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Leaders under fire for failure to attend post-UN climate summit meetings

David Cameron speaks at the United Nations Climate Summit September 2014

Greg Barker, David Cameron’s former top climate change aide, criticises heads of state for no-show at New York dinner

25 Sep 2014

New York Climate Summit - what was announced?

UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon at the Climate Summit in New York September 2014

From city mayors to Rockefellers - BusinessGreen runs down the key green commitments from this week's conference

24 Sep 2014

Hong Kong aims to halve greenhouse gas emissions

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City administrator outlines plans to incentivise businesses to build greener buildings or reduce power use

24 Sep 2014

China targets emissions peak 'as soon as possible'

Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli also commits $6m to advance South-South cooperation on climate change

23 Sep 2014

China's latest coal crackdown fuels stranded asset warnings

Reports suggest government is to ban the use of the dirtiest coal, as it seeks to tackle smog crisis

17 Sep 2014

Sparks fly in world's first all-electric Grand Prix

Around 40 million viewers tune in to inaugural Formula E race where a final corner crash saw Lucas di Grassi snatch victory in Beijing

15 Sep 2014

Report: Will Chinese premier snub New York climate change meeting?

Local media report suggests crucial UN meeting will be without a number of key global leaders

02 Sep 2014

China seeks help from NGOs to boost environmental protection push

ClientEarth to advise Chinese Supreme Court on new environmental tribunal as country seeks to bolster ties with green groups

02 Sep 2014

See you in court: How James Thornton is battling for environmental justice

BusinessGreen Leader of the Year James Thornton explains why ClientEarth is about much more than just litigation

02 Sep 2014

Report: China national carbon market on track for 2016 launch

Citing senior government official, Reuters reports legislation to underpin world's largest national carbon market expected to be finalised this year

02 Sep 2014

US green energy share hits record levels as solar power doubles

Government figures show renewables accounted for more than 14 per cent of total US electricity production in the first half of this year

28 Aug 2014

Beijing's coal use drops seven per cent over first half of 2014

Effects of China's 'war on pollution' are already being felt, according to state media

13 Aug 2014

BASIC nations urge richer countries to accept climate responsibility

Developed countries not doing enough to cut emissions and fund adaptation efforts, say Brazil, China, South Africa, and India,

08 Aug 2014

Emerging markets to the fore as Pakistan's 100MW solar farm prepares for take-off

Pakistan, Uruguay and Burkina Faso all report progress on flagship renewable energy projects

07 Aug 2014

Asia Climate Partners promises to mobilise green private equity investment

Asian Development Bank, ORIX, and Robeco team up to launch $400m low carbon investment venture

06 Aug 2014

Reports: Beijing to ditch coal use by 2020

State media says coal sale and use will be banned across six regions by 2020, as city bids to improve its appalling air quality

05 Aug 2014

US solar tariffs on Chinese imports will 'hinder' deployment, industry warns

Levies of more than 165 per cent imposed after anti-dumping complaint threaten to re-ignite US-China trade spat

28 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

China wants 30 per cent of state cars to be low carbon

Government makes latest move to tackle hazardous smog in major cities

14 Jul 2014

Atlantis set to put tidal energy on the map

Company expects first power from world's largest tidal array to be delivered in 2016, as it eyes new sites in China, Canada and Wales

14 Jul 2014

Report: Electric vehicle market to hit $500bn by 2025

As China announces major new tax breaks for electric cars, new research suggests the global market for electric vehicles is poised for rapid growth

10 Jul 2014

Yingli's World Cup goals include solar 'legacy'

Chinese company is not only first renewable energy company to sponsor the World Cup, but also its first carbon-neutral sponsor

04 Jul 2014

China nuclear safety threat spells danger for the UK

Tom Burke warns the UK's new nuclear programme may go up in flames if China's 'overwhelmed' nuclear regulators fail to prevent an accident

30 Jun 2014

China boosts solar exports to developing countries as trade tension with US mounts

United Nations report finds China accounts for around 30 per cent of renewable energy trade to developing nations as market expands

27 Jun 2014

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