It's done: for the first time, the world has a truly universal agreement on climate change. It's not perfect, but the agreement will boost the momentum to modernise and clean up economies. Read the Institute's final assessment here.
This page contains analysis, live reporting and graphics from The Climate Institute spanning the lead up to the negotiations, and the two weeks that led to the agreement in Paris.
For daily updates from Paris, see this blog roll by Deputy CEO Erwin Jackson, who was in Paris. For wrap up commentary on what the agreement means, see this op-ed by CEO John Connor.
International climate change negotiations are inherently complex, incorporating environmental, economic, security, trade and energy issues. Here are key explainers on the process, as well as links to our previous annual climate talks pages:
Project pages for previous annual climate talks (COP) — click on each logo to access:
Check out our interactive Global Climate Action Map to see what countries are doing, across numerous climate and clean energy policy areas. We are providing a monthly update as countries put forward their post-2020 pollution targets ahead of the Paris talks.
Here is the archive of 2015 monthly updates:
Other useful factsheets on international developments:
Useful factsheets, research briefs, media releases and other materials outlining the key issues for Australia ahead of the Paris climate talks: