Our warming world is to blame for the sheer, power and size of storms such as Hurricane Ida, say experts.
Central banks could play a critical role in catalyzing the rapid shift of financial flows away from oil, fossil gas, and coal, and toward the zero-carbon solutions required to confront the climate crisis. To date, however, this is still not happening.
Twelve of the largest central banks around the globe continue to support climate chaos-causing fossil fuels through policy and direct finance, a new report released today finds. Ahead of an annual convening of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming later this week, the analysis strikes a critical contrast to promises in recent months by the same central banks to align their operations with climate goals.
A great new investigation by a wonderful old colleague of mine, Antonia Juhasz for Floodlight News and the Guardian, has found that Exxon's operations in Guyana will send more than 2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.