The Community Award is for projects that have rolled out innovative energy projects in rural or urban communities.
Negotiations for a new protocol to reduce carbon emissions have been slow but temperatures continue to rise.
Nuclear power has potentially dangerous consequences whereas solar power can solve the power crisis quicker and safer.
Scientists have succeeded in including 'planetary boundaries' for Rio+20, the UN conference in Rio de Janeiro on the global green economy.
Conference on how to curb carbon emissions generates tonnes of the stuff.
Ministers fought to save UN climate talks from collapse, searching to narrow differences between rich and poor nations over fighting global warming.
The development of green infrastructure is vital to creating a sustainable growth path for Africa.
Continued carbon emissions will put the world's seas under increasing pressure.
Protesters who were attacked with water bottles and stones in a civil society march during COP17 in Durban intend opening a criminal case.
President Jacob Zuma has launched a flagship solar power plant in Hazelmere, KwaZulu-Natal, which is set to provide job opportunities.
President Jacob Zuma has said that government is to invest billions in mass transport systems as a way of 'greening' the South African economy.
Climate talks in Durban are on track to help poor and vulnerable nations deal with increasingly fierce heatwaves, storms and drought.
ANC supporters dressed in COP17 tracksuits exchanged stones with members of organisations that were marching against climate change on Saturday.
The EU's "Durban Roadmap" -- a plan to conclude negotiations on a legally binding treaty by 2015 -- has been gaining traction with other parties.
The fossil of the day awards have been an established part of COP since 1999. COP17 drew to a close, the conference's overall 'colossal fossil' was announced.
We visit communities with local water project Umphilo WaManzi. Helping people adapt to climate change and educating them on how to protect their water supply.
As high level negotiations kick into gear, M&G environmental journalist gives a clear analysis of the major developments and issues facing cop17.
Don't/Panic is an exhibition running alongside COP17 that brings together a number of works that focus on a changing global climate.
Thousands of activists have hit the streets of Durban to make sure their voices are heard during COP17. "Climate change negotiators need to do more", they said.
Kumi Naidoo, executive director of Greenpeace. He outlines what the organisation wants to see happen here at the negotiations in Durban.