The talks have stuttered over several issues, particularly whether rich nations should pay developing countries for losses suffered due to the effects of climate change and a lack of pledges to cut emissions.
Outbreaks of the sometimes-fatal West Nile virus across the United States have intensified, making this one of the worst years for the mosquito-borne disease.
The very real problem of global warming is leaving its mark upon the U.S. this summer as scorching heat plagues most of the country
A study by researchers at Northern Arizona University shows that a somewhat rosy predictions about purported beneficial effects of global warming on plant life are likely not true.
Sealing - a grotesque business that involves killing seals for both their fur and meat - may soon see its last days in Canada.
Bolivia is set to pass the Law of Mother Earth, (in Spanish La Ley de Derechos de la Madre Tierra) which will grant nature the same rights and protections as humans.
Methane, a greenhouse gas 20 times more powerful than carbon dioxide, has been found by scientists in deadly, bubbling plumes on the surface of the Arctic Ocean.
2011 is, so far, the world's tenth warmest year on record, despite the warming being masked by cooling La Nina conditions.
As global warming threatens the wellbeing of Alaskan walruses, the government has exacerbated the issue.
Australia's Guardian newspaper writes the devastating floods in Australia raise major implications for the nation on water management, agriculture and fossil fuels that feed global warming/climate change.