Pope's climate-change stand deepens conservatives' distrust

Jan 20, 2015

Pope's climate-change stand deepens conservatives' distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis that has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change — and to do so through a document traditionally used for the most important papal ...

Jan 9, 2015

Experts warn governments to plan for climate change migrants

Governments need to plan better for rising migration driven by climate change, experts said on Thursday, citing evidence that extreme weather and natural disasters force far more people from their homes than wars. Projections by leading climate scientists of rising sea levels, heatwaves, floods ...

Nov 14, 2014

Japan pledges up to $1.5 billion to U.N. climate fund

Japan plans to give up to $1.5 billion to the U.N.-backed Green Climate Fund to help developing countries fight global warming, sources said on Friday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to announce the pledge at a gathering of the leaders of the Group ...