Tens of billions promised to boost clean energy tech
PARIS (AP) — Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week's high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging tens of billions of dollars for research and development.
Worldwide climate rallies draw tens of thousands
Tens of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris. The nearly two-week conference comes amid a state of emergency in France imposed after the Nov. 13 Paris attacks that bans marches so many of the rallies are taking place outside the country.