China launches carbon emissions trading scheme

China launched a carbon trading system Monday designed to drive down emissions, as the world's biggest polluter takes steps towards decarbonising its economy by 2060.

Canada aims to beat 2030 climate target, says Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday an annual hike of his country's carbon tax by Can$15 (US$12) per tonne after 2022, and billions in new investments to try to beat its climate target.

EXPLAINER: The real math behind "net zero" carbon emissions

More than 100 countries—responsible for about two-thirds of the world's heat-trapping gases—have announced plans to cut their greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" in coming decades to help curb man-made climate change.

China's foreign coal push risks global climate goals

China's plan to fund dozens of foreign coal plants from Zimbabwe to Indonesia is set to produce more emissions than major developed nations, threatening global efforts to fight climate change, environmentalists have warned.

UK vows 68 percent emissions cut by end of decade

Britain will aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by more than two-thirds this decade, in what the government on Thursday said would be the fastest reduction of any major economy.

EU set to meet two of its three 2020 climate goals

A four-percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions in 2019 and the green effects of the pandemic will help the EU meet two of its three 2020 climate goals, a report published Monday showed.

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