Fight over finance threatens end of climate talks

Climate talks in Bonn stalled on Friday, hours before they were supposed to conclude, as rich countries refused to submit to demands to discuss...

China, India policies improve global warming outlook: analysis

The outlook for curbing global warming has improved since last year as a result of policy moves in China and India, analysts said on...

Ethiopia bids to plant four billion trees in green push

The African country claims to have broken a world record by planting 350 million trees in a day, as part of a collective effort...

Four overlooked issues at the Bonn climate talks

Developing world negotiators said they were anxious that their core issues could fall off the table as the clock counted down on the Bonn...

Climate talks fight leads to concessions to developing countries

A wrangle over the climate commitments made by rich countries before 2020 has resulted in several concessions to developing countries. Climate talks in Bonn have been...

Brexit turmoil means UK government must lead on climate

Britain’s decision to trigger the negotiation of its departure from the EU presents significant challenges to the UK’s climate agenda and the investors who...

Coronavirus: UN delays talks on global ocean biodiversity treaty

Observers say additional time could help countries agree on rules to create marine protected areas in parts of the ocean that lie beyond national...

Call for polluters to pay ‘climate damages tax’

Global civil society organizations are calling for a tax on fossil fuel supplies to fund support to people hit by climate change impacts. Polluters should pay for...

No finance plan for climate change victims in draft UN decision

Countries battered by climate change face leaving UN talks in Bonn empty-handed, after a draft decision on Tuesday deferred key finance discussions to next year. Vulnerable...

China’s plan to cut shipping emissions

Every year, over 60% of the world’s seaborne cargoes and 30% of the world’s shipping containers pass through China’s ports, creating an air pollution problem Beijing...

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