Environment

COP24 set for tense finale: 'We are running out of time'

UN negotiations are set to wrap up in Poland after weeks of tense disputes between rich and poor nations.

COP24 set for tense finale: 'We are running out of time'

Climate SOS

No deal in climate change talks would be 'suicidal'

UN chief says failure of negotiations in Katowice will compromise 'best chance to stop runaway climate change'.

Poland

COP24: Solar geoengineering may help limit global warming

Scientists suggest there is high agreement that injection of chemicals into the stratosphere could help limit global warming.

Africa

Kenya's green geothermal power an example to the world

Africa's largest geothermal energy producer, Kenya, sets an example for the world's biggest polluters.

Europe

COP24: Protesters demand action to check global warming

Even as activists are demanding urgent action to save the planet, delegates inside are at odds over a crucial report.

Climate SOS

2018 to see 'record CO2 emissions, peak not in sight'

The Global Carbon Project says carbon dioxide emissions resumed growth in 2017 and peak 'not yet in sight'.

Carbon emissions forecast to hit record levels this year

Global Warming

'World is at a crossroads. Act now or risk disaster'

Negotiators from nearly 200 nations have two weeks to agree on details of the 2015 Paris climate accord.

World urged to tackle 'urgent threats' as UN climate talks begin

Global Warming

COP24 focused on setting rules to combat climate change

This year's COP climate conference is seen as the most important one since the 2015 Paris Agreement was signed.

COP24 focused on setting rules to combat climate change

Business & Economy

Trump diverges on trade, climate at tense G20

Final communique reiterates US decision to withdraw from Paris deal and omits G20 pledges to fight protectionism.

Weather

Atlantic hurricane season comes to an end

This year's Atlantic hurricane season was particularly deadly and destructive, with 15 named storms.

Atlantic hurricane season comes to an end

Climate SOS

2018 set to be fourth hottest year on record: UN

World Meteorological Organisation says 20 warmest years on record have been in last 22 years.

2018 set to be fourth hottest year on record: UN

Environment

Brazil withdraws offer to host UN conference on climate change

Brazil backs out of hosting COP25 next year due to budget constraints and a presidential transition.

Brazil withdraws offer to host UN conference on climate change

Environment

UN warns that world is falling behind Paris climate goals

The gap between greenhouse gas emissions and levels needed to achieve temperature-reduction goals continues to widen.

UN warns that world is falling behind Paris climate goals

Donald Trump

Trump says he doesn't believe his administration's climate report

Trump says he has only read parts of a report that warns climate change will cost the US billions by end of the century.

Trump says he doesn't believe his administration's climate report

United States

US government report says climate change exacerbating disasters

A new report from the US government highlights the difference of opinion between government agencies and a president who doesn't distinguish between daily fluctuations and long-term trends.