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.
Scottish and Canadian scientists have strengthened links on climate protection through Carbon Capture and Storage research
The world's nations must adapt to new technologies to ensure sustainability and supply security as the world moves to low-carbon power generation, according to the International Energy Agency.
The recent agreement at the Paris conference on climate change, COP21, is according to Barack Obama “the best chance we have to save the one planet we have”.
Saving the world isn’t going to be cheap. If you sell oil, coal or old-fashioned cars, that threatens disaster. For makers of stuff like solar panels, high-tech home insulation, and efficient lighting, it’s a potential miracle.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has applauded the global pact to fight climate change that was adopted by nearly 200 nations in Paris.
It took years of careful planning by the United Nations and the 195 countries involved to reach the historic deal on climate change agreed in Paris on Saturday.
The deal struck at United Nations climate talks requires an overhaul of historic proportions for energy policies worldwide and a huge investment in cleaning up the pollution now damaging the Earth’s atmosphere.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Global greenhouse gas emissions are set to stall or even fall slightly in 2015 - despite economic growth, a study has revealed.
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.
Ministers from countries around the world are set to arrive in Paris for the final week of UN climate talks which have so far produced a draft text and a greater sense of optimism than previous meetings.
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.
The largest ever gathering of world leaders has met in Paris for COP 21 to try to agree on new climate goals. Statoil has set out a clear ambition to be competitive in a low-carbon future, and is also there. If you want to find out what they’re doing, check out the video below.