News tagged with climate treaty

UN climate meeting OKs Green Fund in new accord

(AP) -- A U.N. conference on Saturday adopted a modest climate deal creating a fund to help the developing world go green, though it deferred for another year the tough work of carving out deeper reductions ...

Dec 11, 2010
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Bolivian says climate talks may commit 'ecocide'

(AP) -- Bolivia's President Evo Morales, addressing a U.N. climate conference with modest goals, said Thursday that governments will be committing "ecocide" if they fail to act decisively to halt global warming.

Dec 09, 2010
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Compromise spirit at climate talks in last days

(AP) -- It may not last, but a spirit of compromise seems to have settled over the annual U.N. climate conference as negotiators enter its final days looking for agreements on secondary tools for coping with ...

Dec 07, 2010
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Plodding climate talks stepping up to higher level

(AP) -- The slow-moving U.N. talks on combating global warming took a step forward Saturday with revised proposals for a $100 billion-a-year climate aid fund and other issues for debate by the world's environment ...

Dec 05, 2010
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UN: No comprehensive climate deal this year

(AP) -- Outgoing U.N. climate chief Yvo de Boer shot down expectations of a climate treaty this year, saying Monday that a major U.N. conference in December would yield only a "first answer" on curbing greenhouse ...

May 03, 2010
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Acid oceans: the 'evil twin' of climate change

(AP) -- Far from Copenhagen's turbulent climate talks, the sea lions, harbor seals and sea otters reposing along the shoreline and kelp forests of this protected marine area stand to gain from any global ...

Dec 18, 2009
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Scientist: Leak of climate e-mails appalling

(AP) -- A leading climate change scientist whose private e-mails are included in thousands of documents that were stolen by hackers and posted online said Sunday the leaks may have been aimed at undermining next month's ...

Nov 23, 2009
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