Negotiators from the Alliance of Small Island States warn that COP18 will be deemed a failure if countries do not up their ambition levels to 2020.
If British politicians treat their own climate targets like a joke, what hopes are there for an effective global binding emissions deal?
Key climate negotiations start on Monday 15 May – but analysis shows positions have not changed since end of COP17 in Durban.
In a mini revival of the Paris “high ambition coalition”, developed and developing countries commit to voluntary carbon offsetting scheme
NEWS: Secretary of state announces funds to protect world’s poor from global warming impacts will rise to $800 million, as part of ‘high ambition coalition’ at COP21 negotiations
Push to gain new commitments from large polluters largely fails as hopes for climate ambition at Cop25 narrow to a single line of text
After a technically successful but politically lacklustre climate summit last year, it is time to see which countries will heed scientific warnings and crank up ambition
Call by António Guterres was joined by Fiji’s prime minister, who said not succeeding on climate change would be “craven, irresponsible and selfish”
As UN climate talks resume in Germany, a team of experienced, familiar diplomats are expected to take up many of the same positions the US has been fighting for years
De Brum, who witnessed the destructive power of nuclear weapons as a child, won justice for his tiny country against formidable economic and political odds
Tributes to Minister Zackhras highlight his work at home and abroad to defend islands threatened by climate change
How the tiny, climate-threatened Marshall Islands came to be represented at UN shipping talks by a private company based in Virginia, 11,000km away
Representatives of four Pacific island nations join today at the IMO in London to ask the shipping industry to do its part to cut carbon emissions
The shipping industry could undermine global climate efforts. But Pacific islands and EU nations are joining together to force them to change.
France’s former climate ambassador runs though the countries we should expect to protect the Paris Agreement in 2017
The photogenic Canadian promised a new politics and talked tough on climate, but his embrace of three oil pipelines in as many months tells a different story
Veteran climate ambassador hails Paris climate deal as leading politicians, diplomats and campaigners gather for anniversary in French capital