Lawmaker Raskin sees hope for U.S. climate legislation this year

U.S. Democrats in Congress squabbling over how best to invest in the fight against climate change will forge a compromise in coming months that could be signed into law by President Joe Biden, Democratic Representative Jamie Raskin predicts.

Rich nations 'must consign coal power to history,' says UK COP26 president

Covering Climate Now: Climate change talks this year aimed at keeping global warming in check need to consign coal power to history, the British president of the upcoming United Nations' conference said in a recent interview.

Biden’s climate duo of Kerry and McCarthy puts U.S. back in global warming fight

John Kerry and Gina McCarthy must deliver a new, ambitious pledge to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and win back trust from foreign allies in the coming days.

US must halve emissions to galvanize global climate action — UN chief

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres wants the United States to commit this week to at least halving its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 -- a move he said could unlock similar action from the world’s other large emitters.