France has been quick to confirm that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference starting in Paris next Monday will still go ahead.
Connie Hedegaard says political leaders could stop coming to climate summits unless Paris delivers significant progress.
Next time Abbott seeks advice from John Howard, he might just ask him about how best to respond to the clear geopolitical momentum on climate change.
Tony Abbott owes his job and political reincarnation to his crude perspective on climate change. But his policy will not serve the nation well.
What Obama said about climate change was far less significant than his choice of timing and platform.
Climate change is all about energy: the way we generate and use it. UN climate negotiators just don’t have the authority to change these dynamics.
Hurricane Sandy wasn’t a bolt out of the blue – not for insurers and climate scientists, anyway. But it may provide some much-needed political clarity.
Business needs to know if emission reduction policies are part of a serious and enduring trend, or just a passing fad.