Leaders of the Group of Eight industrialized nations gathered in Italy on Wednesday to assess risks to the global economy and other key issues at their annual meeting. Margaret Warner reports from the summit. Continue reading
As early as Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives may vote on landmark climate legislation that would establish a “cap-and-trade” system for carbon emissions. Judy Woodruff talks to analysts about the measure’s pros and cons. Continue reading
In order to limit the damage from global warming, the world can use only about one quarter of its known fossil fuel reserves, according to two new research studies. Continue reading
Question/Comment: Car companies such as Ford, GM and Toyota sell cars throughout the world. In examining the U.K. Web sites for these companies, even in cases where the car model is the same as the U.S. model, the U.K. model … Continue reading
A new climate bill on Capitol Hill aims to reduce carbon emissions by creating a hotly-debated carbon cap-and-trade system. Senators on both sides of the debate weigh the pros and cons of instituting such a system and how it could impact energy and environmental policy. Continue reading
Both the United States and China — the world’s biggest polluters — have rejected the idea of including specific emissions limits in the final document that will come out of the talks at the United Nations climate change conference in Bali.