Climate talks struggle with gap between rich, poor countries

Big cracks remain as the UN climate talks last Friday’s deadline. A lot of the division comes down to money, which countries have it and which don’t. So it’s time to sneak inside the diplomatic cavalry. Members of Democratic Congress also joined a two-week climate conference in Glasgow on Tuesday to bolster the Biden administration’s … Read more

Beijing closes roads, playgrounds amid heavy haze after coal spike

Highways and school playgrounds in Beijing were closed on Friday over heavy pollution, as China ramped up coal production and faced scrutiny of its environmental record to make-or-break international climate talks. World leaders have gathered in Scotland this week for the COP26 talks, billed as one of the last opportunities to halt catastrophic climate change, … Read more