Paris Climate

BERLIN  | Climate experts in Bonn seek to make Paris climate deal work

BERLIN  — Diplomats and environmentalists are gathering in Bonn, Germany, to keep working on the rules governing the Paris climate accord. The talks starting Monday are part of preparations for December’s global climate summit in Katowice, Poland, when the so-called Paris rulebook must be formally approved. Among the unresolved issues are how to ensure transparent … Continue reading BERLIN  | Climate experts in Bonn seek to make Paris climate deal work

Macron’s climate summit in Paris finds new money, tech help

PARIS/December 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — World leaders, investment funds and energy magnates promised Tuesday to devote new money and technology to slow global warming at a summit in Paris that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will rev up the Paris climate accord that U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected. Trump wasn’t invited to the event but … Continue reading Macron’s climate summit in Paris finds new money, tech help

Merkel: Pope urged her to fight for Paris climate deal

VATICAN CITY/June 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis encouraged her to work to preserve the Paris climate accord despite the U.S. withdrawal and shared her aim to “bring down walls,” and not build them. Merkel and Francis met for about 40 minutes Saturday in the Apostolic Palace, focusing on the … Continue reading Merkel: Pope urged her to fight for Paris climate deal

European leaders: climate change deal can’t be renegotiated

BERLIN (AP)(STL.News) — Top European leaders pledged Thursday to keep fighting against global warming as President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord, but they rejected his suggestion that the deal could later be renegotiated. The leaders of France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement that they regretted … Continue reading European leaders: climate change deal can’t be renegotiated