fossil fuels

Climate talks back off from call to end all coal use
Environment

Climate talks back off from call to end all coal use

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Negotiators at this year’s U.N. climate talks in Glasgow appeared to be backing away from a…
COP26: Lobbying threat to global climate action
climate change

COP26: Lobbying threat to global climate action

As world leaders meet for a landmark summit to cut carbon pollution, scientists and environmental groups are sounding alarm bells that businesses…
Pandemic: Less air pollution means thousands fewer die
World

Pandemic: Less air pollution means thousands fewer die

There will be 11,000 fewer deaths in European countries under coronavirus lockdown due to a sharp drop in fossil fuel…
Six-fold jump in polar ice loss lifts global oceans
Environment

Six-fold jump in polar ice loss lifts global oceans

Greenland and Antarctica are shedding six times more ice than during the 1990s, driving sea level rise that could see…
Plant a trillion trees: Republicans offer fossil-friendly climate fix
Environment

Plant a trillion trees: Republicans offer fossil-friendly climate fix

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers on Wednesday will propose legislation setting a goal for the United States to plant a…
New climate models suggest Paris goals may be out of reach
World

New climate models suggest Paris goals may be out of reach

New climate models show carbon dioxide is a more potent greenhouse gas than previously understood, a finding that could push…
UN climate talks unraveling, face failure
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UN climate talks unraveling, face failure

A UN climate summit in Madrid was facing failure Saturday after all-night negotiations between countries left them more divided than…
Climate pledges ‘misleading’, Greta tells UN meet
World

Climate pledges ‘misleading’, Greta tells UN meet

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused wealthier nations of inventing ways to avoid slashing their greenhouse gas emissions, branding…
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