By Kelly Cohen | 09/30/14 07:55 AM
The Bilateral Security Agreement allows for 9,800 U.S. soldiers to remain in Afghanistan past the end of the year to help train, equip and advise Afghan military and police forces.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/29/14 09:58 AM
Afghanistan will sign a deal to allow U.S. troops to remain in that country beyond the end of the year, a senior White House official said Monday.
By Zack Colman | 09/26/14 05:51 PM
Developing countries could derail the process toward an international climate treaty by insisting on an amount of aid that richer ones are unlikely to donate.
By Zack Colman | 09/25/14 09:10 AM
A deal without serious commitments from India would likely prevent a deal that secures enough cuts in greenhouse gases by 2020 to avoid a 2 degree Celsius temperature rise by 2100, which nations are seeking.
By Thomas Sowell | 09/24/14 09:54 AM
Some pundits are saying that President Obama has been floundering in his response to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria crisis because public opinion polls show most Americans don't want another war.
By Zack Colman | 09/22/14 11:44 PM
By undertaking certain actions, cities could conceivably reduce greenhouse gas emissions -- which most scientists say drive global warming -- 24 percent by 2030 and 47 percent by 2050.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/23/14 09:04 AM
The United States will not use landmines outside of Korea and will destroy any stocks not used for the defense of South Korea, bringing it closer to compliance with a 1999 treaty outlawing that class of military weapon, the White House said Tuesday. The U.S. is one of 36 nations that have not...
By Zack Colman | 09/22/14 11:55 PM
NEW YORK — Federal agencies will need to factor how the effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels, drought, floods and other extreme weather linked to it, would affect international development programs and investments under a new executive order President Obama will issue Tuesday,...
By Zack Colman | 09/22/14 01:50 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry's comments come on the eve of the United Nations climate summit, where 120-plus heads of state including President Obama, will meet to discuss global warming.
By Zack Colman | 09/18/14 04:19 PM
White House officials said President Obama will make commitments to address climate change at Tuesday's United Nations climate summit to show other nations that his administration intends to lead on the issue.
By Zack Colman | 09/15/14 08:47 AM
Notables include President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, South African President Jacob Zuma and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye.
By Zack Colman | 09/09/14 08:41 AM
Carbon dioxide levels increased the most last year since 1984, driving the concentration of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere to a new high, according to a study released Tuesday.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:53 PM
"Not a word of the new climate agreement currently under discussion has been written, so it is entirely premature to say whether it will or won't require Senate approval," State's Jen Psaki said.
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 02:30 PM
The effects of climate change will grow more severe as greenhouse gas emissions rise, according to a draft United Nations report.
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