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Syria to join Paris climate pact, isolating US

BONN: Syria told the UN climate talks in Bonn on Tuesday that it would join the Paris Agreement, leaving the United States as the only nation in the world opting to stay outside the landmark treaty. "We are going to join the Paris…

Trump ‘not invited’ to Paris climate summit

PARIS: US President Donald Trump is not among the around 100 heads of state and government invited to next month's climate summit in Paris, a French presidential aide said Tuesday. "For now, President Donald Trump is not invited," he…

Climate activists march to keep coal in ground

BONN: Several thousand demonstrators converged on Bonn on Saturday ahead of UN climate negotiations demanding that governments step up action to halt global warming, starting with a rapid phase-out of coal-burning power plants. Decked out…

Brass tacks time for UN climate forum

PARIS: Frontline climate diplomats will seek to translate good intentions into concrete action in Bonn Monday when they gather for the first time since hammering through a historic deal in December.

Earth has three trillion trees: study

BONN: There are about three trillion trees on Earth, roughly 422 for every person and eight times more than previously estimated, researchers said Wednesday, admitting surprise.