Climate negotiators in Egypt say they remain far from a deal

With only a day left in scheduled climate negotiations in Egypt, diplomats say they are far from getting something everyone can agree on, particularly in the confrontation between developed and developing nations over compensation ...

Simon Stiell of Grenada named new UN climate chief

Grenada's former environment minister Simon Stiell was named Monday as the new UN Climate Change chief, replacing Patricia Espinosa of Mexico, the UN secretary-general's office said.

Earth given 50-50 chance of hitting key warming mark by 2026

The world is creeping closer to the warming threshold international agreements are trying to prevent, with nearly a 50-50 chance that Earth will temporarily hit that temperature mark within the next five years, teams of meteorologists ...

COP26: The psychological game behind a successful negotiation

Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, we negotiate in every aspect of our daily lives—whether it be persuading a child to eat its vegetables, haggling over a property price, or discussing the terms of a job offer. ...

Opinion: Earth's climate needs our courage

Every year, the Global Carbon Project analyses the global sources and sinks of CO2 and their trends. The latest figures, as well as those from the UNEP emission gap report published last week, are disconcerting: global CO2 ...

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