US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement might eventually be a good thing for the climate. Psychologists call this a 'paradoxical intervention'.
As the US leaves the Paris accord, how much faith should we put in international treaties? States, cities and local movements are increasingly important players in the fight against climate change.
However, the global climate regime should survive without the United States.
The White House is deciding whether or not to stay in the Paris climate agreement. But a large majority of Americans – including Trump voters – want the U.S. to participate and lead.
The era of a new coal power plant in China every week is over.
Beijing wants to build an 'ecological civilisation'.
Donald Trump has signalled the end of US leadership on climate policy, with potentially unpleasant consequences for America's economy, security and diplomatic standing.
After 12 years, The Climate Institute is shutting down having failed to find financial backing for its brand of "centrist, pragmatic advocacy" on climate policy.
Talk of adapting to climate change is less polarizing to conservatives than the idea of slashing emissions.
Nobody in business wants to touch new "clean" coal plants, which means taxpayers would be left to foot the billion-dollar bills.
Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has set out a strong vision for Australia's energy policy, but there are many challenges ahead.
The social cost of carbon – which calculates the impact of carbon emissions – plays a key role in US climate policy.
The idea of clean coal has been around for 40 years, but remains a pipe dream.
It seems Trump and his appointees already accept more global warming science than they are prepared to let on.
If you thought the climate debate has been ugly, you haven't seen anything yet. In 2017 Australia will review its climate policies, and the process is not off to a good start.
In the absence of strong federal action on climate change, many states have developed their own climate and energy policies.
Ten years ago on Saturday Prime Minister John Howard announced the Coalition government would investigate an emissions trading scheme to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Many thousands, perhaps millions, of lives depend on the direction of Trump's climate policies.
Countries have started announcing strategies to cut greenhouse gases over the next 35 years.
Recent global climate talks at COP22 saw a growing role for businesses, NGOs and the state of California – a promising sign for action on climate change in the face of U.S. inaction.