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3/7/2015
China has sent countries sitting on the sidelines of international climate change negotiations a powerful message. Its pledge to substantially cut carbon dioxide emissions by 20 per cent more than previously indicated lifts expectations others ...   
3/7/2015
A strong pledge to curb carbon emissions by India, the world’s third largest polluter, will be “critically important” to a meaningful deal at the crucial UN climate summit in Paris in December, the UN’s climate chief has said.India has so ...   
3/7/2015
"Onward!"That's the cheery subject line on the email then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sent to U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern just days after the Copenhagen, Denmark, climate change summit in 2009. As other leaders ...   
2/7/2015
When it comes to the fight against climate change, the United States is often cast as a laggard – if not an outright pariah. But that portrait is quietly changing. On one hand, the fundamentals of America’s conflict over the ...   
1/7/2015
By 2040, the world’s population is predicted to rise to nine billion. That means two billion more mouths to feed. Even now, the earth groans under the weight of those numbers. More than 800 million people are malnourished. Another two billion are ...   
1/7/2015
Brazil, the United States and China -- three of the world’s top 10 greenhouse gas emitters -- all announced new goals Tuesday to curb climate change. President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, leaders of the Western ...   
1/7/2015
China’s widely-awaited emissions pledge ahead of December`s climate summit in Paris largely moves the country forward from goals it had already laid out, but leaves a great deal of uncertainty about the role it will play in helping keep global ...   
30/6/2015
China, the world's top CO2 polluter, promised Tuesday to peak emissions within about 15 years, in a move widely hailed as a boost for the global effort to curb planet warming. Beijing's eagerly-anticipated contribution to a roster of ...   
30/6/2015
Barack Obama and Dilma Rousseff put climate change at the top of their agenda at their bilateral meeting on Tuesday, with the US and Brazil agreeing to get up to 20% of their electricity from renewable power by 2030. Brazil also ...   
30/6/2015
Top carbon polluter China confirmed it will try to cap its rising emissions before 2030 while the U.S. and Brazil pledged to boost renewable energy sources in a series of announcements Tuesday in anticipation of a global climate pact in ...   
30/6/2015
China will aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions per unit of gross domestic product by 60-65% from 2005 levels under a plan submitted to the United Nations ahead of crucial climate change talks in Paris later this year. The pledge has ...   
30/6/2015
China - the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases - has announced details of its climate action plan. The office of Premier Li Keqiang said that emissions "will peak by around 2030" and China would work hard to achieve the target ...   
29/6/2015
ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:Diplomacy comes in many forms, from secret backroom discussions to grand public speeches, and today, it has been more the latter at the United Nations in New York City. Diplomats from all over the world are there to ...   
29/6/2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that negotiations on climate change were moving too slowly and urged governments to quicken the pace ahead of the December conference on reaching a new global deal.French Foreign Minister ...   
29/6/2015
White House officials confirmed Thursday that in President Obama’s meetings this coming week with the president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, they’re going to be talking about climate change.It’s unclear whether the result will be any kind ...   
29/6/2015
There are growing expectations that China will soon give details of its pledge to cut carbon emissions ahead of key UN climate talks at the end of the year in Paris. As the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, China's ...   
29/6/2015
China appears ready to set a more ambitious climate change pledge by moving up the timeline for peaking its carbon emissions and opening the possibility of sending money to other countries to take action, according to EU sources close to the ...   
28/6/2015
There are growing expectations that China will soon give details of its pledge to cut carbon emissions ahead of key UN climate talks at the end of the year in Paris. As the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, China's ...   
24/6/2015
A Dutch court on Wednesday ordered the state to slash greenhouse gas emissions nationwide by at least 25 percent by 2020, in a case that could serve as a blueprint for activists around the world. Climate experts called the ruling a ...   
22/6/2015
Climate change threatens to undermine half a century of progress in global health, according to a major new report.But the analysis also concludes that the benefits to health resulting from slashing fossil fuel use are so large that ...   
19/6/2015
Seven years ago this month, Barack Obama stood on a stage in St. Paul, Minnesota, and claimed victory in the Democratic presidential primaries. Hillary Clinton hadn't conceded, but the numbers told the story. Obama had clinched the ...   
19/6/2015
The encyclical on the environment that Pope Francis released on Thursday is as much an indictment of the global economic order as it is an argument for the world to confront climate change.It offers blistering criticism of 21st-century ...   
18/6/2015
This speech was delivered on June 6, 2015, in Bar Harbor, Maine, as the College of the Atlantic commencement address. It appeared at The Nation on June 17.First of all, a huge congratulations to all the graduates—and to the parents who ...   
18/6/2015
There’s a chance it will, for two reasons. First, the moral force the pope brings to bear may kindle that most fragile necessity: political will. Second, his declaration of the atmosphere as a common good, owned by all for all, may help settle ...   
16/6/2015
China, the world's biggest polluter, will sign a joint pledge with the European Union this month to seek a UN agreement to tackle climate change as one of "the greatest threats facing humanity," according to a draft statement seen by ...   

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