The island nation seeks to carve out a bigger role in world affairs as a 'soft power.'
The UN's top climate official defended a global trading scheme to reduce greenhouse gas emissions after the US government released a report questioning its efficacy.
Talks start Monday in Poland for a post-Kyoto climate treaty.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (r.) and his foreign minister, Franco Frattini, spoke to the media Wednesday at an EU environmental conference in Brussels.
The global environmental group 350.org has issued a challenge to whoever wins the presidential election: attend the next round of UN climate talks this December in Poznań, Poland.
Woodlands in developed world also absorb CO2. What will impact be on global climate talks?