Climate change is top of the agenda when voters in Iceland head to the polls for general elections on Saturday, following an exceptionally warm summer and an election campaign defined by a wide-reaching debate on global warming.
It's time for the global community to "grow up" and deal with the climate change crisis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told United Nations representatives, urging nations to "listen to the warnings of the scientists," in remarks at odds with some of his past statements.
Boris Johnson is expected to urge US President Joe Biden to increase his country's climate commitments in a meeting at the White House. This week, the PM had said he was "frustrated" that richer countries were failing to financially support poorer ones fighting climate change.
Methane emissions are in the crosshairs of Democratic climate politics like never before, creating the prospects of a collision between the oil and gas industry and simultaneous restrictions from both Congress and EPA.
As the world's largest carbon emitter, home to 1.4 billion people and a still-expanding economy, China's strategy for cutting emissions could be the most important factor in whether countries are able to prevent irreversible and catastrophic damage to the Earth.
Pressure keeps building on increasingly anxious world leaders to ratchet up efforts to fight climate change. There's more of it coming this week in one of the highest-profile forums of all — the United Nations.
Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia was explaining why he opposed his Democratic colleagues’ $3.5 trillion budget plan, but his words summed up the Congressional response on climate change for the past 30 years. “What is the urgency?” asked Manchin in an appearance on CNN on Sunday. With climate action advocates now in a race […]