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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 ...
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.
Last year tied with 2010 as the hottest on record, in a new sign of long-term global warming stoked by human activities, according to British data on Monday that back up U.S. findings of record-breaking heat in 2014.
The worldwide data, ...
On Sunday, the first day of Obama’s visit to India, the president and Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a number of announcements pertaining to the environment. But none were the big one that greens were hoping for: some indication from India ...
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to team up and combat climate
change by cooperating to reduce air pollution in Indian cities and ramping up finance and technology for India's ambitious Rs 6 lakh crore ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday India was not under pressure on climate
change after the US
signed an emissions deal
, but added global warming itself was reason to take action.
India, the world's third largest ...
President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Sunday that the two countries will work together to fight global climate
change, laying out a set of goals that the two countries hope "will expand policy dialogues and ...
U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday offered to help finance India's ambitious solar energy target and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support at global climate
talks in Paris later this year.
India is the world's third-largest ...
A private consortium formed to deal
with Europe’s most difficult nuclear waste at a site in Britain’s beautiful Lake District has been sacked by the British government because not sufficient progress has been made in making it safe.It is ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said the US
-China climate deal
imposed no pressure on India to roll back its carbon emission, but described climate
change as a "bigger pressure" that warranted action from all.
"It's my feeling that ...
change will figure high on the list on the agenda at Sunday's meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama, especially as both leaders are personally invested in addressing the issue. The expected outcome, ...
In the hilly Singrauli region of northern India, animals feed on ash-covered grass, smoke stings the eyes and burns the throat, and the reservoir is foul with toxins such as mercury and arsenic. Even the breakfast eggs are gray.
In the world's most polluted city, a layer of smog hangs over everything, thicker year after year.
Dirty exhaust pours out of the more than seven million cars clogging the streets. Smoke from the open fires built for heating and cooking ...
When President Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi on Sunday he will join the Indian capital's masses in breathing some of the world's filthiest air.
Hazy skies will serve as the backdrop to meetings with Indian Prime Minister Narendra ...
change experts have pinned high hopes on US
President Barack Obama's visit to India, hoping that the two countries may clinch a crucial deal
to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
"China has laid out a plan and we saw that last ...
Along with a whole mess of other amendments that senators are trying to tack on to Keystone pipeline legislation, there’s now one aimed at invalidating the U.S.-China climate
pact announced last November. The amendment, offered by Sens. James ...
With U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to India just days away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is focused more on boosting the us
e of renewables in his country than committing to cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions.
Obama announced a pact ...
In remarks that spanned economic growth to income inequality, the Sept. 11 attacks at the start of the century to new partnerships abroad, President Barack Obama declared global warming the most profound danger to the future of the ...
President Obama will likely touch on energy and environmental issues during his State of the Union address Tuesday night. But not every topic is safe.
President Barack Obama will give his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night ...
Despite the new Republican majority and the oil industry gunning for the president’s agenda on emissions cuts and the Keystone XL pipeline, Barack Obama will show he’s no lame duck on climate
change, White House officials insisted ahead of his ...
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 ...