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Jonathan Reynolds: New generation of Labour MPs will lead climate agenda


Shadow Climate Change Minister reveals how Labour plans to tap into public and business enthusiasm for climate action

22 Dec 2014

Study: Climate change could cut global food production 18 per cent by 2050

Banks seek to harvest opportunities after long drought

Scientists warn that major investments will be needed in irrigation and infrastructure to cope with changing rainfall patterns

19 Dec 2014

Need to talk to a climate denier? Here’s how


Discussing climate change is a challenge. Columbia University and ecoAmerica offer 10 tips for effectively getting your point across

19 Dec 2014

David Cameron faces MPs' climate change questions - Live blog

The Prime Minister is to appear before the Commons Liaison Committee this afternoon to discuss fracking and climate change

16 Dec 2014

US and India to announce joint climate change action during Obama visit

Obama hopes to sustain global warming momentum next month

16 Dec 2014

Lima deal paves path to pragmatic and imperfect Paris Treaty

The denouement to the Lima Summit may have been wearingly familiar, but it raises hopes for a 'we'll do what we can' climate treaty that would deliver a major boost to the global green economy

15 Dec 2014

Lima Call for Climate Action – At a glance

If you missed the conclusions or just need a refresher, BusinessGreen runs down the key commitments from the Lima climate deal

15 Dec 2014

Lima Call for Climate Action - The reaction

BusinessGreen runs through all the reaction to the latest UN climate agreement

15 Dec 2014

MPs: Cameron must not water down world's sustainable development goals

"In some areas the Government appears to be actively encouraging unsustainable development," says Joan Walley MP

15 Dec 2014

Lima Summit: Talks continue through the night as latest text sparks angry response

Old divisions remain firmly in place as the talks run into extra time

13 Dec 2014

Lima Summit: Deep divisions continue to mar final day of talks

Officials release condensed draft negotiating text in an attempt to break long-running deadlock

12 Dec 2014

Lima Summit: Tensions mount as negotiators make slow progress

Diplomats play down hopes of a major breakthrough in Lima as countries remain split over dividing lines between industrialised and developing nations

12 Dec 2014

Lima Summit: Hopes build for 'Paris Alliance' as Lima Summit edges towards climate deal

The Lima Summit is making progress - an ambitious global climate treaty could well be on the horizon

10 Dec 2014

Green Climate Fund will get $200m from Australia after Tony Abbott's about-turn

Prime minister had previously disparaged the international fund designed to help poor countries adapt to climate change, and said Australia would not contribute

10 Dec 2014

Investors told to challenge oil and gas majors over climate threats

New guide aims to build shareholder engagement with fossil fuel companies in a bid to create more sustainable business models

10 Dec 2014

Extreme heat waves projected to 'occur once every other year', warns Met Office

New study reveals chances of a heat wave as extreme as 2003 has already shortened from 1-in-1,000 years to 1-in-100 years

09 Dec 2014

Australia named worst-performing industrial country on climate change

Performance index released at Lima climate talks puts Denmark in the best-performing slot, followed by Sweden and Britain

09 Dec 2014

UN: Poor countries face annual $500bn climate change bill

New study finds cost of adapting to climate change likely to be two to three times higher than previous estimates as risks increase

05 Dec 2014

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