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Global Climate Deal

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

Pawan Khera | Posted 12.16.2014 | 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...