Merkel intended climate change to be a centrepiece issue of this week's G20 meeting, but reports suggest scheduled meeting between Trump and Putin put it at risk of becoming a side show
German Chancellor stresses Paris Agreement focus at next week's meeting in Hamburg and states 'we cannot wait to act until the science has convinced every last doubter'
Big businesses call for greater climate risk disclosure, as CDP report reveals attitudes at oil and gas majors are starting to change
27 major firms including HSBC, Accenture and PwC promise to adopt disclosure guidelines in their own businesses and call on G20 to formally back higher disclosure standards
Coalition of businesses, think tanks, and civil society groups release joint statement urging G20 to "take the lead" on climate agenda after last week's communique failed to mention climate change
Reports suggest Trump's White House wants more focus on technologies such as CCS, while separate analysis highlights $19tn opportunity from clean energy
Sixteen investors and insurers worth more than $2.8tr in assets under management claim government subsidy support for fossil fuels is jeopardising Paris goals