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Former UN climate chief says there’s little chance 2015 summit will be able to curb soaring emissions, arguing high carbon price is best solution

Scientists say climate change is a clear threat but nations are unlikely to take warnings on board at next round of UN talks in Warsaw

Christiana Figueres says impacts of climate change far more urgent and intense than previously thought

Dr Celine Herweijer explains why the IPCC’s AR5 report is critical for any business with ambitions to develop and expand overseas

UN Secretary General urges states to hasten towards aviation agreements, as high level meetings commence in Montreal

Countries object to proposals aimed at developing new set of indicators to measure land degradation

Leading economist Lord Stern says his profession has built models which vastly underestimate effects of climate change

At opening of UN General Assembly, Ban Ki-moon invited leaders to come together in 2014 to stimulate action on climate change

Climate Commission is resurrected as independent body as Australian PM begins regressive action on climate change

EU will discuss changes to the carbon market to allow the bloc to meet its 2030 emissions reduction goals

UN desertification chief Luc Gnacadja says this week’s UN climate science review should encourage governments to rapidly boost their environmental efforts

Former presidents, academics and scientists have come together to issue declaration calling for action on climate justice

World leaders need to take more ambitious actions to confront the mounting threat of climate change

The world must prepare for a strong message on climate change as leaders meet in Stockholm to finalise report

Central government launches five year strategy to cut smog as Pew Research Center poll suggests 47% now unhappy with quality of environment

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change likely to detail figure of fossil fuels that can be burnt before 2°C warming limit is breached

Angela Merkel is expected to win this weekend’s German election, but will a new coalition government be committed to climate and clean energy issues?

2015 climate deal unlikely to demand specific reduction pledges, and will cut emissions ‘bottom-up’, says top UN official

US state signs two-year agreement with Beijing, agreeing to work together to advance low carbon development

Former UK climate envoy says low carbon industry and progressive politicians need to combine to build new political consensus on global warming