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Clock on climate change ticking: John Kerry

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 13:21

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) drew a grim picture in its latest report on global warming, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that "the clock is ticking" and asked countries to match the urgency of response with the scale of the science.

Set to meet 2020 carbon emissions target: US

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 12:02

The US is on the way to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions and by 2020 it will reduce it by 17 percent from what it was in 2005, a government report said.

US to limit emissions at new power plants

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 13:40

The US Environmental Protection Agency proposed Friday to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants, in a bid to implement President Barack Obama`s plan to fight climate change.

`Earth could be four degrees warmer by 2100`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 09:22

The planet is on track to warm by four degrees Celsius by the year 2100, if the global community fails to act on climate change, a new report by Climate Action Tracker has said.

Most vulnerable nations pledge climate action

Last Updated: Monday, July 19, 2010, 14:10

Six most vulnerable nations have vowed to cut their carbon emissions.

`Tackling wider air pollution to speed climate action`

Last Updated: Saturday, September 05, 2009, 12:07

Countries could speed up their action against climate change if they tackled air pollution as well as carbon dioxide emissions, the UN Environment Programme said on Friday.