US President Barack Obama welcomes news the Paris Agreement will come into force from November 4.
The Paris Agreement will come into force on November 4. Will Australia be part of the pack?
Bangladesh will be hit hardest by climate change.
The Global South needs stronger commitments from rich countries to achieve long-term climate success.
Russia is dragging its feet on climate action - and risks being left out in the cold.
Lee: 'Business will be far from usual in a world of four, five or six degrees of warming.'
Many businesses are committing to sourcing all of their energy from renewable sources.
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A swell of business action is continuing following the Paris climate agreement.
Grassroots protest is driving the divestment campaign.
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The pressure for organisations to divest from fossil fuels is coming from institutions with relatively little financial clout. But soon the richest and most powerful will have no choice but to join in.
Australia has sought to water down climate declarations made through the Pacific Islands Forum.
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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.
The Climate Change Authority’s latest report has divided its membership.
Two members of the Climate Change Authority offer an alternative view on its latest report, arguing that the recommendations are not in line with Australia's international climate obligations.
The rays of hope are there, if you look for them.
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Amid the gloom, here are some hopeful signs that we can meet our climate obligations.
All countries will have to reduce emissions.
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The current climate pledges under the Paris Agreement are weak, and need carbon pricing to give them teeth.
A singular focus on divestment from oil and gas companies to counter climate change could be detrimental.
The broad principle of companies, government bodies and universities divesting from oil, gas and coal companies is sound. But its application needs more sophistication.
Delegates will meet at the World Conference Centre in Bonn.
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.
More than 160 nations will sign the Paris Agreement on its opening day – a record for a United Nations treaty.
More than 160 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement in New York on April 22. But enough countries will also need to ratify the treaty domestically before it can become international law.
Ranger Ray Nadjamerrek demonstrates early dry season burning techniques in West Arnhem Land, Australia.
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Wildfire makes up about 4% of the greenhouse gases added to the atmosphere each year.
There’s still a way to go before the vision from Paris is achieved.
The signing of the Paris agreement is the first step towards making it a reality.
A woman in Burkina Faso collects firewood. Developing nations – and particularly women in these nations – are more vulnerable to climate change, and have less ability to adapt.
Climate justice is becoming an increasingly important part of climate action.
The Paris climate agreement will be open for signing at the UN’s New York headquarters for the next year, starting tomorrow.
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.
Malcolm Turnbull’s speech to the Paris climate summit lacked real focus, but he still has time to grab the issue with both hands before the election.
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Australia has been mired in climate confusion for years - as reflected by its underwhelming performance at last year's Paris climate summit. Here's how to get things back on an even keel.
Australia has isolated sustainable development projects, like Adelaide’s Bowden precinct that got Princes Charles’ attention in 2015, but lacks an overarching commitment to sustainability.
The challenges we face demand profound changes in our thinking and priorities. Replacing the Productivity Commission with a National Sustainability Commission would help us make this paradigm shift.
The Paris climate summit was historic as a political achievement but it's not clear how and when the hard problems of emission cuts and climate finance get tackled.