Topic: Kyoto Protocol
Ahead of major climate change talks in Durban, South Africa, China's top climate official said that economic turmoil in the West should not get in the way of fighting global warming.
11/22/2011 01:02 pm
An international meeting later this month won’t take big steps, but it can hold everyone’s feet to the fire.
11/16/2011 03:54 pm
The climate change talks in Cancun, Mexico, didn’t solve all the world’s climate problems. But they were hugely successful. Through the Cancun Agreements, 194 countries reached landmark consensus (even the US and China) to set emissions targets and limit global temperature increases.
12/20/2010 10:57 am
Two weeks of Cancún climate change talks ended Saturday, with a vague deal to help poor countries deal with climate change and the original Kyoto Protocol all but dead.
12/12/2010 01:57 pm
There's an expanding rift between developed and developing countries over whether to extend the 1997 Kyoto Protocol goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions beyond the 2012 limits.
12/04/2010 04:37 pm
The two-week negotiations begin on Monday and carry far lower expectations than did last December's climate change talks in Copenhagen.
11/29/2010 02:06 pm
As talks on halting the global loss of species got underway Monday in Japan, long-standing disagreements over how to split up the economic benefits those species generate are threatening to stall negotiations.
10/21/2010 05:14 pm
Few expect big breakthroughs at China's climate change talks this week. The real success will be in smoothing relations after the Copenhagen debacle and small side deals that are more realistic, observers say.
10/05/2010 12:31 pm
In recent years, Russia viewed the threat of climate change in naive or cavalier terms. But this summer's devastating weather was a wake-up call.
08/27/2010 11:14 am
Airlines and airplane manufacturers are working to make air travel greener. Meantime, consider taking a bus or train.
06/23/2010 12:21 pm