Member stories

IMF: Hike fossil fuel taxes and reap benefits now

NEWS: National governments should not wait for a global climate deal to address underpricing of fossil fuels, says leading financial body

Lords call for improved process to elect next UN chief

During a House of Lords debate on 22 July, p

UK slashes climate diplomacy budget

NEWS: Deep cuts to the foreign office's climate spending shatters the UK's image of global leadership

India and US pledge “active cooperation” on climate change

NEWS: Indian environment minister calls for cooperation and technology sharing with US ahead of UN talks

Kyrgyzstan revives pre-Soviet traditions for climate adaptation

ANALYSIS: Efforts to revive traditional knowledge in Kyrgyzstan are safeguarding its wild walnut forests for future generations

Why we need the wisdom of Solomon

Today’s environmental problems are so complex they often seen intractable.

UN publishes latest Human Development Report

UNDP gives it latest assessment of the state of human development worldwide.

Crackdown and arrests of activists: a first-hand account

All rights reserved. Credit: Udit kulshrestha/Greenpeace Peaceful protest in India Image caption:  Peaceful...

Climate resilient seeds offer hope to Nepal’s farmers

NEWS: Frequent droughts and late monsoons are wearing down the ability of Himalayan growers to maintain crops

Sheldon Whitehouse on climate denial in US Congress – full speech

TRANSCRIPT: US Senator takes issue with Congress sceptics who blocked a resolution acknowledging climate change