9 November, 2017 – Businesslike, yes – but this year’s climate summit in Bonn is not quite so focussed on business-as-usual as these occasions usually are.
9 November, 2017 – While the UN climate talks seek to slow climate change, the fossil fuel lobby still argues the benefits of traditional fuels.
8 November, 2017 – It may sound fanciful, but researchers say a world running on 100% renewable electricity is attainable by mid-century, or even earlier.
6 November, 2017 – The World Meteorological Organisation says 2017 is among the three warmest years recorded, with human wellbeing facing mounting risks.
5 November, 2017 – The 2017 UN climate summit may not hit the headlines as some of its predecessors have done, but it can speed up global action.
4 November, 2017 – One government is considering easing the path for climate refugees to gain admission, and the United Nations is also reviewing ways to help them.
31 October, 2017 – The UN expects a world 3°C warmer by 2100, even if countries cut their greenhouse gas emissions as they promised in 2015.
16 October, 2017 – Three senior UN officials urge the world to redouble efforts to tackle climate change in a powerful rebuff of the scientific illiteracy of President Trump.
2 June, 2017 – President Trump abandons science with his pull-out from the Paris Agreement on climate change, damaging US interests and the Earth.
11 May, 2017 – More than 1,200 climate laws have been introduced since 1997, with a sharp rise in the number of countries legislating since the 2015 Paris Agreement.
2 March, 2017 – WWF-Brazil fears that a bill to open up more than 1 million hectares of protected Amazon rainforest is to facilitate industrial mining in the region.