COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – As President Barack Obama labored behind closed doors to break a deadlock over efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Republicans from the U.S. Congress were outside those meetings urging him not to bother.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The United States tried to break a deadlock in UN climate talks on Thursday with a pledge to help mobilize $100 billion a year by 2020 to assist poor nations, but pointedly warned China it must accept tough requirements.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Hosts Denmark dropped plans on Thursday to propose new draft texts to try to break deadlock at a U.N. climate summit in Copenhagen after opposition from many developing nations.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Failure to reach agreement with China over greenhouse gas emissions transparency could be a dealbreaker for the United States at UN climate talks, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Thursday.
BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday U.S. pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions were insufficient and warned that talks at the U.N. Climate Conference in Copenhagen could fail.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it has joined 18 other countries in a global alliance focused on curbing greenhouse gas emissions while increasing world access to food.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is confident of securing a climate change deal at a U.N. summit to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that he will attend later this week, the White House said on Tuesday.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The world should at least halve world greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, according to a draft text proposed by a chair of one of two main negotiating tracks at U.N. climate talks on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the U.S. Congress fights over legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming, the Obama administration is considering a series of regulations that also would cut such pollutants.
(Reuters) – Business groups reacted with alarm and environmentalists with applause to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s formal declaration Monday that greenhouse gas emissions endanger human health, clearing the way for federal regulation.