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The Alternative Agenda: Cancun Talks Plod Onward, Chinese Solar on a Hot Streak

It's a shame that climate negotiators can't at least enjoy the beaches Cancun talks, week 2: The Apocalypse Commentators are so pessimistic about the odds of success at the United Nations? Cancun climate change talks that they?ve been talking about failure in Mexico …

Yvo De Boer Quits as Top UN Climate Official

Yvo de Boer: Private sector bound Yvo de Boer, the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, announced this morning his intention to step down on July 1 and work for the global consultancy KPMG. The KPMG announcement is …

COP15: Obama in Copenhagen, Chances for Binding, Meaningful Agreement Slim

President Obama: "Time for talk is over." President Barack Obama has arrived in frigid Copenhagen for the last day of the United Nations Climate Change Conference as divisions between developed and developing nations remain very real, dampening chances for a substantial binding climate …