A global ban on genetically modified crops would raise food prices and add the equivalent of nearly a billion tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, a study by researchers from Purdue University shows.
The Philippines will ratify a global pact aimed at taming climate change, President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday, reversing his opposition to the historic United Nations agreement he previously dubbed "crazy".
China has announced a plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions over the next several years, while capping coal consumption and increasing the use of non-fossil fuels.
Ten global oil and gas companies on Friday announced they will invest $1 billion (900 million euros) in low-carbon-emission technologies to help combat climate change.
On Friday 4 November, the global climate deal from Paris in 2015 comes into effect. On the same day, 94 of 197 parties have ratified the legally binding Paris Agreement that obliges them to contribute to a reduction in greenhouse ...
A hard-fought pact to stave off worst-case-scenario global warming enters into force Friday after record-fast ratification by nations reassembling next week for a fresh round of UN climate talks.
Earth is hurtling deep into the red zone of dangerous global warming, but experts say there are some low cost, effective options for putting on the brakes.
Only days after the landmark Paris Agreement enters into force, diplomats from 196 nations gathering in Marrakesh Monday will face intense pressure to translate the climate pact's planet-saving promise into action.
The world is nowhere near on track to achieve the ambitious temperature goals adopted in the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, the U.N. said Thursday in a sobering report that warned of a human tragedy unless governments ...
Nations that pledged to carry out the Paris climate agreement have moved forward to find practical ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including efforts to ban hydrofluorocarbons and set stricter fuel-efficiency standards. ...