Fabius lauded for 'diplomatic skills' at COP21
The Paris agreement effectively aims for the world to have net zero emissions.
COP21: SA delegation happy with Paris agreement
The accord represents the world’s first universal climate deal.
World leader agree to a universal climate deal at COP21
Nearly 200 countries have agreed to a deal to combat climate change and its impacts.
COP21 talks to continue into the weekend
The third draft of a possible agreement will only be released on Saturday.
COP21 delegates to work through the night to finalise climate accord
The draft document has been slimmed downed, bringing delegates closer to an agreement.
Leaders reminded about COP21’s purpose
Organisations are trying to help negotiators understand the reality of what climate change looks like.
‘COP21 delegations are working in a determined manner’
Fourteen ministers have been appointed as 'ambassadors of compromise' on the toughest issues.
High level segment of COP21 talks begin
This is where the truly tough work begins as ministers begin negotiations on a draft climate agreement.
France to double investments in renewable energy in Africa
France will give African countries two billion euros to develop renewable energy.
#COP21: Obama says parts of agreement should be legally binding
Other disputes concern how to define a long-term goal for reducing or phasing out fossil fuels this century.
COP21 sparks several initiatives aimed at addressing climate change
Among others, President Barack Obama has pledged new money to the least developed countries fund.
#COP21: Group of world billionaires launch 'Mission Innovation'
A group of billionaires have announced a coalition to boost clean energy research & development.
COP21 labelled ‘a turning point’ for the planet
World leaders have spoken of the urgent need to act against climate change and find lasting solutions.
‘Rich countries should be the ones coughing up for climate change’
President Jacob Zuma says the globe needs a legally binding agreement to cut carbon emissions.
COP21 sees largest gathering of heads of state ever
The COP21 climate negotiations kick off in Paris today just weeks after the terror attacks.