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Climate Conference

Climate Action: Together, We Will

Pierre-André de Chalendar | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green
Pierre-André de Chalendar

It's now increasingly clear that business must be pivotal in bridging what the world's leading climate scientists tell us is necessary to limit global warming to +2°C and what action national governments are pledging to take.

COP18 Failed to Turn Down the Heat

Bianca Jagger | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green
Bianca Jagger

COP18 demonstrated that we can no longer put our faith in politicians to make the tough decisions we need to avert catastrophic climate change. They have ignored the greatest challenge we face in the world today.

Climate Conference Approves Landmark Deal

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 02.09.2012 | Green

DURBAN, South Africa — A U.N. climate conference reached a hard-fought agreement Sunday on a far-reaching program meant to set a new course for ...

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...

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...

High Stakes For U.N. Climate Talks In Durban

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 01.27.2012 | Green

DURBAN, South Africa — The U.N.'s top climate official said she expects governments to make a long-delayed decision on whether industrial countr...

Israel Ambassador: 'Spirit Of Shared Destiny' Needed To Drive Climate Talks

The Wonk Room | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

At the climate talks in Cancun, Israel's ambassador to Mexico gave her heartfelt thanks to the nations that came to her country's aid -- including Tur...

PHOTOS: Ahead Of Climate Conference, Countries Make Own Progress On Cutting CO2

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After last year's disappointing stalemate in Copenhagen, many feel that international climate change negotiations in Cancun have little chance of yiel...

Bonn Summit: Climate Talks Renewed, But Suffer Early Setbacks

AFP | Richard Ingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BONN (AFP) -- Hopes of hoisting the UN process for tackling climate change out of the mire after December's flawed Copenhagen summit suffered early se...

Spirit Of Peace In All: Part I

John Morton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Morton

Leigh Taylor-Young and I participated recently in the Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne, Australia. Nelson Mandela attended that Parliament and spoke of his debt to religion throughout his life.

Richard Wolffe: Obama's Secret Climate Pact

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's no coincidence that one day after the White House announced new emissions targets, China followed suit with its own target. The Daily Beast's Ric...