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Ibrahim Thiaw at the 2016 Champions of the Earth Awards in Cancun, Mexico | Credit: UNEP

UNFCCC: Ibrahim Thiaw confirmed as interim UN climate chief

Head of UN Convention to Combat Desertification to take up role vacated by Patricia Espionsa, as search for permanent replacement continues

Cecilia Keating
clock 22 June 2022 • 2 min read
The Major Economies Forum brings together countries responsible for 80% of GHG | Credit: iStock

Major economies are promising new 2030 climate goals, but will they deliver?

A wave of updated national climate action plans is now expected ahead of the COP27 Climate Summit, but countries are still resisting calls to ramp up climate finance pledges

Cecilia Keating
clock 21 June 2022 • 4 min read
View of the Alps from Aiguille du midi, Chamonix, France | Credit: iStock

Study: Alps could lose half its 'snow days' by end of the century

Changing climate threatens both winter sports industry and water availability across Europe

clock 21 June 2022 • 3 min read