NEWS: Countries could have to base emissions reductions on global limit to CO2, say co-chairs of negotiations
Chinese government objected to scientists including carbon budget in IPCC Summary for Policymakers, documents reveal
Coal becoming an increasing financial risk for big mining houses as divestment from the fossil fuel gains traction, says a new report from HSBC
The world’s emissions of the main greenhouse gas produced by human activities, carbon dioxide, in 2013 are expected to be nearly two-thirds higher than in 1990
CO2 emissions are set to rise by 20% but energy efficiency measures could help curb this increase
Wed, 14 Nov 2040 19:10:40:GMT – the date at which website predicts world will emit trillionth tonne of CO2. And it’s getting closer.
Guardian: UN climate change chief says it would be too ‘politically difficult’ to negotiate national allocations of carbon emissions
Morning summary: MPs fight for robust carbon budget; divestment campaign threatens coal; and Asian stinging ant set to spread as climate change worsens
Head of UK Climate Change Committee says there is no legal or economic justification to change the country’s current decarbonisation plans
For the first time UN scientists have set a limit on the amount of greenhouse gases that can be released – but is there a short-term alternative?
Ed Davey says country will have to face historical responsibility if global carbon budget is divided among nations