Greta Thunberg se une a activistas por el clima en Madrid

MADRID (AP) — La activista climática Greta Thunberg dijo el viernes que los líderes políticos siguen ignorando los reclamos de medidas reales contra el cambio climático, pese a sus elogios al movimien...

UN climate talks aim to pave way for global carbon market

BERLIN (AP) — Officials at this year’s U.N. climate talks are hoping to achieve a breakthrough in long-running efforts to agree on rules for a global carbon trading system. Economist...

Science warnings, US retreat add urgency to UN climate talks

MADRID (AP) — Mass protests, a last-minute venue change and talk of climate tipping points are adding some unplanned drama to this year’s international talks on tackling global warming. ...

‘Generation Greta’: Angry youths put heat on climate talks

BERLIN (AP) — It’s safe to say that anyone flying to this year’s global climate conference in Madrid had better have a watertight excuse if they meet Greta Thunberg. The Swedish teen...

UN: ‘Quick wins’ needed to keep climate goals within reach

GENEVA (AP) — Countries have procrastinated for too long and need to begin making steep cuts to their greenhouse gas emissions immediately, or risk missing agreed targets for limiting global warming, ...

Standing tall: Scientists find oldest example of upright ape

BERLIN (AP) — The remains of an ancient ape found in a Bavarian clay pit suggest that humans' ancestors began standing upright millions of years earlier than previously thought, scientists said Wednes...

East-West divide has left its mark in Berlin, 30 years on

BERLIN (AP) — Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German capital — divided for decades by bricks and barbed wire — has slowly grown back together. Few visible scars remain other than t...

German farmers take Merkel govt to court on climate targets

BERLIN (AP) — Three German farming families are taking Chancellor Angela Merkel to court, arguing that her government isn't doing enough to tackle climate change. The lawsuit, which ...

UN climate leaders scramble after Chile unrest cancels talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chile's decision to pull out as host of a United Nations climate conference leaves organizers scrambling for a second time to find a venue for the global climate strategy session. ...

Far-right firebrand heads for gains in German regional vote

BERLIN (AP) — Political opponents say he's a Nazi and a court recently ruled he can be called a fascist, but to many Germans angry about immigration, Bjoern Hoecke is the leader they've been waiting f...

Scientists prepare for year-long expedition to Arctic center

BERLIN (AP) — Researchers from more than a dozen nations prepared Friday to launch the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic — a yearlong journey through the ice the...

Big money urges governments to tackle climate change

A group of more than 500 major institutional investors is urging governments to do more to tackle climate change, ahead of a U.N. summit on the issue next week. The banks, insurance ...

Experts say adapting to climate change can pay off manifold

BERLIN (AP) — A group of leaders from business, politics and science have called for a massive investment in adapting to climate change over the next decade, arguing it would reap significant returns ...

German government dodges debate over SUVs after fatal crash

BERLIN (AP) — The German government said Monday it wouldn't be drawn into a debate over restricting large sports utility vehicles in cities after a crash in the capital killed four pedestrians, includ...

Sailing to America: Teen to bring her climate activism to US

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager whose social media-savvy activism has inspired tens of thousands of students in Europe to skip classes and protest for faster action against clima...