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World Dec 13UN climate talks head for overtime with key issues unresolved
Negotiators are splitting their work into two parts, separating discussions on aid for poor countries affected by climate change from those over a deal on international carbon markets.
World Dec 12UN leader warns climate change could fuel ‘economic disaster’
Speaking at the annual U.N. climate meeting in Madrid, Guterres said fears that measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions would decimate existing industries ignored the opportunities arising from the 'green economy.'…
World Dec 10Bloomberg tells climate activists they can still count on the U.S.
Michael Bloomberg led a high-powered charge against President Donald Trump's climate policies Tuesday.
World Dec 09Too much of a Greta thing? 16-year-old activist urges focus on others
“Our stories have been told over and over again,” Thunberg said, explaining why she and prominent German activist Luisa Neubauer would be handing over the stage at the U.N. climate meeting in Madrid to other young activists.
World Dec 03Greta Thunberg says sailing voyage ‘energized’ her climate fight
The 16-year-old said she planned to spend several days in the Portuguese capital before heading to Madrid, where delegates from nearly 200 countries are discussing how to tackle global warming.
World Dec 02U.N. chief urges countries not to surrender on climate fight
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries Monday not to lose hope in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming.
World Dec 01UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.”…
World Nov 26UN says 2020 is ‘last best chance’ for addressing climate change
Countries need to begin making steep cuts to their greenhouse gas emissions immediately, or risk missing agreed targets for limiting global warming, the United Nations has said.
World Nov 25Thieves steal ‘priceless’ jewel sets from museum in Dresden, Germany
Authorities said it appeared the thieves had broken open only one glass case containing three sets of Baroque jewelry made up of dozens of gems each.
World Nov 09Germany, allies mark 30 years since Berlin Wall fell
Germany marked the 30th anniversary Saturday of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.