China’s struggle to cut carbon emissions without curbing rapid economic growth - BBC News

China’s struggle to cut carbon emissions without curbing rapid economic growth – BBC News

As the latest global climate change summit approaches, China is facing a huge challenge in keeping its pledges to cut carbon emissions, while sustaining its extraordinary rate of economic development. The country is undergoing a construction boom as it builds…

Russia accused of blackmailing Europe over gas supplies - BBC News

Russia accused of blackmailing Europe over gas supplies – BBC News

Wholesale gas prices in Europe hit a record high rising nearly 40% in a single day as huge demand for energy continues. Later they fell after President Putin indicated that Russia might increase supplies to Europe. Europe relies heavenly on…

Australia resists net zero carbon target ahead of Glasgow climate summit - BBC News

Australia resists net zero carbon target ahead of Glasgow climate summit – BBC News

Many nations have stepped up their commitments to cut carbon emissions, to slow global warming ahead of the latest UN climate summit in the UK      However Australia, one of the world’s biggest coal producers, is accused of dragging its…

Climate Change challenges:  India's need for coal

Climate Change challenges: India’s need for coal

Countries around the world are being told they must agree to phase out the use of coal power, to prevent catastrophic global warming. Ahead of the latest climate change summit in the UK, nations have been negotiating a timetable to…

Ida tears through Louisiana, leaving over 1 million without electricity

Ida tears through Louisiana, leaving over 1 million without electricity

Hurricane Ida has been downgraded to a tropical storm after fierce winds and rain caused damage across Louisiana, leaving huge areas without electricity. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca joins CBSN from New Orleans with the latest. CBSN is CBS News’…

Weather forecaster explains what's fueling Hurricane Ida after it made landfall

Weather forecaster explains what’s fueling Hurricane Ida after it made landfall

Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center in Florida, joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to explain why Hurricane Ida hasn’t lost strength despite making landfall in Louisiana earlier in the day as a Category 4 storm packing maximum sustained winds…

FEMA administrator on Hurricane Ida: "The threat has not passed yet"

FEMA administrator on Hurricane Ida: “The threat has not passed yet”

Deanne Criswell, the Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss how the U.S. government is responding to Hurricane Ida. She said that resources might be needed to facilitate evacuations and step in to help communities that…

Biden says Hurricane Ida "will be a life-threatening storm"

Biden says Hurricane Ida “will be a life-threatening storm”

President Biden visited FEMA headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Sunday as Hurricane Ida slammed Louisiana, and said federal resources will be available to help. “This will be a devastating, devastating hurricane — this will be a life-threatening storm,” Mr. Biden…