Delegates receive copies of the deal agreed at the UN climate change talks in Lima on Sunday

UN climate change deal in Peru attacked by environmental activists as 'weak' and 'ineffectual'

Nations sign up to publishing national plans for curbing carbon dioxide emissions

The UK is set to miss key targets on carbon emissions, because too many of the country’s most polluting coal-fired power plants are set to stay open far longer than the Government had pledged

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Draft states that countries have 'common but differentiated responsibilities'

Face off: Activists wearing masks of world leaders protest at the Lima talk

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Bickering countries rock Peru summit and threaten agreement
Miguel Arias Canete, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy

European Union review plan causes a rift in climate change talks

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Tony Abbott has scrapped a carbon tax and is trying to reduce renewable energy targets

Australia is 'worst industrial country in the world for climate change', report finds

Tony Abbott's government reversed policies bringing in a national carbon tax

Ed Miliband: ‘Tackling climate change is the most important thing I can do’

Ed Miliband lambasts PM for 'ignoring advice on climate change'

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David Hockney is pro fracking: 'We can go on and on about oil, but if there wasn't any, what would happen?'

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks on the final day of the G20 Summit in Brisbane

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Senator Jim Inhofe believes God will determine the Earth’s climate, not human beings

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Extreme weather 'will cost lives and billions of pounds of damage'

Britain is about to experience its warmest year since records began

A glacial ice sheet in Greenland: global warming is melting ice and raising sea levels

End fossil fuels by 2100 - the dramatic 'final warning' over climate change

Key UN report warns that time is running out

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Global warming ‘will make our winters colder’

Climate scientists discover that melting Arctic sea ice is creating chilly winds

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