Topic: Alden Meyer
A key issue blocking a Copenhagen global warming pact from being finalized is whether the agreement would be legally binding, or – more likely – a political deal.
12/18/2009 08:56 am
At the Copenhagen climate talks Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the US could provide billions in aid to help poorer nations convert to clean technologies. But that's only if countries like China agree to monitoring of their climate change efforts.
12/17/2009 12:47 pm
A draft pact for a global warming treaty released Friday in Copenhagen would commit the US to significant emissions cuts by 2020 and draw developing nations into an agreement for the first time.
12/11/2009 03:35 pm
After the first week of global warming talks in Copenhagen, disagreements between nations are still evident, particularly between industrial heavyweights the US and China.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
The Copenhagen summit on climate change is looking less likely to produce a binding CO2 emissions reduction agreement as a new study finds that global carbon dioxide emissions increased 29 percent in the past nine years.
11/18/2009 12:00 am
UN officials say it gave fresh momentum to upcoming talks for a new climate change treaty. But many unresolved issues remain.
09/23/2009 01:00 am
Differences between major industrialized nations and developing countries are a stumbling block at a US-sponsored forum.
07/09/2009 01:00 am
In the post-Bush era, the major industrial nations meeting this week face pressure to set firm temperature and emission-reduction goals.
07/08/2009 01:00 am
This week, negotiators from 182 countries meet in Bonn, Germany to lay the groundwork for a post-Kyoto climate regime.
06/01/2009 01:00 am
Accomplished and outspoken, they’re likely to tackle climate change head-on.
12/21/2008 12:00 am