News tagged with global agreement

Ex-UN climate chief to AP: talks are rudderless

(AP) -- Yvo de Boer said he left his job as the U.N.'s top climate official in frustration 18 months ago, believing the process of negotiating a meaningful climate agreement was failing. His opinion hasn't changed.

dateDec 04, 2011 in Environment
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UN talks: Rich nations must make big emission cuts

(AP) -- Wealthy nations would commit to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade, and the world should strive to nearly eliminate them - or at least cut them in half - by 2050 under a draft agreement ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Environment
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Fair burden-sharing for global climate protection

( -- Discussions on a global climate agreement always centre on the transfer of money to developing and emerging countries. Scientists from ETH Zurich have now examined what fair transfer payments might look like ...

dateJun 05, 2012 in Environment
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