The coronavirus lockdown has dealt a savage blow to Big Oil, at a time fears of climate breakdown call the whole basis of our energy system into question
Governments are expected to submit long-term climate plans as well as shorter-term 2030 goals. A guide to the ambiguous legal documents seeking more action in 2020
UK holds ‘citizens’ assembly’ to seek ideas for cutting emissions to net-0 by 2050. But some participants doubt the government will listen
Boris Johnson officially launched Cop26 on Tuesday but gave little indication as to how the government is going to leverage the world into taking bolder climate action
‘We need to re-invent and re-think the management of our landscape,’ say bushfire experts, warning adapting to climate change will require bipartisan political support
The final text released after a marathon talks harked back to a deal made in Paris that placed no requirement on most countries to raise their targets until 2025
After two weeks of talks, many issues remain unresolved. Here we break down the major fights and minor breakthroughs of the UN conference in Madrid
Russia and Japan want ten years. Vulnerable countries want five. Why the alignment the world’s climate plans is a contest of ambition
The current system for accounting for loss and damage from climate change is contentious and up for review at UN talks in Madrid
It has proven the hardest part of the Paris Agreement to create rules for, with warnings a weak decision could undermine the accord. Now it will dominate UN talks in Madrid
Scandal-hit Justin Trudeau has put climate action at the centre of his re-election pitch. What are his Liberals, and their opponents, promising?
Dozens of promises were made by governments, civil society and business. Accountability is the next step
It’s been billed as the defining political event for climate in 2019. But what is it?
As Brics environment ministers meet in Brazil, experts see little appetite for meeting António Guterres’ benchmark of climate ambition
Reporting on latest science around climate change and land use focused on rich nations’ eating habits, but did it miss the bigger picture?
UN farming chief is the latest top job to be filled from Beijing, as China promotes ‘ecological civilisation’ and promises to green its foreign investment drive
The UN climate science body is expected to warn of increasing pressure on land use to meet climate and development goals. Here are ways to limit the conflict