One of BHP's biggest investors has warned the company must pull out of industry lobbying groups or face damage to its reputation on climate change.
The agreement of a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord has received a mixed reaction from environmental groups and politicians.
Nicaragua has ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaving Syria as the only country not to have signed up to the deal.
It is still physically possible to meet ambitious climate goals agreed by world leaders to limit global temperatures rises to 1.5C, scientists have said.
Britain will continue to press the US to cut damaging emissions even if President Donald Trump pulls out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, Boris Johnson has said.
The top United Nations climate change official continues to wait for a response to her request to meet with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson over whether America will remain in the landmark Paris environmental accord.
The Foreign Secretary's award-winning special representative for climate change is to deliver a lecture on how energy companies can comply with the Paris Agreement.
Some 60 countries have now ratified the world’s first comprehensive climate deal, meeting one of two thresholds needed to bring the agreement into force.
About 160 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change in a symbolic triumph for a landmark deal that once seemed unlikely, but is now poised to take effect years ahead of schedule.