The Indonesian government has been distributing funds for village development. In 2019, the money can also be used for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Countries still figure out their emissions by adding up all the sources, rather than measuring what's actually in the air.
Lakes are the final resting place for many of the Earth's plants – and these organic graveyards are about to get a whole lot busier.
The cement needed to make concrete – the most widely used man-made material – is a major source of global emissions. Researchers are working on a green replacement that could transform the sector.
Hundreds of Canadian municipalities have declared climate emergencies but many have yet to take action.
As the share of renewable energies in the energy mix rises, policymakers must understand how renewable energies can influence electricity prices.
There is evidence for catastrophic climate change from protracted volcanic eruptions in the past, but since the 1950s the emissions we produce far exceed those from volcanic activity.
In New Zealand, where more than 80% of electricity is renewable, the carbon footprint of electric cars is 62% lower than that of fossil cars. But their lithium battery has other environmental impacts.
Polls show that climate change is one of the top-three issues for Canadians heading to the ballot box.
Australia's entire coal fleet will retire in the next few decades. The federal government's response to the Hazelwood coal plant closure has left a mess – it must do better.
Vehicle emissions and industrial facilities are contributing to climate change, but many conservatives don't believe it.
Ahead of the UN climate summit, we take stock of the world's best and worst performers on climate action - including some surprise success stories.
The United Nations is calling on world governments to step up action against climate change. Can China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, fulfill its pledges?
The typical American's annual household carbon footprint is over five times the world per capita average.
There's a buzz around sustainability, but consumers still struggle to develop new habits. Here's how to change that.
The world has no hope of reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement without seriously reducing emissions from agriculture, forestry and land clearing.
Turning from the conflict of airport expansions to a vision of a low-carbon transport system.
South Africa's recently introduced carbon tax may lead to financial losses in the short term, but it's necessary and will be beneficial in the long term.
Petroleum exploration in Alberta has disturbed more than 1,900 sq. km of wetlands in Alberta, boosting emissions of methane: a potent greenhouse gas.
Sydney has joined more than 600 local governments around the world – as well as the national governments of the UK and Canada – in putting the climate crisis at the heart of all policy decisions.