Green Groups Stage Walk-Out at UN Climate Talks

Environment and development groups are protesting at slow speed and lack of ambition of Warsaw negotiations.

Natural Disasters Cost $3.8 Trillion Since 1980, World Bank Says

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The number of disasters, and the total cost, are both on the rise.

Philippines Urges Action to Resolve Climate Talks Deadlock After Typhoon Haiyan

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UN negotiations in Warsaw must deliver emergency climate pathway as new storm brews in the Pacific, says government.

WATCH LIVE: Have the Media Failed Us on Climate Change?

IPCC lead author Thomas Stocker fields questions from reporters about the so-called global warming "slowdown." Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk

Journalists from Slate, the Guardian, the Atlantic Cities, the Huffington Post, and Mother Jones meet up at SXSW Eco in Austin, Texas, to hold the press to account.

Samantha Power’s Climate Silence

Samantha Power (1st L), a former national security staffer and the next UN ambassador, leaves the Rose Garden . By Fang Zhe/Xinhua/

Obama’s pick to be the next UN ambassador hasn’t said much on climate change.


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