Topic: Major Economies Forum
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
The United States is increasingly taking important issues – such as financial stability, climate change, and nonproliferation – outside the UN system.
05/18/2010 11:05 am
Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), steps down, effective July 1.
02/18/2010 05:05 pm
Participants approved a Copenhagen accord that sets out emissions-control objectives, sets a target of less than 2 degrees for global warming, and pledges $30 billion in aid to developing countries. The pact is not legally binding.
12/19/2009 10:49 am
Maldives holds cabinet meeting underwater to make point on sea rise caused by global warming.
10/20/2009 01:00 am
At Tuesday's UN meeting, Presidents Obama and Hu set down markers for what they expect to achieve at the December climate change summit in Copenhagen.
09/22/2009 01:00 am
Instead of a binding treaty, he may be forced into patchwork solutions because Congress won't act.
09/18/2009 01:00 am
The Waxman-Markey bill's 'international offsets' amount to paying polluting countries not to pollute.
07/27/2009 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