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24/10/2014
A European Union goal to cut greenhouse gases by 40 percent by 2030, agreed early on Friday, sets the pace for a global deal to tackle climate change, pitting heavy industry against green business.Industry bosses said they faced big ...   
24/10/2014
The European Commission's vote to reduce greenhouse gas pollution levels by 40 percent by 2030, compared with 1990 levels, "will put pressure on all countries,' said Jake Schmidt, the Natural Resources Defence Council's climate negotiations ...   
24/10/2014
A dispute about how to link greenhouse-gas emissions cuts to a promise from the wealthiest nations for $100 billion a year in climate aid emerged as a major stumbling block at UN talks on global warming.After a week of discussions in ...   
24/10/2014
A European deal on curbing carbon emissions yielded a rare concrete input Friday to UN climate talks, but did little to ease frustration among negotiators demanding progress on a global pact in Bonn.Sealed at a hard-fought summit in ...   
20/10/2014
Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn on Monday with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures for the month of September. In an appeal to negotiators at the six-day meeting, UN climate chief ...   
18/10/2014
The biggest threat to mankind is not war and international conflict – it’s the fact that most governments never think about the long term. This week the US Defense ­Department said natural disasters from climate change will lead to more ...   
17/10/2014
Barack Obama’s negotiating position for a global deal to fight climate change is beginning to look like a big buffet. In speeches this week, Obama’s lead climate negotiator, Todd Stern, has given the clearest indication to date that America is ...   
14/10/2014
The Pentagon released a landmark report yesterday declaring climate change an "immediate risk" to national security and outlining how it intends to protect bases, prepare for humanitarian disasters and plan for global conflicts. Defense ...   
9/10/2014
An Australian pension fund worth $8 billion says it will ditch holdings in coal companies, branding climate change a “very real investment risk”. Local Government Super is one of Australia’s largest public sector funds, with 90,000 ...   
7/10/2014
UK climate chief Ed Davey has raised the stakes at negotiations over the EU’s energy future energy plans, again insisting countries must consider 50% carbon emission cuts by 2030. European leaders are discussing a 40% emission reduction ...   
5/10/2014
Canada has switched on the first large-scale coal-fired power plant fitted with a technology that proponents say enables the burning of fossil fuels without tipping the world into a climate catastrophe. Boundary Dam CCS power plant in ...   
5/10/2014
Taxing greenhouse gases is a policy that deserves serious consideration -- the kind of consideration it just isn't getting in the U.S. The approach makes sense in theory and, where it has been tried, has worked in practice. The record ...   
2/10/2014
Environmentalists were alarmed a week ago by an interview India’s new environment minister gave to The New York Times, as it seemed to deal a serious blow to U.S. efforts to secure an international agreement on combating global ...   
1/10/2014
Canada has switched on the first large-scale coal-fired power plant fitted with a technology that proponents say enables the burning of fossil fuels without tipping the world into a climate catastrophe. The project, the first ...   
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 ...   

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