Analysis: What a year. Take a virtual world tour of our 21 top stories, from forest diamonds to Fiji-on-the-Rhine climate talks. Yes, Donald Trump makes an appearance
News: Revamped cryptocurrency transactions could be cleaner than credit cards, experts say, while the underlying blockchain technology can bring climate benefits
News: The emissions trading scheme will initially cover only the power sector, not heavy industry as planned, but will nonetheless become the biggest in the world
Interview: George David Banks speaks with Arthur Neslen about keeping the US in the Paris deal, morale in the state department and why he said he didn’t know what 2C means
News: Paris meeting showed movement towards cleaner investments by development banks and the private sector, but there was little new money for the poorest
News: While leaders gather in Paris to celebrate the second anniversary of global climate pact, Trump official says US wants to form group of countries to promote “clean” coal
News: Top green finance official Ma Jun tells a conference in Paris that China wants international support to clean up its investments abroad
While any move away from fossil fuels is welcome, we need to think bigger about what resilience could mean for Puerto Rico
‘Zero tolerance’ only works when victims feel comfortable coming forward. Meanwhile smart, passionate women are driven away from the UN process
Public health hazards like smoking commonly face advertising restrictions. Simon Dalby of Wilfrid Laurier University asks why we don’t do the same for climate change
As COP23 marks Climate Justice Day, the right to participation holds the key to turning the tide on climate change, writes the former Irish president
“Like hell it’s non-binding,” Donald Trump has said of the 2015 UN deal to cut carbon pollution. Is he right?
As the world resumes climate talks in Bonn next month, island states will use the devastating hurricane season to fuel calls for expanded renewable energy investment
Climate change risks are global and intersecting, so why doesn’t the UN do more to treat them that way?
A project that will double Kenya’s carbon emissions also threatens life on a fragile coastline, but the government’s planning process has been flawed