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Qatar Climate Conference

What Would You Do If You Inherited the World's Richest Country?

Sharan Burrow | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Sharan Burrow

Despite Qatari attempts to whitewash their image in the face of increasing international condemnation, the conditions for workers are arguably getting worse as the world's richest country ramps up infrastructure projects ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

Obama's Climate Legacy: Climate Chaos or Climate Action?

Adam Greenberg | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Adam Greenberg

Right now, Obama's legacy and America's future are on the line. I believed the president in 2008 when he told us that generations would look back and say "this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal."

Hundreds March For 'Climate Justice' In Qatar

AP | By KARL RITTER | Posted 01.31.2013 | Green

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A few hundred people marched in a peaceful demonstration Saturday for "climate justice" in Doha, where negotiators from nearly 20...

A Missing Voice In Climate Battle

AP | By MICHAEL CASEY and KARL RITTER | Posted 02.01.2013 | Green

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — At Friday prayers in Qatar's most popular mosque, the imam discussed the civil war in Syria, the unrest in Egypt and the U.N. end...

Can a New Smartphone App Hold Leaders More Accountable in the Doha Climate Talks?

Angel Hsu | Posted 01.27.2013 | Green
Angel Hsu

When the next round of global climate negotiations begin this week in Doha, Qatar, will anyone be watching, or care?

QELROs and NAMAs: A Fast Guide To UN Climate Lingo

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Every time U.N. negotiators meet for their annual climate talks, they come up with a new set of unintuitive acronyms, as if to ma...

UN Climate Talks Open In Qatar

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Anticipating an onslaught of criticism from poor nations, the United States claimed "enormous" strides in reducing greenhouse emi...

Nations Stand Before 'Climate Fiscal Cliff'

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 01.25.2013 | Green

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As nearly 200 countries meet in oil-and-gas-rich Qatar for annual talks starting Monday on slowing global warming, one of the mai...