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Countries still figure out their emissions by adding up all the sources, rather than measuring what's actually in the air.
Fledgling mangroves in Philippines.
Promising to plant 100m trees a year is one thing; making them grow can be quite another.
School climate strikes have encouraged some political parties to be more radical.
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Here’s a rare chance to lever serious resources to transform society.
The most thoughtful gifts can also be the most sustainable, and last long after Christmas has ended.
Coal emissions are falling, but gas and coal use are strongly rising around the world.
Carbon emissions will hit a record high for the second year in a row, but there is a small silver lining: the rate of emissions growth has slowed dramatically.
Protesters of climate activist group Ende Gelaende at the Hambach opencast coal mine in Germany.
To get 'system change not climate change', we need to start making specific demands. Here's where to start.
A woman of the Pa'O tribe waits for a boat at Nang Pan market by Inle Lake, eastern Shan State of Myanmar.
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Climate change will affect everyone, but women will overwhelmingly bear the greatest burden.
The car we choose and the energy system we support are linked.
Our power plants may be dirty now. But unlike combustion vehicles, electric cars give us the chance to finally free ourselves from high-carbon travel.
A geothermal power plant in Iceland.
Effective engineering solutions to tackle climate change already exist but there is a desperate lack of conviction to address the emergency.
An indigenous leader from Brazil protests against the destruction of their lands and people.
While celebrating the millions on streets in London and Vancouver, we must not forget the sacrifices of people in the Global South.
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'Black carbon' from rainforest fires is settling on glaciers and making them melt faster, according to new research.
Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson at the State Opening of Parliament.
Long term climate targets are meaningless without concrete action. Here's what the plans of the UK's two biggest parties mean for the planet.
Don’t let the green naysayers drown you out.
How to identify and understand different types of denial: scientific, economic, humanitarian, political and crisis.
The presence of an active and dynamic Green Party would be vital in helping to keep Labour on track.
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Beware those who say it is a solved problem.
The fossil fuel divestment movement has support across the world.
Divestment doesn't affect global demand for oil, it just transfers power to state-run oil companies – which have higher carbon footprints. But there are other things we can do.
Flood waters in Fishlake, near Doncaster, England.
More than 300,000 homes have been built in areas of high flood risk since 1989.
Shanghai from above (left) and on the ground (right) – a public toilet in a market hall.
In the rush to become 'open defecation free', cities are taking quick fixes that are making matters worse.
Is red the new green?
Biodiversity, public transport and home insulation loom large in Labour's flagship programme for green governance.
When land central to the identity of locals is reshaped, so is the political landscape.
Big development projects can mean the loss of a community's identity and connection to their past.