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France's Macron hunts for more money to slow climate change

French President Emmanuel Macron will next week press rich countries to increase climate financing and urge investors worldwide to turn their backs on polluters in a bid to accelerate efforts to combat global warming. »
8 December 2017, 16:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email

EPA chief says may launch public climate debate in January

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could launch a public debate about climate change as soon as January, administrator Scott Pruitt said on Thursday, as the agency continued to unwind Obama-era initiatives to fight global warming. »
7 December 2017, 21:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Global warming may be more severe than expected by 2100: study

World temperatures could rise 15 percent more than expected this century, obliging governments to make deeper cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to limit global warming, scientists said on Wednesday. »
6 December 2017, 19:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

China's carbon intensity falls four percent in first three quarters: official

China's carbon intensity - the level of carbon emissions per unit of economic growth - fell about 4 percent in the first three quarters of 2017, putting the country on track to meet its five-year targets, a senior official said. »
1 December 2017, 03:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Scientists look to Bali volcano for clues to curb climate change

Climate scientists are tracking an erupting volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali for clues about a possible short-cut to curb global warming by injecting sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth. »
30 November 2017, 18:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Nations keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

Nearly 200 nations made progress toward keeping a landmark 2015 global deal to tackle climate change on track at United Nations talks ending on Friday despite a U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw. »
17 November 2017, 19:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Climate change denial or indifference are 'perverse attitudes': pope

Denying climate change or being indifferent to its effects are "perverse attitudes" that block research and dialogue aimed at protecting the future of the planet, Pope Francis said on Thursday. »
16 November 2017, 18:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Exclusive: Britain, Canada ally to boost support for global coal phase-out

Britain and Canada will urge nations at U.N. climate talks on Thursday to join them in a global alliance to phase out coal, a letter seen by Reuters shows, defying U.S. lobbying in favor of the fossil fuel at the same event. »
15 November 2017, 20:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

France, Germany urge more action on climate after Trump quits

The leaders of Germany and France promised to limit the use of coal on Wednesday and urged more global action to combat global warming after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 Paris agreement. »
15 November 2017, 20:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

EU ministers to look at climate deal amendment options without Poland: sources

The EU may need to find a way to ratify the global agreement that governs cuts in greenhouse gas emissions over the next three years without Poland, whose widespread use of coal to generate power may scupper its involvement, EU sources said. »
15 November 2017, 17:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Climate action by China, India to offset Trump: study

Global warming is likely to be slightly less severe than previously expected thanks to stronger climate policies by China and India that will offset less U.S. action under President Donald Trump, a study showed on Wednesday. »
15 November 2017, 14:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

China's carbon market waiting for government approval: media

China's long-awaited nationwide carbon trading market has completed preparation work and is waiting for the green light from authorities, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Tuesday, citing China's top climate official Xie Zhenhua. »
14 November 2017, 09:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Hydrogen could deliver one fifth of world carbon cuts by 2050: industry group

Increasing the use of hydrogen in power, transport, heat and industry could deliver around one fifth of the total carbon emissions cuts needed to limit global warming to safe levels by mid-century, a report by the Hydrogen Council said on Monday. »
13 November 2017, 20:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

German court gives initial backing to hear climate activist's suit against RWE

A German court on Monday gave its initial backing to hearing a lawsuit by a climate activist suing energy utility RWE for its role in causing climate change, in a test case other environmentalists will be watching closely. »
13 November 2017, 20:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Seeking to slow climate change, lawsuits look to the constitution

Climate activists will argue in an Oslo court this week that Norway's plans for Arctic oil exploration are unconstitutional, in an emerging branch of law where plaintiffs are trying to enlist a nation's founding principles to limit warming. »
13 November 2017, 14:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

U.S. to promote 'universal access' to fossil fuels at climate talks

The United States hopes to promote wider use of fossil fuels at a global meeting on climate change next week, a White House official said, reflecting the gaping divide between Washington and the rest of the world on the issue of global warming. »
12 November 2017, 16:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Merkel tries to bridge climate gap as coalition talks get serious

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday industrialized countries must increase their efforts to fight climate change and Germany should lead by example by showing that ambitious emission targets could be achieved without destroying jobs. »
11 November 2017, 18:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Anti-Trump group says most of US economy backs Paris climate pact

U.S. cities, states and businesses accounting for more than half the country's economy remain committed to the 2015 Paris climate accord despite President Donald Trump's plan to pull out, an anti-Trump alliance said on Saturday. »
11 November 2017, 15:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

In 'Fiji-on-the-Rhine', islanders stress climate risks

Fiji has turned a tiny part of Germany into a tropical Pacific island as it leads global negotiations on climate change, securing a stage for islanders' worries about rising sea levels. »
10 November 2017, 16:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Fiji spending soars to battle climate risks

Fiji warned on Friday it faces soaring costs to protect itself from climate change and called on the world to do more to curb carbon emissions to protect poor island nations from the increasing threat of floods and cyclones. »
10 November 2017, 04:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email