US states pushed towards carbon pricing

Administration prepares final version of plan to cut pollution

US business pledges climate change action

Plans could mean $140bn in green investments, says White House

Boost to hopes for Paris climate deal

French report shows diplomats making more progress than disclosed

Pump jacks are seen at dawn in an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation in California, US
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UK study warns of worst-case climate risks

Report calls for serious assessment of warming threat

France rows back on coal subsidy cuts

Alstom at centre of row over Paris climate change commitments

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Burning issue of global carbon reduction

Governments cannot simply sit back and wait for cheap green energy

Clean global growth now ‘within reach’

Cheaper renewable energy boosts hope for carbon cuts, says study

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Osborne’s chance to rethink climate taxes

The alphabet soup of green levies fail just about every test of coherence, writes Paul Johnson

China climate targets spur dam boom fears

Energy-mix goals may herald end of country’s free-flowing rivers

Oil majors must stop Jekyll and Hyde line

Membership of lobby group muddles climate change message, says ShareAction’s Catherine Howarth

Steyer challenges Koch on climate change

Billionaire political donors gear up for 2016 White House battle

Emission vows boost climate deal hopes

US, Brazil, China and South Korea promise to curb carbon output

Home design adds to heatwave problems

Architecture raises overheating risks, warn experts

Shell bids for carbon capture project

Shell competes for £1bn pot to develop carbon storage facility

Gates to double renewable investments

Microsoft co-founder targets new areas of research

Berlin to scrap emissions levy plans

Move illustrates challenge Germany faces

Dutch ordered to accelerate carbon cuts

Ruling opens door to similar lawsuits in other countries

Earth faces drop in sun’s energy

Colder winters will not halt climate change, say researchers

A moonshot to save a warming planet

Technology might end dependence on the burning of fossil fuels

Climate change threat to health, says study

Gains in global development could be undermined, according to review

Picking climate change winners and losers

Global warming will affect returns regardless of policy action

An activist pope puts his faith in science

Mobilising the rock-star popularity of Francis

Pope attacks leaders for destroying planet

Pontiff aims to raise pressure ahead of climate talks in Paris

Pope Francis, the climate and the world’s poor

A welcome message that defines the global challenge in moral terms

Pope takes climate to papacy’s heart

Encyclical a boon to greens and a red rag to opponents