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Key sticking points in UN climate talks
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PARIS (AP) -- Some 180 countries have already presented plans to cut or rein in their climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions....

AP Interview: UN chief wants climate target review by 2020
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PARIS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says governments' pledges to cut global warming emissions aren't enough and should be reviewed before 2020....

Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech
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PARIS (AP) -- Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week?s high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging billions of dollars to research and develop a technical fix to the planet?s climate woes....

Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made
PARIS (AP) -- This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save....

Worldwide climate rallies draw hundreds of thousands
PARIS (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris....

Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home
PARIS (AP) -- Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments....

Japan whaling fleet set to leave for Antarctic
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's whaling fleet leaves Tuesday for the Antarctic for a three-month, scaled-down hunt, the government said, despite protests from opponents who say Tokyo has not proven that whales need to be killed for research....

You down with ADP? A glossary for UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) -- It sounds like English. Yet to the untrained ear the language used in the U.N. climate talks is about as comprehensible as Klingon....

California governor in Paris to push pact to curb emissions
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown is heading to the U.N. Climate Change conference, which opens Monday, where he will promote the state's efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions and urge other states and provinces to sign on to his climate pact....

Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate change pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his back. Congress can't even agree whether global warming is real....