- You down with ADP? A glossary for UN climate talks Updated: Nov-29-15 5:00 am
PARIS - It sounds like English. Yet to the untrained ear the language used in the U.N. climate talks is about as comprehensible as Klingon.
- The Latest: With march banned, activists in Paris use shoes Updated: Nov-29-15 4:22 am
PARIS - The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:
- Judge rules against 13-year-old in climate change challenge Updated: Nov-28-15 5:52 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A judge has ruled against a 13-year-old girl who took North Carolina to court over climate change, but the eighth-grader says she'll continue to fight for environmental protections.
- Judge rules against 13-year-old in climate change challenge Updated: Nov-28-15 5:49 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A judge has ruled against a 13-year-old who took North Carolina to court over climate change.
- Hollande, activists gear up for critical climate talks Updated: Nov-28-15 3:32 pm
PARIS - French President Francois Hollande met with environmental groups Saturday, pushing for an ambitious global deal to reduce man-made emissions blamed for global warming - with emphasis on helping developing countries adapt to a changing world.
- Energy-rich Russia pays little attention to climate change Updated: Nov-28-15 9:29 am
MOSCOW - When forest fires roared through Siberia this summer, so vast that the smoke blocked vast Lake Baikal from satellite view, Russian officials blamed the blazes on arsonists and disorganized fire crews. Environmentalists say there was another culprit: global warming.
- Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, Updated: Nov-27-15 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country.
- After Paris attacks, increased resolve for UN climate talks Updated: Nov-27-15 3:37 am
PARIS - Still gripped by shock and grief, Paris will play host to a long-awaited U.N. climate conference under tragic circumstances that none could have foreseen.
- Japan announces $10.6 billion in climate financing for 2020 Updated: Nov-26-15 5:16 am
TOKYO - Gearing up for global warming talks in Paris next week, Japan said Thursday it plans to provide 1.3 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) in climate financing a year for developing countries from 2020, including public and private funds.
- Arkansas a refuge from rising seas in Marshall Islands Updated: Nov-26-15 4:52 am
MAJURO ATOLL, Marshall Islands - Valentino Keimbar hides from the intense heat in the shade of a breadfruit tree, waiting for his basketball game to begin. It was supposed to start a couple of hours ago, maybe three, but time matters little here on the Marshall Islands.
- Tiny Marshall Islands face threats from global warming Updated: Nov-26-15 4:43 am
MAJURO, Marshall Islands - ATOLLS AT RISK
- Polish minister: Country against further gas emission cuts Updated: Nov-25-15 12:20 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's new environment minister said Wednesday he is against further cuts in carbon gas emissions, a key topic during climate talks next week in Paris.
- UN weather agency: It's record hot out there this year Updated: Nov-25-15 11:05 am
WASHINGTON - Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth's wild weather this year is bursting the annual heat record, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday.
- Climate changes take heavy toll on Ugandan coffee farmers Updated: Nov-25-15 5:34 am
KASESE, Uganda - Luka Kinyere felt the wet, dark volcanic soil in his calloused palm, thankful for the rain that was falling again after a dry spell.
- Xi to give speech at opening of Paris climate conference Updated: Nov-25-15 1:38 am
BEIJING - President Xi Jinping will speak at a key climate change conference in Paris later this month, before making state visits to South Africa and Zimbabwe, officials announced Wednesday.
- Better batteries to beat global warming: A race against time Updated: Nov-24-15 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON - One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.
- 'King Tides' hitting California coast Updated: Nov-24-15 5:38 pm
LOS ANGELES - A series of exceptionally high tides began all along the California coast Tuesday, bringing the possibility of minor flooding to low-lying areas including bay fronts, beach parking lots, coastal roads and marinas.
- Obama to meet with leaders of China, India at climate summit Updated: Nov-24-15 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is hoping to generate early momentum for international climate talks in Paris next week by holding one-on-one meetings there with the leaders of China and India.
- El Nino expected to create drier, warmer Wyoming winter Updated: Nov-24-15 8:01 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Eager skiers and snowboarders and Wyoming may have to wait a year for an extra-thick blanket of powdery snow as El Nino is expected to bring a drier and warmer winter to the northwest.
- German financial giant Allianz slashes coal investments Updated: Nov-24-15 6:25 am
BERLIN - Germany's Allianz SE, one of the world's largest financial asset managers, said Tuesday it would over the next six months decrease investments in companies using coal and boost funding on those focused on wind power.
- After criticism, Iowa board sends money to research centers Updated: Nov-23-15 6:57 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Reversing course after days of criticism, Iowa regulators transferred funding Monday that they had withheld for months from university centers that study alternative energy and global warming.
- Prince Charles: Climate change party to blame for Syria war Updated: Nov-23-15 10:09 am
LONDON - Prince Charles says climate change is partly responsible for Syria's civil war and the chaos it has unleashed.
- Residents wary of natural gas proposal amid climate concerns Updated: Nov-23-15 6:49 am
HANOVER, New Hampshire - Residents in western New Hampshire are concerned that an investment in new fossil fuel infrastructure could affect environmental issues in the region.
- Voter initiatives seek higher use of renewable electricity Updated: Nov-22-15 2:50 pm
HELENA, Montana - A retired clergyman and an attorney want Montana voters to pass a law requiring power companies to buy and sell more renewable energy to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide - a gas tied to climate change - in the atmosphere.
- Massachusetts committee to hold hearing on clean energy Updated: Nov-22-15 1:52 pm
BOSTON - The clean energy future of Massachusetts will be discussed this week during a hearing before the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change.