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Nina Chestney

Ministers - but few leaders - arrive for crucial part of climate talks

Dec 11 2018

KATOWICE, Poland Brexit turmoil and French riots have kept many government chiefs away from the final and crucial week of U.N. climate talks, with only four national leaders present on Tuesday.

Climate policies put world on track for 3.3C warming: study

Dec 11 2018

KATOWICE, Poland Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global warming, a study showed on Tuesday.

Climate policies put world on track for 3.3C warming -CAT study

Dec 11 2018

KATOWICE, Poland, Dec 11 Average world temperatures are on track to far exceed the central goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global warming, a study showed on Tuesday.

Protesters disrupt U.S. fossil fuel event at climate talks

Dec 10 2018

KATOWICE, Poland Protesters disturbed a U.S.-sponsored event promoting fossil fuels on the sidelines of U.N. climate change talks on Monday, saying attempts to rebrand coal as a potentially "clean" energy source were misleading. | Video

Protestors disrupt U.S. fossil fuel event at climate talks

Dec 10 2018

LONDON, Dec 10 Protesters disturbed a U.S.-sponsored event promoting fossil fuels on the sidelines of U.N. climate change talks on Monday.

Global carbon emissions set to rise further this year: study

Dec 05 2018

Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise nearly 3 percent this year due to continued fossil fuel use, scientists said on Wednesday, dashing hopes that an increase in 2017 was temporary after two years of slowdown.

Greenland's ice sheet melting faster than thought - research

Dec 05 2018

LONDON Greenland's ice sheet is melting at a faster rate than previously thought and continued global warming will accelerate thawing and contribute to rising sea levels, scientists said in a paper published on Wednesday.

Greenland's ice sheet melting faster than thought-research

Dec 05 2018

* Greenland ice sheet melting at "unprecedented" level-scientists

More than 40 percent of world coal plants are unprofitable: report

Nov 29 2018

LONDON More than 40 percent of the world's coal plants are operating at a loss due to high fuel costs and that proportion could to rise to nearly 75 percent by 2040, a report by environmental think-tank Carbon Tracker showed on Friday.

Pressure mounts to bury carbon emissions, but who will pay?

Nov 29 2018

LONDON When countries gather on Sunday to hammer out how they will enact pledges to cut carbon emissions, a Norwegian-led oil consortium will offer a solution: pump some of your excess carbon dioxide to us and we could store it for you.

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