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30/9/2014
Coal chief executives were thin on the ground in New York last week, perhaps fearing an onslaught from green groups at the UN’s one-day climate summit. Tactically, it was a good way to avoid negative headlines. Strategically, it may ...   
29/9/2014
The United Nations Climate Summit in New York last week passed with many promises, but no firm pledges. Most notably, China’s vice-premier Zhang Gaoli promised his country would peak its carbon dioxide emissions “as soon as possible,” and ...   
26/9/2014
Over 310,000 people marched last Sunday to call for action on climate change. The People's Climate March aimed to press policymakers that would meet two days later at the UN Climate Summit, a preparation for the next Conference of the Parties ...   
26/9/2014
The world’s superpowers have finally woken from their climate coma. That was the message from the UK’s secretary of state for energy and climate change Ed Davey, speaking on the sidelines of the UN’s climate summit in New ...   
25/9/2014
Europe should only push ahead with its planned cuts to carbon emissions if the rest of the world agrees to a global climate change deal at a crunch summit in Paris next year, according to the EU’s energy chief. Next month, EU leaders are ...   
25/9/2014
Barack Obama has six months to deliver on the promises he made in a rousing speech at the United Nations climate change summit, Europe’s climate action commissioner said. Obama, in a well-received address on Tuesday, promised the United ...   
25/9/2014
Chinese and U.S. leaders on Tuesday vowed to promote bilateral cooperation in global response to climate change. The pledge was made when Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, who was here to attend the UN climate summit as Chinese President ...   
25/9/2014
It’s not that international diplomacy won’t matter, but individual countries are already taking action to reduce carbon emissions for various reasons beyond worries about climate change. World leaders gathered at a United Nations summit ...   
24/9/2014
MALAYSIA is committed to cut carbon emissions but said rich nations should also keep to their promises to deal with global warming, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said on Tuesday.Speaking at the United Nations summit here on ...   
24/9/2014
Bill McKibben, founder of the international climate action group 350.org, will be one of five recipients of this year`s Right Livelihood Awards, when they are presented at the Swedish Parliament in early December, the Stockholm foundation that ...   
23/9/2014
China has pledged for the first time to take firm action on climate change, telling a UN summit that its emissions, the world's highest, would soon peak. Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli also said China would make its economy much more carbon ...   
23/9/2014
Protesters took to the streets of Manhattan on Sunday to call for global action to address climate change. The event's organisers estimated that turnout exceeded 300,000, making it one of the largest environmental-related protests in US ...   
23/9/2014
World leaders including US President Barack Obama are holding a summit on climate change at the United Nations. The aim at the New York meeting is to galvanise member states to sign up to a comprehensive new global climate agreement at ...   
23/9/2014
As world leaders assembled in US to give a political push to their efforts to deal with climate change, India is all set to make its 'right to grow' points at the New York Climate Summit, which was kicked off by the UN secretary-general ...   
22/9/2014
The US secretary of state, John Kerry, promised to put climate change “front and center” of American diplomacy on Monday, raising expectations for this week’s United Nations climate summit. A day before the first world leaders’ meeting ...   
22/9/2014
A controversial coal project that threatens Australia`s Great Barrier Reef and the climate makes no financial sense for investors, say analysts. Plans for greenfield mines in the Galilee Basin involve building new port terminals near the ...   
22/9/2014
A potential $112 billion (R1.2 trillion) of coal mine expansion and development to 2025 is uneconomic at current spot coal prices, a report by non-profit financial think tank Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) said on Monday. CTI, which ...   
22/9/2014
China surpassed the European Union in pollution levels per capita for the first time last year, propelling the greenhouse gases that cause global warming to a record. Each person in China produced 7.2 tons of carbon dioxide on average ...   
22/9/2014
Climate change is “hanging like a shadow” over all international development efforts, a top UN official says, as the world body moves to tackle global warming in a landmark summit this week that will see more than 120 heads of state ...   
21/9/2014
New data on carbon shows that China's emissions per head of population have surpassed the EU for the first time. The researchers say that India is also forecast to beat Europe's CO2 output in 2019. Scientists say that global ...   
21/9/2014
World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday. More than half of proven fossil fuel ...   
21/9/2014
Global CO2 emissions reached a record high of 36 billion tonnes in 2013, "eroding the chances" of keeping global warming within internationally recognised safe levels, scientists said today. The 2.3 per cent growth in emissions seen over ...   
21/9/2014
The last time so many world leaders gathered to talk about climate change, it was an unmitigated debacle: the 2009 Copenhagen summit – intended to chart a international treaty – collapsed amid a welter of recriminations and set back the effort to ...   
21/9/2014
World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a host of crises: the violence Islamic State militants are wreaking in Iraq and Syria, the exponential spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa and deadlocked negotiations on Iran's nuclear ...   
21/9/2014
Behind all the fanfare around this week's UN Climate Summit, which will bring 120 heads of state to New York on Tuesday, looms one big question: Will the nations of the world agree on a path to avoid the most dangerous consequences of climate ...   

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