Topic: Yvo de Boer
Scientists say the Greenland ice sheet is losing about 7 billion cubic feet of ice a year. Now, they are just finally beginning to uncover some reasons why its been shrinking.
09/24/2009 01:00 am
UN officials say it gave fresh momentum to upcoming talks for a new climate change treaty. But many unresolved issues remain.
09/23/2009 01:00 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
Hopes of laying a solid foundation for a post-Kyoto climate pact in 2009 are diminishing, as representatives from 189 nations gathered in Poznań, Poland, squabble over financing methods.
12/11/2008 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
Experts fear the credit crunch will discourage governments worldwide from turning to taxpayers for assistance in climate-change efforts.
11/13/2008 12:00 am