COP21: Historic agreement signed in Paris

Negotiations ran — as was expected — beyond the deadline, but in the end nearly 200 countries have signed the Accord de Paris in what’s being called an historic, well-constructed and ambitious plan for tackling climate change. Read all about … [Read more...]

COP 21: Week Two

The stage is being set for a renewable energy industry boom; targets for divestment, renewable energy uptake and greenhouse gas emissions reductions are falling into place; and the 48-page draft text of the next global climate agreement is slowly … [Read more...]

Week One in Paris

As the United Nations Climate Summit kicks into high gear for Week Two in Paris — where government ministers take over the negotiations — here are some highlights of what took place last week as COP21 got underway. Disagreements abound The first … [Read more...]