The International Energy Agency is urging governments to make stronger commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions at an upcoming U.N. climate summit.
By David McHugh, Associated Press
A leaked draft report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change paints the starkest picture yet of the accelerating danger caused by human use of coal, oil, and gas. It warns of coming unlivable heat waves, widespread hunger…
By William Brangham, Murrey Jacobson
As carbon emissions build up in the atmosphere more than ever before in human history, western leaders at the Group of Seven summit pledged to reduce their use of coal, lower their overall emissions, and help nations most impacted by…
By William Brangham, David Coles
Fifteen years ago electric power generation was the largest source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Now, the power sector is leading the shift to a clean energy economy.
By Ryan Wiser, Bentham Paulos, Dev Millstein, Joseph Rand, The Conversation
By Jill Lawless, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
The U.K. government has pledged to reduce carbon emissions by 2035. The more ambitious climate target was announced ahead of a virtual climate summit U.S. President Joe Biden plans to host on Thursday.
By Matt Ott, Associated Press
The International Energy Agency said worldwide energy-related carbon dioxide emissions are on track to surge by 1.5 billion metric tons this year, following last year’s decline due to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what's needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Suga, who took office in mid-September, set climate change as one of his main policy goals along with promoting a digital transformation of Japanese society — issues which were left behind by his predecessor.
By Associated Press
Xi's announcement during a speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly is a significant step for the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases and was immediately cheered by climate campaigners.
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