Boris Johnson pledged the deepest cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the Group of 20 nations, aiming to put the U.K. in the vanguard of the fight against climate change.
In my position as a university lecturer, a parent and as a friend to many younger people, it is clear that a large portion believe that fossil fuels are bad.
UK climate change laws should be extended to other areas of "environmental breakdown" with binding targets to protect natural systems, a think tank has said.
Scotland met its annual climate change target for 2015, although there was a slight rise in greenhouse gas emissions compared with the previous year, new figures have shown.
Greenhouse gas output in the UK fell almost 8% in 2014, although emissions from transport and agriculture rose slightly, official figures show.
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.
Global greenhouse gas emissions are set to stall or even fall slightly in 2015 - despite economic growth, a study has revealed.
The UK needs to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 57% by 2030 to meet its long-term goal for tackling climate change cost-effectively, government advisers have said.
The head of the World Meteorological Organisation has said immediate action must be taken if mankind is to keep global warming at manageable levels.