Why the UN Secretary-General is right to say that it is “immoral and suicidal” not to accelerate emissions reductions – in 24 pictures
Jeremy Leggett 15th Dec 2018 read more »
The UN met on Saturday in Poland to discuss a draft agreement on climate change, which sources said was likely to pass, as exhausted delegates made compromises on some key issues but left other contentious problems to be resolved next year. The result will not be the breakthrough campaigners and some countries were hoping for, but will keep discussions alive on formulating key aspects of the implementation rules for the 2015 Paris accord.
Observer 15th Dec 2018 read more »
The agreement of a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord has received a mixed reaction from environmental groups and politicians.
Herald 16th Dec 2018 read more »
Early signs of catastrophe are everywhere, in floods, wildfires, freezing conditions – and the paralysis of human efforts to combat them, writes Ilona Amos It’s not every day we hear about the heat of the sun melting buildings and roads in Scotland. But that’s exactly what happened as the nation experienced sweltering temperatures this summer. And it came just a few months after traffic ground to a halt and supermarket shelves were left bare when we were gripped by whiteout conditions brought by the notorious Beast from the East.
Scotsman 16th Dec 2018 read more »