Robert Campbell

‘A car crash of a summit is in no one’s interest’

Almost 200 nations sought to break a deadlock between rich and poor on steps to fight global warming.

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.

Oil hits new record $117 a barrel

Oil prices hit a record high a barrel on Friday as jitters over Nigerian oil supplies outweighed a rally in the dollar and fears of an economic slowdown in giant energy consumer China. United States light crude settled up ,83 at ,96 a barrel, before hitting a record . London Brent crude gained ,49 to ,92.

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