In the developing world, where land-intensive wind turbines are being rapidly constructed, wind power has often turned clean energy into dirty business.
Canada on Monday became the first country to announce that it would withdraw from the Kyoto protocol on climate change. Did the promise of riches from the country's vast tar sands reserves play a role?
Some countries and advocacy groups are saying that the United States is seeking to delay the start of a legally binding climate change deal until after 2020, a charge that the US climate envoy denies.
Political differences, the worldwide financial crisis and a divergence of priorities among rich and poor countries are barriers to an agreement on a future negotiating path accordig to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
A report released by non-governmental groups at the climate talks in Durban, South Africa, said that major global banks bear responsibility for global warming by funding utilities and mining companies to build coal-fired power plants
Many of the nations gathered in Durban, South Africa, this week have proposed voluntary cuts to greenhouse gas emissions. But even if all of those cuts were successful, they would still result in catastrophic climate change.
UN-sponsored climate talks opened Monday in South Africa amid grim news on global warming and deeply divisive questions over how, or whether, to expand or extend the 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.
How Japan's AKB48 has created a new level of artificial human – and what it tells us about the infamous Uncanny Valley.