Operating a global system makes everything a global issue. Case in point: pollution-fighting measures in China are shaking up global coal markets. Recent legislation will ban the burning of the dirtiest coal in China’s urban areas, effectively limiting imports on coal that contains high levels of ash and sulfur starting
With Chinese President Xi Jinping’s absence looming large at the UN Climate Summit held in New York last week, showing Beijing’s commitment to global environment fell on China’s Vice Premier and, for the occasion, special envoy.
This week people around the world have been marching in support of action on climate change. On Sunday an estimated half a million gathered in Australia, the UK, India, Brazil and elsewhere to put pressure on world leaders ahead of the climate summit in New York City, a city where over
High-level meetings like today’s UN Climate Summit in New York are often derided as a bureaucratic talkshop. Each one involves a different set of anointed experts, hand-pressing politicians and scatterings of bleary-eyed activists discussing a different issue. Motions are passed, the applause is prompted and the protestors outside sidestepped.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists estimate that the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before.
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