Lee: 'Business will be far from usual in a world of four, five or six degrees of warming.'
This week's Pacific Islands Forum is the region's premier multilateral summit. But members have begun turning elsewhere out of frustration with Australia's climate negotiation tactics.
Britain was among Europe's most progressive voices on climate policy. Its imminent withdrawal leaves the European Union grappling with voices of dissent from member states such as Poland.
Climate has been something of a sleeper issue in this election. But a new survey suggests voters are keener for action now then they were when the carbon tax was making its way through parliament.
After the breakthrough at last year's Paris climate talks, the hard work resumes this week as delegates meet in Germany to discuss how to ramp up countries' climate targets.
Australia will be one of more than 160 nations formally signing the Paris climate agreement in New York this week. But delivering on those promises is what really counts.
The inclusion of a 1.5℃ goal in the Paris climate deal might have surprised some observers. But in reality, the diplomatic groundwork was laid years before.
The Paris deal has laid the foundations for real global progress on climate change. On that score, it must be judged a huge success.
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At the Paris climate talks, the world has signed up to the first truly global treaty to tackle global warming. Our experts react.
Exhausted negotiators are still working hard to land the Paris climate. They haven't saved the climate yet, but a Copenhagen-style diplomatic disaster has been avoided.
A majority of countries want visionary action rather than pragmatism at the Paris climate talks, says the International Institute for Environment and Development's Saleemul Huq.
Australia has made several climate-themed announcements since the start of the Paris talks, but nothing that cuts to the heart of the climate issue.
Progress is being made at the Paris climate talks, as negotiators being to accept the limits of what can and can't be delivered.
The draft text released midway through the Paris climate talks shows progress - but perhaps not enough for a truly ambitious deal.
At the halfway mark in the Paris climate talks, progress is still frustratingly slow as the negotiations risk falling prey to old stalling tactics.
India seems to have set its sights on trying to water down the Paris climate agreement. As long as the talks insist on full consensus, it may get its way.
Former NASA climate scientist James Hansen has come to the Paris climate talks to push his radical alternative to current carbon pricing schemes.
A new bloc of 'vulnerable' countries has emerged at the Paris climate talks - perhaps heralding the end of the old rich-poor geopolitical divide.
The sooner nations stop viewing emissions reduction as a burden to be shared, and more as an opportunity to be grasped, the sooner real climate progress will be achieved.