German parties aim to present coalition deal next week

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) -The three parties trying to form Germany’s next government have made progress in negotiations and aim to present a coalition agreement next week, senior party officials said on Tuesday. The centre-left Social Democrats...

FACTBOX-What’s in the Glasgow Climate Pact?

GLASGOW (Reuters) – Nearly 200 nations agreed to adopt the Glasgow Climate Pact on Saturday after more than two weeks of intense negotiations, with the UK host of the talks saying the deal would keep alive international hopes of averting the worst impacts of...

Was Glasgow pact a win for climate? Time will tell

By Kate Abnett and Valerie Volcovici GLASGOW (Reuters) -Its ambition was clear: the U.N. climate summit was meant to secure a deal to give the world a chance to avert the worst impacts of climate change by capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit)...

U.N. climate agreement clinched after late drama over coal

By Valerie Volcovici, Kate Abnett and William James GLASGOW (Reuters) – U.N. climate talks ended Saturday with a deal that for the first time targeted fossil fuels as the key driver of global warming, even as coal-reliant countries lobbed last-minute objections....