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By Nick Schifrin, Patrick Fok
World leaders from more than 100 countries are in attendance at the U.N. Climate conference in Scotland. But China's Xi Jinping, president of the globe's largest polluter, is absent from the crowd. For any efforts to succeed in fighting climate…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
China's dependence on coal power helps make it the biggest current climate polluter, although the nation in recent years has made commitments to start curbing emissions.
By Associated Press
Nations responsible for almost half the world’s methane emissions are signing a pledge Tuesday.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The Interior Department is preparing to offer oil and gas lease sales on large tracts of public land despite concluding that burning fossil fuels from those parcels could carry huge costs and contribute to climate change.
By News Desk
President Joe Biden and other world leaders are making a pitch for his Build Back Better World, the U.S. president’s effort to offer an alternative to China’s infrastructure financing, at the COP26 climate talks on Tuesday.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The proposed rule would for the first time target reductions from existing oil and gas wells nationwide, rather than focus only on new wells as previous regulations have done.
By Frank Jordans, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
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.
By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
SpaceX has bumped its next astronaut flight for NASA until Wednesday because of rough wind and waves hundreds of miles away.
By Frank Jordans, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
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?…
By Laura Santhanam
Younger people, who will inherit the choices of previous generations, were much more likely than others to feel that the global community is not doing enough to prevent climate change from getting worse, according to this latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll.
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