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.
The world can save an estimated $550 billion on the cost of deploying clean energy technologies over the next decade if countries work together to accelerate innovation by unlocking global collaboration, according to the Carbon Trust.
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.
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.
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.
Carbon capture in the UK has been hung out to dry by the Cameron Government via some chancellor’s Autumn Statement fine print issued by the Department of Energy & Climate Change.
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.
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.
The United States and China have advanced policies to limit CO2 emissions, ahead of next month's COP21 carbon emmissions conference in Paris.
Maybe it's the pope. Or the freakish year in extreme climate records.