Opinion

What a great time to be a climate journalist

As he hands the secret Climate Home editor codes and knackered laptop to Karl Mathiesen, Ed King reflects on the five years since he launched the site

Green groups don’t get conservatives – it’s time this changed

Conservatives are committed to science-based public policy on the environment, but for too long their voice has been ignored by civil society

6 takeaways from the 2017 EU state of the energy union

Brussels bids for climate leadership as US backs out, but stocktake shows clean energy momentum slowing and a carbon lock-in risk from gas pipelines

Memo to Donald: green growth is the deal of the century

Mitigating and adapting to climate change globally represents an incredible investment opportunity – Trump should get with the programme

Diplomatic blowback of US climate retreat may hurt Trump

The last time a US administration quit a UN climate deal was in 2000, and George W Bush’s team described the angry response from capitals as a ‘sobering experience’

Mr Trump, planetary conditions are not negotiable

Japan’s former environment and climate ambassador offers his analysis on how the international community can tackle the US president’s climate war

Your views: climate hope in the Trump era

Email subscribers are keeping up the positive vibes with a focus on state and community-level efforts, while staying connected

Xi Jinping: UN climate deal “must not be derailed”

Addressing UN in Geneva on Wednesday, China’s president again calls for countries to protect Paris climate agreement and embrace multilateralism

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Comment & Analysis

Carney climate taskforce ‘misrepresents’ Paris deal

Head of the ‘Plan B’ climate NGO argues Financial Stability Board plans to enforce better disclosure of climate risk from companies are just enforcing status quo

Obama warns Trump against quitting Paris climate deal

Writing in the journal Science, outgoing US president tells his successor that scrapping the UN’s 2015 climate pact would lead to economic and diplomatic harm

Why India’s waste pickers are key to a fair climate deal

Low-carbon measures could increase urban poverty if a clean transition is not carefully managed, research from IIED suggests

2016: the year climate change came home

During the hottest year on record, Karl Mathiesen travelled to Tasmania and found his home irreparably changed

2016 mapped: around the world in top climate stories

Look back on a year of weird weather and clean energy breakthroughs around the world

Let climate sceptics have their moment – it will not last

President-elect Donald Trump heralds a new age of climate doubters, but can this army backed by fossil fuel companies hold off reality in 2017?

Mark Carney, the unlikely climate champion

Former Goldman Sachs banker is calmly, steadily steering the financial sector in a greener direction

Dear Green Climate Fund board, Samoa needs you to deliver

This week’s meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in the Samoan capital Apia – here the country’s ambassador to the UN outlines his hopes

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Blog

Our climate heroes of 2016

Climate Home writers pick some of the defiant optimists they came across in 2016

7 things you missed at COP22 while Trump hogged the headlines

It was a ‘uuugggggee story. But while the media reacted in horror, the world – soon to be renamed Planet Trump – and the COP22 climate talks kept turning

Arctic faces ‘boom’ in shipping as ice melts

The luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity is embarking on an historic voyage through the Arctic, and it’s likely to herald a surge in similar trips say experts at ICCT

Why post-Brexit UK can be a climate champion

Ex No.10 advisor says Brussels has held back British climate ambitions: without its oppressive regulations carbon emissions can fall further and faster

Global warming hit 1.46C in March as records fall

Planet set for fifth successive warming year with average 1.21C temperature rises above 1850-1900 levels, a big increase on the 1.06C warming in 2015

Spiral-tastic: Climate change in three animations

These mesmerising climate visuals tell the story of how emissions have stoked global warming since 1850

India’s energy revolution accelerates, as solar costs near coal

Recent energy auctions suggest solar prices are falling fast in India, but we need to see whether these projects are actually delivered on time, at such low prices

Still time to salvage husky-hugging legacy, Cameron told

WWF reminds the UK prime minister of those good times in the Arctic ten years ago, when he promised to lead the greenest government ever

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Podcast

Podcast: Bangladeshi expert talks rich-poor tensions and 1.5C

On the penultimate day of UN climate talks in Paris, Saleemul Huq tells Climate Home finance is key to unlocking a strong global pact

Podcast: How climate vulnerable countries are setting the agenda in Paris

Megan Darby talks to Monica Araya, former Costa Rica negotiator and founder of think tank Nivela, about an extraordinary push for a 1.5C global warming limit at COP21

Podcast: What has happened to the UK’s energy policy?

Ed King, Business Green’s James Murray and Nick Molho from the Aldersgate Group discuss the state of low carbon planning in the UK

Podcast: climate change and the refugee crisis

PODCAST: Megan Darby is joined by Labour MP Barry Gardiner and Chatham House’s Glada Lahn to discuss global warming & migration links

The Emissions Factor podcast: Bonn climate talks review

PODCAST: Ed King is joined by Michael Jacobs, Pilita Clark plus we hear from Christiana Figueres, Laurence Tubiana and Dan Reifsnyder

The Emissions Factor Podcast: Is optimism ahead of Paris justified?

PODCAST: This week Ed King is joined by Richard Black, Farhana Yamin and Lisa Friedman – plus an interview with Connie Hedegaard

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