For centuries, notions of abundant coal have fed China’s sense of its place among the great nations of the world. Now it is being asked to give it up
UN draft report says missing 1.5C warming target will multiply hunger, migration and conflict, but staying under will require unprecedented global cooperation
As the economy surged in 2017, experts are divided over whether emissions stayed flat. It could mean pollution has peaked more than a decade earlier than expected
The movers and shakers at the World Economic Forum warn climate change is a major threat to prosperity, but what are they doing about it?
Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province, replaced 8,000 petrol-powered taxis with electric vehicles in a single year. What did we learn?
The world’s largest lithium ion battery has brought much needed flexibility to the grid, encouraging other states to follow suit
What a year. Take a virtual world tour of our 21 top stories, from forest diamonds to Fiji-on-the-Rhine climate talks. Yes, Donald Trump makes an appearance
World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim tops the bill at a major climate summit in Paris next Tuesday, but part of the institution is still heavily promoting fossil fuels
While the government champions coal, the area around Katowice, host of next year’s UN climate summit, is starting to diversify its economy
The US’ split personality, a stronger China and all the technical outcomes of the 2017 Fiji-in-Bonn summit in one place, compiled by Carbon Brief
Rejection of Trumpism in key gubernatorial battles is a sign the US’ climate pariahdom may be shortlived
Despite calm rhetoric, negotiators are nervous of the Trump effect, telling Climate Home News the Paris consensus ‘can unravel very quickly’
Several areas of unfinished business mean talks in Bonn could ignite as developing nations seek concessions from the industrialised world
As UN climate talks resume in Germany, a team of experienced, familiar diplomats are expected to take up many of the same positions the US has been fighting for years
Xi Jinping’s trillion-dollar overseas investment strategy has not caught up with his green rhetoric, environmentalists warn as countries head to Bonn climate summit
Chancellor Angela Merkel, with no concrete plans to curtail its huge coal industry, will be exposed as her country plays host to Fiji’s climate presidency
How did a country that launched one of the world’s first major carbon pricing schemes become a rogue polluter in just five years?
A ‘Jamaica coalition’ is the most likely outcome of a surprising election, putting the Greens in a position to pursue their goal of ending coal power
Scientists warn of expanding “bull’s-eyes” as the US builds in parts of the country at ever-greater risk because of climate change and severe weather