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COP25 climate summit: A massive failure of leadership?

December 17, 2019 8:19 pm

The COP25 climate talks also ended without providing a direction to the road ahead and clearly lacked decisive leadership or good intentions.

Explained: Why COP25, the world's longest climate conference, collapsed

December 18, 2019 12:13 pm

The failure of the talks underlined starkly the massive gap between what scientists say the world's nations need to do on climate change, and what powerful political leaders are prepared to even discuss, let alone actually do.

COP25: Who are the biggest climate winners and losers?

December 11, 2019 9:21 am

Scientists agree that by the end of this century, our planet will be at least three degrees hotter than it was before the industrial revolution -- unless we can drastically, and rapidly, cut manmade CO2 output.

The seas have less oxygen now than they used to. Why, and what does this mean?

December 09, 2019 6:54 am

In many parts of the world, including along the western coast of the United States, fish have been dying en masse — a clear illustration of the ways in which deoxygenation is choking the oceans.

Explained: Why ‘carbon market’ is debated

December 07, 2019 9:35 am

It is a major contentious issue at Madrid climate talks, dividing the developed and developing world. What is the concept, why was it felt necessary, and what are the major points of disagreement?

Explained: How CO2 emission trend reflects India slowdown

December 05, 2019 8:22 am

The numbers put out by Global Carbon Project are estimates, and not official. But these offer important indicators to global trends in carbon dioxide emissions in near-real time.

COP25 summit: UN chief warns of 'point of no return' on climate change

December 03, 2019 5:47 am

Several studies have shown that the climate crisis had been worsening rapidly, and that the world’s response had been woefully inadequate so far, thereby requiring an immediate and massive scaling up of efforts.

Explained: What's on the agenda at COP25 climate meet?

November 30, 2019 11:37 am

For the next two weeks in Madrid, COP25 will be held in the shadow of a series of alarming climate reports. Will countries yield to pressure? What shape will rulebook for implementing 2015 Paris Agreement take?

Spain likely to host COP25 climate change summit after Chile's withdrawal

November 01, 2019 8:46 am

A formal decision on hosting the summit in Madrid will be taken on Monday, the source said on Thursday. "It is nearly done, we have every chance of getting it," the source said.