climate change

Obama: Emissions agreement addresses "rapidly growing threat"

US President Barack Obama welcomes a global agreement to phase out a type of greenhouse gas used in air conditioners and refrigerators that "represents a rapidly growing threat to the health of...

Global deal reached to limit use of potent greenhouse gases

Climate change negotiators from more than 170 nations agreed Saturday to begin limiting heat-trapping greenhouse gases known as HFCs, often used in air conditioners and refrigerators.

Study: Paris climate commitments won't meet emissions target

Countries will need to double or triple their commitments made under the Paris Climate Agreement to keep the global temperature increase under the target 2 degrees Celsius, leading climate...

G20 leaders to agree to join Paris climate deal as soon as possible

All members of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies are expected to join the first universal action plan to mitigate the impacts of climate change, according to a late draft of the G20 summit...

There is no Planet B, Australian scientists tell Turnbull

More than 150 scientists have demanded that Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urgently tackle the root causes of climate change, saying there is "no Planet B."

President advocates green economy

Croatia can and should reduce the harmful effects of global climate change and at the same time provide for production activities which will create more jobs for young people, keeping them in...

Study: Central, Eastern EU states are hindering climate goals

Nine central and eastern EU countries are holding back progress on the bloc's climate change ambitions by failing to invest funding from Brussels in green energy sources, according to a study...

Ambassador presents Dutch EU presidency priorities

The proposed measures include fewer rules and a reduction of administrative burdens, the digital single market, balanced trade partnerships, labour mobility and adequate labour forces.

Eko Kvarner urges next government to pay more attention to renewable energy

The organisation says that the closing document of the Paris conference only marks "a long and painstaking process" to save the climate on the planet from the disastrous ...

Climate talks run over by a day as disagreements continue

Divisions that have plagued negotations over a global agreement to limit climate change prompt French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to declare a one-day extension to the Paris summit.

Croatian activists attend Paris protests against climate changes

Green Action president Bernard Ivcic told Hina that some 15 representatives of Green Action and their partners organisations from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia would take part in...

Milanovic: Croatia feels negative consequences of climate changes

Although Croatia's share in the global CO2 emission is an insignificant 0.06%, we feel the negative consequences of climate changes as much as the rest of the world does

Climate protesters push leaders to avert emissions catastrophe

 The goal is to limit average global warming to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), perhaps less, over pre-Industrial Revolution levels by curbing fossil fuel emissions blamed for...

The many health impacts of climate change

By 2030, the direct damage costs to health will be a whopping two to four billion US dollars (1.9 to 3.8 billion euros) per year, according to the WHO.

France puts 24 climate activists under house arrest ahead of UN talks

Three of those concerned, who are in their late 20s, are suspected of belonging to the "radical opposition movement", according to information obtained by AFP.