More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.

UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

The Committee on Climate Change’s new progress report reveals that the UK Government has delivered just one of 25 critical policies to lower emissions in the past year.

US Senate introduces legislation for National Climate Bank

US Senate introduces legislation for National Climate Bank

The institution will be capitalised with $35 billion in federal funds and will drive public and private investment in clean energy technologies and infrastructure.

Rockefeller Foundation launches new Climate and Resilience initiative

Rockefeller Foundation launches new Climate and Resilience initiative

The organisation is committing an initial $8 million to continue supporting the work of chief resilience officers and member cities within the 100 Resilient Cities Network.

London Mayor warns of climate change ‘delayers’ threat

London Mayor warns of climate change ‘delayers’ threat

Sadiq Khan warns that climate change delayers, not deniers, are today’s biggest obstacle to meaningfully reducing carbon emissions.

Climate emergency toolkit launched for local authorities

Climate emergency toolkit launched for local authorities

It aims to help national and local governments realise climate action plans and enables sustainability leads to brief elected members, mayors and senior managers.