Climate for Change

French President Francois Hollande, left, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at ...

A landmark deal to tackle climate change

Almost 200 countries have struck a grand bargain to take collective action on climate change, as the Paris summit delivers the first global agreement to cut greenhouse gas pollution in almost two decades.

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David Attenborough - a rare species

Sir David Attenborough has made a television series on the Great Barrier Reef.

He is the most revered broadcaster in the world,and at the age of 89 Sir David Attenborough has lost none of his passion for life on Earth. He talks to Jessamy Calkin about climate change, Barack Obama, and his new series on the Great Barrier Reef.

Heat turned up on Turnbull's climate policies

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop: "As long as nuclear weapons exist, many countries, including Australia, will continue to ...

A watershed climate pact in Paris has stepped up pressure on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to act at home to curb emissions and phase out fossil fuels, as the government warns it will not risk the economy to meet the new global commitment.

Analysis: Paris delivers. Can Turnbull?

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arriving at the Paris climate summit last month

With the Paris summit wrapping up having delivered an historic global climate agreement, questions will inevitably turn to whether Malcolm Turnbull will use the international momentum to advance the climate debate back home

Historic climate deal appears imminent

That was then: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop hugs then Marshall Islands minister Tony de Brum at the Paris climate summit.

An historic global deal to limit and tackle climate change appears imminent after a final draft agreement has been completed at the United Nations conference in Paris.

Paris climate summit to miss Friday deadline

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius arrives to talk to the media. The French have released a draft text of a ...

Work on an historic climate deal that for the first time would require all countries to play a role in curbing greenhouse gas emissions will continue through the weekend after organisers conceded the summit would not meet its Friday night deadline.

Here's the climate deal the world really wants

Will the world's decision makers in Paris make the right call to control global warming?

Elon Musk, the founder of electric car marker Tesla, and oil giant Exxon Mobil's boss Rex Tillerson have starkly different visions of the world. But on the best tool for fighting climate change, they agree.

Nations make final push for climate deal

Delegates at the climate conference on the northern outskirts of Paris.

Exhausted climate negotiators from 195 nations seeking ways to strengthen a planned agreement to combat global warming are arguing over who should pay billions of dollars to help developing nations meet those goals.


Taro Island is under threat from climate change.

The Vanishing Island

Taro Island could be the setting for a film about the end of the world. And for the people who live here - and will be forced to leave it - it is.