Topic: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
From a 2005 baseline, a 17 percent emissions cut would fall short of what's needed to keep global warming to 3.6 degrees F. But it may reflect most that US Senate would OK from climate talks.
11/25/2009 12:00 am
A European Union agreement last week was short on specifics. US commitments on reductions may not be forthcoming, making Chinese commitments also unlikely.
11/06/2009 12:00 am
China is due to unveil a new proposal at the gathering Tuesday, but its plans to cut "carbon intensity" rather than limit emissions may not satisfy US lawmakers.
09/22/2009 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
This week, negotiators from 182 countries meet in Bonn, Germany to lay the groundwork for a post-Kyoto climate regime.
06/01/2009 01:00 am
12/15/2008 12:00 am
The UN's top climate official defended a global trading scheme to reduce greenhouse gas emissions after the US government released a report questioning its efficacy.
12/05/2008 12:00 am
Talks start Monday in Poland for a post-Kyoto climate treaty.
12/01/2008 12:00 am
Researchers track China’s plume of pollution. What effect did Olympic hiatus have?
08/27/2008 01:00 am
Its support for halving emissions by 2050 is seen as useful for future negotiations.
07/08/2008 01:00 am