The United States on Monday (4 November) formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier from the agreement.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives agreed on climate targets for 2030 with their would-be Social Democrat (SPD) partners, who also announced steady progress on European policy in coalition talks which they aim to conclude within a week.
Climate change specialist Laurence Tubiana is the negotiator representing France at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. She took the time to share her views on of the discussions between the world's biggest CO2 emitters with EURACTIV France.
The Juncker Commission has a unique opportunity to put independent science squarely at the heart of the EU policy machinery. It’s not a side issue, it’s key to understanding the big picture, writes Stephen Boucher.
An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City yesterday (21 September), exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history.