If approached correctly, climate change could be an opportunity for the global economy, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres told DW.
The UN climate summit in Paris has some tough nuts to crack: With global temperatures and CO2 emissions breaking records, greenhouse gas cuts pledged so far will not keep global warming to the agreed-upon limit.
Environmentalists aren't the only ones fretting over climate change. A new study has calculated the risk to financial markets if temperatures are allowed to rise uninhibited. Inaction, it said, would be a bad investment.
A new UN report assesses the collective impact of countries’ plans to combat climate change. With the key Paris climate summit just weeks away, DW asks the experts: how serious is the world about staying cool?
Envoys have reached an outline for a UN global climate pact to be reached in Paris in five weeks. The five day negotiations in Bonn have been marked by fractious arguments between developed and developing countries.