Rich nations 'must consign coal power to history,' says UK COP26 president

Covering Climate Now: Climate change talks this year aimed at keeping global warming in check need to consign coal power to history, the British president of the upcoming United Nations' conference said in a recent interview.

Biden’s climate duo of Kerry and McCarthy puts U.S. back in global warming fight

John Kerry and Gina McCarthy must deliver a new, ambitious pledge to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and win back trust from foreign allies in the coming days.

US must halve emissions to galvanize global climate action — UN chief

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres wants the United States to commit this week to at least halving its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 -- a move he said could unlock similar action from the world’s other large emitters.

World has 'historic' opportunity for green tech boost, says global watchdog

Global efforts to minimize the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic present an historic opportunity to scale up the technologies needed to speed a transition to cleaner energy, the head of the world's energy watchdog says.