Countries have until the end of 2022 to ensure their climate commitments meet the Paris agreement's cap on global warming. But who will check that their promises really do stack up?
After a week of grand announcements from nations promising to accelerate the decline of fossil fuels, where do the pledges made at the COP26 climate summit put projected emissions?
Half a degree Celsius may not seem like much, but climate experts say a world that has warmed 1.5C above 19th-century levels compared to 2C could be the difference between life and death
To cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius means slashing carbon pollution in half by 2030 and to zero by 2050. How can we do that? What will this mean for our economies and daily lives?
The Mediterranean is a "climate change hotspot" and will be hit by ever fiercer heatwaves, drought and fires supercharged by rising temperatures, according to a draft UN assessment
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has convened a major climate summit on September 23 because the world's main polluters remain well behind their 2015 Paris Agreement goals
The EU wants to further reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in order to make up for the American exit from the Paris climate agreement.
The European Union has agreed to spend an extra 42.5 million euros on building a “democratic and accountable” Palestinian state, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says.
The European Union wants to be a reliable partner for Cuba in the face of the reversal in U.S.-Cuban relations under President Donald Trump.