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
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”
After notifying the UN that he intends to leave the Paris climate deal, the prospect of Donald Trump doing so seems increasingly uncertain
President Trump says states know better than federal government how to protect the environment, but history shows they are creative at ducking collective problems
Trump’s communication with the UN and media release clarified some details and set the scene for political manoeuvring to come
A new poll shows the view that climate change is mostly a left-wing concern is prevalent and problematic. It’s time to change the conversation
Whether countries have the legal right to back out of their climate commitments is irrelevant. It’s up to defenders to make sure it hurts them politically