First U.N. talks to save oceans is set to kick off

/ Jun 4, 2017

First U.N. talks to save oceans is set to kick off

World leaders will convene at U.N. headquarters this week for the first major bid to solve the toughest problems facing our oceans, from coral bleaching to plastic pollution, overfishing and rising seas due to climate change. The Ocean Conference in New York from Monday ...

Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over U.N. meeting

/ May 6, 2017

Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over U.N. meeting

For the first time since Donald Trump’s ascent to the White House, U.N. negotiators will gather in the coming week to draft rules to take forward the climate-rescue Paris Agreement he has threatened to abandon. The midyear round of haggling in Bonn is meant ...