NEWS: At World Economic Forum in Davos, former US vice president accuses oil executives of “wishful thinking” on climate risk
NEWS: As negotiators make slow progress on a deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions, lobbyists insist fossil fuels have a future
NEWS: Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, uses Shell-sponsored conference to accuse oil giant of hypocrisy on climate change
ANALYSIS: In Germany and Italy, for different reasons, governments are pushing dirty sources of energy as “transition fuels”
NEWS: Large-scale divestment from fossil fuels remains a challenge, say Bloomberg analysts, with a lack of clean alternatives
Climate Live: The latest climate change headlines curated by RTCC, updated daily from 0900-1700 BST
The latest climate change headlines curated by RTCC, updated daily from 0900-1700 BST
UN Environment Programme says that the effects of even small amounts of pollution on the Arctic Ocean have not been fully assessed.
The latest figures are out and the news, on the face of it is good. But over-committing to gas locks us into a volatile, high carbon world, which will have negative impacts for climate change and energy security.
Coal and iron ore profits affected by the 30% levy, which could raise A$10.6 billion in first three years.
UK branch of organisation expects first Arctic drilling to commence this year and tells parliamentary committee it will focus attention on vulnerable areas.
Pressure groups spend big between elections as spotlight turns on 2012 campaign financing.
Renewables and nuclear to grow faster than any single fossil fuel but gas will take leading role.
TransCanada says it remains committed to Keystone XL as Republicans round on President over jobs.
British government to investigate consequences of Arctic commercialisation on same day Norwegian firm Statoil announces major oil discovery in Barents Sea.