WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is making progress with China on outstanding issues overshadowing U.N. climate talks but cannot say whether a deal will result after President Barack Obama arrives in Copenhagen, officials said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers said on Thursday they would try to block a Environmental Protection Agency proposal that opens the door to federal regulation of planet-warming gases.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Ministers strived to break a deadlock in global climate talks on Tuesday, three days before world leaders are meant to agree a new U.N. pact aimed at averting dangerous climate change.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Demand for new wind power could far outstrip supply under a new global climate deal, the founder of Asia’s largest wind turbine maker said this week, calling for new manufacturers to help industry to fill orders. Tulsi Tanti, also chairman of India’s Suzlon Energy, said due to the size of the 36.5 billion euro ($53.5 billion) wind turbine market, he does not consider existing manufacturers as competition.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Industrialized nations must recognize their responsibility for the environmental crisis, shed their consumerism and embrace more sober lifestyles, Pope Benedict said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most U.S. consumers recognize the Environmental Protection Agency’s blue Energy Star label when it is posted on an energy-saving refrigerator, water heater or other appliance.
HAMBURG (Reuters) – Germany’s incoming government drew mixed responses on Monday to its cautiously-favorable policy toward genetically-modified organisms (GMOs).
LONDON (Reuters) – Environmental campaigners climbed the chimney of the UK’s Didcot power station on Monday but had no impact on production, a spokesman for the UK unit of German utility RWE said.
LONDON (Reuters) – The world needs genetically modified crops both to increase food yields and minimize the environmental impact of farming, Britain’s top science academy said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it is reviewing the health impacts of an herbicide known as atrazine, a widely used weed killer that recent studies have tied to birth defects, low birth weight and premature babies.