Climate change articles

Time for scientists to get off the fence?

Trewin Restorick Global Action Plan

Trewin Restorick argues that scientists have a duty to make politicians accountable for the cycle of denial and delay over climate change

24 Apr 2014

UK companies have an opportunity to save lives while reducing their carbon impact

Lord Ashdown with Metu and children - photo UNICEF Bangladesh

Lord Ashdown outlines the benefits to UK firms of a UNICEF project to provide low pollution cook stoves to poor households in Bangladesh

23 Apr 2014

Cumbrian nuclear dump 'virtually certain' to be eroded by rising sea levels

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One million cubic metres of waste near Sellafield are housed at a site that was a mistake, admits Environment Agency

22 Apr 2014

Fracking methane leaks at least 100 times larger than EPA estimated, say researchers

Study raises fears that US shale gas sites could be responsible for higher levels of methane emissions than previously thought

16 Apr 2014

IPCC Report: And now, for some good news

IPCC report confirms a better and sustainable future is possible, the onus is now on political and business leaders to make it happen

14 Apr 2014

IPCC report: Mixed policy messages delaying green investments, businesses warn

Businesses line up to call for a global deal on climate change in the wake of landmark scientific report on how to tackle climate change

14 Apr 2014

Are China's coal emissions about to plummet?

New Greenpeace report predicts air pollution measures will also help tackle climate change

14 Apr 2014

IPCC: 'High-speed mitigation train needs to leave station soon'

“All of society must be on board” to limit warming to less than 2 degrees, IPCC chief warns

14 Apr 2014

Averting climate change catastrophe is affordable, says IPCC report

Landmark UN analysis concludes global roll-out of clean energy would shave only a tiny fraction off economic growth

13 Apr 2014

IPCC climate mitigation report: At a glance

BusinessGreen outlines the latest findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's mitigation report

13 Apr 2014

IPCC climate mitigation report: The reaction

As scientists warn the world will need to drastically slash carbon emissions to keep climate change on a two degree pathway, BusinessGreen rounds up all the latest reaction

13 Apr 2014

World has two decade window to stave off 'dangerous' climate change

IPCC report author warns world must act now to ensure infrastructure built now does not lock in global economies to high carbon pathway

11 Apr 2014

The economics of climate change: quite often, just silly

Ahead of the IPCC's report on Sunday, David Powell of Friends of the Earth argues we cannot solely rely on economic models to provide the case for climate action

11 Apr 2014

UK to lead new climate finance 'lab'

Greg Barker reveals plan to find new ways of driving large scale investment into low carbon projects in developing countries

11 Apr 2014

Unilever boss reveals company already being impacted by climate change

Paul Polman warns that "left unchecked, climate change has the potential to become a significant barrier to our growth strategy, and that of just about every other company"

09 Apr 2014

Paul Polman: Tackling climate change will deliver "a better future for us all"

Paul Polman's Grantham Institute for Climate Change Annual Lecture - in full

09 Apr 2014

Corporate giants' 'Trillion Tonne Communiqué' issues fresh demand for climate action

Communiqué signed by 70 companies calls for "rapid and focused response" to threat of rising emissions

08 Apr 2014

IPCC report proposes sucking carbon out of the air as climate fix

Technique of burning biomass then pumping released carbon underground included in leaked draft from UN climate panel

07 Apr 2014

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