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How the Caribbean plans to become a green energy powerhouse

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Existential threat from climate change and high electricity costs are driving Caribbean Development Bank programme to boost clean energy investment

23 Jul 2014

Climate adaptation must be backed by climate communication

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Bob Ward calls on newly appointed Environment Secretary Liz Truss to deliver a more coherent approach to climate adaptation

23 Jul 2014

Is 2014 set to be the hottest year on record?

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US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirms the past three months have set new temperature records

22 Jul 2014

UK's most polluting power plants revealed

New report by NGOs accuse UK and Germany of undermining efforts to tackle climate change by continuing to rely heavily on carbon intensive coal

22 Jul 2014

What can we expect from the New York climate summit?

Climate Change Capital's chairman James Cameron looks ahead to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's crucial climate summit

21 Jul 2014

BRICS group announce plan for $100bn sustainable development bank

"We reiterate our belief that renewable and clean energy, research and development of new technologies and energy efficiency, can constitute an important driver to promote sustainable development"

18 Jul 2014

Climate Summit 2014

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gathers world leaders to progress action on tackling climate change

16 Jul 2014

German development bank issues €1.5bn green bond

KfW aims to 'support the development of responsible investing from its niche into the broader capital market'

16 Jul 2014

UK off course for post 2020 carbon targets, CCC warns

Committee on Climate Change's annual progress report says lack of certainty beyond 2020 is eroding the country's chance of meeting fourth carbon budget

15 Jul 2014

Carbon budget progress report - at a glance

The most important figures and recommendations from today's Committee on Climate Change report

15 Jul 2014

Murdoch on climate change: 'The Maldives might disappear or something'

As Australian government edges towards repealing carbon tax, media magnate gives voice to his climate scepticism

14 Jul 2014

How companies can plan for a more sustainable future

BusinessGreen and DNV GL's latest roundtable outlined how businesses must incorporate climate threats into their long-term strategies

11 Jul 2014

Anglican churches to divest fossil fuel assets

World Council of Churches, representing 300 institutions including the Church of England, set to phase out oil, gas, and coal holdings

11 Jul 2014

Analysts: Global climate change deal unlikely to prevent dangerous climate change

New analysis by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon suggests the world will blow its carbon budget by 2048, even if China and USA match the EU's 2030 pledges

11 Jul 2014

10 climate threats facing the UK today

From overheating hospitals to underfunded flood defences, the UK is already facing severe climate risks

09 Jul 2014

Businesses failing to prepare for climate change risks, report warns

Committee on Climate Change attacks government "underinvestment" on flooding and outlines future overheating threat for UK's aging population

09 Jul 2014

Report: Climate change policies 'can increase UK competitiveness'

Grantham Institute study says climate legislation has not harmed UK businesses and there is no case for weakening carbon targets

07 Jul 2014

Can we cancel the apocalypse?

Andrew Simms new book asks if we can avert disaster and comes up with a radical and optimistic answer

04 Jul 2014

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