News tagged with climate

Rare ray of hope in UN climate talks

The detente achieved at UN talks that concluded with a framework for a world climate pact is only temporary, achieved by kicking the difficult decisions down the road, parties and observers say.

Feb 14, 2015
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UN negotiators plot route to climate pact

Negotiators haggled on the penultimate day of UN climate talks in Geneva Thursday over how best to streamline the bloated draft of a long-awaited pact the world's nations must sign in December.

Feb 12, 2015
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Predicting plant responses to drought

A new U.S. Geological Survey study shows how plants' vulnerability to drought varies across the landscape; factors such as plant structure and soil type where the plant is growing can either make them more vulnerable or protect ...

Feb 10, 2015
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