Al Gore addresses the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas

Former Vice President Al Gore opened proceedings at the SXSW Interactive event in Austin yesterday by calling on SXSW to channel its tech and online a(...)

Indian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rajendra Pachauri, who resigned this week as chairman of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change after being accused of accused of sexually harassing a female employee at his Delhi-based think tank. Photograph: Martial Trezzini/EPA

Rahul Bedi, in New DelhiThe former head of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been barred by a New Delhi court from leaving India,(...)

Former US vice-president Al Gore attends a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

US climate campaigner Al Gore has defended the EU’s controversial new climate targets as an encouraging step in the battle against global warming. (...)

Goldie Hawn speaks to a delegate during a break in sessions on the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, yesterday. The actor is speaking at the forum about the merits of meditation. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Anybody looking for timeless wisdom in Davos will find it not in the sprawling conference centre, where 2,500 political and business leaders have conv(...)

Climate change is a worthy issue which most of us feel we should be deeply concerned about - but not just yet. In the cosy Western World,(...)

Al Gore told his Dublin audience of more than 350 delegates from 60 countries: “Even with glaring evidence [of extreme weather patterns] people still do not connect the dots of climate change. We have to win the conversation about climate change. When you hear denial, speak up.”

Former US vice-president Al Gore called for action on climate change yesterday, comparing denial of changing weather patterns to “sleepwalking (...)