This week in climate news - 17 December 2017

The most popular articles from the past week.

World is losing the battle against climate change, says Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a bleak assessment on the global fight against climate change to dozens of world leaders and company executives on Tuesday, telling them: "We are losing the battle". »
12 December 2017, 18:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

EU must not burn the world's forests for 'renewable' energy

A flaw in Europe’s clean energy plan allows fuel from felled trees to qualify as renewable energy when in fact this would accelerate climate change and devastate forests. The European Union is moving to enact a directive to double Europe’s current renewable energy by 2030. »
14 December 2017, 13:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

California and Washington state join carbon pledge in defiance of Trump

California and Washington state joined five nations on the Pacific coast of the Americas on Tuesday to agree to step up the use of a price on carbon dioxide emissions as a central economic policy to slow climate change. »
12 December 2017, 18:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Exxon deal aside, tough proxy season looms at U.S. energy firms

Climate activists said on Tuesday they would take a tough shareholder resolution off the table at Exxon Mobil Corp after the company agreed to provide new details about how climate change could affect its business. »
13 December 2017, 03:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Exxon to provide details on climate-change impact to its business

Exxon Mobil Corp on Monday said it would publish new details about how climate change could affect its business in a move aimed at appeasing critics and forestalling another proxy fight next year. »
12 December 2017, 02:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

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