Steyer challenges Koch on climate change

Billionaire 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

At least 20 per cent of homes and 90 per cent of hospital wards are designed in a way that puts their occupants at risk of overheating, a government adviser warns

Home design adds to heatwave problems

Architecture raises overheating risks, warn experts

Shell's Goldeneye oil rig

Shell bids for carbon capture project

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

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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

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A moonshot to save a warming planet

Improved technology might end our dependence on the burning of fossil fuels

Climate change threat to health, says study

Review claims gains in global development could be undermined

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

Pope calls for cut in carbon emissions

Leaked encyclical comes before Paris climate summit

Modi acts to boost Indian solar ambitions

Plan to court overseas investors with dollar contracts

Renewables could overtake coal in 15 years

IEA analyses commitments to cut greenhouse gases

Kicking the coal habit

China’s moves to boost gas supplies should be welcomed

Differences hold up talks on climate deal

Two weeks of talks fail to secure breakthrough in countdown to Paris summit

Chorus of fossil fuel disapproval at the opera

Climate activists target sponsorship deals across the arts

UN welcomes oil groups’ climate offer

Proposal exposes rift between European and US companies

US backs new rules on aircraft emissions

EPA makes formal finding that gas contributes to global warming

Climate uncertainty justifies action

Environmental challenge is a problem of insurance

Long road ahead as G7 eyes fossil fuel goal

Defining emissions cuts marks a turning point but many fear the work has only just begun