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India and the United States are expected to announce a joint effort to tackle climate
change with focus on clean energy and technology R&D during President Barack Obama's visit to the country in January.
Though a big ticket announcement ...
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 ...
Chinese media coverage of the Lima climate
change talks included comments by the country’s top climate
negotiator who described the deal
reached as “balanced”.
Xie Zhenhua told the state news agency Xinhua that the outcome was “within” ...
This piece takes the long view in gauging efforts to stem global warming and its impacts us
ing the tools of diplomacy. It is not about the details of the outcome of climate
treaty talks that concluded yesterday in Lima, Peru. (Here’s what parties ...
UN talks in Peru have concluded with agreement on a pathway towards a deal
to address climate
change in Paris next December.
With the summit 33 hours in overtime the 195 countries taking part finally agreed to adopt a four page document ...
The U.N. climate
summit kicked off two weeks ago with an unfamiliar sense of optimism, invigorated by the recent agreement between the United States and China
. But it ended with an all-too-familiar sense of disappointment.
On early ...
A Paris summit in 2015 will face a tougher task to agree a U.N. deal
to slow climate
change after the hopes of many that cooperation between Washington and Beijing would be a magic key to end global gridlock dissolved in chaotic preparatory talks ...
struck in Lima between 196 nations today leaves open the possibility of saving the planet from dangerous overheating. But its critics say the prospects of success are now slim.
The talks—which ran two days longer than ...
A last-minute deal
that salvaged U.N. climate
talks from collapse early Sunday sends a signal the rich-poor divide that long held up progress can be overcome with a year to go before a landmark pact is supposed to be adopted in ...
A climate deal
reached late today by world governments at a UN conference in Lima keeps negotiations on track for a universal global climate
treaty in Paris in 2015, but the weak text points to a tough year of talks ahead.
United Nations ...
The UN climate deal
agreed between nearly 200 countries in the early hours of Sunday morning was welcomed by politicians – but environmentalists and climate
activists denounced it as both weak and ineffectual.
Differences over the draft ...
Governments took a step back from chaos in the climate
change discussions in Lima and found a way forward on Sunday, albeit with some fudges and compromises, giving themselves just 12 months to finalise a crucial international agreement to avoid ...
It could have been a scene in a political thriller, the negotiators meeting into the early hours Sunday morning, going 48 hours without a break. Finally, they concluded the UN's 20th climate
conference with a draft agreement that sets the stage ...
Under a new UN deal
change agreed to in Peru, every single country has agreed to submit a plan next year for limiting the growth of their greenhouse-gas emissions.
That's a first. Past climate deal
s only targeted the emissions ...
Negotiators today adopted a compromise draft for national pledges to cut global carbon emissions at marathon UN climate
talks here that addressed all of India’s concerns and paved way for a new ambitious and binding deal
to be signed in Paris ...
UN members meeting in Lima reach an agreement to tackle climate
change after negotiations run into a second day of extra sessions.
About 190 nations have agreed on the building blocks of a new-style global deal
due in 2015 to combat ...
Negotiators at United Nations talks in Peru have reached a compromise deal
which sets the stage for a global climate
pact to be made next year in Paris.After late-night wrangling, delegates from more than 190 nations meeting in Lima ...
United Nations members have reached an agreement on how countries should tackle climate
change.Delegates have approved a framework for setting national pledges to be submitted to a summit next year.Differences over the draft text ...
After late-night wrangling at U.N. talks in Peru, negotiators early Sunday reached a compromise deal
that sets the stage for a global climate
pact in Paris next year.
The main goal for the two-week session in Lima was relatively modest: ...
talks at crossroads on how to fight global warming UN climate
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change survey reveals Canadians' fears for future generations
Negotiators have reached a watered-down deal
at U.N. ...
A plan to limit fossil-fuel pollution in all nations for the first time came a step closer as envoys from more than 190 countries agreed on the key parts of a deal
they plan to adopt next year to fight global warming.
After two weeks of ...
There was one thing above all others that wealthy countries wanted out of the Lima negotiations and that was a method of accounting for emissions cuts.
The issue that mattered above all to developing countries was deciding who should ...
The saving grace in the climate
change talks at Lima has been that they were not a total disaster as they were threatening to be. The talks had started on a note of despondency. The atmosphere on December 1 was such that all were more or less ...