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India`s position underscoring the historical responsibilities of developing countries in the context of climate
change was up against proposed dilutions to that concept notably by the U.S. and the European Union at the recent climate
talks in ...
The general election means 2015 is a critical year for Britain. It is also a critical year for the world on climate
change. Within months of Britain voting, the UN is holding a summit in Paris to agree a binding global agreement to tackle climate
The Obama administration announced on Wednesday the expansion of pollution monitoring at diplomatic posts across the world.
The State Department and the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled the joint endeavor on Wednesday in a ...
In just the first six weeks of the new year, we’ve already seen nine record high temperatures. The weather has been unusually warm and dry across the West, while the folks back East are seeing one of their worst winters in history.
I became UK energy and climate
change secretary in February 2012 – that makes me the longest serving minister with this portfolio for 25 years. In this time, I have learned one lesson above all else: you can only make real progress on climate
Encouraging progress at climate
change talks points to the likelihood of an overall accord being reached at the Paris conference in December, but the deal
is unlikely to adequately fight global warming, a top IPCC official said ...
Australian uranium might end up in the hands of India as part of the country’s nuclear weapons program. Two experts on nuclear power believe the concessions agreed between the two nations could lead to this scenario.
Ronald Walker, a ...
On December 14, 2006, Barbara Correro was at home drinking tea, reading the paper. She had spent the past five years and most of her savings on a long-cherished retirement dream: a small mobile home on 24 acres of pine and hardwood forest, a ...
Oil prices have fallen by more than half since July. Just five years ago, such a plunge in fossil fuels would have put the renewable-energy industry on bankruptcy watch. Today: Meh.Here are seven reasons why humanity’s transition to ...
The new Republican-controlled Senate kicked off its first of likely many hearings on President Obama's signature climate
rules aimed at cutting carbon pollution on Wednesday.
Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works ...
Small island states have not given up hope of a global climate deal
that restricts warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, a senior negotiator representing the Maldives has told RTCC.
Maldives ambassador Ahmed Sareer, who recently ...
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius launched a round of global climate
talks in Geneva on Sunday and warned that world security, as well as the environment, depended on their success.
The week-long meeting is the first in a series ...
Tempering expectations on a global climate deal
in Paris this year, the U.N.'s top climate
diplomat on Thursday warned against assuming the pact will suffice to prevent dangerous levels of warming.
As negotiators prepare for a new round ...
The European Union climate
chief says talks at a major climate
summit in Paris this year will not be a failure even if governments fail to keep warming below the dangerous 2C threshold.
The comments, downgrading expectations for a strong ...
The results of a new report show which countries are the most vulnerable to risk--and the most ready to respond when disaster strikes.
Bigger storms and more flooding are some of the most most obvious ingredients in the risk stew brewed ...
Three months later, the dazzling sunlight was nowhere to be found when rain sheets pummeled the Duluth area. Muddy torrents of chocolate, fuming floodwaters tore through town, leaving shock and devastation.Both extremes happened in a ...
The conventional explanation for why the Saudis have not cut production is that their oil ministry's managers, led by veteran minister Ali Naimi, hope to disadvantage low-cost energy produced through fracking, a worrying source of competition. ...
Issues related to clean energy and climate
change had dominated the discussions between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US
President Barack Obama during the latter's recent visit to India, US
Ambassador to India Richard Verma today ...
The head of the US
Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday she hoped Pope Francis’s forthcoming message to his flock on the environment would help galvanise concern about climate
change and convince sceptics that “the science is ...
Common sense would surely tell you that if you slash the cost of one source of energy, then alternatives look less appealing.
You might think, therefore, that the crash in the price of oil must be deal
ing a potentially fatal blow to ...
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday she hoped Pope Francis' upcoming message to his flock on the environment would help galvanize concern about climate
change and convince skeptics that "the science is ...
The collapse of legislation to reduce US
greenhouse-gas emissions was one of the most significant failures of President Barack Obama’s first term in office. Halfway through his second, in the face of an entrenched Republican majority on Capitol ...
President Barack Obama's "historic" climate deal
last November raised expectations that his visit to India would produce something similar.
The world's largest carbon emitter, China
, announced for the first time that its ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is ready to expand its us
e of renewable energy as a way to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, a signal that his government is moving toward joining an international deal
on global warming.
After a ...
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.