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Jordan offers to station firefighting aircraft in Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has offered to station firefighting aircraft in Cyprus through the summer fire season, the Cypriot foreign minister said Monday. Mini...

Australian conservative party faces teal independent threat

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The daughter of a conservative federal lawmaker and granddaughter of a conservative cabinet minister, Sydney businessperson Allegra Spender has an impeccable pedigree for a ...

Spain, Portugal sign off on plans to temper energy prices

MADRID (AP) — Spain and Portugal on Friday signed off on a temporary cap on natural gas prices, in a coordinated move described by Portugal’s environment minister as an “unprecedented” bid to temper s...

Cyprus pitches regional firefighting hub to Israel, Greece

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ foreign minister pitched to his Greek and Israeli counterparts on Monday the creation of an east Mediterranean firefighting hub aimed at quickly addressing huge summer w...

How climate scientists keep hope alive as damage worsens

In the course of a single year, University of Maine climate scientist Jacquelyn Gill lost both her mother and her stepfather. She struggled with infertility, then during research in the Arctic, she de...

Activist's self-immolation stirs questions on faith, protest

Wynn Bruce, a 50-year-old climate activist and Buddhist, set himself on fire in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last week, prompting a national conversation about his motivation and whether he may ha...

China promotes coal in setback for efforts to cut emissions

BEIJING (AP) — China is promoting coal-fired power as the ruling Communist Party tries to revive a sluggish economy, prompting warnings Beijing is setting back efforts to cut climate-changing carbon e...

Climate progress remains elusive for Biden on Earth Day

SEATTLE (AP) — With a backdrop of flowering trees, it was a setting fit for the signing of major environmental legislation. Even Seattle’s notorious clouds parted as President Joe Biden stepped up to ...

Will the EU abandon its 'green policy' for Southeast Asia?

In 2020, Indonesia brought a case against the EU to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over its phased banning of imports of palm oil, which Brussels says is a leading driver of deforestation across t...

This Earth Day, Biden faces 'headwinds' on climate agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — One year ago, Joe Biden marked his first Earth Day as president by convening world leaders for a virtual summit on global warming that even Russian President Vladimir Putin and China...

6 arrested in UK after oil tanker climate protest

LONDON (AP) — Six people have been arrested after climate change activists climbed onto an oil tanker in central London to protest investments in fossil fuel, British police said Saturday. ...

Climate activists block London bridges, UK oil terminals

LONDON (AP) — Climate-change protesters snarled traffic by blocking four London bridges on Friday, while other activists continued weeks of demonstrations targeting oil terminals across Britain. ...

There's still a way to reach global goal on climate change

If nations do all that they’ve promised to fight climate change, the world can still meet one of two internationally agreed upon goals for limiting warming. But the planet is blowing past the other th...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: April 10 The Washington Post on Haiti needing help from Washington: Haiti passed ...

Taipei speeding up its carbon footprint reduction

Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 to prevent a climate catastrophe has become a global consensus since the Glasgow Climate Pact was reached at the 26th United Nations Conference of Parties(COP)in 2...