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BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, holds investments worth $85bn in coal companies, a year after it promised to sell most of its shares in (...)

Protesters at Simens’ annual meeting in Munich. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP

Climate protestors picketed the annual shareholders’ meeting of Siemens on Wednesday amid growing pressure on the German engineering giant to drop a c(...)

 Fire burns a home in Buxton, New South Wales.  Photograph: EPA

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a rare public apology on Friday and cut short a Hawaiian vacation in response to mounting public anger(...)

Mary Robinson, a former UN commissioner for human rights. “Like many 1 Million Women members, I struggle to lower my own carbon footprint one item at a time.” File photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images

I’m humbled to admit that I am a relative latecomer to the issue of climate change. When I served as United Nations high commissioner for human rights(...)