Fossil fuel subsidies are bad economic policy, bad social policy and bad for the environment. Yet, many countries have some type of fossil fuel subsidy. In 2013, those subsidies added up to nearly…

Marianne Fay |

The past five weeks have given us what may be defining moments on the road to a Paris agreement that will lay a foundation for a future climate regime. On October 23,  European Union leaders…

Xueman Wang |

_ Anthony Earley is the chairman and CEO of PG&E Corporation, the parent company of Pacific Gas and Electric. He spoke ahead of the UN Secretary-General's Climate Leadership Summit about…

Anthony Earley |

A dangerously warming planet is not just an environmental challenge – it is a fundamental threat to efforts to end poverty, and it threatens to put prosperity out of the reach of millions of…

Thomas Kerr |

Also available in Français | Español | 中文 In January, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim urged the audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos to look closely at a young, promising form of…

Heike Reichelt, Alexandra Klöpfer |

Also available in: العربية | Español | 中文 Packing an extraordinary amount of energy in little space, fossil fuels helped propel human development to levels undreamed of before the Industrial…

Vladimir Stenek |

"Bicycle bicycle bicycle I want to ride my bicycle bicycle bicycle I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride my bike I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride it where I like..." Earlier…

Flore de Préneuf |