News tagged with greenhouse gas emissions

The end of the fossil fuel age?

The Paris climate change deal signifies the beginning of the end of the fossil fuel age, according to climatologist Professor John Sweeney, who was among speakers responding to the Paris climate change deal at a public event ...

dateDec 17, 2015 in Environment
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Begin climate change action today: UN's Ban

Calling the Paris climate deal "a health insurance policy for the planet," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged governments to waste no time in delivering on their commitments to fight global warming.

dateDec 14, 2015 in Environment
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Nearly 200 nations pledge to slow global warming

Nearly 200 nations adopted the first global pact to fight climate change on Saturday, calling on the world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution but imposing no sanctions on countries that don't.

dateDec 12, 2015 in Environment
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