The Copenhagen global climate change summit began Monday with new urgency for a deal, and eyes on China and the US.
12/07/2009 12:00 am
Just before Copenhagen climate talks open, major greenhouse-gas emitter India said Thursday it would aim to slow the growth of its carbon dioxide emissions over the next decade.
12/06/2009 12:00 am
China, the largest greenhouse-gas emitter, will not take on emissions caps but has announced its first numerical target. The US and EU are likely to push for more at Copenhagen climate summit.
12/04/2009 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
President Obama and other APEC leaders agreed there wasn't enough time to reach an agreement on climate change at the Copenhagen summit next month.
11/15/2009 12:00 am
Obama, in first stop of his Asia trip, addressed the thorny issue of a US military base in Okinawa. Despite recent tensions, Obamamania is still strong in Japan.
11/13/2009 12:00 am
UN climate change talks in Barcelona have stalled as African countries say the world's rich nations must do more to cut emissions.
11/03/2009 12:00 am
India and China's climate-change pact, signed Wednesday, will boost developing nations' bargaining power at the critical Copenhagen talks in December.
10/22/2009 01:00 am
With little agreement at the Bangkok UN climate meeting of 180 nations, the agenda for the crucial December Copenhagen conference is still up for heated debate.
10/09/2009 01:00 am
Obama pledged to tackle global warming in his presidential campaign. Now the world waits to see if he takes a leadership role at a climate change meeting at the UN Tuesday.
09/21/2009 01:00 am