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  1. Climate change forum is just hot air, say activists

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... climate change but failed to announce a single concrete initiative to combat the problem. The third ministerial meeting of the seven-member Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate- the group's first full meeting in two years- has been dismissed by environmental activists as a 'distraction', coming less than two months ahead of the United Nations ...

  2. Pelosi steers clear of rights in Shanghai

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Mrs Pelosi is leading a delegation from the United States to discuss co-operation on clean energy and action to combat climate change. She is due to arrive in Beijing today, where she ... mainland authorities to try to persuade Pyongyang to return to six-nation talks. Mrs Pelosi's delegation consists of four other Democrats and one Republican from the House Select Committee ...

  3. Ecology must be part of tourism planning, UN travel envoy says

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... potential to contribute to economic recovery, but would need to adapt to meet tough new restrictions on carbon emissions and other measures to tackle climate change. 'We have no option ... measures to a higher level. 'I'm talking about issues like laying down forestry to offset carbon emissions,' he said. 'I think Hainan in particular has a lot of potential ...

  4. No swift rise in university intake

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Suen Ming-yeung told legislators his bureau was actively looking into the possibility of providing more places, but refused to commit to a timetable due to the economic climate. 'We are considering that, but this is not the time to talk about increasing the number of university places,' he said. 'Financially speaking, the administration is in a very tight situation, ...

  5. Learning environment

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... talking about us now being in a conceptual age. The shift from an information age to a conceptual age is the cornerstone of this.' Pressing issues such as climate change involve such vast ... are seeking to redefine the learning environment for an age where the teacher does not do all the talking. 'Virtually every vice-chancellor of every university in the world will be thinking about ...



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