President Obama's plan to cut overseas funding of coal plants got the support of five Nordic countries during the president's trip to Stockholm ahead of the G20 summit. Can China and other emerging economies reduce their coal dependence?
Climate change and extreme weather are disrupting the ways we generate, distribute, and consume energy, according to a report released Thursday by the US Department of Energy. It's part of a growing acknowledgement among officials for a need to adapt to the planet's changing climate.
The two-week negotiations begin on Monday and carry far lower expectations than did last December's climate change talks in Copenhagen.
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.
Facing dire pollution and wanting to be in on what may be the next industrial revolution, China positions itself to be a leader in green technology – with major implications for the rest of the world.
Talks start Monday in Poland for a post-Kyoto climate treaty.