Negotiators from 200 nations have struck a deal on how to implement the Paris climate agreement

Associated Press/Aijaz Rahi After two weeks of United Nations talks, negotiators from nearly 200 nations reached a deal on the Paris climate accord on Saturday. They have agreed on a set of rules that will govern the 2015 accord. The talks were meant to provide firm guidelines for countries on how to transparently report their […]

The moral assumptions embedded in economic models of climate change

CLIMATE CHANGE is many problems in one. Developing and deploying zero-carbon technologies is a formidable challenge. So is the politics of co-ordinating disparate groups to achieve the necessary collective action. In America, where the Republican Party persists in climate denialism, it is an epistemological pickle. Policymakers met in Katowice, Poland, this week to discuss implementing […]

Trump hijacks ‘Yellow vest’ protest to praise himself for ditching Paris climate deal

President Donald Trump has used clashes over fuel tax hikes gripping France to hail his move to quit the Paris climate accord, saying he was “glad” that French President Emmanuel Macron and the ‘yellow vests’ agreed it was doomed. The US president has yet again referred to the massive French protests over a planned rise […]

David Attenborough warns of the ‘collapse of our civilizations,’ if climate change continues to be ignored

Renowned English broadcaster and natural historian Sir David Attenborough delivered a stark warning about the future of our planet during the UN Climate Change Summit in Poland, Monday.  Attenborough warned that the world’s survival depends on swift action to prevent climate change. “If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction […]

The Country Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Fights Back

This OZY original series takes you to the New Frontiers of Climate Change, where some of the most vulnerable nations are coming up with the most innovative solutions. Think of movies about climate change, and you likely imagine giant waves sweeping coastal metropolises from New York to Shanghai. But while island nations — such as […]