WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging $3 billion from the U.S. for a global fund to help poorer nations deal with climate change.
BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama is setting a goal to move much faster in cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming.
BEIJING (AP) — All the sky-clearing measures plus cooperation from the weather kept Beijing relatively free of air pollution for most of a seven-day Asia-Pacific conference. Then, toward the end as top leaders met, the smog crept back.
Coal has proved to be a boon for humans: to this day, it is still used to produce an enormous quantity of energy across the world, which can be used to power anything, from a light bulb to a hospital. Unfortunately, exploiting its potential also kills people, as a recent study by Tsinghua University and the Ministry of Environmental Protection shows.
BEIJING (AP) — An environmental watchdog says Chinese officials used a state trip by President Xi Jinping and other high-level visits to smuggle ivory out of Tanzania.
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