Protesters in Parliament Square this morning said the government was failing to show enough leadership in the run-up to the UN summit, due to start in Glasgow in 100 days.
The proposed legislation has so far won the support of 110 MPs across eight political parties - but still has a long way to go.
In a letter to fossil fuel companies and government, a coalition of community groups warn of impacts to wildlife, livelihoods, and the climate if oil exploration goes forward.
At least 23 coal mine applications have been fought off by grassroots campaigns in recent years, with the latest victory at Dewley Hill outside Newcastle, writes Coal Action Network’s Isobel Tarr.
The natural gas pipeline already has hundreds of water quality violations. Opponents are hopeful the EPA's warning brings the project's cancelation closer.
The case was brought by the coastal town of Grand-Synthe in northern France, particularly vulnerable to warming temperatures as sea levels rise.
Most of the lawsuits analysed did not quantify the extent to which climate change was responsible for the impacts suffered by plaintiffs, known as "attribution science".
If adopted, the draft law would mean individuals could be prosecuted in the International Criminal Court for causing ‘widespread or long-term damage to the environment’.
Dozens of events on four continents hope to turn up the pressure on the insurance industry that underwrites Canada’s Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline.
Last week, the government said it would keep issuing new oil and gas exploration licences, contradicting recommendations from a recent high-profile report by the International Energy Agency.