Heated U.N. climate talks run into gloomy overtime

World / Science & Health Dec 14, 2019

Heated U.N. climate talks run into gloomy overtime

United Nations climate negotiations were deadlocked deep into overtime and through the night, with even the best-case outcome likely to fall well short of what science says is needed to avert a future ravaged by global warming. The COP25 summit in Madrid arrives on the ...

Chile foresees 'difficult' wildfire season ahead, fears more arson

World Nov 20, 2019

Chile foresees 'difficult' wildfire season ahead, fears more arson

Chile faces a "very difficult" season of wildfires because of high temperatures, a persistent drought and an increase in arson, Agriculture Minister Antonio Walker said on Tuesday, adding to the woes of a country damaged by violent socioeconomic protests in the past month. Firefighters have ...