After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
At the two-day conference, U.N. leaders were hoping to lure in holdouts from mostly Western nations who were not signing: Australia, Austria, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia along with the United States, which under…
By Amira El Masaiti, Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
In a positive sign, the U.N. envoy said the warring sides had agreed on a prisoner exchange as a first step toward building confidence.
By David Keyton, Brian Rohan, Associated Press
Cooperative systems, such as carbon markets, could encourage countries to set more ambitious goals for reducing climate change, writes economist Robert Stavins.
By Robert Stavins
By Brian Rohan, Associated Press
The adversaries will meet in Sweden this week for another attempt at talks aimed at halting their catastrophic 3-year-old war, but there are few incentives for major compromises, and the focus is likely to be on firming up a shaky…
By Monika Scislowska and Frank Jordans, Associated Press
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke at the climate summit, which aims to work out how governments can report efforts to meet the goals laid out in the Paris accord.
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press
South Korea said Saturday that the United Nations Security Council granted an exemption to sanctions that will allow surveys on North Korean railroad sections the Koreas want to connect with the South.
By Associated Press
The mayor said the city does not have sufficient infrastructure to attend to the nearly 5,000 migrants who have arrived in Tijuana, Mexico.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The upper ozone layer above the Northern Hemisphere should be completely repaired in the 2030s and the gaping Antarctic ozone hole should disappear in the 2060s, according to a scientific assessment released Monday at a conference in Quito, Ecuador.
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