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UN climate talks limp toward finish line, key questions left

MADRID (AP) — After two weeks of talks on tackling global warming, nations have little progress to show for it. Negotiators from almost 200 nations planned to gather for a final time at the U.N....

Disagreement drags UN climate talks into a 2nd extra day

MADRID (AP) — U.N. climate talks in Madrid dragged into a second day of extra time Sunday, with officials from almost 200 countries unable to break the deadlock on key points of difference. The chair...

UN talks deadlocked, detached from climate emergency

United Nations climate negotiations were deadlocked deep into overtime and through the night, with even the best-case outcome likely to fall well short of what science says is needed to avert a future ravaged...

Factbox: IMO 2020 – a major shake-up for oil and shipping

Tougher rules on sulphur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades. IMO 2020 From January 2020, United Nations shipping agency the International...

Bloomberg climate plan would halve U.S. carbon emissions in 10 years

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a climate plan to slash U.S. carbon emissions by 50% in ten years, by slapping tougher pollution standards on new gas-fired power plants and replacing coal...

For the first time the report considers not only HPA’s action, but also the...

With its sustainability report presented on Wednesday Hamburg Port Authority – HPA, has given an update on sustainable developments during 2017 and 2018. For the first time this report considers not only HPA’s action,...

MSC CONFİRMS LONG-STANDİNG COMMİTMENT TO REDUCİNG CO2 EMİSSİONS

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in shipping and logistics, is strongly committed to further reducing CO2 emissions and supporting longer term goals to fully decarbonise shipping and ensure it is a truly...

The Green Deal Will Make or Break Europe

The European Union's new leadership has decided to invest much of its political capital in a plan to position Europe as the global leader in the transition to a carbon-neutral economy. But if too...

EU leaders break stalemate over climate target, claim deal

EU leaders broke a deadlock early Friday and claimed a deal over a key climate target by committing to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, sidestepping the objections of Poland, one of the blocs biggest...

UN chief warns against ‘survival of the richest’ on climate

Failure to tackle global warming could result in economic disaster, the United Nations Secretary-General warned Thursday in Madrid, as negotiators at the U.N. climate talks remained deadlocked over key issues. António Guterres said unrestrained climate...