Why did the Paris climate accord omit the words "fossil fuel," "oil" and "coal"? Because the world’s great muck-a-mucks are promising to limit emissions without challenging the beast that creates them.
As the Paris climate talks begin, the die is already cast: The world is going to move toward cleaner, more sustainable sources of energy. The question for U.S. policymakers is whether the world's biggest economy gets left behind.
President Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline while backing increased production of oil, gas and coal.
Kerry's statement that the upcoming United Nations climate talks in Paris will result in no "legally binding" agreement on emissions reductions is being met with rebuffs.
Corporations should not be a part of climate negotiations at the upcoming United Nations talks in Paris. They are part of the problem, not the solution.
Concern over financial promises made by developed countries has prompted the leader of China's negotiators at the Warsaw climate talks to question whether progress there is possible.
The UN Climate Change Convention has begun its annual conference in the Polish capital, where the opening ceremony was overshadowed by the awful reality of the suffering in the Philippines.
A look at the day's political happenings, including the climate change deal President Obama is quietly putting together behind the scenes and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's latest confrontation.
John Vidal and Fiona Harvey with The Guardian describe the latest collection of blowups at the U.N. climate talks in Durban, South Africa, where negotiators from 194 countries, in their third consecutive round of all-night talks, seem powerless to come to any sort of agreement.