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Catalonia's divided residents head to the polls again

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — In Barcelona, Catalonia's cosmopolitan capital, there is no sign of the independent country that the region's former leaders proclaimed with great fanfare nearly two months ago...

Spanish envoy: Catalan leader out of a job "no matter what"

MADRID (AP) — Catalonia's deposed leader is now out of a job "no matter what he says" but could run in December's early regional election if he hasn't been imprisoned by then, Spain's foreign minister...

Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by US priorities

ROME (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is a heavy blow to a deal that in many ways was designed to ensure the participation of the United States, regardless...

Svalbard sees 'shocking' temperatures near freezing point

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Arctic archipelago of Svalbard has seen such extreme warmth this year that the average annual temperature could end up above freezing for the first time on record, scientists said...

Germany asks Sweden to extradite 'Laserman' killer

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Germany has asked Sweden to extradite a man serving a life sentence for a string of racially motivated shootings to stand trial in the murder of a Jewish woman in Frankfurt nearly a q...

Current energy system could eat up entire carbon budget

JAENSCHWALDE, Germany (AP) — Amid whiffs of chemicals and the electric hum of transformers, Kraftwerk Jaenschwalde rises like an ash-colored fortress over a landscape disfigured by decades of open-pit...

BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Friday, Nov. 18. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at eurdesk@ap.org. OBAMA ...

UN chief 'sure' Trump will reconsider climate change stance

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he hopes Donald Trump will shift course on global warming and "understand the seriousness and urgency" of addressing the problem. ...

Report: carbon emissions flat in last 3 years

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Worldwide emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide have flattened out in the past three years, a new study showed Monday, raising hopes that the world is nearing a turning p...

At UN talks, Trump win sparks fears climate aid will fizzle

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president could jeopardize a $100 billion plan launched by his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton seven years ago to help poor countries to...

Karl Ritter named AP's Southern Europe news director

LONDON (AP) — Karl Ritter, The Associated Press' bureau chief for the Nordic and Baltic countries and a lead reporter on climate change, has been appointed Southern Europe News Director. ...

BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Thursday, Nov. 10. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at eurdesk@ap.org. FRAN...

Trump win raises question about UN climate deal

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a "hoax" raised questions Wednesday about America's involvement in the Paris Agreement on climate change — and ...

BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at eurdesk@ap.org. UN CLI...

US election looms large over UN climate talks

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — U.N. climate talks open Monday against the backdrop of a U.S. election that could have a major impact on America's role in the global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emiss...