Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 09:45
The United Nations` climate chief urged the coal industry on Monday to make dramatic changes to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions amid protests at a coal summit held on the sidelines of global climate talks.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 18:22
The World Coal Summit is taking place shortly after findings of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) were published establishing that climate change is real and accelerating.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 18:19
The UN, Europe and the world`s small island states reacted with disappointment and green groups voiced fury after Japan on Friday slashed its goal for greenhouse gas emissions.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:54
Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt has played down links between the country`s bushfire disaster and climate change after he "looked up what Wikipedia said".
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:14
Environmental activist Al Gore has likened Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott`s insistence that wildfires are not linked to climate change to the tobacco industry claiming smoking does not cause lung cancer.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 12:49
Wildfires are "absolutely" linked to global warming and increasingly intense heatwaves, the UN climate chief has said, as bushfires burned out of control in Australia.
Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 09:29
An imminent scientific summary on climate change will serve as an "alarm clock moment" for the world, the UN climate chief has said.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 09:33
UN climate talks have hit a stumbling block that some delegates say poses a serious challenge to their already slow-moving attempt to craft a global response to climate change.
Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 22:41
The UN`s climate chief called for urgency today as she opened a new round of global talks amid warnings that Earth-warming carbon dioxide levels were approaching a symbolic threshold never seen in human history.
Last Updated: Friday, January 27, 2012, 08:21
The world has no chance of sealing an emissions cut deal unless companies lobby their governments for an accord, the UN climate chief told the global business elite in Davos today.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 08, 2010, 15:40
climate chief Christiana Figueres Wednesday made it clear that the
Kyoto Protocol will continue post 2012 as a second protocol
since it does not have a "sunset" clause.
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