Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has warned that all countries will need to make compromises as the high level part of crucial United Nations climate talks get under way.
Shell chief executive Ben Van Beurden said technology would continue to be one of the most crucial factors in combating climate change. The head of the oil major spoke at the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Doha as leaders meet in Paris for climate change talks at COP 21.
Scotland’s communities are benefiting by £10 million every year as a result of renewable energy projects, the First Minister has said.
The First Minister has been accused of having more spin than a wind turbine on climate change as she prepares to take part in global talks aimed at cutting environmentally harmful emissions.
A new survey has found that the majority of the UK public (67%) were unaware that UN climate change talks were taking place in Paris this month.
After a hectic first day of climate talks in Paris when more than 150 leaders signalled their intention to do a deal on global warming, the real business has begun.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will attend the COP21 UN global climate change summit in Paris, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
US president Barack Obama has said the emerging global climate agreement must have transparency provisions and periodic reviews of carbon-cutting targets that are legally binding.
Europe’s largest conservation charity, the National Trust, is to continue its relationship with green electricity supplier Good Energy for a further two years.
US president Barack Obama has called the global climate talks an “act of defiance” against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by Islamic State-linked attacks in Europe and beyond.
The Prince of Wales has told world leaders that humanity faces no greater threat than climate change as he issued a rallying call for immediate action to tackle rising temperatures.
Sir David Attenborough said he was not confident that the Paris talks would produce a deal to tackle the “hideous problem” of climate change.
Advanced countries should shoulder more responsibility in the fight against climate change to allow other nations to complete their “first steps on the development ladder”, India’s prime minister has said.
Government and business leaders will pledge billions of pounds to research and develop a technical fix to the planet’s climate woes at high-stakes negotiations in Paris. Clean energy technology is being promoted as the key to fighting global warming at the UN climate summit.
World leaders are gathering for the start of crucial talks on climate change, after more than half a million people marched in demonstrations worldwide calling for urgent action to curb rising temperatures.
Back in 2009, China was a reluctant partner during major climate negotiations in Copenhagen that eventually collapsed amid recriminations between rich and poor nations. This time around the world’s biggest polluter is regarded as a driving force behind what could be a comprehensive deal at a world climate summit in Paris.
Before next week's summit on climate change in Paris, many governments are citing scientific studies indicating that their plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions until 2030 will come within 0.7 degrees Celsius of an agreed 2C (3.6 Fahrenheit) target for limiting global warming this century.
Thousands of people are preparing to march through UK cities this weekend as part of a worldwide series of events calling for action on climate change.
It was refreshing to see so much attention being paid to the Energy sector in the Autumn Budget.
Coal’s future in the world’s energy mix is secure even as governments adopt stricter policies to tackle climate change, according to the head of coal and copper at Rio Tinto Group, the world’s second-biggest mining company.
The Chancellor has been accused of slashing support for energy efficiency measures, as figures show a surge in the number of excess winter deaths last year.
This year is very likely to be the hottest year on record worldwide, the World Meteorological Organisation has said.
A £10.6billion plan to help Africa cope with rising temperatures and be more resilient to climate “shocks” has been unveiled by the World Bank.
Global meat consumption needs to be cut to ensure the world avoids “dangerous” climate change, a report has warned.
Climate change talks in Paris are poised to leave global temperatures on course for their highest level in three million years, former Labour leader Ed Miliband has warned.