Posts tagged climate-change

Obama Delays Trip to Copenhagen by One Week (International Herald Tribune)

The White House said Friday that President Obama was delaying his appearance in Copenhagen at the international summit on climate change by a week so he could be there at the same time as other world leaders.

Australian PM to meet Obama for talks (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd visits the White House Monday for talks with US President Barack Obama set to be dominated by climate change and the conflict in Afghanistan.

Obama welcomes Indian PM at start of state visit (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the Indian leader to the White House, opening an elaborate state visit that will include talks designed to overcome differences on climate change and U.S. ties with Indian rivals China and Pakistan.

Obama to honor Indian PM with state visit (AP via Yahoo! News)

Behind the elaborate ceremony of the Indian prime minister’s state visit Tuesday, Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama will be working to smooth over differences on climate change and U.S. ties with Indian rivals China and Pakistan.

India PM heads to U.S. in test of ties with Obama (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

India’s prime minister and U.S. President Barack Obama meet next week to strengthen ties, with the emerging Asian power increasingly playing a bigger role on global issues such as climate change and trade.

Obama calls for climate pact with ‘immediate’ effect (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the United States and China want next month’s climate change talks in Copenhagen to culminate in a global accord that has “immediate operational effect.”

Obama visit to mark fresh start in Sino-US ties: Beijing (AFP via Yahoo! News)

China said on Friday that this month’s visit by President Barack Obama would be a milestone in relations for the global powerhouses and that climate change cooperation would be a key agenda item.

Obama urges action as Europe ups climate pressure on US (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said it was “imperative to redouble our efforts” to combat global warming, as European leaders pressed Washington to take action on climate change ahead of next month’s summit.

U.S., EU agree to redouble climate efforts: Obama (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the United States and European Union had agreed to redouble their efforts to achieve success on climate change in Copenhagen.

Obama hopes for climate "deal" at Copenhagen (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama expressed hope for an “important deal” at the upcoming Copenhaguen conference on climate change, but admitted it would fall short of resolving the world’s environmental problems.