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Rising US emissions 'a wake up call' to grow green energy

A coal power plant with a cooling tower

Emissions from fossil fuels rise almost three per cent year on year, reversing long term decline

29 Sep 2014

Organic food sector enjoys sales surge

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New figures show demand for organic products is up 3.2 per cent in recent years, significantly out-performing the rest of the grocery sector

26 Sep 2014

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

Hong Kong aims to halve greenhouse gas emissions

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

24 Sep 2014

Barack Obama: Emerging economies must play their part in tackling climate change

US President sets out ambition for a global deal on climate change in Paris next year

23 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

Cameron warns world must "act now" to deliver legally-binding climate treaty

Prime Minister urges EU to commit to deep emissions cuts and calls on world leaders to support green businesses and tear down clean tech trade barriers

23 Sep 2014

World pledges to end deforestation by 2030

New York Declaration delivers a series of major new commitments from governments and corporates

23 Sep 2014

Reports: David Cameron to tout fracking role in tackling climate change

UK Prime Minister set to tell New York Climate Summit shale gas can cut emissions by replacing coal and should be free from "green tape"

23 Sep 2014

Greg Barker aims to drive green investment in new Climate Envoy role

Former Minister outlines remit of new role supporting David Cameron on Climate Change

23 Sep 2014

John Kerry: Climate change risk must be ranked with terrorism threat

US Secretary of States convenes first meeting of foreign ministers ahead of Paris summit in 2015

22 Sep 2014

'International Court on the Environment' needed for climate justice, lawyers say

International Bar Association warns current laws cannot sufficiently protect the human rights of people affected by climate change

22 Sep 2014

US will not commit to climate change aid for poor nations at UN summit

Rich countries pledged to find $100bn a year by 2020, but so far only Germany has made a significant contribution

22 Sep 2014

World carbon budget will be exhausted in a generation, scientists warn

Record levels of emissions predicted for 2014 leave the planet needing substantial carbon cuts to limit global warming to 2°C

21 Sep 2014

CH2M Hill, Nature Conservancy aim to grow green infrastructure

Can the NGO-business hook-up accelerate efforts to put nature to work to protect cities and coastlines?

19 Sep 2014

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