Key to the European Union's efforts to combat climate change is its emissions trading system, which involves caps on certain greenhouse gases. Is the system working?
Climate change is a global threat. So where to get the best perspective on the problem? Space! Scientists are monitoring Earth with satellites and running experiments in zero gravity to help save our fragile planet.
Soils are a double-edged climate sword. They are huge reservoirs of organic carbon and can act as a carbon sink. But they can also release CO2 into the atmosphere when used unsustainably.
New German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze from the Social Democrats is still largely unknown. In her first major speech in parliament, she has promised to at least aim to meet climate change targets by 2030.
New UN accounting methodology will allow farmers to account for their emissions reductions. They should now be able participate in emissions trading systems - as climate goals are being hammered out in Marrakesh.
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