Kyoto Protocol failed because it didn’t get backing of top emitters US and China, so negotiators know a new treaty will have to bring both on board
Morning summary: Brazil greenhouse gas emissions are the lowest in 20 years; IPCC needs to be more courageous when presenting findings at COP19
Last year’s rise in carbon dioxide less than half average annual increase in previous decade say researchers
Morning summary: Oregon, Washington,California and British Columbia agreed to efforts to cut CO2; UK House of Lords rejects 2030 decarbonisation bill
Energy Information Agency report 3.8% drop in 2012, linked to rise in shale gas use and warmer than usual first quarter
Is it time to view CO2 not as a threat to the planet but as a valuable and sustainable resource to help combat climate change?
Virgin chief says latest IPCC report demonstrates need for urgent action on climate and calls on governments to adopt tough pollution targets
Head of UK Climate Change Committee says there is no legal or economic justification to change the country’s current decarbonisation plans
Top 10 performers in Carbon Clear rankings include BT, National Grid, Unilever, Reed Elsevier, Sainsbury’s, BSkyB, Barclays and HSBC
Morning summary: Oceans being heated by climate change absorbs more CO2 says new research; Fukushima nuclear plant has suffered a second breach; China is ramping up solar manufacturing
EU will discuss changes to the carbon market to allow the bloc to meet its 2030 emissions reduction goals
As oceans become more acidic, smaller plankton will thrive at the expense of larger species, with potentially serious effects
Thousands of hectares of peatlands, especially in south-east Asia, are at risk from palm oil plantation developers
Real world driving can see cars emit 25% more CO2 than manufacturers claim on advertisements says International Council on Clean Transportation
The state-owned bank’s true carbon emissions have been revealed to be 18 times the total emissions of Scotland
Latest Greenhouse Gas Bulletin from World Meteorological Organisation finds volumes of CO2 in atmosphere hit 390 ppm last year.