World Apr 01

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during the opening of the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19

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…

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.