AP Interview: EU climate boss says emissions cuts not enough
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Europe’s climate chief has acknowledged for the first time that climate pledges made by national governments ahead of a major U.N. conference fall short of meeting the international goal of keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).
12 November, 2017 U.S. to promote 'universal access' to fossil fuels at climate talks By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States hopes to promote wider use of fossil fuels at a global meeting on climate change next week, a White House official said, reflecting the gaping divide between Washington and the rest of the ...
11 November, 2015 Climate vulnerable nations appeal for harder UN goal A coalition of nations most at risk from climate change appealed Wednesday for a crucial UN summit to enshrine a much tougher target on global warming, warning that more than one billion lives were at stake. Members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum also pledged to do more themselves to […]
26 April, 2016 Putin 'not entirely persuaded' by European unity: Obama US President Barack Obama said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is trying to undermine European unity, which he sees as a threat. Speaking to CBS News in an interview set to air Tuesday morning, Obama said Europe's migrant crisis is also a problem for the United States. "But more […]
3 June, 2016 France puts Israel-Palestinian conflict back in focus France will on Friday host talks on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that have received a chilly response from Washington, but diplomats say merely swinging the spotlight back onto the stalemate is a victory. After decades of failed negotiations, few believe the climate is right to bring […]