Gerard Wynn

Business needed to crack climate stalemate

Evidence of green business profits and more direct industry engagement may be needed to push UN climate talks out of stale rich-poor rivalries.

China says some at climate talks want to kill Kyoto

China accused some developed nations on Friday at the UN climate talks of seeking to kill the Kyoto Protocol pact to curb global warming.

UN climate talks seek to define rich, poor duties

Negotiators at UN talks in Mexico on Tuesday struggled over proposals that would abolish a two-decade divide between rich and poor on scrutiny of gree

Action on global climate may drift for years

International action on climate change looks likely to drift over the next two years as politicians waver on tougher carbon caps.

Electric cars win hype, staying power questioned

Electric cars are riding high, as incentives and new models make them a realistic option, but the fresh attention may highlight flaws.

UN climate talks make little progress

Climate negotiators prepared to ditch a December deadline for agreeing a new pact as United Nations talks in Barcelona drew to a close on Friday.

Brown says leaders must intervene in climate deal

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Monday urged leaders to intervene personally to break deadlocked talks to agree a global climate-change deal.

EU chief confident climate deal will be reached

European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso said on Monday he was confident the world would sign a global deal to combat climate change in December.

Struggling solar firms look to public projects

John Fitzpatrick is in a buoyant niche of construction. Building subsidised homes with solar panelled roofs, he is funded by the government.

UN climate talks progress on poor nation aid

A UN conference made progress on Friday towards agreeing a fund to help poor nations cope with the impacts of climate change.

Market remedy to climate change stalls

The world's biggest source of private sector investment to fight climate change in the developing world has stalled pending

Hit by fuel prices, which way will motorists turn?

With oil prices near a barrel, motorists are starting to look seriously at both alternative fuels and electric vehicles.

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