Emissions reduction

Smoke rise from a waste incinerator in Paris, France, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. The COP24 summit on climate change is taking place in Poland's southern city of Katowice from December 2 to 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
December 04, 2018 - 2:42 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says her government is determined to reduce emissions to net zero "as quickly as possible" — and staying within the European Union would help. Speaking...
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Participants work in a computer room during the Climate Change Conference COP24 in Katowice, Poland, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 04, 2018 - 11:06 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Negotiators at the U.N. climate talks got down to the nitty-gritty task Tuesday of finalizing the rules for the Paris accord, a landmark agreement by countries three years ago to curb global warming. The 2015 accord set a goal of keeping average global temperature increases...
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A miner's orchestra march and play around the Nikiszowiec estate to celebrate Barborka Miner's Day, or St. Barbara's Day, in Katowice Nikiszowiec, Poland, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Traditionally an orchestra of miners woke the mine managers at sunrise by playing in the street. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 04, 2018 - 10:54 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Poland's prime minister says the country, which has some of Europe's most polluted cities, will invest between 3-4 billion euros ($3.4-$ 4.5 billion) in low-emissions public transport. Mateusz...
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A miner's orchestra march and play around the Nikiszowiec estate to celebrate Barborka Miner's Day, or St. Barbara's Day, in Katowice Nikiszowiec, Poland, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Traditionally an orchestra of miners woke the mine managers at sunrise by playing in the street. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 04, 2018 - 5:13 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Miners are celebrating their patron saint in the southern Polish city that's hosting U.N. climate talks. Musicians began the "Barboka" Miners Day, dedicated to Catholic Saint Barbara, with a...
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Visitors to the U.N. climate conference watch a speech by Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The COP24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice, Poland. Negotiators from around the world are meeting for talks on curbing climate change. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 04, 2018 - 4:53 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Five international banks are pledging to use the billions at their disposal to steer clients away from businesses that emit large amounts of greenhouse gases. The banks, led by ING of the...
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Visitors to the U.N. climate conference watch a speech by Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The COP24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice, Poland. Negotiators from around the world are meeting for talks on curbing climate change. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 03, 2018 - 6:04 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — As leaders attending the U.N.'s annual climate summit heard fresh warnings about the dire consequences of leaving global warming unchecked, a new issue emerged Monday as a pressing concern: how to persuade millions of workers their industry can't have a future if humanity is...
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December 03, 2018 - 4:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell agreed Monday to set short-term goals for reducing carbon emissions that will be linked to executive pay, a response to pressure from investors who said urgency was needed to fight climate change. Shell said the targets will be set for rolling three- or...
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December 03, 2018 - 3:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to set short-term goals for reducing carbon emissions that will be linked to executive pay. The decision was announced Monday after pressure from institutional investors, who said urgency was needed to fight climate change and protect the...
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FILE- In this July 26, 2011 photo, a melting iceberg floats along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet near Nuuk, Greenland. The COP 24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice, Poland. Negotiators from around the world are meeting for talks on curbing climate change. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
December 03, 2018 - 9:23 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate conference being held in Poland (all times local): 3:00 p.m. Actor and climate campaigner Arnold Schwarzenegger says the United States is "still in" the Paris accord to curb global warming despite the federal government's decision to walk away...
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FILE- In this July 26, 2011 photo, a melting iceberg floats along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet near Nuuk, Greenland. The COP 24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice, Poland. Negotiators from around the world are meeting for talks on curbing climate change. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
December 03, 2018 - 8:59 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate conference being held in Poland (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Famed naturalist Sir David Attenborough says human civilization may collapse unless the world takes action to curb climate change. The British TV presenter of nature documentaries...
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