In the early hours of Sunday morning, bleary-eyed dealmakers from nearly 200 countries and the European Union set a framework for an agreement that would take an unprecedented approach to slowing climate change.
Environment ministers faced mounting time pressure to shape a blueprint for the most ambitious environmental accord in history.
Negotiators will meet to thrash out details of the next global climate pact, which is already shaping up as an improvement on the Kyoto Protocol. Continue reading →
A huge swath of pristine rainforest will likely go to oil companies. ->
The Peruvian government claims that nearly 900 dolphins died of natural causes. A separate study disagrees.
More than 1,200 birds, including 538 pelicans, have been found dead on the same Peruvian beaches where thousands of dolphin carcasses have washed ashore.
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