Boris Johnson poised to stop UK funding overseas fossil fuel projects

Boris Johnson is poised to sign off new rules barring the UK government's chief foreign lender from offering financial support to foreign fossil fuel projects.

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Fossil fuel fight sidelines aid for hard-hit communities

At least two committees injected environmental justice yesterday into the larger national conversation about racism, but there were few signs that Congress will take concrete action anytime soon.

A new battle zone for the coronavirus looms: the developing world

People in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second-largest city, are coming together in the face of a possible catastrophe.

Johnson to burnish green credentials with G7 biodiversity plea

Boris Johnson will call on his G7 colleagues to do more to combat mass extinctions as he seeks to strengthen his environmental credentials.


Nanette Antequisa: How should we cope with climate crisis? Ask survivors to take the lead

As well as investing billions in reinforcing cities against climate disasters, we should support those feeling its impact right now.


Climate change compounds hunger, conflicts, German aid group says

Climate change added to warfare is worsening hunger worldwide, according to one of Germany's largest aid groups.


Aid agencies eye solar power to replace volatile, costly fuel

Cheap, reliable and hard to hijack, the sun could be an ideal energy source in many war zones and disaster areas, prompting aid agencies to consider ditching costly fuel for solar power.


The Response Podcast: How Puerto Ricans are restoring power to the people through Mutual Aid

In this second episode of our new radio documentary series The Response, we shine a spotlight on Puerto Rico. What you might not have heard, is the story of the grassroots response that arose after Hurricane Maria.


Climate change aid 'not reaching those who need it most'

Money aimed at combatting climate change is not reaching the Pacific's poorest and most vulnerable, a development agency says.

'Newborns were fed fish soup': Papua New Guinea's malnutrition crisis

Undernutrition in under fives causes damage that has an impact throughout their lives – a legacy that is borne by nearly 50% of the nation's children.


Climate change aid to poor nations lags behind Paris pledges

Donor nations’ 2020 target of $100bn annual fund for adapting economies falls short by near 50% says Oxfam
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