Baby Steps Expected at Doha Climate Meeting


Negotiators meet for yet another year of slow progress on combating climate change.

2012 Expected to be Ninth Warmest Year on Record


World Meteorological Organisation data shows average global temperature to date is 14.45C, higher than long-term average.

How Cities Can Lead the Climate Fight


Introducing Alex Steffen’s ‘Climate Zero’.

Coal Is Doomed


The grim death spiral of a once booming industry.

Climate Change Adaptation Cash for Poor Countries Fails to Materialise

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As the COP18 Doha climate talks begin, Oxfam and IIED warn that green climate fund risks being left ‘as an empty shell.’


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