If approached correctly, climate change could be an opportunity for the global economy, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres told DW.
A new study predicts that the effects of deforestation on the global climate will be much stronger than expected. Study author Deborah Lawrence tells DW more.
Ottawa in Canada is hosting a conference on “Arctic Change”. With climate change making access to the Arctic easier, interest has increased. But the forecast boom in economic activity appears to have been put "on ice".
A UN goal of $10 billion has been met at Peru's climate conference after a surprise donation from Australia. Prime Minister Tony Abbott had previously been reluctant to contribute to the Green Climate Fund.
At the UN climate change meeting in Lima (COP 20), African groups are hoping that progress can be made towards the goal of reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
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