Latest Post-Kyoto Protocol negotiations on greenhouse gas emissions Stories

2009-03-27 13:13:23

The recession may slow proceedings of President Barack Obama's negotiators at the UN climate talks on Sunday, Reuters reported.

2009-03-26 07:05:00

Attempts to moderate the world’s climate change could be hindered if nations do not band together to safeguard the world's forests by the end of 2009, researchers from Earthwatch announced Wednesday.

2009-02-22 10:00:00

As more nations fall under increasing pressure to reduce their carbon emissions, Singapore’s climate envoy said Saturday that small, affluent island nations should not be judged solely on their wealth and emissions.

2009-02-06 11:29:53

A report co-produced by the new US Energy Secretary Steven Chu warned on Friday that cooperation between China and the United States is crucial to successfully address the climate change problem.

2008-12-13 12:25:40

Industrialized European nations haven't set carbon emission levels low enough to end global warming, say environmentalists at a U.N. conference. The U.N.

2008-07-14 12:01:00

By Will Tucker OVER the past two months Oxfam campaigners in Coventry have collected hundreds of people's wishes to end poverty. These wishes were for G8 leaders meeting in Japan, asking them to take urgent action now on global poverty.

2008-07-09 09:00:04

By Tom Raum and Joseph Coleman Associated Press TOYAKO, Japan -- World leaders embraced for the first time on Tuesday an ambitious but nonbinding goal of slashing greenhouse-gas emissions in half by midcentury to stave off global warming.

2008-07-09 06:00:38

Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa Toyako, Japan 4:22 P.M. (Local) THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. We've just finished our meetings here in Japan. I would call them very productive.

2008-07-09 03:00:04

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo [By Janice Tang] Toyako, Japan, July 9 - Leaders of 16 major greenhouse gas emitters agreed Wednesday on the need for "deep cuts" in global emissions but failed to concur on a specific numerical target during their meeting a day after the Group of Eight leaders declared they want the world to share the vision of halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

2008-07-08 19:25:00

World leaders on Tuesday took a step toward battling global warming by endorsing a plan to halve world emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.