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Archive: April 4, 2010 - April 10, 2010

Bolivia, Ecuador denied climate funds

You can decide to boycott the Copenhagen Accord -- but that comes at a price. For Bolivia, that's $3 million; for Ecuador, it's $2.5 million.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 9, 2010; 10:10 AM ET | Comments (9)

U.S. climate communiqué

For those looking for a sneak preview of how the U.S. might conduct itself in the upcoming U.N. climate talks, look no further than its Fifth National Communication to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 8, 2010; 5:13 PM ET | Comments (2)

U.N. climate talks intensify

While it appears unlikely the nations of the world will be able to ink a climate treaty by the end of the year, U.S. special climate envoy Todd Stern said in an interview Thursday that negotiators have begun to intensify their discussions in the run up to this year's U.N. climate talks.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 8, 2010; 11:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

U.N. climate candidate raises eyebrows

The final list of candidates to run the United Nation's climate negotiations is in, and there's one surprise: U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's top climate aide, Janos Pasztor.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 8, 2010; 10:55 AM ET | Comments (4)

Last-minute growth spurt in Arctic sea ice

A cold snap prompted Artic sea ice to expand until March 31, the National Snow and Ice Data Center announced Tuesday, marking the latest date for the maximum Arctic sea ice extent since the start of satellite recordkeeping in 1979.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 6, 2010; 7:40 PM ET | Comments (19)

Laughing gas threatens Arctic

Nitrous oxide stemming from thawing permafrost poses a more serious global warming threat than previously realized, according to a new study published Sunday in the journal Nature Geoscience.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 4, 2010; 9:15 PM ET | Comments (4)

 
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