Gore: Polar ice may vanish in 5-7 years

COPENHAGEN (AP) — New computer modeling suggests the Arctic Ocean may be nearly ice-free in the summertime as early as 2014, Al Gore said...

Developing countries end boycott at climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Poor countries ended a boycott of U.N. climate talks Monday after getting assurances that rich nations were not conspiring to soften...

Tense atmosphere clouds climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — The atmosphere at the U.N. climate conference grew more tense and divisive after talks were suspended for most of Monday's session...

New species of coral, sponges found near Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — New and dramatic species of coral and sponges have been found in the Pacific during deep sea dives near the Northwestern...

Aussie scientists find coconut-carrying octopus

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian scientists have discovered an octopus in Indonesia that collects coconut shells for shelter — unusually sophisticated behavior that the researchers...

Ban urges end to finger-pointing at climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says rich and poor countries must "stop pointing fingers" and raise their climate targets to salvage faltering...

Ban: Finger-pointing at climate talks must stop

COPENHAGEN (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says rich and poor countries must "stop pointing fingers" and raise their climate targets to salvage faltering...

UN chief: Time to stop climate finger-pointing

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Rich and poor countries must "stop pointing fingers" and increase their pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions to salvage the faltering...

US-China tension still looms at climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — In a showdown between the world's two largest polluters, China accused the United States and other rich nations Tuesday of backsliding...

US-China showdown still looms over climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — In a showdown between the world's two largest polluters, China accused the United States and other rich nations Tuesday of backsliding...

US-China showdown looms over climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — A showdown between the world's two largest polluters loomed over the U.N. climate talks Tuesday as China accused the United States...

World mayors compare notes on saving climate

COPENHAGEN (AP) — The Obama administration should have sent federal stimulus money not to the U.S. states, but to cities, where "most of the...

Outcome unclear as leaders arrive at climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — The success of the U.N. climate conference hung in the balance Tuesday as China and the U.S. deadlocked over whether Beijing...

Protesters try to disrupt UN climate talks

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Danish police say hundreds of protesters are marching toward the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen in an attempt to disrupt talks...

Danish police tear gas climate protesters

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Police are using tear gas and batons to disperse crowds of protesters trying to disrupt the U.N. climate talks in Copenhagen. Police...

Clarification: Gore misspoke on polar ice data

COPENHAGEN (AP) — In an early version of a Dec. 14 story, Al Gore told the U.N. climate conference that new data suggested the...

Climate talks deadlocked as clashes erupt outside

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Danish police fired pepper spray and beat protesters with batons outside the U.N. climate conference on Wednesday, as disputes inside left...

UN climate negotiators look to US for fresh ideas

COPENHAGEN (AP) — U.N. climate negotiators looked Wednesday to the United States to bring fresh ideas — perhaps in the form of extra billions...

Danish official: Hopes for climate deal slim

COPENHAGEN (AP) — A Danish official says there is little hope for a comprehensive climate deal in Copenhagen because negotiations between rich and poor...

Clinton: US ready to join $100B climate aid fund

COPENHAGEN (AP) — The United States is prepared to join other rich countries in raising $100 billion in yearly climate financing for poor countries...