World Dec 15

Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponing the regulation of global carbon markets until next year.

World Dec 14

UN climate talks in limbo as chair Chile bids for compromise

Later Saturday, Chilean diplomat Andrés Landerretche told reporters that a fresh compromise would be circulated Saturday afternoon, but insisted that there would have to be trade-offs if there was to be a deal supported by all countries.

World Jun 30

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres stands for the UAE national anthem alongside UAE Minister of Climate Change Thani Al Zeyoudi at a climate conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 30, 2019. Photo by Sylvia Westall/Reuters
UN chief warns Paris climate goals still not enough

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy.

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