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UN climate talks wrap up as US stands firm on fossil fuels

UN negotiations on implementing the Paris climate change agreement wrap up Friday after two weeks of talks that were slowed down by the United States defending the use of fossil fuels.

published on : 17th November 2017

Envoy says US to keep fighting greenhouse gas emissions

Britain and Canada, meanwhile, announced a new alliance aimed at encouraging countries to phase out the use of coal to curb climate change.

published on : 17th November 2017

World leaders plead for climate action at UN forum

UN chief Antonio Guterres, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Merkel led the diplomatic push in Bonn, but it was a small boy with a big smile who got the message across.

published on : 16th November 2017

US official to defend Trump stance at UN climate talks in Bonn

Announcing Judith Garber's participation, the State Department emphasised that the Trump administration's position on the climate-rescue Paris Agreement "remains unchanged".

published on : 16th November 2017

With Trump absent, Merkel, Macron to front diplomatic push at UN climate talks

Washington's presence is not universally appreciated, especially after White House officials hosted a sideline event Monday defending the continued use of fossil fuels.

published on : 15th November 2017

Climate change pushing Earth toward risky 'tipping points': report

As climate change drives up temperatures, Earth comes ever closer to dangerous 'tipping points' that could accelerate global warming beyond our capacity to reign it in.

published on : 14th November 2017

Developing world says rich nations shirking on climate

The treaty, inked outside the French capital in 2015, calls on the world to cap global warming at "well below" two degrees Celsius and even 1.5 C if possible.

published on : 10th November 2017

Climate change: 5 things to know about Bonn climate summit 

The United States, which has announced its intention to pull out of the landmark Paris climate accord, will be represented by Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon.

published on : 4th November 2017

Nations to work on curbing climate change despite uncertainty over US 

President Donald Trump announced earlier this year that the US will pull out of the 2015 Paris climate accord unless his administration can secure a better deal.

published on : 4th November 2017

White House OKs report warning climate change caused by humans

The last report of its kind was issued in 2014, 'stronger evidence has emerged for continuing, rapid, human-caused warming of the global atmosphere and ocean'.

published on : 4th November 2017

Countries to work on curbing climate change, despite Trump

President Donald Trump announced earlier this year that the US will pull out of the 2015 Paris climate accord unless his administration can secure a better deal.

published on : 4th November 2017

US government report to warn climate change is real

The US government is expected to release Friday a major scientific report that says climate change is real, caused by human activity, and is affecting the daily lives of Americans.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Climate change has enormous implications in The Himalayas: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

Climate change has "enormous" geopolitical implications in the Himalayas, particularly in the region between India and Pakistan, says Senator Sheldon Whitehouse.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Shortfall in climate action is 'catastrophic': United Nations

Record-setting extreme weather in 2017 -- including monsoon flooding, raging fires, and a trio of deadly hurricanes -- likely bears the fingerprint of global warming, a UN report stated.

published on : 31st October 2017

Climate report claims USD 129 billion in extreme weather losses last year

Extreme weather caused some USD 129 billion in economic losses last year, said a report that warned the bill will keep climbing as climate change boosts droughts, storms and floods.

published on : 31st October 2017
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