Climate talks avoid collapse with last-minute compromises
WARSAW, Poland -- A new global climate change treaty remains on track to be signed in 2015 after a marathon U.N. negotiating session that saw major emerging powers struggle to preserve a system that has long protected them from obligations to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Political turbulence threatens long-term investment in renewable energy -- Ernst & Young
Times are tough for a number of nations that, only a short while ago, led the charge toward renewable energy. Political wrangling over these programs has soured the investment landscape in mature markets, according to a recently released index by Ernst & Young, potentially driving away capital that governments sorely need to modernize their energy infrastructure.