BOGOTA (Reuters) – The Galeras volcano in southern Colombia erupted on Saturday, shooting rock and ash and prompting authorities to order the evacuation of about 8,000 people.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Rescue crews on Saturday intensified the search for victims at a plush Brazilian beach resort ravaged by mudslides and flooding that have killed at least 64 people in three states.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – U.N. climate talks ended with a bare-minimum agreement on Saturday when delegates “noted” an accord struck by the United States, China and other emerging powers that falls far short of the conference’s original goals.
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) – A U.N. climate meeting in Copenhagen committed on Saturday to try and complete its work on agreeing a new global pact by the end of 2010.
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) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown accepted a Copenhagen climate deal on Saturday, but said they had wanted more.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – More than 250 million people risk losing their livelihoods because of dying tropical coral reefs in what a senior U.N. environmental economist said on Saturday was part of a double climate crisis facing the world.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack said on Saturday farmers worldwide must be rewarded for fighting global warming, for example using carbon markets which would add to public climate cash.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands took to the streets of Australia’s main cities on Saturday at the start of an international day of action to pressure the U.N. conference in Copenhagen for strong action on climate change, organizers said.