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The United Nations Climate
Summit in New York last week passed with many promises, but no firm pledges. Most notably, China’s vice-premier Zhang Gaoli promised his country would peak its carbon dioxide emissions “as soon as possible,” and ...
China surpassed the European Union in pollution levels per capita for the first time last year, propelling to a record the worldwide greenhouse-gas emissions that are blamed for climate
The findings led by scientists at two ...
Next week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make his first official visit to the United States since his election in May. Modi will spend two days in Washington, D.C., meeting with President Obama on a wide variety of issue
s -- and for a ...
Will America ever take bold action on climate
change? Should it?The answer probably is not found in science, but in politics.Hundreds of thousands of Americans marched in New York City on Sunday, asking the country`s leaders to ...
Monday, Google made waves - and kick-started an exodus - by cutting ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council. The reason, according to Google chairman Eric Schmidt? The free market lobbying group is "just literally lying" about climate
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has given $29,000 over the past six years to politicians who could be lumped in with the "liars" on climate
change that he denounced this week.
Schmidt's donations to eight Republican legislators ...
The government is pressing ahead with plans to allow shale gas companies to drill under people's homes without their consent, despite 99 per cent of respondents opposing the consultation proposals.
The Department of Energy and Climate
The world’s superpowers have finally woken from their climate
That was the message from the UK’s secretary of state for energy and climate
change Ed Davey, speaking on the sidelines of the UN’s climate
summit in New ...
This past week was a big one for climate
change. In other ways, of course, it was like every other week for climate
change. It began when hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets, in New York and in 160 countries around the world, to ...
A trio of senior environmental officials from local and federal government yesterday offered its views on how the average American might need to get a better grasp of the risks posed by climate
Speaking here during a conference ...
Five insurance trade groups are promoting stronger building decisions to help counter a sharp rise in losses from extreme weather, prompted by a meeting on climate
change between senior White House officials and industry leaders in ...
Senior Environmental experts said on Wednesday that national
agricultural economy was being affected by five major risks related to climate
change. Talking to APP senior researcher, Kashif Salik working with Sustainable Policy Development ...
NEW YORK-The Obama administration announced late Wednesday that it is creating the largest marine reserve in the world by expanding an existing monument around seven U.S.-controlled islands and atolls in the central Pacific.
The Pacific ...
China has pledged for the first time to take firm action on climate
change, telling a UN summit that its emissions, the world's highest, would soon peak.
Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli also said China would make its economy much more carbon ...
Protesters took to the streets of Manhattan on Sunday to call for global action to address climate
change. The event's organisers estimated that turnout exceeded 300,000, making it one of the largest environmental-related protests in US ...
As world leaders assembled in US to give a political push to their efforts to deal with climate
change, India is all set to make its 'right to grow' points at the New York Climate
Summit, which was kicked off by the UN secretary-general ...
On the eve of Tuesday's U.N. climate
summit, the United Nations chief underscored the urgent need to tackle climate
change by moving toward an energy-efficient, low-carbon global economy.Speaking at the opening of Climate
Week NYC, a set ...
The US secretary of state, John Kerry, promised to put climate
change “front and center” of American diplomacy on Monday, raising expectations for this week’s United Nations climate
A day before the first world leaders’ meeting ...
The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate
More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate
The People's Climate
March Sunday drew an estimated 310,000 people to fill New York City streets with calls to world leaders for meaningful, immediate action to stop raising Earth`s temperature before we all are caught in an irreversible climate
Al Gore, Leonardo DiCaprio and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon joined a larger-than-expected throng of activists, scientists, students and elected officials who took to New York City's streets Sunday for a massive march meant to sound the ...
Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate
change is destroying the Earth – in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action.
Starting along Central ...
An international day of action on climate
change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City on Sunday, easily exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue
President Barack Obama will seek to galvanize international support in the fight against climate
change on Tuesday when he addresses the United Nations, with time running out on his hopes of leaving a lasting environmental legacy.Obama ...
More than 300,000 marchers flooded the streets of New York on Sunday in the largest climate
change march in history, vaulting the environmental threat to the top of the global agenda.
On a day of 2,700 simultaneous climate
events from ...