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  • Deadlock at UN Climate Forum Prompts US Warning

    Deadlock at UN Climate Forum Prompts US Warning

    The US warned Saturday that failure to compromise could doom a planned global pact and wreck the credibility of climate talks, which remained gridlocked in Lima.

  • In Overtime, UN Climate Talks Head for Watered-Down Deal in Lima

    In Overtime, UN Climate Talks Head for Watered-Down Deal in Lima

    United Nations climate talks, which ran on into a an extra day today, are heading for a watered-down deal on limiting global warming, leaving many of the toughest issues for next year's Paris summit.

  • Closing of UN Climate Talks Postponed in Lima

    Closing of UN Climate Talks Postponed in Lima

    The close of UN climate talks in Lima, blocked by a standoff between rich and developing nations on the underpinnings of an historic carbon-cutting pact, was officially postponed by several hours on Saturday.

  • Lima Climate Talks at Crossroads on Ways to Slow Global Warming

    Lima Climate Talks at Crossroads on Ways to Slow Global Warming

    About 190 nations faced a crossroads on Friday on how boldly to fight global warming as United Nations talks in Lima went into overtime amid concerns that watered-down goals could undermine a UN climate summit in Paris next year.

  • 'No Excuses, Get To Work': John Kerry Tries To Spur Slow-Moving Climate Talks

    'No Excuses, Get To Work': John Kerry Tries To Spur Slow-Moving Climate Talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry tried to spur slow-moving UN climate talks on Thursday, telling nations to stop bickering over who is to blame for global warming and to shun the cheap route of high-polluting coal to grow their economies.

  • Don't Wreck Deal, US Warns Developing Countries, As Climate Talks Jam

    Don't Wreck Deal, US Warns Developing Countries, As Climate Talks Jam

    The United States urged developing countries Thursday to ease objections to a world deal on climate change as deadlines loomed at a 12-day UN meeting in Lima.

  • No Time to Quarrel: John Kerry Warns of Climate 'Tragedy'

    No Time to Quarrel: John Kerry Warns of Climate 'Tragedy'

    Developing nations must cut carbon emissions even if they feel it is unfair, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, warning of climate "tragedy" if quarrelling derails a global pact.

  • India Very Important Player in Climate Talks: US

    India Very Important Player in Climate Talks: US

    Terming India as a "very important player" in the climate change negotiations, the US has said that it is not involved in any agreement on climate with India ahead of President Obama's Republic Day visit to New Delhi.

  • Climate March to Set Tone at Lima Talks

    Climate March to Set Tone at Lima Talks

    Green groups hoped for a big turnout at a protest in Lima today aimed at heaping pressure on ministers haggling over a post-2020 deal to curb carbon emissions.

  • Climate Funds Exceed US $10 Billion at Lima Talks

    Climate Funds Exceed US $10 Billion at Lima Talks

    Rich countries had by Tuesday pledged more than $10 billion in climate aid for poor economies in a major milestone for UN global warming talks in Lima, according to a tally compiled by AFP.

  • UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Says No 'Time for Tinkering' on Global Warming Action

    UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Says No 'Time for Tinkering' on Global Warming Action

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, expressing deep concern about slow action to combat climate change, told governments at U.N. talks in Lima on Tuesday there was no "time for tinkering" and urged a radical shift to greener economies.

  • Climate Funds Exceed $10 Billion at Lima Talks

    Climate Funds Exceed $10 Billion at Lima Talks

    Rich countries had by Tuesday pledged more than $10 billion in climate aid for poor economies in a major milestone for UN global warming talks in Lima, according to a tally compiled by AFP.

  • UN Chief Calls On India For Climate Change Commitments

    UN Chief Calls On India For Climate Change Commitments

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called on India, the world's third-largest emitter, to spell out its nationally determined commitment on reducing emissions by June, saying a "constructive" role played by it will make a universal climate agreement possible i...

  • The Next Big Climate Question: Will India Follow China?

    The Next Big Climate Question: Will India Follow China?

    Over the last several weeks, India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, has publicly recognized his country's serious pollution problem, which may actually be worse than in China.

  • At Climate Talks, UN Calls Fossil Fuels 'High Risk' Investment

    At Climate Talks, UN Calls Fossil Fuels 'High Risk' Investment

    Falling oil prices show the "high risk" of fossil fuel investments compared with renewable energies, the UN's climate chief said on Monday at the start of 190-nation talks on a deal to slow global warming.

  • Australia PM Tony Abbott Warns Global Climate Deal Must Not Hit Economy

    Australia PM Tony Abbott Warns Global Climate Deal Must Not Hit Economy

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott today backed an "effective" climate pact being struck at global talks in France next year, but warned it could not come at the expense of the economy or jobs.

  • US, China Unveil Ambitious Climate Change Goals

    US, China Unveil Ambitious Climate Change Goals

    The United States and China pledged on Wednesday to take ambitious action to limit greenhouse gases, aiming to inject fresh momentum into the global fight against climate change ahead of make-or-break climate talks next year.

  • After Months of Talks, US and China Strike Climate Deal

    After Months of Talks, US and China Strike Climate Deal

    China will aim for a peak in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, while the United States will strive to cut total emissions by more than a quarter by 2025, as the two countries try to drive through a new global climate pact in Paris next year.

  • UN Talks of Tough Global Climate Targets, Vague on National Action

    UN Talks of Tough Global Climate Targets, Vague on National Action

    A draft U.N. guide for slowing climate change says world greenhouse gas emissions may have to fall to a net zero this century but is vague about what each nation should do now.

  • Deep Rifts Remain at UN Talks on Global Climate Pact

    Deep Rifts Remain at UN Talks on Global Climate Pact

    With a 2015 deadline looming large for a global pact on curbing climate change, six days of UN talks closed in Bonn on Saturday with delegates and observers deflated over a lack of progress.

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