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Global Climate Deal

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...

For the First Time, Lima Climate Accord Puts Burden on Developing Countries

Pawan Khera | Posted 02.15.2015 | World
Pawan Khera

After two weeks of hectic parleys, more than 190 countries at the Lima climate change talks agreed on a plan to fight global warming that would, for the first time, commit all countries to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions. There is a significant departure from one of the defining principles of the last 20 years of climate talks: wealthy countries would not carry the burden of cutting carbon dioxide emissions.

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 ...

Obama Hobbled By Congress In Fight Against Global Warming

The New York Times | John M. Broder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama came into office pledging to end eight years of American inaction on climate change under President George W. Bush, and all year he ha...