Much of that will have to be spent on expensive technologies engineered to suck 1,000 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide from the air by 2100, a new study shows.
One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.
The Chinese president called the new French leader this week, urging him to adhere to the Paris agreement, from which President Trump is considering withdrawing.
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.
Researchers say it is already too late for Miami and New Orleans, which will be overcome by rising sea levels caused by man-made climate change. Under a worst-case scenario, New York could be unlivable by 2085.
Secretary of State John Kerry took a shot across the bow at climate-change skeptics and deniers during a diplomatic visit to Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday.
The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says food wastage across the world -- totaling 1.3 billion tonnes of food annually -- is the largest source of global greenhouse gas emissions after China and the USA.
The United States will take part, after all, in next month's United Nations climate summit in Copenhagen President Barack Obama will attend the meeting, if only for a day, to do his part for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the White House also announced (continued).