The Paris deal has laid the foundations for real global progress on climate change. On that score, it must be judged a huge success.
The Paris Agreement recognizes the reality of global environmental pacts: the private sector must lead transition to low-carbon technology and civil society must keep up the pressure to act.
What's next, now that the Paris climate summit is over? We've created a special report for you, featuring two dozen of our best articles on the scientific, political and economic challenges ahead.
Research universities and nongovernmental organizations have an important role to play in helping countries reach their goals.
If shipping and aviation don't rein in their emissions it could seriously jeopardise our goal of preventing more than 2℃ of warming.
Artwork – from knitting birds and amateur science to listening to the trees – might empower us to remake climate science from below.
The Paris climate deal has been criticised for not being strong enough. But behavioural economics studies show weak deals can work out better in the long run.
Despite there being no reference to the words “market mechanism” or “carbon market” in the agreement, the agreement clearly establishes a new international carbon market mechanism.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change finally came to an agreement. Here are the key points.
At the Paris climate talks, the world has signed up to the first truly global treaty to tackle global warming. Our experts react.
The Paris climate agreement doesn't specifically address cutting down on coal, but the tide is turning against coal mining anyway.
The climate will change, no matter what's agreed in Paris.
While the Paris climate talks focus on technical fixes, no one talks about how we're much more afraid of roughing it than ever before.
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.
The business presence at COP21 may be on the sidelines but support for climate change is strong.
Poor planning can make natural disasters much, much worse.
Africa needs to work on adaption strategies if it is to overcome the harmful effects of climate change.
1.5 or 2 degrees? What matters is how we get there.
Whatever the outcome of the COP21 Paris climate talks, climate change will result in assets becoming 'stranded'.
The global activist escapades that make up the Climate Games remind us that climate politics isn't just confined to the United Nations summit in Paris.