Bento RodriguesAn environmental disaster in Brazil raises highly problematic risk and regulation issues

In this regulatory regime, parent companies are seen as responsible and the federal regulator as weak, writes Martin Lodge

wind turbineBusiness involvement in climate negotiations has come a long way

But businesses are not yet playing a leading role in the new area of climate cooperation, writes Robert Falkner



Thames flood defencesRefining the climate science will be essential for firms’ ability to adapt to global warming

Better predictions can lead to better preparation, write Mark Freeman, Ben Groom and Richard Zeckhauser

ship tracksMaritime shipping must come to grips with its CO2 emissions

Low public awareness contributes to the problem, write Jane Lister, René Taudal Poulsen and Stefano Ponte



flooded cars climate changesNew economics of climate change action challenges ‘costly burden’ arguments

National economic benefits of decarbonising outweigh domestic costs, writes Fergus Green



cooling towersZero growth wouldn’t bring the world anywhere near the necessary reduction in CO2 emissions

We need to break the link between economic activity and damage to the environment, says Nicholas Stern

delhiGrowth of emerging markets, new technologies and urbanisation are historic world shifts

These are extraordinary times we’re living in, says Nicholas Stern



MNCs photoWhere do multinationals fit in global efforts to adapt to climate change?

In the past, adaptation was mainly considered a government issue, write Alina Averchenkova and Florence Crick



fridgesThe world needs to stop relying on linear business models that produce waste

A ‘circular economy’ would broaden and lengthen the use of goods, write Mark Esposito and Terence Tse



wind energyThe energy sector is changing fast, but is it enough to keep global warming within 2ºC?

Seb Henbest writes that 64 percent of global installed capacity will produce zero emissions by 2040