Markus Mannheim 11:45 PM The controversial Dane has struck a four-year deal to run a policy research centre in Perth.
Lisa Cox and Peter Hannam 3:12 PM The UN wants nations to release their longer-term targets well in advance of the Paris summit late this year that will aim to thrash out a new worldwide climate treaty.
Alex Nussbaum 7:58 AM Facing Republican resistance at home and delays abroad, the Obama administration Tuesday pledged its most ambitious target yet for cutting global warming pollution.
Angela Macdonald-Smith Banco Santander will sell its only Australian wind farm because of the policy uncertainty that has dragged the renewable energy industry into crisis.
Rich nations provided far more in export subsidies for fossil-fuel technology as for renewable energy over a decade, according to OECD data seen by Reuters.
Adam Morton and Lisa Cox The Australian government is changing how it expresses climate change targets in way that could make it appear to the public as though it is cutting greenhouse gas emissions more rapidly than it is.
Alex Nussbaum and Eric Martin Mexico became the first developing nation to formally promise to cut its global-warming pollution, a potential milestone in efforts to reach a worldwide agreement on tackling climate change.
Lisa Cox The Abbott government says it will be a constructive player in global climate talks but environment groups have warned it is laying out a path that puts Australia at risk of failing the most important climate test in a decade.
Peter Hartcher and Lisa Cox The Abbott government has committed Australia to joining the next big global climate pact.
The heavy rainfall that battered Chile's usually arid north this week happened because of climate change, a senior meteorologist said, as the region gradually returns to normal after rivers broke banks and villages were cut off.
Peter Hannam and Lisa Cox The Abbott government has proposed a major concession to the heavy-polluting electricity industry in its Direct Action climate change policy by exempting individual companies from caps on emissions.
Britain's greenhouse gas emissions fell 8.4 per cent in 2014 due to a decline in fossil-fuel power generation, preliminary government data showed on Thursday.
Satellite data from 1994 to 2012 reveals an accelerating decline in Antarctica's massive floating ice shelves, with some shrinking 18 per cent, in a development that could hasten the rise in global sea levels, scientists say.
Peter Hannam Rainfall is increasing in the tropics across the world with the rise attributed to more big thunderstorms, new research by an Australian-led team has found.
Jeremy C. Owens SolarCity, well-known for rooftop solar systems, is expanding to so-called microgrids, larger power systems that can be tapped by communities when the power grid goes down.
Lucy Cormack A Lowy Institute report argues that Australia may struggle to explain its position to other parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, given that the conditions for moving beyond 5 per cent have been met.
Peter Hannam A prolonged burst of heat across inland Australia earlier this month set late-season records at dozens of weather sites and will probably have worsened drought conditions, the Bureau of Meteorology said.
Alex Nussbaum and Alex Morales Less than a week before the United Nations deadline for countries to file greenhouse-gas pledges necessary to keep a global climate change deal on track, it looks like most of the world is missing in action.
Stefan Nicola Gulf Stream water currents in the Atlantic Ocean have slowed to the weakest in as long as 1,000 years, threatening shifts in US and European weather, as well as coastal sea levels including in New York and Boston.
Lisa Cox If Australia meets its 5 per cent emissions reduction target by 2020 it will be by "luck not design" a leading economist has said, as the government published new figures showing the task ahead of Australia has almost halved.
Peter Hannam Imagine an electricity enterprise that is majority-owned by its customers and is promoting solar panels with batteries to save on unnecessary investments. It exists.
Sean Cockerham The Obama administration issued its first major fracking rules Friday with standards for wells on US federal and Indian lands, requiring disclosure of chemicals and covered storage of waste.
JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Thursday to set new goals for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of federal agencies, his latest use of his executive authority to address the root causes of climate change and press private companies and foreign governments to follow suit.
Arctic sea ice this year is the smallest in winter since satellite records began in 1979, in a new sign of long-term climate change, US data showed on Thursday