Louisa Casson: Missing in action: will EU leaders discuss COP 21 this week?
Louisa Casson examines why EU leaders should use its next meeting to spell out why a global climate agreement matters for Europe and how Europe will help to deliver it.
Climate change increases tension in Horn of Africa
Evidence stretching back 40,000 years shows that global warming will increase drying in a region of East Africa where drought already causes humanitarian crises.
Liz Gallagher: 20 pages that could end fossil fuels
E3G's Liz Gallagher examines the latest draft of the UN climate agreement and what it could mean for the future of fossil fuels.
Doctors call for action from front lines of climate change
Medical organisations from around the world have come together to call for meaningful and urgent action on climate change, ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris.
NATO body warns strong climate deal needed to protect global security
Faced with the mounting security threat of climate change, senior representatives from NATO states are adding their voice to the growing call for action ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris this December.
Wind and solar get cheaper, benefits get bigger
Onshore wind energy is now the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world and solar power is also closing the cost gap on traditional fuel sources, according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
World’s oceans facing biggest coral reef die-off ever, scientists warn
Scientists have confirmed that the third-ever global bleaching of coral reefs is underway, and have warned that the world is facing the biggest coral reef die-off in history if governments do not take sufficient action to tackle climate change.
Onshore wind now the cheapest electricity source in the UK
In a milestone for UK renewables, electricity from onshore wind power is now cheaper than from any other source of energy for the first time.
Global shift away from coal ignored by lonely Turkey
As countries and investors worldwide pull the plug on coal, Turkey is doing its best to keep the most polluting fossil fuel in business.
Australian farmers on frontlines as climate change threatens food security
Climate change represents a clear and growing threat to Australia’s food security, according to a new report from the Climate Council.
Extreme weather pummels countries across the globe
From France to China, Guatemala to the US, the last few days have seen the world battered by extreme weather events – events scientists say are aggravated by climate change.
Climate-smart villages boost Nepali farmers’ harvests
Nepali farmers find environmentally-friendly cultivation methods increase yields – and also help them adapt to rising temperatures and increasingly erratic rainfall.
America’s Atlantic coast set to take a worse battering
Scientists say the eastern seaboard of the US faces more frequent storms and flooding as sea levels continue to rise with climate change.
Tell the EPA: Curb airplane emissions
Sign the petition from Friends of the Earth to tell the EPA: Set ambitious rules for airplane emissions now.
Climate pledges by 140 countries will limit global warming to 2.7C – report
Current climate pledges submitted by 140 countries will limit global warming to 2.7C compared to pre-industrial levels, according to expert analysis.
Country plans bend warming curve as India boosts renewables
With the informal deadline now expired, India has joined other major economies to submit its climate pledge to the United Nations.
Sign the petition: Prosecute ExxonMobil
Sign the CREDO petition to tell President Obama and the Department of Justice: Prosecute ExxonMobil for defrauding the public about climate science.