The UN climate convention meeting has been given further boosts after South Africa and now the United States through its Environmental Protection Agency announced moves to tackle greenhouse gas emissions.
As the UN Climate Change Conference kicked off in Copenhagen this week, a giant multi-media art installation, intended to show what one metric tonne of carbon dioxide looks like, was unveiled on a lake in the Danish Capital.
Held in support of the UN led campaign Seal the Deal! to encourage a fair deal in Copenhagen, the concert kicked off with Joey Tempest, lead singer from the band Europe being handed the People's Orb to safeguard overnight.
The UN Climate Change Conference kicked off today in Copenhagen with a strong sense of confidence that countries can seal a comprehensive, ambitious and effective international climate change deal in Demark.
The Business for the Environment Summit (B4E) in Seoul in April 2010 will be the first major gathering discussing environmental action after the UN climate talks in Copenhagen.
As the climate talks kick off in Copenhagen, key football nations are teaming up for the planet for the biggest sport event of 2010.
Hundreds of cloth banners stamped and signed with vigour by Seal the Deal! campaign supporters are now on show to the world in Copenhagen.
Countries meeting at the United Nations climate change conference may be closer than some observers realise to agreeing emissions cuts required to give the world a reasonable chance of avoiding global warming of more than 2˚C, according to an analysis launched today in Copenhagen by Nicholas Stern and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
One day ahead of the historic UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, the UN's top climate change official expressed confidence that the meeting would deliver a comprehensive, ambitious and effective international climate change deal.
Thousands of volunteers around the world have registered more than one million hours of effort to tackle climate change and other environmental issues, as part of a campaign to promote International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5 December.
More than 400 climate change negotiators, business leaders, environmental activists and journalists will board the CO2-free Climate Express train on 5 December to the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen.
Commonwealth leaders have stressed their 'conviction that urgent and substantial action to reduce global emissions is needed' after a meeting in Trinidad and Tobago.
Hundreds of Kenyan youth, from schoolchildren to university students, have planted almost 70,000 trees in the last month as part of a tree planting drive spearheaded by UNEP's Tunza youth programme.
Bob Dylan's powerful, prophetic song, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, is set to become the unofficial soundtrack to the Copenhagen climate talks
There may be less than two weeks to go until the UN Climate conference in Copenhagen, but intrepid explorers, adventurers and rail enthusiasts have set off early using a variety of low carbon ways to reach their final destination.
Angelique Kidjo has lent her voice to the chorus of campaigners asking for a climate deal in Copenhagen.
Climate change is putting increasing demands on the humanitarian community, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said on Wednesday
Sportlifestyle brand PUMA will become the first major sportswear company to join UNEP's Climate Neutral Network.
A rising number of green energy and climate friendly projects are up and running or being planned across Africa new figures show.
As nearly 200 governments are meeting to move forward a new global deal to address climate change at the UN climate conference, an increasing number of countries, cities, companies and organizations are committing to a low-carbon future by joining the Climate Neutral Network (CN Net).