‘Day of hope’: America officially rejoins Paris climate accord

Joe Biden reversed the former President’s decision to withdraw from the treaty when he assumed office in January

UN and UK launch mission to clear up space junk

Space debris can be a hazard to active satellites and spacecraft

World celebrates US return to Paris Accord under President Biden

The UN Chief António Guterres, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the COP26 President were among the first to hail Biden’s move

World’s richest 1% ‘create more than double the combined emissions of the poorest 50%’

The richest 1% will need to reduce their current emissions by at least a factor of 30 to help the planet meet the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Agreement, according to a new report

UN’s World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Prize Committee awarded the organisation for its dedication to its goals during the coronavirus pandemic

China vows to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2060

Speaking to the UN General Assembly, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country will reach peak emissions before 2030

COP26 seeks sponsors with ‘strong climate credentials’

Businesses with ambitious net zero commitments by 2050 or earlier with a reliable short term action plan will be prioritised

Global amount of e-waste generated up two million metric tonnes in 2019

Worryingly, researchers expect the global generation of electronic waste to grow to 74.7Mt by 2030

COP26: New dates agreed for UN climate summit

The climate summit in Glasgow was originally supposed to take place in November 2020, however, it had to be postponed due to the pandemic

UN Chief: ‘Now is not the time for retreat on climate change’

UN Secretary-General António Guterres said the world must not lose focus on climate change