Obama, Xi tout close U.S.-China climate coordination

Environment Nov 30, 2015

Obama, Xi tout close U.S.-China climate coordination

President Barack Obama on Monday touted close U.S. cooperation with China on climate change as vital to world efforts to slow global warming, even as he acknowledged persistent differences with China's President Xi Jinping over cybersecurity and maritime security. Huddling with Xi on the sidelines ...

Smog chokes Chinese, Indian capitals as climate talks begin

Environment Nov 30, 2015

Smog chokes Chinese, Indian capitals as climate talks begin

The capitals of the world's two most populous nations, China and India, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog Monday as climate change talks began in Paris, where leaders of both countries are among the participants. Beijing maintained an "orange" pollution alert, the second-highest level, on ...

World Jan 26, 2015

Obama backs India's solar goals, seeks support for climate talks

U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday offered to help finance India's ambitious solar energy target and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support at global climate talks in Paris later this year. India is the world's third-largest greenhouse gas emitter and often acts as the voice ...