Global warning: ominous signs for climate in Trump administration – live

With climate change deniers moving into the White House, the Guardian is spending 24 hours focusing on the issue. Right now we’re focusing on how warming temperatures will affect the Asia-Pacific region

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Fossil-fuel CO2 emissions nearly stable for third year in row

But while increase in emissions has been halted, CO2 concentrations in atmosphere still at record high and rising

Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer

Clean-up broom for ocean debris

If tests of the 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface are successful, it could be deployed at a larger scale in the ‘great Pacific garbage patch’

Norway pledges to become climate neutral by 2030

norwegian oil platform

Parliament approves radical proposal of accelerated emissions cuts and carbon offsetting to achieve climate goal 20 years earlier than planned

Renewable energy smashes global records in 2015, report shows

Last year saw record worldwide investment and implementation of clean energy such as wind, solar and hydropower