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Europe and the 'why me?' approach to decarbonisation

A slowdown in the EUs pace of climate action may inspire unintended reciprocal measures in the runup to the 2015 global climate summit in Paris. Continue reading... »
24 October 2014, 17:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030

Climate commissioner hails strong signal ahead of global Paris summit but key aspects of deal left vague or voluntary Continue reading... »
24 October 2014, 04:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

2014 Arctic sea ice extent - 6th lowest in millennia

Despite claims of Arctic sea ice expansion, 2014 saw the 6th-least ice in more than 1,450 years Continue reading... »
23 October 2014, 15:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate activists warn BHP Billiton shareholders of coal's profit risk

A former chairman of the Australian Coal Association will tell the resource companys AGM climate change could destroy profits. Shareholders in BHP Billiton risk seeing the value of their investment destroyed by climate change, a former chairman of the Australian Coal Association will warn on Thursday. »
23 October 2014, 09:31 - guardian - Search similar - Email

China's coal use falls for first time this century, analysis suggests

Drop of 1-2% in amount of coal burned offers a window of opportunity to bring climate change under control, say Greenpeace energy analysts. Continue reading... »
22 October 2014, 17:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Weak EU 2030 climate deal risks nearly a million jobs, warn unions

Leader of European Trade Union Confederation joins major brands, including Philips and Shell, calling for ambitious climate and energy package to create jobs and support businesses. Continue reading... »
22 October 2014, 14:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

US fossil fuel emissions rise despite Obama's new climate change push

Federal agency finds that emissions increased during 2014 polar vortex, raising questions about USs targeted 2020 cuts. Continue reading... »
21 October 2014, 19:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

'Build bridges for Lima climate talks'

UN climate chief Christiana Figueres urges delegates to work towards achieving a historic pact in Paris in 2015. Continue reading... »
20 October 2014, 18:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

US eyes buffet option in global climate talks

Deal would allow US to join other countries in cutting carbon dioxide emissions but avoid having to obtain Senate ratification Continue reading... »
17 October 2014, 20:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

IPCC corrects claim suggesting climate change would be good for the economy

Controversial statement, that was based on faulty data taken from a report by economist Richard Tol, has been removed from the final version of the report Continue reading... »
17 October 2014, 14:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Pacific Islanders blockade Newcastle coal port to protest rising sea levels

Pacific Climate Warriors group aims to draw attention to climate change and protest Australias commitment to coal. Pacific Climate Warriors blockade Newcastle harbour in pictures Continue reading... »
17 October 2014, 11:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Owen Paterson: fracking would be boon for poorest parts of the UK

Former environment secretarys comments a reminder of just how out of touch the Tories are, says Labour. Continue reading... »
16 October 2014, 16:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Gas boom from unrestrained fracking linked to emissions rise

New analysis shows abundant gas would cut energy prices but squeeze out renewable energy, and would likely increase overall carbon emissions Continue reading... »
15 October 2014, 21:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Scientist in focus Arctic adventurer Will Steger

A trailblazing adventurer became a leading educator. Continue reading... »
15 October 2014, 17:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Australia a laggard rather than leader on climate change, says Wayne Swan

Former treasurer says there is genuine dismay on global stage at the lack of attention given to climate issues on G20 agenda. Continue reading... »
15 October 2014, 02:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Wild weather forces climate adaptation on Europe's political agenda

European Environment Agency finds adapting to climate change now on political agenda but action on ground still rare. Continue reading... »
14 October 2014, 13:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Mining companies lobby G20 leaders to back coal as future of energy

PR campaign aims to convince world leaders that coal-fired power offers the solution to energy poverty in developing countries. Continue reading... »
14 October 2014, 10:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Commonwealth Bank sued in bid to reveal carbon pollution it finances

Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility launches proceedings after failing to force bank to put the issue up for shareholder vote. Continue reading... »
14 October 2014, 07:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Tony's Abbott's 'coal is good' line is familiar, and troubling

The Australian prime minister is contradicting other world leaders to echo the coal industrys own PR message. Continue reading... »
14 October 2014, 00:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Pentagon: global warming will change how US military trains and goes to war

Climate change to become immediate factor for all strategic, operational and planning decisions Continue reading... »
13 October 2014, 21:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email