Exxon, Stephen Hawking, greens, and Reagan’s advisors agree on a carbon tax

Nearly everyone other than science-denying Republican Party leaders understands the importance of a carbon pollution tax

Shailene Woodley explains her North Dakota oil pipeline protest

Actor arrested after protesting against construction of $3.7bn oil pipeline says the work risks contaminating Native American sacred sites

Biggest US coal company funded dozens of groups questioning climate change

Peabody coal company

Analysis of Peabody Energy court documents show company backed trade groups, lobbyists and thinktanks dubbed ‘heart and soul of climate denial’

World carbon emissions stopped growing in 2015, says BP

carbon emissions

Move towards renewable energy and away from coal power helped stall emissions growth last year but slowdown may be temporary, says oil giant

Energy firms urge EU to back offshore wind

Companies say offshore wind will generate electricity as cheaply as fossil fuels within a decade if properly supported

Global clean energy employment rose 5% in 2015, figures show

More than 8 million people were employed worldwide in the renewable energy sector last year as rapidly falling costs drove growth in the industry