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Climate Change Agreement

Obama: The Fairy-Tale President?

John Feffer | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics
John Feffer

As I survey the post-2016 alternatives, I'm increasingly concerned that, for the immediate future at least, what we got over the last two terms is as good as it gets.

Pope Francis' Historic Visit to the U.S. and the Chance to Spur Action on Climate Change

Bianca Jagger | Posted 09.23.2016 | World
Bianca Jagger

I hope that world leaders attending COP21 will listen to Pope Francis, act with courage and conviction and emerge from the conference with an agreement that, in the words of the Pope, "protects our common home."

Obama-Xi Climate Agreement Opens Door to Success in Paris in 2015

Durwood Zaelke | Posted 01.12.2015 | Green
Durwood Zaelke

President Obama's historic agreement Wednesday with President Xi Jinping of China is the kind of bold action needed to reinvigorate the world's efforts to slow and eventually reverse climate pollution.

Lydia O'Connor

Why These Environmentalists Are Protesting A Climate Change Pact

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green

California Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of a climate deal with Oregon, Washington and British Columbia in San Francisco on Monday drew dozens of p...

United States Urges Flexibility In New Global Climate Deal

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green

By Nina Chestney and Valerie Volcovici LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The United States called on Tuesday for a more flexible approach to ...

EU Reaffirms Climate Goal

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green

BRUSSELS, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The European Commission urged the world on Tuesday to stick with a goal of limiting climate change to a maximum temperat...

U.S. Starts To Push Back Against China In Growing Rift

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- For the past year, China has struck an increasingly muscular position with the United States, berating American officials for the global...