The leaders of China and the European Union have agreed to work more closely on a climate change deal in Copenhagen, praising each other's contribution to the fight against global warning.
Transcript of Luiz Ignácio Lula da Silva on climate change on Channel 4 News at Noon.
The UK today committed £50 million to help over 60 of the world's poorest countries access the latest climate research, helping them understand how best to tackle climate change in the years following December’s Copenhagen negotiations.
Leaders from across the Commonwealth meet this weekend for the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Port of Spain, Trinidad (27th-29th November).
China has announced that it would reduce the intensity of CO2 emissions per unit of GDP in 2020 by 40 to 45 percent compared with the level of 2005.
New pre-Copenhagen climate change film for UK SMEs extols the business benefits of going low carbon.
The UK's largest supermarket groups have been hailed as 'leaders' in terms of the disclosure of their carbon emissions, according the first ever survey of disclosure by leading UK brands.
US President Barack Obama has decided to travel to Copenhagen for the UN-sponsored climate change conference next month, the White House has confirmed.
Governments should intervene in carbon markets to help establish a sustainable price for harmful emissions, the new chief executive of Shell has said.
The leaders of the United States and India have pledged to take action to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
Tackling climate change can deliver direct health benefits as well as helping to cut down on harmful impacts from pollution and poor diet, according to a report published today (25 November) by The Lancet medical journal
United states has confirmed that it will come to Copenhagen with a target to cut its carbon emissions – something it has not previously committed to – in a move that is being seen as evidence of America’s commitment to a deal.
Three of the UK's most prominent scientific organisations have combined to deliver an urgent call to politicians to take action in Copenhagen to prevent 'dangerous, long-term and potentially irreversible climate change'.
Transcript of Robert Watson and Jochem Marotzke on BBC Radio World Service Europe Today discussing climate change.
EU Ministers met for the final time before Copenhagen, as Ed Miliband urges EU Leaders to accept the Danish invite to attend the vital summit.
The Sunday Times brought together a panel of 11 leading figures from the business world to find out the attitudes of the corporate sector to the threat from climate change.
Transcript of the Prime Minister's speech at the Confederation of British Industry annual conference
The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, today (November 23) spoke at the Confederation of British Industry annual conference, where he set out plans for investment and export-led growth in the UK.
Sixty-five world leaders have already said they will attend the Copenhagen climate summit next month, and several more have responded positively to invitations, Danish officials announced yesterday (22nd November).
Roz Savage, along with five other women are heading to Copenhagen – on foot. The group are walking from Big Ben in London to Brussels, before joining the 'climate express' train to Copenhagen.
Ed Miliband, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, delivered a speech at the London School of Economics on the politics of climate change the UK’s ambition for a global agreement at Copenhagen.
New campaign gives students a platform to collaborate on their vision Copenhagen. The MixedInk writing tool allows users to arrive at a democratically-produced 'manifesto' for Copenhagen.
Momentum is gathering ahead of Copenhagen for a deal on deforestation. The UK is optimistic of getting this deal – a crucial part of tackling climate change.
Russia has unexpectedly increased the size of the reductions in emissions it is offering to make in the lead up to the climate change conference in Copenhagen next month.
Twinned cities Edinburgh and Kyoto jointly Back the UK Bid at climate event with Foreign Secretary and British Council.
New study warns that global trends of CO2 emissions indicate we're heading towards 6C of global warming
Hosts of the Copenhagen negotiations call the 'very productive' pre-COP a sign that months of pressures 'has started to result in the political will to get it done.'
BBC newsreader chairs talk on food security & the impact of climate change
Hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest are to be handed over to Nepal's rural poor, with help from a £40 million programme funded from DFID.
John Hudson - the Department for International Development forestry advisor - will be speaking at the Science Museum tomorrow alongside environmental artist Angela Palmer.
The US and China have agreed that the Copenhagen climate change conference must include targets, boosting signs of a successful Copenhagen deal.
South Korea announces ambitious mid-term emissions targets Korea today (November 17) announced it will unconditionally reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 4% below 2005 levels by 2020.
Transcript of Ed Miliband and Kelvin MacKenzie on the Copenhagen climate change conference on LBC 97.3 Breakfast on Tuesday 17th November.
Foreign Secretary tells Latin Americans 'It is important that there is an ambitious political agreement which provides the basis for commitments to be translated into a treaty.'
Foreign Secretary calls for Brazil's good experience on forest management be 'harnessed by the international community,'
Transcript of Connie Hedegaard and John Prescott on Climate change on BBC Radio 4 World at One on Monday 16th November.
Address by Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen at the Climate Session in Singapore on 15 November 2009.
Speaking with London-based journalists from Brazil, Argentina and Mexico David Miliband said that those countries were 'at the heart' of an agreement
Environment ministers from more than 40 countries are meeting this week to pave the way for a politically binding agreement at the Copenhagen climate change negotiations in December.
Leaders of the largest economies in the southern hemisphere committed to work towards an 'ambitious outcome' from the global conference on tackling climate change being held in Copenhagen next month.
Introductory guide to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD).
The UK is one of five European Union countries to have already met their targets for reducing emissions below the levels required to be met by 2012 under the Kyoto Protocol.
Gordon Brown confirms he will personally attend the United Nations climate change summit in Copenhagen next month. Earlier this Week US President Barack Obama pledged his support.
Ministers from the 21 countries that make up the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) bloc called on governments to tear down barriers to trade in green technologies as part of its strategy to curb the rise in carbon emissions.
As part of 'Schools for Copenhagen', UK Minister vists London school to discuss the impacts of climate change at home and abroad.
A list to country targets to date. Countries coming forward now with their mitigation targets shows commitment to domestic emissions reductions, and gives others confidence to come forward with their own targets ahead of Copenhagen.
Ministers from 'V11' - those countries most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change – pledge to 'show the way by committing to climate neutrality'
Brazil has dramatically unveiled an offer to make deep cuts in its carbon emissions at the climate change negotiations in Copenhagen, it has emerged.
The world must embark on an 'energy revolution' to prevent a rise in temperatures that would be a 'catastrophe for the planet', the head of International Energy Agency said today (10 November).
US President Barack Obama has said (on November 9) that he will attend the Copenhagen climate negotiations in December if his presence would make a difference to sealing a deal.
Transcript of Q&A to Alistair Darling on the G20 Summit on Sky News
Finance ministers from the world's richest nations have called for an 'urgent and significant' increase in climate finance ahead of a key meeting of the leaders of the United States and the largest emerging economies.
Chancellor Alistair Darling says it’s 'vitally important' the G20 moves on climate finance. The EU last week agreed it’s landmark climate finance package.
In the final day of negotiations in Barcelona, the head of the UN Climate Change Secretariat told reporters that 40 heads of state plan to attend COP15.
Barcelona sees emerging consensus for politically binding agreement. UK says this should also set out a very clear timetable to a legally binding treaty.
As the week of negotiations draws to an end, reports from the corridors are mixed.
US Todd Stern and UK Nick Stern agree a ‘very good chance’ of political deal in Copenhagen
Carbon trading will play an important role in tackling global warming, British officials said as they responded to fears that plans to expand carbon markets would lead to financial speculation.
Parliamentary debate on Copenhagen preparations: Transcript of opening session by Secretary of State Ed Miliband, and closing session by Minister Joan Ruddock.
Preparations for Copenhagen were discussed today (November 5) in a Parliamentary debate, opened by Ed Miliband.
EU, European Commission and US meet in climate summit where President Obama says it is ‘imperative’ for all countries to redouble efforts between now and Copenhagen
Mobilising business will be crucial to adapting to climate change – according to two new reports, presented at a side event in Barcelona.
Joint Article from Danish, Swedish, UK, French, Spanish, Finnish and German Foreign Ministers – 4 November 2009
Discussions in the Kyoto Protocol track of UNFCCC negotiations resumed today (4 November) after a group of 55 African nations ended a day-long boycott of talks
African nations have today (November 3) boycotted discussions in the Kyoto Protocol track of the UNFCCC negotiations, which continue in Barcelona this week.
President Barack Obama hosts summit with European Union leaders, as EU calls for US to 'follow the EU lead' and focus on climate.
As the final 5 days of negotiations continue in Barcelona this week, the focus of commentators is intensifying towards Copenhagen and the nature of the deal that will be agreed there.
A global alliance of more than 200 environment, humanitarian and poverty campaign groups have given climate change negotiators a literal and metaphorical 'wake-up call'.
The landmark agreement by EU leaders on the amount of money rich countries must give vulnerable nations to help them adapt to climate finance will give added momentum towards an overall deal.
Day 1: Expectations. UNFCCC negotiations convene today (2 November) for the final five days' negotiations before the Copenhagen climate conference begins on December 7 in the Danish capital.
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DECCgovuk: Chris Huhne confirmed as Secretary of State for DECC - www.decc.gov.uk
Full list of Cabinet members now available on www.number10.gov.uk
DECCgovuk: @treenl These pages also give more info on low carbon businesses, http://bit.ly/d1TMEN & http://bit.ly/9hFFfO @JohnyMoz @thecarbontrust
DECCgovuk: Now in a period of restricted activity & will only make factual updates as necessary to website and social media until after #ukelection
DECCgovuk: @nommo Hi, regional domestic electricity price stats are at http://bit.ly/9KtXlF - these are annual figs.
DECCgovuk: CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme and Feed in tariffs (FITs) go live today - more info, user guide & video case studies at www.decc.gov.uk
DECCgovuk: Dr Helen Mounsey reappointed as chair of the Coal Authority http://tinyurl.com/ycggwl5
DECCgovuk: Live now - PM's opening remarks at the High Level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing, http://www.number10.gov.uk/