November 16, 2016

We've just wrapped up our two-day parliamentary roundtable on renewable energy at Marrakech, where MPs from around the world committed themselves to bold climate action in their national parliaments. Update - presentations and photographs from the event are now available for download!

The event, held to coincide with the latest round of the UN climate talks following the ratification of the...

October 21, 2016

This week, the Climate Parliament, in partnership with the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office, hosted a high-level delegation of Chinese government officials, academics and policy experts in London and Edinburgh, for discussions with their UK counterparts on climate change, renewable energy and environmental policy.

The 7-person delegation included the deputy director general of China's Nation...

October 4, 2016

We're delighted to announce that thanks to support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, we will shortly be launching both Spanish and Mandarin versions of our website.  We'll be adding additional content relevant to both China and Latin America as part of this expansion - so watch this space. 

When the new versions go live, we'll announce it first on Twitter...

August 1, 2016

Over my time at the Climate Parliament, I’ve been lucky enough to meet MPs and legislators from all corners of the globe, from countries large and small, rich and poor. Talking to them – and to the climate scientists, policy analysts, and development experts who come to our events, workshops and hearings – I’ve had the opportunity to explore a wide range of viewpoints on climate change, energy,...

July 12, 2016

The world's largest democracy is targeting a huge expansion of clean energy in the coming years - growth that, if achieved, would transform India's power infrastructure, with dramatic consequences not only for Indian citizens but the planet as a whole. But how can these goals be reached?

The scale of Indian ambition on renewable energy is impressive, to say the least. With around 40GW of renewabl...

March 30, 2016

In order to achieve India's ambitious renewable energy and decarbonisation targets, the government must do more to enable low-carbon development at the local level, so that communities and neighbourhoods can build a clean energy revolution from below. 

That's the message from a signed declaration, signed by Climate Parliament legislators from the states of Karnataka and Odisha, and submitted...