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28-Nov-2022

EU Parliament adopts resolution to exit Energy Charter Treaty

European lawmakers adopted a resolution calling on the European Commission to have the EU exit the Energy Charter Treaty, following several member states’ exits

28-Nov-2022

US commits to zero-emissions heavy trucks

The US has pledged to sell all zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses by 2040, signing the Global MoU on Zero-Emission trucks at COP27

28-Nov-2022

First coral reef insurance policy issued in the US

The policy covers tropical storms for reefs in Hawaii and is the second of such policies after one was purchased to cover hurricane damage in Mexico.

28-Nov-2022

US wants to sanction criminals behind deforestation in Brazil

The plan represents a change in the US strategy to tackle climate change, adding sanctions to its toolkit of tax incentives and multilateral agreements.

28-Nov-2022

Norway and Switzerland to strengthen cooperation on CDR, CCS

Norway and Switzerland will strengthen cooperation on carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon dioxide removal (CDR) to support each country’s targets.

28-Nov-2022

Canada unveils first climate adaptation strategy

Canada’s strategy sets targets for preventing extreme heat deaths, reversing species loss and protecting homes, with CAD$1.6Bn ($1.2Bn) invested over 5 years.

21-Nov-2022

DOE announces $13Bn to modernize the US power grid

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced $13Bn in new financing opportunities for the expansion and modernization of the US power grid

21-Nov-2022

UAE using role as COP28 host to lobby on its climate reputation

The United Arab Emirates (UEA) hired PR firm to use its role as the host of next year’s UN climate conference to launder its international reputation.

21-Nov-2022

Turkey boosts GHG emissions reduction target for 2030

Turkey will aim to bring its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 41% below business-as-usual levels by 2030, raising the target from 21%.

21-Nov-2022

China issues emissions plan for non-ferrous metals industry

China laid out a plan to decarbonize the non-ferrous metals industry, reiterating the energy-intensive sector’s need to not exceed peak carbon emissions by 2030.

21-Nov-2022

$20Bn Just Energy Transition Partnership launched in Indonesia

This JETP is the second of its kind after the launch of the JETP with South Africa at the COP26 in Glasgow. It unites financing from the EU, US, UK, Japan, and others.

21-Nov-2022

US and China resume climate talks during COP27

China and US held ‘constructive’ climate talks with more to follow, as climate ambassadors Xie Zhenhua and John Kerry met at the UN-led global summit.

21-Nov-2022

US and China resume climate talks during COP27

China and US held ‘constructive’ climate talks with more to follow, as climate ambassadors Xie Zhenhua and John Kerry met at the UN-led global summit.

21-Nov-2022

China surprises with draft methane plan, follows US and Europe

China has drafted a plan to reduce methane emissions and the US has pledged to help, but the biggest emitters —coal mines and livestock—have yet to be addressed.

21-Nov-2022

18 countries pledge to slash emissions from government

A group of mostly-OECD countries have signed up onto the US-led initiative to achieve net-zero emissions from national government operations before 2050.

21-Nov-2022

California releases plan to achieve net-zero by 2045

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) released its updated proposal to implement the ‘most ambitious climate action of any jurisdiction in the world’ [sic].

14-Nov-2022

Germany, others pledge funds for ‘loss and damage’

Germany joined Austria, Belgium, Denmark, New Zealand and Scotland, to be among the first countries to earmark fund for reparations for climate change impacts.

14-Nov-2022

FAO pledges detailed roadmap for food sector in 2023

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will set a roadmap for the food sector to align with 1.5°C, be climate-resilient and address nature and food security.

14-Nov-2022

US EPA ups social costs of carbon, methane, in latest report

In a new report, the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) set the social cost of carbon at a minimum of $120/t, the social cost of methane at a minimum $1,300/t.

14-Nov-2022

Germany to leave Energy Charter Treaty

The decision follows announcements from France, Spain, the Netherlands, Slovenia and Poland that they will withdraw from the pact.

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