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Global Climate Deal Shouldn't Harm Economic Growth, France Says

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2015 | Green

NEW DELHI, Feb 5 (Reuters) - A global deal to curb carbon emissions must recognize each country's right to develop, France's foreign minister said i...

Climate Leadership Under China's Economic Domination?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Now that China can claim economic leadership, will it use its influence to lead environmental policy as well? Now that China can claim economic leadership, will it use its influence to lead environmental policy as well?

'Compromise' -- And Other Fables

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Obama shouldn't "poison the well"? Really?

Global Climate Deal Shouldn't Be Legally Binding, Top State Dept. Official Says

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2014 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - The United States wants to broker a global agreement on climate change that would ...

China Says Climate Deal Hinges On Aid To Emerging Economies

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2014 | World

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent BONN, Germany, June 6 (Reuters) - China led calls by emerging economies on Fri...

There Must Be Cause for Celebration in Cancun, as Tone of Climate Talks Will Pave the Way to Success at 'Rio+20' Earth Summit

Jonathan Wootliff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Wootliff

All eyes will be focused on the U.S. in Cancun. But unlike in Copenhagen, where participants were optimistic that a newly elected, "environmentally friendly" president would ensure success, no such expectations will abound this year.

Climate Talks End with Deal To Do More: 'The Quest To Address Climate Change Is a Long Journey'

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BONN, Germany — Delegates to the first U.N. climate talks after Copenhagen have agreed to intensify their negotiations on curbing greenhouse gas...

Ryan Grim

Lindsey Graham, Dems' Best Hope For Fighting Climate Change, Is Skeptical Of Science | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lucia Graves contributed to this report. How close is the Senate to a bipartisan climate deal? Here's the Democrats' best hope for compromise -- Lind...

Climate Deal Not Expected Until End Of 2011, UN Official Says

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AMSTERDAM — A new legal agreement committing nations around the world to curb greenhouse gas emissions is unlikely to be completed before the en...

Harry Reid "Deadly Serious" On Climate Bill Progress

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Does John Kerry have good reason to be so optimistic about a climate bill? The Washington Post reports that he's getting strong signals that Senate Ma...

We All Have Disagreed to Agree, Now What?

Xiu Min Li | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Xiu Min Li

The vast differences between countries and within the environmental movement are telling as to how COP15 failed to result in a binding agreement. Where do we go from here?