Centralised governance is a thing of the past; a new era of climate diplomacy must find ways to accommodate national difference
How did Poland, one of Europe’s strongest advocates for coal power, end up with one of the world’s strongest carbon prices?
As countries negotiate rules for offsetting airline emissions in Montreal, Brussels should reserve its right to impose stronger regional policies
Plan being developed by SPD environment minister would ‘increase the burden on citizens’ said finance ministry, which is controlled by the same party
UK weighs future carbon pricing options, but Scotland will not abide a national tax it says will stomp on devolved powers
Favouring market tools over real pollution cuts in the richest countries is a recipe for climate disaster
Progress on market rules for climate credits faces ‘a giant sticking point’ as Venezuela and others push for similar progress on ‘non-market’ tools in Bangkok
Amid calls for the Clean Development Mechanism to be axed, the UN climate chief has weighed in on its behalf
The Clean Development Mechanism has a weak environmental record and creates the illusion that high-carbon lifestyles are sustainable
A video promotion for carbon credits was taken down after viewers complained it mocked green lifestyle choices and downplayed the urgency of the climate challenge
Brazil and China behind push to allow billions of tonnes of old carbon credits to be used to offset future growth in pollution
Football fans travelling to Russia are being encouraged to offset their emissions through a UN scheme that critics describe as fundamentally flawed
Pacific islands note threat of sea level rise while setting toughest climate target of any US state
G20 presidency denies US a factor in turn away from carbon pricing, but upcoming Japanese and Saudi leadership could mean issue is pushed off agenda for years
Economists say a global carbon tax would efficiently shift the world to safer energy production. So why is it barely mentioned?
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