Climate talks convene with US and world falling short of goals

For the first time since 1995, when the U.N. started holding its annual climate summits, the United States brought something big to the talks that began Sunday: a series of new laws that could take a big whack at its greenhouse ...

The number that could shift climate action into overdrive

The United States is updating a figure that experts say could help transform American climate action and reverberate around the world—the price it puts on future damages to society caused by carbon pollution today.

Kerry, Obama to raise global warming issues in Alaska

Scientists are "overwhelmingly unified" in concluding that humans are contributing to global climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday night, and the public is slowly getting the full picture.

US, China to cooperate on ocean preservation

The U.S. and China said Wednesday they are stepping up cooperation on preserving the ocean and combating illegal fishing despite their differences on maritime security.

Kerry urges nations to back Paris climate change talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry Thursday urged nations to set ambitious goals to curb greenhouse gases, warning climate change deniers that gambling with the Earth's future was a risky business as "there is no Planet B."

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