During the last stretch of negotiations, delegates spotted the Canadian minister of environment in the main plenary room, shut out of key end-game negotiations. The sight of the minister in the plenary room, while high-level talks were occurring elsewhere, was striking in its symbolic accuracy.
DURBAN, South Africa - A UN climate conference reached a hard-fought agreement Sunday on a far-reaching program meant to set a new course for the global fight against climate change.The 194-party conf...
DURBAN, South Africa - Canada's environment minister has praised the agreement on climate talks reached in South Africa on Sunday, and said he was cautiously optimistic a new treaty can be concluded b...
The historical culprits for causing climate change have gotten away with murder in Durban, abandoning their responsibility for this crisis and placing the burden upon the shoulders of the world. But this is not the time to mourn Durban. We must organize and create a just, sustainable future.
Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent has accused his Indian counterpart of "overreaction" after she made a speech to delegates that she was "disturbed" by Kent's actions at the climate talks in Du...
Dr. Burton believes that although there are climate skeptics now, they will come around and the necessary change to reduce greenhouse emissions will happen -- likely in something like 50 years. The problem with this scenario is that many irreversible impacts of climate change will have already occurred.