Urgent action is needed to reduce transport, housing and agriculture emissions if ambitious new climate targets are to be met, according to a new report.
The UK Government should ratify the Paris climate change deal without delay, Scotland’s Environment Secretary has insisted.
Theresa May is facing mounting pressure for the UK to ratify the Paris climate change deal as quickly as possible.
Labour has offered to work across party lines to allow the UK to follow the lead of the US and China in agreeing to ratify the Paris agreement on climate change.
Norwegian oil and gas companies plan to cut CO2 emissions by 2.5 million tonnes on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) between 2020 and 2030.
The fossil fuel industry risks losing $33 trillion in revenue over the next 25 years as global warming may drive companies to leave oil, natural gas and coal in the ground, according to a Barclays Plc energy analyst.
Scotland has met its annual climate-change target for the first time, the latest greenhouse gas emission figures show.
Environmental campaigners are climbed the British Museum in protest against sponsorship of a new exhibition by oil giant BP.
Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are projected to increase by one-third between 2012 and 2040, with much of that coming from developing countries, according to the EIA's latest International Energy Outlook 2016.
US oil giant ExxonMobil is facing fresh probes into whether it misled investors and the public about the risks to its business from climate change.
The US SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) has decided both oil giants ExxonMobil and Chevron must allow a shareholder vote on a proposal they should conduct analysis on the financial impact any climate change regulation would have on their operations.
In a powerful call for international action on climate change, a group of Nobel Peace Prize laureates recently sent a letter to the Heads of State who comprise the Arctic Council, urging them to protect our climate and the Arctic from oil and gas exploration.
The managing director of ScottishPower Renewables has said the Syrian crisis is "all about climate change".
Power plants across the globe could have their ability to produce electricity significantly affected by the impacts of climate change, a study has claimed.
For anyone elated by the climate-change accord in Paris, the commodity markets have a reality check for you. World leaders may have vowed to wean the world from fossil fuels, but prices for oil, coal and natural gas are at their lowest in years. Crude, which touched an 11-year low Monday, will probably decline even more with the US ending its 40-year ban on oil exports. So is that bad news for people hoping to switch the world to cleaner fuels?
A “high ambition coalition” of countries including the EU, some of the world's poorest and most vulnerable countries and the US, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Iceland and Norway has called for a strong climate deal, with Brazil the most recent country to join the group.
They are still handing out free apples and chocolate bars at the entrance to the Paris climate talks and a waterfall on the Indian stand spells out messages such as “climate justice”.
High-stakes climate talks in France will not end today as planned but will last at least until Saturday, French foreign minister Laurent Fabius has announced. Diplomats and other top officials from more than 190 countries are trying to agree on the text of what would be an unprecedented deal for all countries to reduce man-made carbon emissions and co-operate to adapt to rising seas and increasingly extreme weather caused by human activity.
A new international climate deal would be “meaningless” without measures to review and ramp up the action countries will take to curb their emissions, European leaders have said.
Ministers from around the world have worked through the night as the talks for a new deal on climate change enter their final days. Efforts are being made to break divisions on key issues in the agreement which aims to avoid dangerous climate change and provide finance for poor countries to deal with the impacts of global warming. A draft of the text for the agreement released on Wednesday contained the potential for ambitious targets on curbing rising global temperatures and cutting emissions over the coming decades, as well as weaker options, and a new text is expected later today.
The United States is part of the “high ambition coalition” of countries calling for a strong deal on tackling climate change, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.
Common commodities such as cocoa and coffee are under threat from global warming, businesses have warned as they backed a strong climate deal at international talks in Paris.
More than a hundred countries have backed an ambitious new climate deal that could see levels of greenhouse gas emission cuts reviewed and ramped up every five years.
Ministers from around the world are continuing talks to get a new international climate deal amid an atmosphere of “cautious optimism”.
Air travellers are used to captain’s warnings of the potential for turbulence – most are accustomed to considerable ups and downs, with crew and passengers remaining calm and arriving at their destination without the onset of panic. There are however times when one or two can’t take the rocky ride in their stride and scream, unsettling everyone. COP21, the Paris Climate Conference, is the result of considerable scientific research and debate, and a great deal of political posturing - some people are taking absolute positions, some people inducing panic and others even declaring the end is nigh.