Leaked IPCC report says time to act on climate is now

The longer we wait to mitigate the detrimental levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) thrown into the atmosphere, the harder it’s going to be to work against rising temperatures, according to a leaked draft report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

More renewables investment needed: UN climate chief

The UN climate chief Christiana Figueres has urged global financial institutions to triple their investments in clean energy to reach the US $1 trillion a year mark that would help avert a climate catastrophe. In an interview with the Guardian, she urged institutions...

Pacific islands climate summit: we need help

Connie Hedegaard, the European Commissioner for Climate Action, writes in today’s Sydney Morning Herald about the Pacific Islands Forum that started yesterday. She says: “The Pacific region is on the front line of climate change. Its low-lying islands risk...