At the UN climate change conference, delegates don’t just stand around charging their phones while drinking juice and listening to the latest beats: they have to pedal hard for them.
“It’s time for compromise”: the words of the minister heading Kenya’s delegation at the COP21 climate change talks, as negotiations continue into the weekend.
Human rights need to be “at the centre” of climate change policy, according to a senior UN envoy.
Regional and local communities have a vital role to play in addressing climate change issues.
That’s one of the messages coming out of the negotiations in Paris, where world leaders have gathered to hash out a new climate change agreement.
Countries negotiating an international climate deal are deadlocked over whether developed and developing countries should be treated the same, according to the UN.
The important linkages between gender issues and climate change are being emphasized as world leaders prepare to endorse a new, universal climate change agreement at the end of the year.