Reuters - President Barack Obama, trying to save a stalled bill to fight climate change, said on Wednesday clean energy investment could power jobs growth and made no mention of creating a market in planet-warming emissions.
Reuters - President Barack Obama appeared to back away from creating a market in planet-warming emissions on Wednesday in a bid to save the stalled climate change bill, while reaching out to Republicans by promoting nuclear energy and offshore drilling.
The president who once said his time in office would be remembered as the time when the "planet began to heal" is not going to be on hand for the announcement of his administration's most significant step toward accomplishing that goal.
Lima (AFP) - Thousands of people marched in central Lima against Earth's exploitation Wednesday, urging ministers haggling over a world climate deal to ensure a global switch to 100-percent clean energy by 2050.
PARIS — President Barack Obama and more than 100 world leaders will convene with thousands of diplomats Monday on the outskirts of Paris to open two weeks of intense negotiations aimed at forging an accord that could begin to avert the most devastating effects of global warming and redefine the economy of the 21st century.
BOW, N.H. — President Barack Obama’s push to fight global warming has triggered condemnation from the U.S. coal industry across the industrial Midwest, where state and local economies depend on the health of an energy sector facing strict new pollution limits.
But such concerns stretch even to New England, an environmentally focused region that long has felt the effects of drifting emissions from Rust Belt states.
CALGARY — Alberta, home of the oil sands, agrees that it has further to go to reduce greenhouse gases and is looking at opportunities to improve its climate change strategy, International Relations Minister Cal Dallas said Thursday.
The minister said he watched U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday evening and he applauds the president’s resolve to accelerate the fight against climate change.
U.S. Ambassador David Jacobson said Wednesday the message was meant as much for Canada as it was for the United States.