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Climate Conference Durban

Countries 'Working To The Very Last Minute' On Climate Talks

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 02.09.2012 | Green


UN Climate Talks On Edge Heading Into Final Hours

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green

DURBAN, South Africa — Negotiators from Europe, tiny islands threatened by rising oceans and the world's poorest countries sought to keep alive ...

U.S. Obstructionism Is Hurting Climate Talks

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

The time has come for the U.S. to stand aside. If it is not willing to save lives, save jobs, and save whole ecosystems, then it should get out of the way and let those who are willing move on.

As Climate Talks Continue, South Africa's Wetlands Struggle

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 02.04.2012 | Green

MOUNT MORELAND, South Africa (AP) - Wetlands - critical for the health of South Africa's coasts and river systems - already have been degraded or seri...

Ex-U.N. Climate Chief Says Talks Are Rudderless

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 02.03.2012 | Green

DURBAN, South Africa — Yvo de Boer said he left his job as the U.N.'s top climate official in frustration 18 months ago, believing the process o...

Top U.N. Climate Official Says Pledges To Cut CO2 Will Go On

AP | By ARTHUR MAX | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green

DURBAN, South Africa -- The top U.N. climate official said Saturday she is confident industrial countries will renew their pledges to cut greenhouse g...

U.N. Scientist: Global Warming Leading To Loss Of Agriculture, Water, Species

AP | By ARTHUR MAX | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

DURBAN, South Africa -- The U.N.'s top climate scientist cautioned climate negotiators Wednesday that global warming is leading to human dangers and s...

Durban Climate Conference Q&A

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green

JOHANNESBURG — Some questions and answers about the climate talks being held in South Africa's eastern city of Durban that opened Monday and clo...

Climate Conference Opens, Focuses On Emissions Cuts

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green

DURBAN, South Africa — With heat-trapping carbon at record levels in the atmosphere, U.N. climate negotiations opened Monday with pressure build...