Cancun wants a self-sufficient eco resort

How do you celebrate a country’s 50th birthday? Well, if that country is a tropical paradise like Cancun, you build it an artificial island that doubles as a self-sufficient eco-resort, of course.

Google promises to help governments monitor deforestation

With widespread pessimism about the outcome of the Cancun climate summit this week, there's already one good thing that's come out of it - from Google.

Leaders gather for Cancun climate summit

Representatives from 200 countries are gathering in Cancun for this year's UN climate summit. But hopes aren't high that there will be any global deal as a result.

Business leaders demand action on climate change

Hundreds of business leaders from around the world yesterday released a demand for "an ambitious, robust and equitable global deal on climate change".