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The Arctic is heating up nearly four times faster than the whole planet, study finds

The Arctic is heating up nearly four times faster than the Earth as a whole, according to new research. The findings are a reminder that the people, plants and animals in polar regions are experiencing rapid, and disastrous, climate change.

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U.S. oil lobby pushes Biden to roll back fossil fuel curbs

The American Petroleum Institute, the top U.S. oil lobby organization, on Tuesday urged President Joe Biden’s administration to lift a slew of restrictions on fossil fuel development to help ease soaring energy prices.
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IFC's Diop calls for more climate financing for emerging markets

Climate change is "the greatest commercial opportunity" facing the world, but more needs to be done to boost private sector investment in developing markets, an International Finance Corporation executive has said.

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Only quick shift to 'net zero' emissions will boost GDP: Report

Cutting planet-warming emissions to "net zero" by 2050 could lift growth and employment but would require an inflation-boosting $160 per tonne carbon price by the end of the decade, an umbrella group of the world's top central banks say.

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U.S. Treasury's Yellen vows to work with international climate finance ministers group

The U.S. government under President Joe Biden is working closely with the international community to tackle climate change, increase the scale of climate finance and leverage additional private investment, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says.

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Biden says Xi, Putin welcome at climate summit April 22

The United States has invited the leaders of China and Russia to participate in a global summit on climate change in April, U.S. President Joe Biden says.

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