The Paris Agreement on Climate Change appears likely to enter into force with India announcing that it has ratified the agreement and the EU signalling it may ratify within the next few days, officials said.
With the Paris Agreement on climate changed poised to take effect, diplomats now head to Morocco to hammer out the difficult details of how to make it work and raise the $100 billion needed each year to meet its ambitious goals.
Thirty-one countries formally joined the Paris climate change pact Wednesday, bringing the total number of countries ratifying the treaty to 60 and raising hopes that it will enter into effect by the end of the year.
As Canada's provincial, territorial and federal leaders grapple over carbon pricing policy, China is moving ahead with a cap-and-trade market that some believe could transform the dynamics of the international climate change battle.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday said August's temperature of 16.52 Celsius was .05 Celsius warmer than the old August record set last year, and was the 16th consecutive month of record-breaking heat.
An Ontario university has cut its greenhouse gas emissions -- not to mention its air conditioning bill -- using a relatively simple technology. The University of Guelph built a 30-metre-high tank that cools 22 million litres of water each night, when electricity is cheaper and cleaner.
A new study has found that the release of climate-warming emissions clogging skies in East Asia is being driven largely by consumption of manufactured goods in Western Europe, North America and Oceania.