Ed Davey: A 2°C climate target is ‘within reach’

The goal of achieving a 2°C global warming limit is still “within reach”, according to Energy Secretary Ed Davey. He made the comment ahead of the second week of climate talks in Doha, which will see 194 countries and more than 17,000 visitors talk about the urgency of tackling climate change and limiting global warming […]

Australia ‘ready to join second Kyoto Protocol’

Australia is ready to join the second Kyoto Protocol agreement, yet another sign one of the world’s biggest carbon emitters is toughening up its attitude on climate change. The country’s Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Greg Combet announced his nation will sign up to the bipartisan 5% target for cutting carbon emissions by […]