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Major "shocks" to global food production will be three times more likely within 25 years because of an increase in extreme weather brought about by global warming, warns a new report.
British public support for nuclear power and shale gas has fallen to its lowest ever level in a long-running official government survey, which has also briefly ceased polling showing widespread public support for renewable energy.
The White House insisted on Sunday it was on strong legal footing as it unveiled details of ambitious carbon-reduction plans that are likely to be fiercely opposed by coal-burning Republican states.
Environment and conservation groups representing millions of people have written to David Cameron to register their "major concern" at the cancellation or weakening of 10 green polices since he was re-elected.
China will aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions per unit of gross domestic product by 60-65 per cent from 2005 levels under a plan submitted to the United Nations ahead of crucial climate change talks in Paris later this year.
A court in the Hague has declared the Dutch government’s climate policy illegal and ordered it to cut its emissions by at least 25 per cent within five years, in a landmark ruling.
As a major source of long-term investment the insurance industry must play a "strong role" in shaping a more sustainable future, according to UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon.
Pope Francis has finally released his much-expected encyclical on the environment and climate change, with unprecedented warnings over the use of resources, climate, poverty and sustainable consumption.
The Government has confirmed it will end subsidies for onshore wind energy in April 2016, a year earlier than planned.
Beekeepers, surfers, nuns and children were among thousands of people who lined up outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday to speak to their MP about climate change.
The Government has given planning consent for the construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay.
Conservative MP for Richmond Park Zac Goldsmith has revealed he plans to enter the race to become the next Mayor of London. However, in a unique move he will give his constituents the final say on whether or not he will bid to become Boris Johnson’s successor.
The G7 leading industrial nations have agreed to cut greenhouse gases by phasing out the use of fossil fuels by the end of the century, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has announced.
A moratorium on fracking should be imposed until stronger scientific evidence can show it is safe to drill for shale gas, Andy Burnham, the frontrunner in the Labour leadership contest, is to say.
The Scottish Energy Minister has called for an "adult discussion" with the UK government over the future of wind farm subsidies, after writing to Amber Rudd to express his concern that Scotland is being shut out of discussions.