Held in support of the UN led campaign Seal the Deal! to encourage a fair deal in Copenhagen, the concert kicked off with Joey Tempest, lead singer from the band Europe being handed the People's Orb to safeguard overnight.
Countries meeting at the United Nations climate change conference may be closer than some observers realise to agreeing emissions cuts required to give the world a reasonable chance of avoiding global warming of more than 2˚C, according to an analysis launched today in Copenhagen by Nicholas Stern and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
One day ahead of the historic UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, the UN's top climate change official expressed confidence that the meeting would deliver a comprehensive, ambitious and effective international climate change deal.
Thousands of volunteers around the world have registered more than one million hours of effort to tackle climate change and other environmental issues, as part of a campaign to promote International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5 December.
More than 400 climate change negotiators, business leaders, environmental activists and journalists will board the CO2-free Climate Express train on 5 December to the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen.
Commonwealth leaders have stressed their 'conviction that urgent and substantial action to reduce global emissions is needed' after a meeting in Trinidad and Tobago.
Hundreds of Kenyan youth, from schoolchildren to university students, have planted almost 70,000 trees in the last month as part of a tree planting drive spearheaded by UNEP's Tunza youth programme.
Bob Dylan's powerful, prophetic song, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, is set to become the unofficial soundtrack to the Copenhagen climate talks
There may be less than two weeks to go until the UN Climate conference in Copenhagen, but intrepid explorers, adventurers and rail enthusiasts have set off early using a variety of low carbon ways to reach their final destination.
Angelique Kidjo has lent her voice to the chorus of campaigners asking for a climate deal in Copenhagen.
Climate change is putting increasing demands on the humanitarian community, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said on Wednesday
Sportlifestyle brand PUMA will become the first major sportswear company to join UNEP's Climate Neutral Network.
A rising number of green energy and climate friendly projects are up and running or being planned across Africa new figures show.
Seal the Deal launches its new social networking tool – the Seal the Deal "Stamp your Avatar" service ahead of the crucial UN climate change talks in Copenhagen this December.
Some of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world called for help this week at a meeting organized by the Maldives, a member of the Climate Neutral Network.
Policy-makers who factor the planet's multi-trillion dollar ecosystem services into their national and international investment strategies are likely to see far higher rates of return and stronger economic growth in the 21st century, a new report issued today says.
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga were among those who gathered today in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss the impact of climate change in the country and on the African continent.
Nations could not in the end reach consensus on the high profile issue of whether a group of gases, currently controlled under the international climate agreement, might be better controlled and phased-down under the ozone treaty.
Government officials from 60 countries have met in Nairobi to talk about environmental law and how it can enable a transition to a green economy.
Speaking at a press conference in Barcelona, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer reiterated that Copenhagen must result in a strong international climate change deal.
As nearly 200 governments are meeting to move forward a new global deal to address climate change at the UN climate conference, an increasing number of countries, cities, companies and organizations are committing to a low-carbon future by joining the Climate Neutral Network (CN Net).