It’s three steps forward and four back as Angela Merkel resumes government in coalition with the social democrats
Those living in city slums unrecognised by law must not be forgotten as local governments try to adapt to a warmer world
The agreement’s challenges should not be painted as a collective global failure: the US, with its malignant politics, is the only country that truly matters
As the economy surged in 2017, experts are divided over whether emissions stayed flat. It could mean pollution has peaked more than a decade earlier than expected
Roads spread destruction and deforestation in the Amazon, now Peru, driven by neoliberal imperatives, plans a highway for one of the regions most sensitive forests
Far from being shunned, US president Donald Trump has been warmly welcomed at the Davos ski resort by business chiefs who benefit from his policies
The world’s largest lithium ion battery has brought much needed flexibility to the grid, encouraging other states to follow suit
The Paris climate deal is based on pledges from 165 countries, but there are major omissions that need addressing before the next round in 2020
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
A new report has revised the ‘carbon budget’, apparently putting a 1.5C limit to warming within reach. But how useful is this measure?
Experience shows extreme weather is a poor catalyst for changing minds about climate change, the conversation needs to begin before times of distress