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- Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel Updated: Apr-13-14 5:46 pm
- UN climate panel chair calls for 'enlightenment' Updated: Apr-07-14 2:52 pm
- 'Poison Spring' details dirty EPA history Updated: Apr-07-14 2:00 pm
- French Greens bickering, divided as EU vote looms Updated: Apr-06-14 12:29 pm
- Climate meeting to discuss future of fossil fuels Updated: Apr-05-14 5:22 am
- Climate change responses to shape Asia's future Updated: Apr-01-14 6:16 am
- Exxon: Highly unlikely world limits fossil fuels Updated: Mar-31-14 8:29 pm
- Army Corps backs away from levee vegetation policy Updated: Mar-25-14 7:50 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Angel Taveras on Tuesday unveiled a plan that calls for reducing Rhode Island's use of fossil fuels and preparing for the effects of climate change, saying that environmental concerns are also economic ones.
BERLIN - The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.
BERLIN - The head of the United Nations scientific panel on climate change urged diplomats and scientists to show "enlightenment" Monday, as they began a weeklong meeting aimed at spelling out in plain terms what options the world has if it wants to prevent catastrophic global warming.
"Poison Spring" (Bloomsbury Press), E.G. Vallianatos with McKay Jenkins
PARIS - France's Greens could well be upbeat: They tallied record results in recent municipal elections. They got an unprecedented offer for the No. 2 post in a Socialist-led Cabinet. They champion environmental issues that many French have been contemplating ever since Paris skies were recently coated in heavy smog.
BERLIN - After concluding that global warming almost certainly is man-made and poses a grave threat to humanity, the U.N.-sponsored expert panel on climate change is moving on to the next phase: what to do about it.
YOKOHAMA, Japan - Challenges such as extreme weather, rising seas and worsening scarcity of drinking water are forcing many Asian governments to confront the changes being wrought by a warming planet even as some point to rich Western nations as major culprits.
NEW YORK - On the same day the world's scientists issued their latest report on climate change and the risks it poses to society, the nation's biggest oil and gas company said the world's climate policies are "highly unlikely" to stop it from selling fossil fuels far into the future.
SACRAMENTO, California - Government agencies around the country will no longer have to remove trees and other vegetation from levees to qualify for disaster relief funding under a new interim policy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced.