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Climate Pledges Are Falling Short, and a Chaotic Future Looks More Like Reality

At last year’s global climate summit in Glasgow, countries pledged to redouble their efforts to cut the emissions from burning oil, gas and coal that are dangerously heating the planet. They also agreed to increase funding for technologies to help…

Biden Paints Russia as a Threat to the World in U.N. Speech

President Biden used his first speech at the United Nations since the invasion of Ukraine to accuse one man, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, of seeking to “erase” another nation from the map and of trying to drag the…

Your Wednesday Briefing: South Korea Skirts a Typhoon

Major typhoon spares South Korea South Korea dodged heavy destruction from Typhoon Hinnamnor. Experts credited the government’s extensive preparations. The storm, the eighth-strongest typhoon in South Korea’s history, passed over the country and headed out to sea faster than forecasters…

Gorbachev’s Op-Eds in The Times

June 7, 2004 A President Who Listened, on the death of former President Ronald Reagan: I believe it was not an accident that during his visit to Moscow in the summer of 1988 President Reagan said, in reply to a…

U.N. Faces Record Humanitarian Aid Shortfall — but Not for Ukrainians

Camps for Syrian refugees in northern Iraq have cut access to clean water, sanitation and electricity. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, many people forced from their homes face life without shelter or basic tools like fishing or farming gear….

Surprise Deal Would Be Most Ambitious Climate Action Undertaken by U.S.

WASHINGTON — The $369 billion climate and tax package forged in a surprise deal by Senate Democrats would be the most ambitious action ever taken by the United States to try to stop the planet from catastrophically overheating. The agreement,…

Your Wednesday Briefing: Extreme Heat Grips China

Good morning. We’re covering a dangerous heat wave in China, the sentencing of a longtime activist in Hong Kong and President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming visit to Iran. Extreme heat grips China Parts of China’s east and south withered under extreme…

With Climate Agenda Stalled at Home, Biden Still Hopes to Lead Abroad

On his first day in office, President Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris climate agreement, noting in his inaugural address that “a cry for survival comes from the planet itself. A cry that can’t be any more desperate…

Your Friday Briefing: A Major U.S. Climate Ruling

Good morning. We’re covering a major climate-related ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s link with China and a victory for Ukraine. New limits on the E.P.A.’s authority The U.S. Supreme Court limited the Environmental…

¿Puedes culpar a países pobres como el mío por recurrir a China?

Para ser justos, durante décadas Australia, Nueva Zelanda y Estados Unidos han dado mucha de la ayuda que tanto necesitamos, y el Cuerpo de Paz de Estados Unidos llegó al país en 1971. Pero esos voluntarios fueron retirados hace 22…

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