Michael McCarthy: Kyoto clash threatens to be a deal breaker

The richer nations want a new agreement to bring the US back into the process

2010 could be warmest year on record

Next year could be the warmest year on record, the Met Office said today as officials at UN talks in Copenhagen continued negotiations in a bid to secure a new deal to tackle climate change.

Ministers head to climate change talks

A raft of Government ministers are heading to the UN climate talks in Copenhagen in the coming days in a bid to push for an ambitious deal, officials said today.

Global board to control emissions payments

Britain has attempted to supply an answer to a key question exercising all the participants at the Copenhagen climate conference: who will hold the purse-strings for the new Climate Fund?

Must-have apps for the travelling geek

Gadget fetishists have long known the virtues of packing a notebook PC when travelling.

Met Office reveals last decade was the hottest ever recorded

Data show that Earth is not cooling as some sceptics had claimed, but is hotter now than at any point since 1860

'We won't let sceptics hijack climate talks'

Global warming scientists join attack on email theft as Copenhagen summit begins

Crunch climate change talks kick off in Copenhagen

Crunch UN talks on climate change kicked off in Copenhagen today, amid calls for a strong international agreement which delivers immediate action to tackle rising temperatures.

Leading article: Will the world finally wake up to the scale of the challenge?

The Copenhagen summit must focus attention on an unfolding disaster

How to save the world: What the experts think will be achieved in Copenhagen

With the UN talks on climate change beginning tomorrow, Jonathan Owen asks the experts what they think the conference will achieve

The world 4C warmer

With catastrophic rises in sea levels drowning island nations such as the Maldives, floods and droughts making hundreds of millions homeless and exposing them to starvation and disease, this map shows how the world would be affected by the effects of a 4C rise in global temperature.

Climate change conspiracies: Stolen emails used to ridicule global warming

Climate sceptics are blamed for disrupting crucial negotiations, say scientists.

Climate change the world's greatest challenge, says Brown

The Prime Minister described the climate change challenge today as "one of the great human endeavours of our time".

PM hits at Tory climate 'doubters'

Gordon Brown today aimed a thinly-veiled barb at senior Tory David Davis, who today attacked the "fixation" of the green movement.

Brown unveils £13bn climate fund

Money will help poor nations before Copenhagen treaty comes into force
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