Trump says 'something could happen' on Paris climate accord

2017-07-13 22:03

US President Donald Trump says that "something could happen" regarding the Paris climate accord following his decision to withdraw.

UN chief: US may meet Paris climate goals despite exit

2017-07-03 22:30

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the United States may meet the Paris climate agreement's targets despite pulling out of the deal.

No sign of healing in G7 climate change rift

2017-06-11 19:42

The US' partners in the G7 club of wealthy democracies have vowed to pursue efforts to curb climate change despite a rift caused by the American withdrawal from the Paris accord.

SA govt asks Trump to reconsider withdrawal from Paris Agreement

2017-06-08 16:57

The South African government has asked the United States to reconsider its withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

US climate pact pullout could add 0.3°C

2017-06-03 16:17

The US withdrawal from the Paris climate pact could "in a worst case scenario" add a 0.3°C rise in global temperatures over the 21st century, a Geneva report says.

Timing may thwart Trump's climate move

2017-06-02 19:18

The earliest possible date for America's official withdrawal from the climate-rescue Paris Agreement is just a day after the country's next presidential election.

Trump pulls US out of global climate change accord

2017-06-01 21:53

President Donald Trump has announced that the US will withdraw from the 2015 Paris accord and try to negotiate a new global deal on climate change.

Iceland drills 4.7km down into volcano to tap clean energy

2017-05-05 15:39

It's named after a Nordic god and drills deep into the heart of a volcano: "Thor" is a rig that symbolises Iceland's leading-edge efforts to produce powerful clean energy.

Megacities key to reaching global climate goals

2016-12-01 15:55

The world's big cities must collectively cut their carbon footprint nearly in half within a decade if global climate goals are to be met, according to an analysis.

Australia ratifies climate pact

2016-11-10 16:29

Australia ratified the Paris climate agreement, amid fears US president-elect Donald Trump could follow through on his pledge to "cancel" the landmark pact.


G20: No agreement on climate

2017-07-08 11:25

Officials at the Group of 20 summit say leaders haven't reached an agreed statement on climate change - one of the most contentious topics at the talks.

Bid for environmental rights pact to kick off in Paris

2017-06-23 22:30

Politicians, legal experts and activists will launch a campaign in Paris on Saturday for a global pact to protect the human right to a clean, healthy environment.

Branson petitions UN for oceans protection

2017-06-09 21:41

British entrepreneur Richard Branson has handed over a petition with more than a million signatures to the UN, urging governments to protect at least 30% of the world's oceans by 2030.

Obama praises US cities, states, for climate change stand

2017-06-08 11:42

Former US president Barack Obama has praised US states and cities for maintaining measures against climate change in a fresh jab at his successor's decision to quit the Paris accord.

SA disappointed in Trump's Paris climate accord withdrawal

2017-06-02 20:40

South Africa has urged US President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to leave the historic Paris climate accord.

Trump climate move: Elon Musk quits White House advisory panels

2017-06-02 07:40

Tesla founder Elon Musk has confirmed he will quit White House business panels in reaction to US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.

Climate science: Bad news gets worse

2017-05-07 08:10

As UN negotiators meet in Bonn to thrash out rules for implementing the climate-rescue Paris Agreement, the stakes have never been higher.

US climate scepticism clouds G20 meet

2017-03-19 14:20

After threatening environmental financing with the axe, US President Donald Trump's administration has defied the international community by refusing to renew a pledge on combating climate change.

UN chief 'sure' Trump will reconsider climate change stance

2016-11-15 16:35

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he hopes Donald Trump will shift course on global warming and will "understand the seriousness and urgency" of addressing the problem.

OPEC says climate effort won't quench oil thirst

2016-11-09 22:23

A global pact to battle global warming entered into force last week, but the latest long-term look into the energy market by the OPEC oil cartel sees climate change measures failing.

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