• China, U.S. hold key to U.N. climate talks

    World leaders tried to rescue a global climate agreement on Friday but the failure of leading greenhouse gas emitters China and the United States to come up with new proposals blocked chances of an ambitious deal.
  • World carbon emissions overshoot budget: PwC

    The world has emitted extra greenhouse gases this century equivalent to the annual totals of China and the United States above a maximum for avoiding the worst of climate change, a study estimated Tuesday.
  • U.N. seeks momentum in climate talks as Obama, Hu speak

    China and the United States, the world's top greenhouse gas emitters, will try to ignite efforts on Tuesday to secure a U.N. global warming pact as worries grow of a dangerously close deadlock in talks.
  • Daily Wrap Up - July 28 - Energy

    China and the United States signed a memorandum promising greater cooperation in tacking climate chaneg, energy and the environment. BP Plc and Valero Energy Corp. reported earnings for the second quarter reflecting the economic downturn has hit hard the oil industry.