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Past articles by Sara:

Extinction Rebellion’s hometown pushes the radical into the mainstream – POLITICO

Stroud has long served as a launch pad for fringe ideas that later caught on. → Read More

Beekeepers and seaweed farmers bring entrepreneurial flair to climate adaptation

Community workers from around the world exchange stories of adapting to extreme weather in ways that promote development and self-reliance → Read More

As climate fight enters new phase, local responses are starved of funding

Global, one-size-fits-all solutions work for cutting emissions, but adapting to warming requires an altogether different approach → Read More

'Laggard' Ireland takes step toward net-zero carbon goal

A cross-party parliamentary group wants carbon budgets, a higher tax and green agriculture support to reverse the country's lax policies → Read More

Southeast Europeans ignore EU rules with €2.4bn coal subsidies

The EU's Energy Community neighbours 'systematically turn a blind eye' to its state aid rules, a report by the secretariat finds → Read More

UK and Italy bid for 2020 climate talks, amid political uncertainty for both

Both countries face planned general elections and economic problems before the crucial Cop26 meeting and the UK may still be in a Brexit imbroglio → Read More

US and Saudi Arabia block geoengineering governance push

Countries failed to agree on a Swiss resolution to consider regulating technologies that aim to cool the planet, at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi → Read More

Energy and oil majors turn to rural Africa in grab for world's next billion customers

Once basic energy is established in disconnected regions, the companies that supply it hope to cash in on demand for a slew of new products and services → Read More

Belfast's bid to join UK environment law raises post-Brexit border issues

Adding Northern Ireland to the environment law adds pressure on London to keep its regulations in step with the EU's → Read More

New UK green watchdog to be based on EU system, says Gove

'Whatever else are the defects of the EU - that is a good working model,' the environment secretary told MPs → Read More

UK bill would weaken environmental law after Brexit, legal experts tell MPs

The bill creates 'get-out-of-jail-free cards' for ministers and exposes the environment watchdog to government influence, they said → Read More

Switzerland puts geoengineering governance on UN environment agenda

No longer the preserve of science fiction, climate-hacking technologies may need international oversight, say backers of draft resolution → Read More

Costa Rica targets electric cars and forest growth in 2050 climate strategy

President Carlos Alvarado Quesada has launched an economy-wide plan to slash his country's greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century → Read More

Climate Weekly: Europe's struggle to walk the talk

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events → Read More

Ireland's democratic experiment lays the ground for stronger climate action

The Citizen's Assembly could become a model for developing informed, fair and ambitious climate policy - if the government accepts its recommendations → Read More

Ireland needs new oil and gas fields to ease reliance on Brexit UK, say drillers

Oil and gas explorers are gearing up to drill offshore Ireland in a bid to boost its energy independence from Britain → Read More

Irish energy industry calls for new links to Europe amid Brexit fears

Grid operator boss calls on Brussels to approve funding for a new electricity connection to France to avoid isolation from continent → Read More

EU set to tighten rules on palm oil for biofuels

Indonesia and Malaysia say the EU measure will unfairly disadvantage their crops, while environmentalists worry it won't be tough enough on deforestation → Read More

BP backs shareholder call to align its strategy with Paris climate goals

The oil and gas major will have to set out how its strategy and investments fit with targets to limit global temperature rise, under new resolution → Read More

BP Backs Shareholder Call to Align its Strategy With Paris Climate Goals

By Sara Stefanini, Climate Home News. This article originally appeared on Climate Home News. BP will back a shareholder push for it to begin reporting on how its strategy fits with the Paris Agreement’s goals, the British oil and gas major said on Friday. → Read More