China, US harden positions as progress stalls in climate talks

Little progress seen in climate talks in China

South Korean defense chief warns of repercussions from upcoing power change in North Korea

South Korea warns of problems when NK power shifts

Confident China boosts standing at climate talks by showcasing energy efforts

China highlights climate change efforts

TIANJIN, China — As the world’s biggest greenhouse gas producer, China was widely seen as an obstacle in the Copenhagen climate summit last year. But while negotiations inched forward, Beijing poured $34.6 billion into clean energy in 2009, nearly double the U.S. investment.

Report: North Korea appears to be moving forward to enrich uranium for nuclear weapons

Report: North Korea moving toward nuclear weapons

Honda expands hybrid lineup with subcompact Fit hybrid going on sale in Japan for under $20K

Honda subcompact Fit hybrid goes on sale in Japan

Russian spy sees off US-Russian crew as it blasts off for orbiting space station

Spy sees off US-Russian crew for space station

After epic productions, Zhang unveils back-to-basics romance at Pusan festival

Zhang calls new film a back-to-basics romance

Ceatec electronics show highlights Japanese vision of future cities

Japan looking to sell ’smart’ cities to the world

Official: Russian spacecraft damaged during transportation to launch site

Russian spacecraft damaged during transportation

Panasonic raises stakes in 2 key subsidiaries as its strengthens green technology businesses

Panasonic raises Sanyo, electric unit stakes

Warmup pool blamed after up to 15 swimmers become ill at Commonwealth Games in New Delhi

Warmup pool blamed for sick swimmers at Comm Games

Method for building complex molecules helps fight cancer, protect crops _ and wins Nobel Prize

Trio wins Nobel for developing key chemistry tool

US astronaut prepares for space mission that his brother will later join him on

US astronaut excited about upcoming space mission

China drives away promising candidates, faces hurdles amid quest for a Nobel Prize

China faces hurdles amid quest for a Nobel Prize

Limited progress being made in climate talks in China as rich, poor countries remain divided

Limited progress in climate talks in China

A list of recent Nobel Prize in chemistry winners

List of recent Nobel Prize in chemistry winners

2 Japanese, American share chemistry Nobel for cross couplings

2 Japanese, American share chemistry Nobel

South Korean official calls North Korea’s nuclear threat ‘extremely dangerous’

South Korea: NKorea’s nuclear threat ‘dangerous’

Toyota Prius top-selling car in Japan, but sales tumble due to end of green incentives

Toyota Prius sales fall for 1st time in 17 months

Researchers find previously undocumented language hidden in small villages in India

Undocumented language found hidden in India

Toyota hopes for head-start on home smart-grid for plug-in hybrid

Toyota shows smart-grid technology for its plug-in

Delegates to climate change talks told to search for common ground before Cancun summit

Delegates told to ID achievable goals on climate

Climate change talks in China seek to narrow gap before year-end Cancun summit

Climate change talks open in China

TIANJIN, China — The U.N. climate chief urged countries Monday to identify achievable goals for fighting climate change ahead of a year-end meeting in Mexico, after last year’s Copenhagen summit failed to produce binding limits on greenhouse gas.

China launches 2nd unmanned lunar probe, mission to test technology for future moon landing

China’s space program launches lunar probe

Automakers look to cleaner cars, keep costs in mind for penny-pinching consumers at Paris show

3 C’s for Paris cars: Clean, Cheap and China

Hoppy, high-alcohol India Pale Ales reign supreme with American brewers and drinkers

In American craft brewing, IPAs reign supreme

Automakers bet on green technologies, tilt toward China boom at Paris auto show

Automakers go green, sleek at Paris car show

Rights activists from Brazil, Nepal, Nigeria and Israel share 2010 ‘Alternative Nobel’

Rights activists share Alternative Nobel

STOCKHOLM — Activists from Nepal, Nigeria, Brazil and Israel were named the winners Thursday of this year’s Right Livelihood Award, also known as the “alternative Nobel,” for work that includes fighting to save the Amazon rain forest and bringing health care to Palestinians cut off from services.

UN: Opium production in Afghanistan down by almost half in 2010 due to plant disease

UN: Afghan opium production halved in 2010

China space ambitions forge ahead with plan to launch second lunar probe this weekend

China to launch second lunar probe this weekend

China says countries to focus on reducing differences at climate talks next week

China says climate talks to focus on differences

Soyuz spacecraft with US, Russian astronauts onboard lands in Kazakhstan steppe

Soyuz capsule lands in Kazakh steppe with 3 aboard

Soyuz capsule successfully undocks from space station after glitches prevented departure

Soyuz capsule undocks from space station

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — A manned Soyuz capsule with two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut onboard has successfully undocked from the International Space Station after crew resolved glitches that had prevented departure a day earlier.

Technical problems delay space station departure for 2 Russians, 1 American by a day

Problems delay space station departure for a day

General Mills to stop buying palm oil from companies accused of rain forest destruction

General Mills changes palm oil policy

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Environmentalists on Friday praised a decision by U.S. food-maker General Mills to stop buying palm oil from companies accused of rain forest destruction — the latest in a string of multinationals to announce policy reversals.

Departure of Soyuz capsule from space station delayed amid undocking problems

Undocking problems delay space station departure

American-born panda Hua Mei gives birth to 8th cub in China, rare success for species

US-born panda gives birth to her 8th cub in China

General Motors to test battery-powered models of its Cruze in South Korea

General Motors to test electric Cruze in S. Korea

Reports: Toyota in talks with Daimler to share hybrid technology

Reports: Toyota in talks with Daimler on hybrids

China rejects US trade complaint over solar, wind industries, says policies in line with rules

China rejects US trade complaint over clean energy

Taiwan charity delivers eco-blankets to disaster victims in Haiti, soon in Pakistan

Taiwan charity sends eco-friendly blankets as aid

New gene that turns any bacteria into drug-resistant superbugs is found in 3 states, Canada

New drug-resistant superbugs found in 3 states

UN climate chief urges countries to be flexible in next month’s talks in China

UN climate chief urges flexibility in talks

Steelworkers ask Obama administration to crack down on Chinese trade practices in clean energy

Union: China violating trade rules in clean energy

Hyundai shows off South Korea’s first electric car as president takes test drive

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