Gretchen Watkins, the president of oil and gas major Shell Oil has taken a tough stand on methane emissions. She joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the methane problem, the need for regulation and her ideas for what the Biden administration…
By PBS NewsHour
In his first hours as president, Joe Biden will aim to strike at the heart of President Donald Trump’s policy legacy.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The meeting in Glasgow would have been held five years after the 2015 Paris climate accord. Countries that signed the agreement were expected to provide an update on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are blamed for global…
By Jill Lawless, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
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.
By Frank Jordans, Aritz Parra, Associated Press
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
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.
President Trump announced Monday that in a year, the U.S. will formally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The global accord was signed in 2015 by nearly 200 nations pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to slow the planet’s warming.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
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.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Feb. 3, growing calls for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign, and with the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, China takes the lead. Also, the largest living organism on the planet is…
Since taking office, President Trump has withdrawn the U.S. from the Paris accord, questioned climate science, and sought cuts to clean energy research. Meanwhile, China has become the world's biggest investor in green technology. In a new book, "Will China…
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