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#BackClimateAction, but what action is best?

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James Murray suggests four simple climate actions we could all take that would make a difference

25 Nov 2014

Obama’s climate change envoy: fossil fuels will have to stay in the ground

Smoking chimney emitting pollution

Todd Stern claims the world will have to forgo developing reserves of oil, coal and gas in order to solve global warming

25 Nov 2014

International talks fuel hopes of HFC crackdown

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But Gulf States continue to resist calls for extension to Montreal Protocol, as Indian government insists it will drive a hard bargain

25 Nov 2014

How much do Brits want to see action on climate change?

The government's latest poll reveal many people are keen to see governments sign a global deal on carbon emissions next year

25 Nov 2014

China can show greater clean energy ambition, IRENA says

Report says current policies will see country fall short of its potential as the world's largest renewable energy user

25 Nov 2014

DECC kicks off #BackClimateAction 'tweetathon'

Microsoft, Unilever, Marks & Spencer, and Nestle amongst the leading businesses taking part in day of Twitter engagement

25 Nov 2014

Can a Tweetathon change anything?

Hubbub's Trewin Restorick explains how DECC's day-long #backclimateaction Tweetathon aims to engage a mainstream audience

25 Nov 2014

Nearly three quarters of Brits want global action on climate change

Government-backed poll reveals deep concern among UK public over impacts of rising temperatures

24 Nov 2014

World bank to focus future investment on clean energy

World Bank will only fund coal projects in cases of ‘extreme need’ due to the risk climate change poses to ending world poverty, says Jim Yong Kim

24 Nov 2014

Governments must stop 'dithering' over climate action, warns report

New study from Grantham Institute says costs of tackling climate change will spiral unless concerted action is taken urgently

24 Nov 2014

Canada bolsters Green Climate Fund as Europe emerges as biggest per capita backer

Harper government confirms $300m pledge to GCF, despite previous criticism of UN climate negotiations

24 Nov 2014

 Video Listen to Ed Miliband on climate change

Labour leader says green businesses and NGOs should push governments to go further on slashing carbon emissions

21 Nov 2014

Rich countries pledge $9.3bn to help poorer nations cope with climate change

Green Climate Fund pledging conference in Berlin falls just short of $10bn target

20 Nov 2014

UN: World must achieve 'climate neutrality' by 2100

Report warns global CO2 emissions may have to hit zero soon after the middle of the century if world is to stay within 2C temperature rise

19 Nov 2014

We are now getting close to creating wealth worth having

James Cameron argues the US-China climate deal will help usher in new economic opportunities as the world shifts to a low carbon energy system

19 Nov 2014

The pursuit of green freedom

The environmental movement needs a more effective means of communicating its goals and its transformative potential - could the language of freedom and justice hold the answer?

19 Nov 2014

Rich countries 'backsliding' on climate finance

$10bn pledged for Green Climate Fund to help countries cope with global warming falls short of original commitment, say UN observers

18 Nov 2014

President Obama prepares fresh wave of domestic climate action

Vice President Biden to meet with governors, mayors, and tribal leaders to discuss building more climate resilient communities

18 Nov 2014

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