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20/9/2013
The United Nations secretary general is to invite world leaders next week to an unprecedented summit on climate change, in the hope of breaking the long deadlock on global warming talks. The high-risk strategy will put heads of state and ...   
30/1/2013
Although the region is not a big polluter, the threat of climate change means it should lead the way on cuts, argues Crispin Maslog. The category 5 super typhoon Bopha, which wreaked havoc in southern and central Philippines in the first ...   
25/1/2013
President Barack Obama’s chief global climate cop won’t be stationed at EPA or on the White House staff. He’ll be at the State Department. Obama’s choice of John Kerry as the nation’s top diplomat is the strongest signal to the ...   
30/11/2012
Envoys at United Nations global warming talks are working on streamlining their negotiation process for the first time in at least six years, a step toward drafting a treaty by 2015 mandating more greenhouse-gas limits. Delegates from ...   
30/11/2012
At the United Nations climate change talks in Doha, India is taking an active role in asking developed nations to commit to ambitious carbon dioxide emission cuts and pledge money to combat the global challenge. Delegates from 194 ...   
29/11/2012
You're forgiven if you haven't heard that US negotiators are back at the table discussing global climate policy, this time in Doha, Qatar. The 18th Conference of the Parties under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ...   
29/11/2012
A Transitional Climate Summit in Doha, Council of Foreign Relations
As the annual United Nations climate negotiations get under way this week in Doha, Qatar, the mood is different from previous years. Delegates by and large remain seized by the challenge of global climate change, which threatens intensifying ...   
27/11/2012
Thousands of government representatives, international organizations and civil society members have gathered in the Qatari capital of Doha for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which kicked off today with a call to build on and ...   
25/11/2012
Last month was the 333rd consecutive month that global temperatures were above the 20th century average, and 2012 will almost certainly be the hottest ever recorded in the US. Hurricanes, heatwaves, wildfires and droughts blistered farmlands and ...   
22/11/2012
Recent reports from the World Bank and PwC warn the world is on course to warm by 6°C (Source: JC Mcllwaine/UN Photo) The latest round of UN climate talks must see concrete progress on a globally binding emissions deal if a 2°C ...   
21/11/2012
Scientists are pushing for changes to a UN mechanism that aims to curtail greenhouse gases by preventing forest loss. Environmentalists have long argued the mechanism must also protect biodiversity and forest-dependent communities. Now, ahead of ...   
20/11/2012
The attention climate change received in the United States following Hurricane Sandy, which President Barack Obama underscored in his first speech after winning re-election, has raised hopes that the world's largest historical emitter of ...   
13/11/2012
Indonesia will try to convince developed nations to adopt a treaty on climate change and join a trust fund for its mitigation efforts in the upcoming United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference in Doha, Qatar in ...   
17/5/2012
On the second day of the Bonn climate change negotiations, the US, the EU and other developed countries tried to stall discussions on whether the rich countries had met their obligations on reducing emissions and financing the poor countries. ...   
13/12/2011
While global leaders were floundering in their climate negotiations at Durban last week, one man from British Columbia was quietly working the back rooms, explaining the virtues of his province's carbon tax. The television cameras in ...   
10/12/2011
Asserting that equity has to be centrepiece of climate talks, India on Saturday slammed developed nations for not doing enough to combat global warming as it made an 'emotional' appeal for space for basic development for its 1.2 billion people ...   
8/12/2011
The European Union signaled it may be open to a different deadline for a new global warming treaty yet to be negotiated, widening the scope for an agreement at United Nations climate talks this week. Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard ...   
7/12/2011
The BASIC quartet-Brazil, South Africa, India and China-came together scorching all rumours that China had decided to break ranks when it made its "offer" of accepting a legally binding agreement. On Tuesday, ministers from the four ...   
5/12/2011
A coking factory discharges a plume of exhaust in Linfen, Shanxi province, China. The EU is seeking to broaden the accord to include commitments from developing nations such as China, India and Brazil. A coking factory discharges a plume ...   
5/12/2011
UN climate talks on Monday enter their second week entangled in a thick mesh of issues with no guarantee that negotiators and their ministers will be able to sort them out. The 194-nation process is facing, for the second time in two ...   
5/12/2011
UN climate talks on Monday enter their second week entangled in a thick mesh of issues with no guarantee that negotiators and their ministers will be able to sort them out. The 194-nation process is facing, for the second time in two ...   
5/12/2011
Along the coast of the shark-infested Indian Ocean where the United Nations global warming negotiations are being held, the United States increasingly is being viewed as a pariah. Despite the presence of thousands of Obama supporters in ...   
2/12/2011
The United Nations climate change conference now under way in Durban, South Africa, has been widely dismissed, particularly in the US. Another failure looms, it is said, proving that the top-down negotiated approach to tackling climate change ...   
29/11/2011
The Kyoto Protocol on global warming is flawed and ineffective but must now be extended as the only deal left to shore up international climate action as the economic downturn threatens a decade in limbo. Unloved and out of fashion from ...   
27/11/2011
Some of the developing world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters are bidding to delay talks on a new climate agreement. To the anger of small islands and other vulnerable countries, India and Brazil are joining rich nations such as the US ...   

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