[BUENOS AIRES] With consensus on sensitive issues such as Iran, Syria or the Palestinians appearing elusive, G-20 foreign ministers will focus on the fight against terrorism and climate change when...

[ULAANBAATAR] With about 100 sheep and goats, Jugder Samdan makes just enough to scrape by as a nomadic herder in Mongolia, basking in the sun as he watches over his animals, but he worries about the...

THE Trump administration has drafted a proposal that would freeze fuel-efficiency standards for automobiles starting in 2021 and challenge California's ability to set efficiency rules of its own...

PRESIDENT Donald Trump came into office promising to roll back rules designed to save energy and cut planet-warming greenhouse-gas emissions, including landmark regulations demanding better fuel...

[NEW YORK] A federal judge on Thursday dismissed Exxon Mobil Corp's lawsuit seeking to stop New York and Massachusetts from probing whether the oil and gas company covered up its knowledge...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Upgrading Asia-Pacific's biggest ports to cope with the effects of climate change will cost up to US$49 billion, but the bill could be even higher if no action is taken,...

[LONDON] India is the most vulnerable country to climate change, followed by Pakistan, the Philippines and Bangladesh, a ranking by HSBC showed on Monday.

COMMENTARY

THE Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meets from Tuesday this week in France to mark the 30th anniversary of its creation. This body, under the auspices of the United Nations, is...

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What will be the impact of Singapore's new carbon tax on industry and economy? Is there a trade-off between going green and economic growth?...

THE BOTTOM LINE

ANYONE who tells you that dealing with climate change is simply a matter of sweeping away the obstructionism of oil companies is living in a dream world. The real obstacle is us - our vast dependence...