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Fight over new climate fund dogs Biden as U.N. summit looms

Developing countries want rich, polluting nations to supply many billions of dollars to address climate damage. And they distrust Washington's motives.
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Rich countries with high greenhouse gas emissions could pay $170tn in climate reparations

Proposed compensation would be paid to developing countries that must transition away from fossil fuels.

Should you not have kids because of climate change? It’s complicated

Should you not have kids because of climate change? It’s complicated

The question of having kids in a warming world has started to shift — from fears over what children will do to the climate to fears over what the climate will do to them.
COP27 & The Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement is working … for now

The world’s much-maligned climate treaty has produced some stunning results.
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Kerry pitches climate finance plan. Other countries say it’s ‘not enough’

Kerry pitches climate finance plan. Other countries say it’s ‘not enough’

Under the proposal, companies would buy carbon credits that fund the greening of power grids in developing countries. It comes as rich nations face pressure at COP 27 to mobilize a promised $100 billion a year in climate finance for poorer nations.

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Switzerland is paying poorer nations to cut emissions on its behalf

Switzerland is paying poorer nations to cut emissions on its behalf

The agreements raise concerns that other countries will follow suit, delaying more difficult cuts of greenhouse gas emissions in wealthier nations.
Countries made bold climate promises last year. How are they doing?

Countries made bold climate promises last year. How are they doing?

At last year’s U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, world leaders pledged to halt deforestation, phase out fossil fuel subsidies and offer up more climate aid. Following through has been tough.
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