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After a fast start, COP28 climate talks now in murky middle of hope, roadblocks

Proponents who are calling for a ground-shifting phase-out of fossil fuels like oil, gas and coal have hope for the first time in years, but also see where it could be torpedoed.

Massive clock projection at MIT uses local twist to track climate crisis

During COP28, the MIT Climate Clock Team will project a countdown to the projected date and time that Earth will have warmed 1.5 degrees Celsius — a limit on global temperature increase that the planet is projected to hit in May 2024.

To phase out or phase down fossil fuels? That is the question at COP28 climate talks.

After days of shaving off the edges of key warming issues, climate negotiators Tuesday are zeroing in on the tough job of dealing with the main cause of what’s overheating the planet: fossil fuels.

Global warming could cost poor countries trillions. They’ve urged the COP28 climate summit to help.

The UN climate summit put its attention Monday on how developing countries could possibly pay trillions of dollars that experts say they will need to cope with global warming.

The climate summit embraces AI, with reservations

The hope for AI breakthroughs in the fight against rising global temperatures flows from the technology’s ability to process vast quantities of information.

US joins in other nations in swearing off coal power to clean the climate

The United States is now committed to the idea of phasing out coal power plants, joining 56 other nations in kicking the coal habit.

Biden rule aims to reduce methane emissions, targeting US oil and gas industry for global warming

Oil and gas operations are the largest industrial source of methane, the main component in natural gas and far more potent than carbon dioxide in the short term.

‘There’s no way to sugarcoat it.’ The state’s first climate report card is out, and the grades are mixed.

There is a long, potholed road ahead to get to the state’s near-term targets for the years 2025 and 2030.