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Climate Change Talks

Stalled Climate Talks Push Into Extra Day

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Avoiding a last-minute breakdown, annual U.N. climate talks limped forward Saturday with a modest set of decisions meant to pa...

Activists Walk Out Of UN Climate Talks

AP | By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA and KARL RITTER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of environmental activists walked out of U.N. climate talks on Thursday, saying they were deeply disappointed by the ...

Could The Selfishness Of Nations Actually Save The World?

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.16.2011 | Green

Many feel that U.N. climate talks don't quite breed an atmosphere of cooperation, nor bring about successful, binding carbon emissions targets. Re...

Will U.N. Helmets Go Green?

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

Scientists have long predicted the rise of climate change-fueled war. But now, the U.N. Security Council is examining whether a green helmet force sho...

UN Climate Negotiations Kick Off in Bonn

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 08.08.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

The future of the Kyoto Protocol forms a topic of considerable concern at this meeting. It is currently the sole legally binding international treaty that establishes targets for reducing emissions.

UN Climate Official: Cancun A Good Start, But Deeper CO2 Cuts Needed

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AMSTERDAM — The agreements reached at a global conference this month to help poor countries cope with climate change exceeded expectations but n...

Climate Change Negotiations Expected To Move To Smaller Group Of Nations, UN Envoy Says

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AMSTERDAM — Talks on a new global climate change accord, bogged down for years in contested negotiations among nearly 200 countries, will increa...

Climate Compromise Agreed As US Roundly Booed

The Observer (U.K.) | Juliette Jowit, Caroline Davies and David Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After tears, jeers and a dramatic eleventh-hour U-turn by the United States, a compromise deal for a new international climate change agenda was final...