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
As national governments delay, cities around the world are committing to climate action
Ten years after the UN recognised indigenous peoples rights, they remain on the frontline, defending the biosphere on behalf of us all
Scientists warn of expanding “bull’s-eyes” as the US builds in parts of the country at ever-greater risk because of climate change and severe weather
Globally, women are more affected by climate change. Sweden’s deputy prime minister and the head of the Green Climate Fund say they must be brought into the discussion
To ensure the most vulnerable communities get the help they need, the Green Climate Fund must look to the already existing adaptation funds
Reports the devastating storm was made worse by humanity’s carbon emissions fail to grasp climate change is not just about warming
When big polluters come knocking with research money tainted by climate denial, what should academics do?
The global temperature goal started life as a back-of-the-envelope guess but become a powerful principle for political organising
In the Caribbean and Pacific, islanders are already hit by climate change, but lack tools to measure the damages for leverage in international negotiations
The chance of extremely hot days, such as have been seen across southern Europe this summer has been “greatly increased” by climate change
The former US vice-president and climate campaigner has launched a new film and says “to fix the climate crisis we need to fix democracy”