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By Seth Borenstein, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
After hours of one-on-one huddles and contentious disagreements over money, countries participating in United Nations talks to curb global warming appeared to be nearing a consensus Saturday, but India was saying not so fast.
Hours of negotiations over wording could seem like nit-picking but determined how firmly nations commit to steps to stave off climate change.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Aniruddha Ghosal, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Negotiators at this year’s U.N. climate talks in Glasgow appeared to be backing away from a call to end all use of coal and phase out fossil fuel subsidies completely.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Saudi Arabia’s energy minister has denied allegations that his country’s negotiators were working to slow down negotiations and water down commitments at the U.N. climate talks.
By Associated Press
By Seth Borenstein, Aniruddha Ghosal, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
In a significant move, countries would urge one another to “accelerate the phasing out of coal and subsidies for fossil fuels” in the draft, though it has no explicit reference to ending the use of oil and gas.
By William Brangham, Sam Lane
At the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, world leaders are trying to reach new agreements and commitments toward reducing emissions and slowing the impacts of a warming planet. William Brangham reports from Glasgow on the key issue of…
By Dolf Gielen, Morgan Bazilian, The Conversation
Clean energy innovation, methane cuts and getting China and India on board for net-zero can deliver progress at COP26.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India announced a new target for his country -- to cease adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere by 2070.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
World leaders are turning up the heat and resorting to end-of-the-world rhetoric in an attempt to bring new urgency to sputtering international climate negotiations.
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