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Greenland ice loss may be worse than predicted—study

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A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland’s ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

UN climate talks deadlocked over scope of pledges

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A canyon cuts through the Andes mountains in Peru, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. The momentum from a historic U.S.-China pact to resist global warming is showing signs of fading at the U.N. climate talks in Peru, as the familiar rich-poor conflict persists over who should do what to keep the planet from overheating. Time remains to work things out as environment ministers are just starting to arrive. The conference’s high-level phase begins Tuesday. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

LIMA, Peru–UN talks on a new global warming pact spilled into the weekend as negotiators quarreled over what kind of information to include when countries unveil their contributions before a key summit in Paris next year. The yearly climate meetings rarely close on time and the two-week session in Lima was no exception as disputes […]

Posted: December 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Scant progress as UN climate enter final stretch

Peru Climate

United Nations global warming talks head into their last scheduled day Friday with rich and poor countries arguing over what kind of climate action plans they should present in the run-up to a key summit in Paris next year.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Greenpeace sorry for stunt at ancient Peru site

Environmental group Greenpeace apologized Wednesday after Peru accused it of damaging a millenia-old archaeological site when its activists displayed a protest banner there calling for action on climate change.

Environmental group Greenpeace apologized Wednesday after Peru accused it of damaging a millenia-old archaeological site when its activists displayed a protest banner there calling for action on climate change.

Posted: December 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Climate funds exceed $10B at Lima talks

Rich countries have pledged more than $10 billion in climate aid for poor economies, a psychological threshold at UN global warming talks in Lima, according to a tally compiled by AFP Tuesday.

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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