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Developing countries called for more money and expertise to help them fight the potentially catastrophic effects of global warming, as more than 1,000 diplomats began work Monday on a new accord to control greenhouse gases.
As the world warms and scientists' warnings grow urgent, climate negotiators are counting down toward make-or-break talks later this year, hoping for progress on a long-term deal to sharply reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
The chief of the United Nations' effort against climate change said Monday there is widespread recognition of the seriousness of global warming but a lack of leadership has created a sense of helplessness.
European and Asian leaders pledged Monday to keep cutting greenhouse gases after the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012.
By Gerard Wynn LONDON (Reuters) - Washington cannot rule out joining any successor to the UN's Kyoto Protocol for curbing global warming beyond 2012, despite pulling out of the original treaty, the U.S. chief climate negotiator said on Monday. President George W.
By Gerard Wynn BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Countries that are signed up to the Kyoto Protocol reaffirmed plans on Friday to set new, tougher caps on greenhouse gas emissions after 2012, despite spreading skepticism about the environmental pact.
By Adrian Croft AUCKLAND (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair called on Wednesday for the world to work urgently on an agreement to tackle climate change after the Kyoto Protocol expires.
By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Lawmakers and business leaders from around the world launched a campaign on Friday to push recalcitrant governments to take action on climate change.
By Alister Doyle and David Fogarty MONTREAL (Reuters) - Environment ministers agreed on Saturday to a road map to extend the Kyoto Protocol climate pact beyond 2012, breaking two weeks of deadlock at UN talks aimed at curbing global warming.
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Environment ministers agreed on Saturday to launch new, open-ended world talks on ways to fight global warming, including the United States which had resisted taking part. Ministers at the U.N.
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