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17/9/2012
Despite near-collapse at each of the last three annual conferences of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the international negotiations always seem to pull back from the brink. Why? Because no country is willing to abandon ...   
26/5/2011
Looking for a solution to global warming? Maybe start clear-cutting many of the world's forests, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher says. The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs oversight subcommittee made it clear during a Wednesday hearing that ...   
27/4/2011
The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters do not expect a legally-binding deal to tackle climate change at talks in South Africa in December, two leading climate envoys said on Wednesday. U.S. climate negotiator Todd Stern and European ...   
13/4/2011
Rich nations must contribute more to a climate change fund and help fight deforestation, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said at a conference Thursday on saving the world's forests -- a key defense against global warming. Ministers from ...   
9/4/2011
Arguments over the agenda that have stalled U.N. climate talks in Bangkok this week show that some nations are trying to row back from hard-won agreements reached last December, Russia said on Wednesday. The December deal in Cancun ...   
8/4/2011
Rich and poor nations overcame deep divisions on Friday to cut a deal that maps out U.N. climate negotiations for 2011, building on last December's agreement in Mexico and hardening the focus on tougher issues. The deal in Bangkok came ...   
7/4/2011
Arguments over the agenda that have stalled U.N. climate talks in Bangkok this week show that some nations are trying to row back from hard-won agreements reached last December, Russia said on Wednesday.The December deal in Cancun ...   
1/4/2011
Governments face a test of their pledges to fight climate change next week when almost 200 nations meet in Bangkok to try to build on a modest deal reached last year that includes a new green fund and rising aid.The April 3-8 talks are ...   
14/2/2011
House Republicans introduced spending legislation Friday that would strip U.S. EPA of its ability to regulate carbon dioxide emissions, gut the State Department's climate aid programs and slash funding for energy and climate research across the ...   
7/2/2011
Massive UN-Supported African Palm Plantations Leading to Oppression, Kidnapping and Murder The promise of carbon credits and free money from schemes like the U.N.-backed Clean Development Mechanism, appear to be among the causes of ...   
30/1/2011
A new report from some of the world's top experts on forest governance has criticised various international climate change accords including REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) and REDD+ for their narrow focus on ...   
24/1/2011
Food, biofuels linked to bid to slow deforestation * UN-led carbon plans should be broadened-forest expert World efforts to slow deforestation should do more to address underlying causes such as rising demand for crops or ...   
24/1/2011
At the close of 2010, delegations from 184 governments assembled in Cancun, Mexico for the 16th gathering of the “Conference of Parties” (COP) under the banner of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This gathering ...   
24/1/2011
World efforts to slow deforestation should do more to address underlying causes such as rising demand for crops or biofuels, widening from a U.N. focus on using trees to fight climate change, a study said on Monday.It said a series of ...   
3/1/2011
REDD diversion, Down to Earth
Forest projects tilt towards carbon trade When the Cancun climate summit began, experts predicted CoP 16 would finalise the agreement on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD). But the outcome was ...   
31/12/2010
Climate scientists want us to understand the world is burning, writes Adam Morton. THE climate scientist Neville Nichols has long believed his role was research, not advocacy. But when he woke on the morning following the Black Saturday ...   
29/12/2010
Letdown at Cancun, Front Line
The climate conference failed to deliver an effective and equitable agreement on reducing emissions and will aggravate global warming. Jairam Ramesh, UnionMinister for Environment and Forests, speaks at the climate change conference on ...   
28/12/2010
What a difference a year can make! In December 2009, thousands of politicians, diplomats, and bureaucrats swarmed into Copenhagen for the 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), ...   
25/12/2010
The agreements reached at a global conference this month to help poor countries cope with climate change exceeded expectations but need to be followed up, the U.N.'s top climate official said Monday. Christiana Figueres, head of the U.N. ...   
22/12/2010
Envoys at United Nations climate talks were locked in negotiations during the final day of a two- week conference as 193 nations remained divided about how to curb global warming. "There's a real danger that if we don't get a successful ...   
22/12/2010
THE Cancun agreements “mark a new era in international cooperation on climate change”, concluded Mexico`s Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa, who presided over the two-week UN Climate Change Conference recently held in Mexico. A series ...   
22/12/2010
Although developed nations had pledged $30 billion for a climate change fund established at the 2009 Copenhagen summit, it remains unclear how big of a share Indonesia stands to receive. “We’d like to ask for the public’s patience ...   
20/12/2010
The agreements reached at a global conference this month to help poor countries cope with climate change exceeded expectations but need to be followed up, the U.N.'s top climate official said Monday. Christiana Figueres, head of the U.N. ...   
19/12/2010
Even though the dust hasn’t quite settled over President Jagdeo’s intemperate outburst at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP 16) at Cancun, as a country that is affected at several levels by the grim prognostications of climate change, we ...   
19/12/2010
After days of agonizing negotiations, the climate conference in Cancun ended on a somewhat hopeful note, with a last-minute agreement that largely reflects the lowered expectations that permeated the atmosphere of the conference. The provisions ...   

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