Under proposals backed by seven political parties across the spectrum, the Netherlands could set one of the most ambitious carbon targets in the world
COMMENT: Countries may be waiving claims to future climate compensation in a new deal. Know what you’re signing away, writes barrister Tim Crosland
ANALYSIS: Countries agreed to target a ‘legally binding’ climate pact in 2011, but four years later it’s still not clear how it will work
NEWS: Pacific island’s president supports moves by vulnerable communities to explore legal avenues for court case
COMMENT: With 75% of global emissions now covered by national targets, a UN emissions cutting pact is within reach
NEWS: East Coast state targets 80% greenhouse gas emissions cut below 1990 levels by 2050
From loss and damage payments to truth and reconciliation hearings, international law could contribute to global efforts to combat and cope with climate change beyond the UNFCCC talks, writes Joy Hyvarinen
RTCC summarises five of the biggest ideas on climate change, energy and clean development that emerged this week.