NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India could improve upon its aims to slow the growth of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, the environment minister said on Tuesday after returning from climate change talks in Copenhagen.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Environment ministers tried to overcome rifts between rich and developing nations in Copenhagen on Sunday just days before a deadline for reaching a global pact on tackling climate change.
GORAKHPUR, India (Reuters) – As global leaders and top scientists in Copenhagen debate how to deal with climate change, farmers in flood-prone areas of northern India are taking it into their own hands to adapt to shifts in the weather.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Coal miner Consol Energy Inc launched an attack on environmentalists on Tuesday, blaming ecological “activism” for forcing it to idle two mines in West Virginia that employ nearly 500 workers.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian winemakers who care about the environment as much as their vintages can now seek formal recognition for their green credentials under a voluntary certification scheme.
DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh is entitled to ask for at least 15 percent of any climate adaptation fund that may be pledged by developed countries at climate talks in Copenhagen, the state minister for the environment said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Around 20,000 people joined a climate change march in central London on Saturday calling for world leaders to agree a deal to protect the environment at their summit in Copenhagen.
OTTAWA (Reuters) – The widely used weed killer atrazine affects the sexual development of frogs, raising questions about the effects of its use in the environment, the University of Ottawa said on Thursday.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India set a goal on Thursday for slowing the growth of its greenhouse gas emissions, the last major economy to offer a climate target four days before the start of U.N. talks on combating global warming.
LONDON (Reuters) – Climate skeptics, people who doubt the science on global warming, must not be allowed to sabotage U.N. climate talks which start next week, Britain’s Energy and Climate Secretary said Thursday. “I do think that we have to beware of the climate saboteurs, the people who want to say the science is somehow in doubt, and want to cast aspersions on the whole process,” Ed Miliband told reporters at a briefing.