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  1. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    UN climate talks inject symbolic life into Kyoto Protocol

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 09:51am by Agence France-Presse in Doha

    ... Agence France-Presse in Doha A UN climate conference on Saturday extended the life of the Kyoto Protocol, the only binding pact on curbing greenhouse gas emissions, in a small but symbolic ... up for binding emission cuts by 2020. They represent about 15 per cent of global emissions. UN leader Ban Ki-moon welcomed the deal, dubbed the Doha Climate Gateway, as an important first ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Arctic Sea ice retreats to record minimum as UN climate talks stall

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:55am by Los Angeles Times, The Guardian

    ... sheet, according to US scientists.  The latest report about the melting Arctic comes as frustrations flared in Doha over slow progress at UN climate talks to reach a global agreement on reducing ... Agencies in Los Angeles and London Experts warn of self-perpetuating momentum of warming amid anger over stalled talks on UN accord to combat greenhouse-gas emissions Arctic Sea ice ...

  3. News - China - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Kyoto Protocol extended to 2020 to fight climate change

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao, Li Jing

    ... Shi Jiangtao and Li Jing World's largest carbon emitter fails to live up to global expectations by not taking lead to rescue struggling climate-change talks in Qatar China 'sits on fence' in doha talks Almost 200 nations yesterday extended a weakened UN plan to fight global warming until 2020, averting a new setback to two decades of UN efforts that have failed to halt ...

  4. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Developing nations push rich on climate targets

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 04:15pm

    ... responsibility for the outcome of the latest round of UN climate talks in Doha lay in the hands of rich countries. “Ministers reaffirmed that the Kyoto Protocol remains a key component ... Reuters in Beijing Talks on a new climate change treaty in Qatar next week will not advance unless rich countries promise more ambitious cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, four major ...

  5. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Storms, drought overshadow new UN climate talks

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 04:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Doha starting in November. “This meeting opens in the immediate aftermath of a deadly typhoon in the Republic of Korea and a hurricane that hit ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok World climate change negotiators faced warnings on Thursday that a string of extreme weather events around the globe show urgent action on emission cuts ...

  6. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    EU nations set new climate change target, with compromises

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 10:13am by Reuters

    ... critics warning that compromises have undermined the fight against climate change. Talks in Brussels stretched into the early hours of Friday morning as Poland battled to preserve its coal ... polluting methane. “At least 40 per cent emissions cut by 2030. World’s most ambitious, cost-effective, fair climate energy policy agreed.” Herman Van Rompuy In the end, an overall target was agreed ...

  7. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Another record-hot October for the planet, US government reports

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 03:40am by AFP

    ... for resources. After years that saw little progress in climate talks, the world's two biggest economies and top polluters, China and the United States, agreed on November 12 to new targets ... the 20th century average, the federal agency said. UN climate experts have cautioned there was no time to lose in the battle against global warming. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has labelled ...

  8. News - China - CLIMATE CHANGE

    China will seek a peak in carbon emissions 'as soon as possible', vice-premier says

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:04pm by Jing Li

    ... cuts' to greenhouse gases China pledged at a United Nations climate summit in New York to meet its top target for reducing growth in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Xie Zhenhua, a deputy ... groups said China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, appeared to be taking its commitments to tackle climate change more seriously. Li Shuo, a senior climate and energy policy ...

  9. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Activists walk out of UN climate talks in Warsaw

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:47pm by Associated Press in Warsaw

    ... climate talks on Thursday, saying they were deeply disappointed by the lack of results with just one day remaining. Wearing “Polluters talk, we walk” T-shirts, the activists streamed out ... , said he didn’t share the climate activists’ assessment of the negotiations. “We have achieved considerable progress on climate finance,” Korolec said. “The talks about the shape of a new global ...

  10. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Talks seek modest UN climate deal for 2015, to raise aid

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 03:08pm by Reuters

    ... delegates by planning a “world coal summit” about how to cut emissions from coal during the climate talks. Environmental group Greenpeace projected messages on six Polish coal-fired power plants ... Reuters in Warsaw World governments meeting in Poland from Monday are likely to make only modest progress in reaching a 2015 deal to fight climate change, with concern over economic growth ...




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