Wrangling over aid to the developing world and the failure of rich countries to set tougher goals for fighting global warming threatened to derail UN talks among 200 nations on the final day today.
Canada will pull out of the Kyoto protocol on climate change, Environment Minister Peter Kent said, dealing a symbolic blow to the troubled global treaty.
The world is running out of time to make sure there is enough food, water and energy to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population and to avoid sending up to 3 billion people into poverty, a UN report warned today.
Plants are flowering faster than scientists predicted in response to climate change, research in the United States showed today, which could have devastating knock-on effects for food chains and ecosystems.
Almost 200 nations agreed to modest steps to combat climate change, including a new fund to help poor countries, and put off major disputes until 2011 and beyond.
A warming climate is imperiling the wildlife and landscapes in the Yellowstone National Park region, two environmental groups said in a study.
The Earth's natural resources like food, water and forests are being depleted at an alarming speed, causing hunger, conflict, social unrest and species extinction, experts at a climate and health conference in London warned today.