Guardian, September 29, 2014
Fred Pearce for Yale Environment 360
Ahead of the climate conference in Paris, there is increasing discussion of a new way forward that does not depend on international agreements, reports Yale Environment 360
RTCC, September 29, 2014
By Ed King
The world’s superpowers have woken from their climate coma, but there is still much work to do towards a global deal
New York Times, September 28, 2014
The marchers and mayors, the ministers and presidents, have come and gone. So what is the verdict on Climate Week, the summit meeting on global warming convened by the United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, in New York?
EurActiv, September 26, 2014
Climate change is not just about the environment. It is also about people. France's Minister for Development, in conversation with EurActiv France, following this week's UN Climate Summit in New York.
EurActiv, September 25, 2014
The European Parliament's environment committee on Wednesday (24 September) narrowly upheld plans to give billions of euros worth of carbon allowances to heavy industries for free, in order to help them compete in global markets.
RTCC, September 24, 2014
By Sophie Yeo
World leaders delivered around 16 hours of speeches yesterday. But who actually delivered meaningful pledges?
New York Times, September 24, 2014
With political efforts to slow global warming moving at a tortuous pace, some of the world’s largest companies are stepping into the void, pledging more support for renewable energy, greener supply chains and fresh efforts to stop the destruction of the world’s tropical forests.
UN News Centre, September 24, 2014
23 September 2014 – Bold new actions to immediately tackle climate change were announced today by Government, business, finance and civil society leaders attending a historic Climate Summit convened by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who has long urged workable solutions based on “clear vision anchored in domestic and multinational actions.”
BBC News, September 24, 2014
China has pledged for the first time to take firm action on climate change, telling a UN summit that its emissions, the world's highest, would soon peak.
Guardian, September 23, 2014
Pledge comes on a day of impassioned speeches from some 120 world leaders – as well as a cameo from Leonardo DiCaprio