IPCC and Global warming

After meeting in Stockholm the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its latest findings in a report likely to be one of the most carefully analysed documents on climate change this decade

Top truckmakers operated cartel, says EU

Lorry and exhaust

Work on emissions-cutting technology was held back, Brussels alleges

Comment & Analysis

An Indian woman from Ecuador poses for a photo at the Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. Delegates from more than 190 countries are meeting in Lima, to work on drafts for a global climate deal that is supposed to be adopted next year in Paris. (AP Photo/Juan Karita) ©AP
Conference leaves hopes alive but many questions still unanswered
– FT View
The Great Barrier Reef ©Bloomberg
Large technological interventions raise moral dilemmas governments must face
– Anjana Ahuja
The Beijing declaration also puts new pressure on other countries
– Kevin Rudd

Private funding dries up for wave energy

Hopes of leading world in tapping power of the sea under threat

2014 warmest year in Europe since 1500s

Average 10.5ºC temperature will beat 2007 record

UN climate plan reached in marathon session

Watered-down agreement sets stage for Paris 2015

UN climate talks run into trouble

US and China clash over draft text

Climate talks struggle into overtime

Delegates in Lima agree just one paragraph for final text

Kerry issues warning at Lima climate talks

US secretary of state visit comes as Beijing takes tough stance

Energy secretary Ed Davey

Davey calls for carbon asset transparency

UK energy secretary latest to warn on fossil fuel investment risks

Business wants greater say in climate talks

Corporate leaders voice concern at exclusion from UN negotiations

Funds press oil groups on climate change

Companies urged to explain plans ahead of global deal next year

Paris and Berlin seek EU emissions delay

Governments push back against proposal on car pollution

Typhoon spurs climate change payout calls

Poor countries want aid fund to be set up in next global treaty

Saudi in ‘race against time’ to cut reliance on oil

Lead adviser acknowledges climate change liabilities

Climate talks cast cloud over energy majors

UN negotiators consider phasing out oil and coal by 2050

Oil rout stresses urgency of climate deal

Low prices could lead countries to cut renewable energy

US watchdog defends China climate deal

Gina McCarthy, EPA chief, rejects Republican criticism

Paris mayor declares war on diesel cars

Hidalgo says action needed to tackle rising levels of pollution

Global climate talks lack urgency

Divisions between rich and poor countries persist despite optimism

Church of England challenges Shell and BP

Companies urged to do more to tackle climate change

US reassures world on climate goals

Podesta says US-China deal could be enacted using executive powers

This year set to be warmest on record

Human activity likely to be cause of exceptional temperatures

Germany to step up emissions cut effort

Measures will raise Berlin’s contribution to increasing eurozone investment

Obama climate plan divides business

Emissions rules set up clash with states and industry groups

El Niño set to cause commodities worries

Meteorologists to declare emergence of weather phenomenon

Rich nations rebuked over climate cash

China and Brazil say promises fall far short of $100bn target