COP21

Climate deal ‘is world’s best chance’

The climate deal reached in Paris is "the best chance we have to save the one planet we have", US President Barack Obama says adding it could be a "turning point" for the world...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Climbing the knowledge ladder

After the Paris Agreement on climate change endorsed by every participating country last December at the 21st Conference of

December 13, 2015
December 13, 2015

Climate deal ‘is world’s best chance’

The climate deal reached in Paris is "the best chance we have to save the one planet we have", US President Barack Obama says adding it could be a "turning point" for the world...

December 12, 2015
December 12, 2015

Climate deal draft reached in Paris

Organisers of climate talks in Paris say a final draft text has been reached after nearly two weeks of intensive negotiations.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

Birth control ‘solution’ to climate

One of the Catholic Church's most senior prelates has said that birth control could "offer a solution" to the impacts of climate change.

December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015

India will ‘cut coal for climate cash’

A senior Indian negotiator says his country will cut back its use of coal, if sufficient cash for renewables emerges from a Paris deal.

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

COP21: Prince Charles to call for forest protection

Prince Charles is expected to call for better protection of the world's forests at the UN climate conference in Paris.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

COP21: World leaders begin climate talks

World leaders open an historic summit in Paris aimed at ending decades of political gridlock and forging an elusive agreement to avert calamitous global warming.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

Paris climate deal ‘more likely’

Nearly 150 global leaders are gathering in Paris on Sunday for a critical UN climate meeting, amid tight security.The conference, known as COP21, will attempt to craft a long-term deal to limit...

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015

Climate crunch to dominate Commonwealth summit

The 2015 Commonwealth Summit kicks off on Friday to a grand opening ceremony with Queen Elizabeth, followed by intense working sessions where world leaders will grapple with climate change.

November 9, 2015
November 9, 2015

Megacities to be hit hard by surging sea levels

Large swathes of Shanghai, Mumbai, New York and other cities will slip under the waves even if an upcoming climate summit limits global warming to two degrees Celsius.