UN summit extends talks to push for new deal on climate change

Environment ministers from more than 190 countries including India Friday extended negotiations on a final push at the UN climate summit here to lay the groundwork for a deal to tackle global warming.

No climate deal unless firms join push: UN

The world has no chance of sealing an emissions cut deal unless companies lobby their governments for an accord, the UN climate chief told the global business elite in Davos today.

No climate deal without all aboard: US

The Kyoto Protocol required only wealthy nations to cut carbon emissions blamed for global warming.

‘Slim prospects for climate deal this year’

Prospects of finalising a new binding agreement on climate change by the end of the year are "slim", according to UN climate convention chief Yvo de Boer.

Asian leaders voice hope in climate deal

Asian nations on Sunday welcomed the
provisional climate change deal struck by the major powers at
the UN summit in Copenhagen, saying it paved the way for
consensus over carbon emissions cuts.

Worst-hit Bangladesh `pleased` with climate deal

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, one of the nations worst-hit by global warming, said she was satisfied with the Copenhagen summit`s outcome, and hoped rows over thorny issues would be ironed out soon.

Copenhagen deal done?...not yet

The climate summit is on the brink of collapse after poor countries rejected the US brokered accord.

Secret UN doc predicts 3 degree temp rise

Emission cuts pledged at Copenhagen would put the world on "an unsustainable pathway" toward warming.

Obama leaves for Copenhagen; hopes to seal the deal

US President Barack Obama left
for Copenhagen Thursday night to attend the summit on climate
change, hoping that the meeting of the key world leaders in
the last phase of negotiations would be able to seal the deal.

PM in Copenhagen; seeks to preserve areas of consensus

With consensus eluding climate
talks, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here late Thursday night with a message to preserve the areas of consensus on
mitigation actions and finances.

Hopes for climate deal slim: Danish official

World leaders starting flooding into Copenhagen even as a Danish official acknowledged that hope was running out for a comprehensive climate deal.

Race against time for climate deal

Time was running out for a global climate deal as crunch UN talks entered their final week Monday with an apparent concession from top polluter China.

Upfront money needed to ease UN climate deal

Money on the table — perhaps USD 10 billion a year or more — could help close a deal in Denmark next month and keep climate talks moving toward a new global treaty in 2010.

No binding climate deal at Denmark talks: Clinton

Next month`s climate change summit in Copenhagen is not likely to produce a legally binding treaty to cut greenhouse gas emissions.