Tag Archives: Climate Talks 2010

US Could Face “CO2” Trade Boycott

A British climate change economist at the heart of international negotiations seeking a greenhouse gas deal said Friday that the US faces a trade boycott if it fails to rein in its carbon emissions. Lord Nicholas Stern, author of the

Africa urged to tackle climate change

African leaders came under pressure on Wednesday to take concrete actions against global warming at the African Development Forum in the Ethiopian capital, organisers said. “Ethiopia’s President Girma Wolde-Giorgis has called on African leaders to ‘close the gap between rhetoric

China and US in Climate stand-off

UN climate talks were set to wrap up on Saturday with China and the United States locked in a stand-off, slowing down progress ahead of a major summit next month on global warming. The world’s two biggest greenhouse gas polluters

UN climate talks choking in smog

China’s capital Beijing on Thursday shared the title of most polluted city in the country, as delegates from around the world worked in nearby Tianjin towards a deal to combat global warming. The China Environmental Monitoring Centre rated both Beijing