Climate meeting goes all night, ends after financing talks

BONN, Germany (AP) — Negotiators worked through the night on the technical details of the Paris climate accord before two weeks of global talks on climate change finally ended in Bonn. ...

Climate nemesis, carbon, could become valuable resource

ESSEN, Germany (AP) — On a dreary November morning, a small party of visitors from around the world boards a boat for an hour-long ride around what was once one of the most polluted waters in the Ruhr...

The Latest: UK, Canada launch alliance to phase out coal

BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the climate talks in Bonn, Germany (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Britain and Canada are launching a new alliance aimed at encoura...

BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at eurdesk@ap.org. CLI...

The Latest: Campaigners say new figures are climate warning

BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Germany (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Environmental campaigners say new figures showing global carb...

Climate talks enter 2nd week as report shows emissions rise

BONN, Germany (AP) — Talks aimed at agreeing the rules countries have to play by in global efforts to curb climate change are going into their second week, with observers hoping that a meeting of mini...

Schwarzenegger calls on climate activists to change methods

BONN, Germany (AP) — Movie star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wants environmental activists to give more attention to immediate health hazards like air and water pollution. ...

Water world: Dutch flood expertise is big export business

SPAKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) — On a calm, clear morning, historic wooden fishing boats float tranquilly on the glassy waters of the Dutch harbor of Spakenburg. Yet just over a century ago, they were s...

Pope denounces 'shortsighted' human activity for warming

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday blasted "shortsighted human activity" for global warming and rising sea levels and urged leaders at climate talks in Germany to take a global outlook as th...

The Latest: Pope meets island leaders, decries rising seas

BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the global climate change conference in Bonn, Germany (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Pope Francis is blasting "shortsighted human a...

US cities, states, businesses still back Paris climate deal

BONN, Germany (AP) — A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities say they are still committed to curbing global warming even as the Trump administration is walking away from the Paris ...

The Latest: Italy to phase out coal for electricity by 2025

BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a global climate conference in Bonn, Germany (all times local): 2:05 p.m. The Italian government says the country will phase out ...

Climate activists stage protest at German coal-fired plant

BONN, Germany (AP) — Environmental activists have staged a protest at a German coal-fired power plant to highlight the country's continued use of heavily polluting fossil fuels. Prot...

Green groups criticize EU emissions trading deal

BERLIN (AP) — Environmental groups say a deal between the European Parliament and EU member states to reform the bloc's emissions trading system undermines international efforts to curb climate change...

EU pushes cut in car emissions, boost for electric vehicles

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission wants to reduce car-generated EU carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent by 2030, and boost electric car use by making them cheaper and easier to charge. ...