Negotiators from China, the U.S. and other nations haggled into the early morning Friday over how to share the burden of fighting climate change and paying for a trillion-dollar transition to clean energy on a global scale.
Some 185 countries submitted pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ahead of UN climate talks aiming to close Friday with a historic climate deal.
The French host of UN talks aimed at saving mankind from climate catastrophe said Thursday a historic accord was "extremely close", but called for unprecedented compromises during a second night of non-stop negotiations.
Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude oil exporter, has a lot to lose if the global economy shifts to clean energy.
The United States said Wednesday it had united with the European Union and 79 developing countries to jointly push for an ambitious accord in Paris to curb global warming.
Ministers from 195 nations entered the home stretch Wednesday of decades-long UN climate talks tasked with delivering a pact that can protect humanity from the ravages of runaway global warming.
Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen is teaming with the U.S. Department of Transportation to offer a $50 million prize to the winner of a "Smart City" competition aimed at promoting high-tech solutions to traffic snarls.
Greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced aggressively and immediately because there are significant constraints to large-scale deployment of negative emissions technologies in the future, says a new study led by Professor ...
As part of its mission, UC Berkeley's Center for Law, Energy and the Environment makes policy recommendations—based on consultation with business and government leaders—to help California meet its ambitious climate goals ...
Ministers seeking to avoid climate catastrophe reported rare cooperation Monday as they launched five days of frenetic negotiations in Paris to reach a historic global deal.