COP22: Paris was about the deal, Marrakech the detail

By climate summit's end, dozens of vulnerable countries pledge to stop burning fossil fuels.

Climate Change

Climate change action 'unstoppable' despite Trump: Ban

UN chief warns new US leader Donald Trump any move to pull out of historic climate deal would be unacceptable.


The Paris climate agreement and why it matters

Seen as a turning point for global climate policy, the historic accord signed last year by 195 nations comes into force.


Global warming imperils Tajikistan's landscape

Country ranks 129th in world greenhouse gas emissions but reportedly is one of the worst affected by climate change.

Climate Change

Methane emissions far higher than previously thought

New research raises questions about temperature reduction targets set out in historic Paris climate treaty.

Inside Story

How will the Northwest Passage influence global trade?

China says it wants merchant ships to use this alternative route that has been opened up by climate change.


World leaders at UN vow to ratify Paris climate deal

Gathering of 175 leaders in New York marks first step towards binding countries to pledges they made to cut emissions.


Palestine: A distinctive voice for climate action

Those illegally denied control over their natural resources must be heard in the global climate conversation.

by Riyad Mansour

Climate Change

NASA: Global warming now changing how Earth wobbles

Scientists say massive melting of polar ice has affected the distribution of the planet's weight.

Climate Change

Study: Antarctica ice melting far faster than predicted

New study forecasts dramatic Antarctica melt that could raise sea levels 86cm by 2100.

Climate Change

Extreme climate change - the new normal

UN secretary general warns nations to transform the global economy for low-emissions growth - or else.

Climate Change

Climate: Carbon emissions highest in 66 million years

UN studies project temperatures could rise by up to 4.8C this century, causing floods, drought and more powerful storms.

Climate Change

The day I became an environmental activist

Photographer Ben Winston writes about the extraordinary day he protested against a mine in Germany.


Remaking New York City in the wake of climate change

After Hurricane Sandy, the city's plans to mitigate future disaster have underscored its social and economic inequities.

Climate Change

Ten words for rain: A story of love and climate change

In south India, a couple know the various types of rain that fall on their land as intimately as they know each other.