"Unstoppable" Paris climate accord to come into force on November 4

The Paris Climate Agreement will go into effect on November 4 after the final threshold for its entry into force has been reached, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday.

Croatia begins preparations for ratification of Paris agreement on climate change

The Croatian Minister of Environment and Nature Protection, Slaven Dobrovic, said at a meeting of the EU Environment Council in Brussels on Friday that Croatia fully supported the Paris agreement...

Study: Paris climate commitments won't meet emissions target

Countries will need to double or triple their commitments made under the Paris Climate Agreement to keep the global temperature increase under the target 2 degrees Celsius, leading climate...

G20 leaders to agree to join Paris climate deal as soon as possible

All members of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies are expected to join the first universal action plan to mitigate the impacts of climate change, according to a late draft of the G20 summit...

US, China join Paris climate agreement, urge others to follow

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping entered their countries into the Paris climate agreement on Saturday, pushing forward global efforts to curb climate change.

There is no Planet B, Australian scientists tell Turnbull

More than 150 scientists have demanded that Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urgently tackle the root causes of climate change, saying there is "no Planet B."

Kerry pushes countries to agree on greenhouse chemicals pact

Countries should quickly make the final push towards a new pact on curbing the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a set of chemicals that have a strong global warming effect, US Secretary of State...

EU greenhouse gas emissions fall to new low, environment agency says

Emissions of greenhouse gases in the European Union fell to a new low in 2014, the bloc's environmental watchdog said Tuesday, citing more use of renewable energy and better energy efficiency.

EU to offer 414 million euros for countries affected by El Nino

The European Commission said Monday that it would offer 414 million euros (464.5 million dollars) for countries hit by the El Nino weather phenomenon, which is wreaking havoc with food production...

Croatian president hails Paris accord as step toward environment-friendly progress

Croatia recognises the importance of the Paris Agreement and is actively engaged in the document's preparation and adoption, President Grabar-Kitarovic was quoited as saying, according to a press...

Record 175 countries sign historic Paris climate agreement

A record 175 countries signed the Paris climate agreement during a ceremony Friday at United Nations headquarters, marking the largest number of nations ever signing an international agreement in...

Countries begin signing historic Paris climate agreement

At least 171 countries began signing the Paris climate agreement during a ceremony at United Nations headquarters on Friday, marking the largest number of nations ever signing an international...

John Kerry: Paris agreement's power is the message it sends

The power of the Paris agreement is the opportunity it creates by prompting the development of green technology and a new energy future, says US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Ban Ki-moon: 171 countries to sign Paris agreement on opening day

A record 171 countries are set sign the Paris climate agreement on Friday marking the largest number of countries ever signing an international agreement in a single day, UN Secretary General Ban...

Red from Angry Birds named UN ambassador for climate change

The United Nations has found an unusual ally for its fight against climate change in Red, the grim-looking red bird from the mobile game Angry Birds.