More than two-thirds of Sakhalin Island is forested. With the Kremlin’s blessing, authorities there have set an ambitious goal of making the island — Russia's largest — carbon neutral by 2025.
Barack Obama is expressing confidence that the Biden administration will ultimately get its $555 billion climate package through Congress.
The generation of young people who will inherit a warmer future is telling the generation that caused carbon pollution to clean up its mess. But they fear that message isn't getting through.
Even on a day dedicated to young people, the midday highlights were a speech by 73-year-old former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and a news conference by 77-year-old John Kerry, the U.S. climate envoy.
Critics noted the several major economies still have not set a date for ending their dependence on the fuel that is a major source of planet-warming emissions.
Governments and big investors have announced fresh plans to pour trillions of dollars into curbing global warming.
Britain hailed the commitment as the first big achievement of the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow. But campaigners say they need to see the detail — such promises have been made, and broken, before.
Transparency, carbon trading and methane are some of the big topics the talks will tackle.
This year’s U.N. climate summit in Glasgow renews an urgent question to the international community: Can the world come together to confront the common enemy of global warming before it’s too late?…
The U.N. weather agency says greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade.
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