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The UN has released its list of leaders attending climate summit

The UN has released its list of leaders attending climate summit

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) --The UN has released the list of world leaders who will be attending their summit on climate change.
Thor Benson
IRENA: New thinking needed for green momentum

IRENA: New thinking needed for green momentum

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 8 (UPI) --The director of the International Renewable Energy Agency said Monday from Abu Dhabi an outdated energy mentality was hurting the global climate.
Daniel J. Graeber
U.N. envoy seeks climate neutrality

U.N. envoy seeks climate neutrality

LONDON, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Climate neutrality, a notion where greenhouse gas output is equal to natural sinks, is not "nirvana" but a goal that needs backing, top climate leaders said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Low-carbon economy necessary, U.N. says

Low-carbon economy necessary, U.N. says

GENEVA, Switzerland, Aug. 28 (UPI) --Moving away from fossil fuels to a low-carbon economy could generate tens of millions of jobs globally, top U.N. officials said from Geneva.
Daniel J. Graeber

Coal industry 'must change,' U.N. official says

WARSAW, Poland, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres told an environmental summit in Poland the coal industry needs to change the way it does business.

Japan lowers carbon dioxide emissions reduction target

TOKYO, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Japan has revised its emissions reduction target.
Philippines pleas for action on climate change

Philippines pleas for action on climate change

WARSAW, Poland, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Amid the devastating destruction of Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines has called for immediate action on climate change.

U.N. official: Australian bushfires a climate change warning

CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The United Nations climate chief called for action on climate change to avoid disasters such as the bush fires in New South Wales, Australia.

U.N. climate change conference in Bonn adjourns

BONN, Germany, June 14 (UPI) -- Delegates to the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, say they made progress toward reaching a new universal climate change agreement.

U.N. touts climate change talks progress

BANGKOK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The United Nations said progress was made at the latest climate talks in Bangkok, Thailand.

U.N. starts climate change strategy site

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A new United Nations online database showcases successful strategies by U.S. and world businesses and communities to adapt to climate change, officials said.

U.N.: Canada has obligations despite Kyoto

BONN, Germany, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Canada has a moral obligation to lead efforts to control greenhouse gas emissions regardless of its commitment to the Kyoto Protocol, a U.N. official said.

Europe looks to extend Kyoto commitments

BRUSSELS, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- A European environment committee passed a resolution to extend its commitment to the Kyoto Protocol on climate issues beyond 2012.
Get moving on climate plans, U.N. says

Get moving on climate plans, U.N. says

DURBAN, South Africa, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- World governments are expected to take significant steps toward building an effective mechanism to address climate change, a U.N. official said in South Africa.
U.N. wants climate action not words

U.N. wants climate action not words

BONN, Germany, June 7 (UPI) -- It's high time world leaders mobilize their efforts to keep challenges brought on by climate change in check, a U.N. official said from Germany.
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