Several developed countries, led by the US but including Australia and Canada, have contributed less than 20% of their fair share to a global $100bn annual climate finance pledge, reports think tank the Overseas Development Institute.
Policymakers should introduce taxes on SUVs following a rise in sales over the last decade to boost the move to electric vehicles, says Canadian not-for-profit Environmental Defence.
The G7 nations all support net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and have updated their 2030 climate goals, but their support for an international energy transition has been limited.
Canada-based seaplane airline Harbour Air aims to offer zero-emission, all-electric commercial flights by 2022. “There is a big revolution on the way,” CEO and founder Greg McDougall tells Energy Monitor.
The UK, Norway, the US and Canada like to present themselves as climate leaders, but their strategies around oil and gas tell a different story.
Limiting oil and gas extraction in rich countries could allow some emerging producers to develop, but the world's diminishing carbon budget also makes this a pathway fraught with risk.
The European Commission had an opportunity to put its money where its mouth is on making free trade compatible with climate goals – but the strategy unveiled this month is not a game changer.
One of the world’s largest pension funds is underwriting a new venture that aims to transform renewable energy investment.
As increasing numbers of countries aim for net-zero emissions through digitalisation. An index from the New Statesman Media Group reveals Canada to be the top country in which to build low-energy data centres.