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World 23 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

New York's yellow cabs to go green by 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's famed yellow taxi cabs will go green within five years under a plan that could serve as a model for other large cities, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Tuesday.

World 22 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

World growth spurs faster climate change - report

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Global warming is occurring faster than predicted because rapid economic growth has resulted in higher than expected greenhouse gas emissions since 2000, said an Australian report on Tuesday.

World 22 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

EXCLUSIVE - U.S. bids to stop G8 pushing for climate deal

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States is battling to stop next month's Group of Eight summit in Germany from pushing for urgent talks on a new deal to fight global warming after the Kyoto Protocol lapses in 2012.

World 22 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

World growth spurs faster climate change - report

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Global warming is occurring faster than predicted because rapid economic growth has resulted in higher than expected greenhouse gas emissions since 2000, said an Australian report on Tuesday.

World 19 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Take firmer G8 climate stance, Democrats urge Bush

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic congressional leaders urged President George W. Bush on Friday to

World 18 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Deadlock at climate talks mars Kyoto hopes

BONN (Reuters) - Deadlock over how to bring the United States and big developing nations to the climate negotiating table frustrated U.N.-hosted talks this week, meant to lay the groundwork for a conference in Indonesia in December.

World 11 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Tourism industry aims to go green - official

LISBON (Reuters) - The world's leading tourism companies are trying to agree on ways to fight climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions from hotels, cruise ships and airliners, the head of a major tourism association said.

World 11 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

G8 set for transatlantic clash on climate

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States is trying to dilute a declaration on global warming to be made at next month's G8 summit, sources close to the talks said on Friday, putting it on a collision course with hosts Germany.

World 11 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

G8 set for transatlantic clash on climate

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States is trying to dilute a declaration on global warming to be made at next month's G8 summit, sources close to the talks said on Friday, putting it on a collision course with hosts Germany.

World 10 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Suspicions among nations hold back climate pacts

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Ministers meeting on solutions to energy efficiency, cuts in carbon emissions and global poverty do not trust each other enough to come up with concrete measures by Friday, diplomats say.