In Amazon protection talks, US demands action from Bolsonaro

Joe Biden promised to mobilise $20 billion to protect the Amazon rainforest, but negotiations with Jair Bolsonaro’s government are fraught
The post In Amazon protection talks, US demands action from Bolsonaro appeared first on Climate Home News.

Japan set to raise ambition of 2030 climate goal

The Japanese government is proposing to cut emissions 40% from 2013 levels by 2030, while campaigners push for deeper reductions
The post Japan set to raise ambition of 2030 climate goal appeared first on Climate Home News.

Coal-backing Japanese bank bids for Green Climate Fund partnership

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation is applying to channel money from the Green Climate Fund, against opposition from green campaigners over its coal lending
The post Coal-backing Japanese bank bids for Green Climate Fund partnership appeared first on Climate Home News.

Hall of shame: 9 countries missing the chance of a green recovery

Just 18% of recovery spending globally is green, a UN report found. Despite pledges to ‘build back better’, governments have propped up fossil fuels, aviation and roads
The post Hall of shame: 9 countries missing the chance of a green recovery appeared first on Climate Home News.