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Gore: Obama has ‘failed’ to call for ‘bold action’ on climate change

Former Vice President Al Gore, one of the leading advocates of using public policy to combat climate change, calls out President Barack Obama for failing to call for “bold action” on the issue in a lengthy essay published Wednesday by Rolling Stone. Though critical of Obama, Gore gives him credit…

Climate and consumers biggest threats to future: UN

Rich countries “need to blaze the trail” on making economic growth less dependent on fossil fuels and helping poor nations get onto the path of sustainable development, said the annual Human Development Report. Highlighting the failure of last year’s Copenhagen climate summit, it called for international commitment at events such…

US, China blame each other for stand-off at climate talks

The United States and China clashed on the final day of climate change talks on Saturday, accusing each other of blocking progress ahead of a major summit next month on global warming. The world’s two biggest greenhouse gas polluters sparred throughout the six-day United Nations talks in China, triggering anger…

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