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At a news conference wrapping up President Obama's visit in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was asked whether he felt pressure from his guest to make a big pledge about tackling climate
change, as China did a few months ago.
Last year was Earth's hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate
by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two U.S. government agencies said on Friday.
The White House said the ...
Record-breaking temperatures scorched the planet last year, making 2014 the hottest in more than a century and raising new concerns about global warming, US government scientists said Friday.
The much-anticipated report by scientists at ...
While the world’s fossil fuel reserves are already limited, new research published in Nature magazine argues that these energy sources should already be out of commission, in order to salvage a 50% chance of stopping global warming. EurActiv ...
The differences between how the developed and developing countries view their responsibilities will hinder agreement at the UN Climate
Change Conference in Paris, unless top political leaders provide the momentum needed to drive the talks, says ...
With yet another United Nations-hosted climate
change conference making very little real progress, a near miracle will be required if countries are to reach a meaningful and binding global agreement on carbon emissions in Paris next ...
The path to a climate deal
in Paris a year from now is littered with obstacles, foremost among them how to differentiate between what industrialized nations led by the U.S. will do to cut fossil-fuel pollution, and what commitments developing ...
The U.S. and other nations were applauding this weekend's climate
change agreement on Monday, but the deal
's difficult negotiations showed all too clearly the major hurdles that lie ahead as officials try to reach a much more sweeping pact next ...
Developing countries may need as much as $250-500 billion (203-406 billion euros) per year by mid-century to deal
with the fallout from climate
change, a UN report warned Friday.
The projected amount was as much as five times higher than ...
Yeb San~o, one of the most vocal critics of rich countries in international global warming negotiations, has not arrived at the latest UN climate
conference in Lima and is believed to have been dropped by the Filipino government as its chief ...
China should come out with more measures to tackle climate
an Union may pressure Beijing to "scale up" its climate
change commitments so that China can make considerable progress on its carbon emissions goals by 2025, says ...
Buoyed by new climate
pledges from the United States, China, and Europe
, diplomats from 195 countries will begin meeting in Lima, Peru, on Monday to draft a new accord to curb global warming.
Organized by the United Nations, the ...
an Union has long been a world leader on climate
change, and its new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030 keeps it at the forefront of that effort. But experts question whether the plans Europe
Politically sidelined since a 2009 UN summit
almost ended in a bust-up, climate
change has resurfaced as a priority but faces a brutal test at talks opening in Lima on Monday.
The 12-day haggle will show what happens when high-minded ...
An international deal
on global warming must have legally binding targets, Europe
will argue at a UN climate summit
in Peru next week.
The Lima conference is intended to deliver the first draft of an accord to cut carbon emissions and ...
By 2040, the world will emit all the carbon it can afford while remaining within safe ranges of climate
change, according to a report released last week.Scientists and policymakers have generally settled on 2°C as the amount of global ...
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been struggling to avoid one very hot topic at Brisbane's G20 summit
but it seems it was inevitable.
With Sunday's temperature scorching to over 40, climate
change has been a very topical ...
The battle to save the world from the ravages of climate
change was given an unprecedented boost today as the US and China joined forces to announce secretly negotiated and radical actions to combat global warming.
The move will see both ...
Next month's climate
talks in Peru are a pivotal point in the push for global action on climate
change. But it's a far less publicized gathering in Berlin that holds the key to whether the Lima negotiations succeed--and whether a useful climate
The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 if the world is to avoid dangerous climate
change, a UN-backed expert panel says.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change says in a stark report that most of the ...
MARK COLVIN: Climate
advocates aren't all that happy but they concede it's a good start.European Union leaders have struck a deal
to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 per cent by 2030.It's what's being described as an ...
an Union climate summit
has agreed to cut emissions by 40% by 2030, after hard bargaining by Poland and the UK failed to derail an agreement.
The 28 nations of the EU also agreed to improve energy efficiency by 27% over the ...
reached early Friday by the Europe
an Union to cap its greenhouse gas emissions was meant to increase pressure on the rest of the world to achieve a landmark accord on climate
protection next year, the bloc’s leaders said.The ...
an Union goal to cut greenhouse gases by 40 percent by 2030, agreed early on Friday, sets the pace for a global deal
to tackle climate
change, pitting heavy industry against green business.Industry bosses said they faced big ...
an Union leaders struck a deal
on a new target to cut carbon emissions out to 2030, calling it a new global standard but leaving critics warning that compromises had undermined the fight against climate
Talks in Brussels ...