WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that disappointment over the outcome of the Copenhagen climate change summit was justified, hardening a widespread verdict that the conference had been a failure.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Saturday defended an international climate accord reached in Copenhagen as an “important breakthrough” but stressed that it was only a step toward curbing global carbon emissions.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – President Barack Obama forged a climate pact with major developing nations including China on Friday but European nations only reluctantly signed up for a deal they criticized as unambitious.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Several developing nations lined up on Saturday to reject a deal worked out by U.S. President Barack Obama and major emerging economies to help fight global warming at the end of a U.N. summit.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama urged world leaders on Friday to “act together” on an accord to fight climate change, but he did not offer new U.S. commitments to cut emissions that some see as crucial to a deal.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – A U.N. summit is considering a target of limiting global warming to a maximum 2 degrees Celsius, backed by a new fund of $100 billion a year to aid developing nations, according to a draft text pulled together on Friday morning hours before world leaders met.
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) – President Barack Obama is unlikely to be more specific about U.S. commitments to help provide financing for poor countries dealing with climate change when he arrives in Copenhagen, a U.S. official said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama heads to Copenhagen on Thursday to help secure a U.N. climate pact, staking his credibility on an as yet elusive deal that has ramifications for him at home and on the world stage.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama hopes his presence at a climate change summit in Copenhagen can help lead to a strong operational agreement, the White House said on Wednesday.