Topic archives: Doha climate summit 2012

Doha(rd) 2012: should we ditch the UN climate process?

Doha(rd) 2012: should we ditch the UN climate process?

December 10, 2012 11

The United Nations' climate summit in Doha tied up a few loose ends over the weekend but was, at best, a patch-up job. Is the UN process worth the time and effort?

Carbon capture technology: climate superhero or rort?

Carbon capture technology: climate superhero or rort?

December 5, 2012 15

There's a reason fossil fuel giants -- and some environmental groups -- just love carbon capture technology. But is it really the answer to climate change?

Doha(rd) 2012: in an aircon-loving state, more climate delay

Doha(rd) 2012: in an aircon-loving state, more climate delay

December 3, 2012 25

The world is talking in the airconditioned confines of Doha, but nobody expects action that matches the science. Renew Economy's Giles Parkinson reports from Doha.

Australia signs up to lame duck climate deal — with good reason

November 9, 2012 7

Australia is to sign on to the Son of Kyoto, a dummy UN protocol which aims to get the world back on track on climate change. Is this a good idea, and what does it mean for the carbon price?