World leaders have failed to deliver on the high hopes of activists seeking an historical turning point for climate action. They gathered in New York yesterday for the UN Climate Summit, just days after more than four million people joined the Climate Strike around the world to demand urgent action on the climate emergency. Here […]
A report has been published on the possibility of the 'Hothouse Earth' scenario, in which man-made climate change may result in irreversible tipping points and catastrophic environmental change. Collective action is required to prevent this including hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) management under the Kigali amendment.
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer is widely recognised as the world’s most successful multilateral environmental agreement and in 2016 it made history yet again with the adoption of the Kigali Amendment which will avoid almost a half a degree of warming by the end of the century