Theresa May, the new prime minister, has axed the Department of Energy and Climate Change, by folding it into the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and thereby creating a new ministry called the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Assaad Razzouk –
There shouldn't be a dedicated government department for climate change and energy - all ministries should be equally sensitive to these issues, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources chief executive officer Assaad Razzouk.
and Noni Austin –
With governments failing to protect our natural heritage, the World Heritage Committee must step up, in order to help bring an end to the relentless exploitation of fossil fuels, say Earthjustice's Martin Wagner and Noni Austin.
Esther Teh –
Helikonia project manager Esther Teh outlines how agriculture-dependent businesses can disaster-proof their supply chain to manage risks such as climate change, extreme weather, and crop failures.
Australia and China both have a keen interest in the frozen continent. And while they don't agree on everything, there is great scope for scientific collaboration, says University of New England lecturer Nengye Liu.
Current climate commitments by countries are not enough to avoid dangerous climate change, says Global Green Growth Institute director-general Yvo de Boer. The public and private sector need to unlock financing for a low-carbon future.