Rich countries to pay for developing world’s climate disasters

The UN’s climate conference in Egypt limped over the finish line Sunday morning with a commitment to launch a fund to compensate poor countries suffering from catastrophic climate-change events. The breakthrough spared the COP27 event from total collapse.

World close to ‘irreversible’ climate breakdown, says UN

The UN environment agency’s report finds there is “no credible pathway to 1.5C in place” and that “woefully inadequate” progress on cutting carbon emissions means the only way to limit the worst impacts is a “rapid transformation of societies”.

James Lovelock obituary

Scientist, environmentalist, inventor and exponent of the Gaia theory of the Earth as a self-regulating system