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 ...

Nov 11, 2014

No excuse for inaction on emissions

The latest report by the U.N. panel on climate change may not offer any new surprises concerning the threat of global warming, but it does remind us that doing too little, or waiting too long, to cut emissions of heat-trapping gases could be disastrous.