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UN climate change talks: 2C or not 2C?

COMMENT: Ditching the 2C goal is like doctors dithering over a critically ill patient, say Climate Analytics

Comment & Analysis
WHO should declare climate change a "health emergency"

NEWS: The British Medical Journal says Ebola deaths will “pale into insignificance” compared to mayhem caused by global warming

Policy
Greenland ice melt likely to accelerate say scientists

NEWS: Vast ice sheet more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought, say scientists

Learning
UK PM Cameron skims over climate in key speech

NEWS: UK Conservative leader devotes one line in hour-long speech to climate change as he sets out election priorities

Policy
Thousands sign petition against 'petrolhead' climate commissioner

NEWS: Incoming EU climate and energy chief faces rising opposition as MEPs prepare to question his appointment

Policy
World's first major power plant with carbon capture opens in Canada

NEWS: IEA hails major breakthrough as one unit of SaskPower’s Boundary Dam plant starts sucking up CO2

Energy
Modi gets behind HFC crackdown at US-India meeting

NEWS: India will cooperate with global efforts to phase out the potent greenhouse gases, prime minister Narendra Modi agrees

Policy
Australian and Indian businesses lead calls for greener energy

NEWS: Volatile fossil fuel prices are encouraging some businesses to source greener forms of power, says Grant Thornton report

Business
EPA data shows US greenhouse gas emissions rising

NEWS: Emissions from 8,000 power plants and major industrial sites in 2013 were up 0.6% on the previous year, says Environmental Protection Agency

Energy
US calls for 'Sputnik' style drive to save Arctic

NEWS: The US will make climate change its top priority as chair of the Arctic Council, says US Arctic envoy

Policy
Save mangroves for people, planet and the economy, says UN

NEWS: Destroying mangrove forests will cost $2 billion a year up to 2050 and contribute to climate change, says UNEP

Nature
No greenwash: Investors urged to disclose climate strategy

NEWS: More than 1,000 investors worth US$70 trillion have been challenged to show how they are managing climate risk

Business
The climate marathon has started: it's time to set the pace

COMMENT: The New York climate summit was a first step says Mohamed Adow. We should stop asking what it achieved, and begin walking

Comment & Analysis
UK set for driest September since records began

NEWS: Provisional Met Office figures suggest that this September will be UK’s driest since at least 1910

Learning
WWF: Wildlife populations down 50% in last 40 years

NEWS: Exploitation, habitat degradation and climate change blamed as numbers of lions, snakes and monkeys plummet

Nature
US carbon emissions from energy use increase

NEWS: Rising US carbon emissions pose a challenge to president Barack Obama’s climate leadership ambitions

Energy