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KATOWICE, Poland | UN chief calls for compromise and sacrifice at climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland — The United Nations secretary-general called on countries to make compromises and sacrifices in talks over tackling global warming, as some observers warned the meeting in Poland could collapse without an agreement on key issues. Making his second dramatic appeal in the space of 10 days, Antonio Guterres told ministers and senior diplomats … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | UN chief calls for compromise and sacrifice at climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

KATOWICE, Poland — Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish city that’s hosting this year’s U.N. climate talks, demanding that their governments take tougher action to curb global warming. Protesters included farmers from Latin America, environmentalists from Asia, students from the United States and families from Europe, many of … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters demand action against warming climate at UN talks

KATOWICE, Poland— Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish city that’s hosting this year’s U.N. climate talks, demanding that their governments take tougher action to curb global warming. Protesters included farmers from Latin America, environmentalists from Asia, students from the United States and families from Europe, many of whom … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters demand action against warming climate at UN talks

KATOWICE, Poland | Activists gather for climate march in Poland

KATOWICE, Poland  — Several thousand people gathered Saturday amid a heavy police presence in southern Poland for a “March for Climate” to encourage negotiators at climate talks to set ambitious goals. Activists from around the world gathered in the main square of the city of Katowice where delegates from almost 200 countries are holding a … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Activists gather for climate march in Poland

KATOWICE, Poland | Splits deepen as UN climate talks near crunch time

KATOWICE, Poland— Splits are deepening at the U.N. climate talks between rich and poor countries, oil exporters and vulnerable island nations, and those governments prepared for radical action on climate change versus those who want to wait and see. As the meeting in Katowice, Poland, reached its fifth day, negotiators were divided over whether to … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Splits deepen as UN climate talks near crunch time

KATOWICE, Poland | Leaders stress need to win support for climate measures

KATOWICE, Poland— As leaders attending the U.N.’s annual climate summit heard fresh warnings about the dire consequences of leaving global warming unchecked, a new issue emerged Monday as a pressing concern: how to persuade millions of workers their industry can’t have a future if humanity is to have one. Hosting the talks in the heart … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Leaders stress need to win support for climate measures

KATOWICE, Poland | UN chief: Climate change is “most important issue we face”

KATOWICE, Poland— U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the climate summit in Poland by issuing a dramatic appeal to world leaders Monday to take the threat of global warming seriously and to act boldly to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures before the end of the century. Guterres called climate change as “the most important issue … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | UN chief: Climate change is “most important issue we face”

KATOWICE, Poland | UN chief issues dramatic climate appeal to world leaders

KATOWICE, Poland  — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the climate summit in Poland by issuing a dramatic appeal to world leaders Monday to take seriously the threat of global warming and act boldly to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures before the end of the century. Guterres named climate change as “the most important issue … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | UN chief issues dramatic climate appeal to world leaders