UK pension funds warned of legal action over climate risk

ClientEarth has written to trustees of 14 of the UK’s biggest pension schemes

Are this summer’s sunny skies a climate change killer?

As temperatures in the UK soar to 35°C, how concerned are the British public?

Forests storing greenhouse gases ‘crucial to tackling climate change’

UK scientists say replacing forests with crops for bioenergy power stations that capture carbon could instead increase the amount of emissions

Climate change ‘to set UK’s water costs soaring’

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers says expensive new infrastructure is needed to combat flooding and droughts

Austrian cyclist speeds up for chain reaction on climate action

The ‘Ice2Ice’ journey will take Michael Strasser from Alaska to Patagonia

South Asia and Pacific to receive $80bn for climate action

Countries in the regions are said to be at the highest risk of plummeting into deeper poverty and disaster

Royal College of GPs to divest from fossil fuels

It is part of its plans to tackle climate change for good health and wellbeing of its patients

Met Office: 2017 was fifth warmest year on record for UK

It reveals nine of the 10 warmest years have occurred since 2012

UK-India announce £4.8m nuclear energy research projects

Joint investment in science and innovation is expected to reach around £400m by 2021

FCA says it will highlight need to make sustainable investments

The organisation has responded to a report from the EAC on how to embed sustainability in financial decision making