Trump on North Korea, Wall Street regulation, tech stocks

World / Politics May 18, 2016

Trump on North Korea, Wall Street regulation, tech stocks

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump told Reuters in a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday that he would be willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang's nuclear program. He also called for a renegotiation of the Paris climate accord ...

Editorials Dec 17, 2015

Paris agreement is just a start

The nations of the world have only promised to take baby steps to curb global warming, with no binding mechanism. The true test will be whether they follow through and actually effect change.

World Dec 14, 2015

U.S., Japan, Germany among 18 nations to build carbon markets

Eighteen nations including the U.S., Japan and Germany will work together to develop international carbon markets to help speed the pace of emission reductions under the Paris climate deal struck Saturday, according to the New Zealand government. The nations will develop standards and guidelines to ...

For China, climate deal is imperfect but huge step forward

Asia Pacific Dec 14, 2015

For China, climate deal is imperfect but huge step forward

For China, the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, the global climate accord reached in Paris marked a huge step toward greener growth that safeguards its sovereignty while falling short on funding for cleaner energy. Xie Zhenhua, Beijing's senior climate change envoy, said he welcomed what ...