Expanding emissions market sends positive signals for future international carbon cuts but analysts warn it is no quick fix for troubled system.
US climate change envoy Todd Stern’s calls for a more “flexible” approach to the limit on warming dismissed by EU.
Groups including Oxfam and Greenpeace weigh in as politicians and lobby groups raise the stakes and trade increasingly bold accusations.
Günter Oettinger hails US “industrialisation by fossil fuel” through deepwater drilling and tar sands exploration, contradicting ongoing work in Brussels decarbonise the economy.
Majority of Europe surpasses country’s carbon dioxide cuts while renewable energy remains a fraction of that of fellow OECD and EU nations despite pace of expansion, according to new figures.
Country’s special envoy for climate change says no other EU country can match Poland’s record for sustainable development.
As nations prepare to gather in Bonn next week, an argument is brewing over the respective treatment of developing and developed countries.
Bloc continues to see role for the technology in its fight against climate change despite claims linking it human rights abuses and concerns over food prices.
As a leading NGO calls on the EU to turn its back on biofuels over food price and human rights fears, is there a sustainable path for the industry?
A selection of the top stories from Responding to Climate Change this week including camel nostrils, Arctic drilling and why China’s economy needs to get resource efficient.
Researchers call for increased ambition and propose a 40% reduction by 2050.
EU efforts to ban highly polluting fuels and cost the effects of airline emissions are being thwarted for the sake of short-term economic goals.
Decision to withhold additional carbon allowances in 2013 buoys market.
All flights landing or taking off from EU airports to be included in emissions trading scheme from January 2012.
Connie Hedegaard says rich poor gap has disappeared from COP talks for first time.