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2009-11-29 12:16:10

Carbon credits bring millions for new jobs in indigenous communities; Australian project a model of opportunity, especially for Africa.

2009-10-01 09:00:00

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2009-08-25 15:13:28

Based on current reduction targets, the world's largest companies are on track to reach the scientifically-recommended level of greenhouse gas cuts by 2089 – 39 years too late to avoid dangerous climate change, reveals a research report – The Carbon Chasm – released today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).

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2009-08-05 13:20:00

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Wednesday that striking a new global deal to reduce the impact of climate change is crucial to the future of vulnerable Pacific island nations.

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2009-07-07 10:25:00

Just months before world leaders are scheduled to meet to devise a new international treaty on climate change, a research team led by Princeton University scientists has developed a new way of dividing responsibility for carbon emissions among countries.

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2009-05-15 10:40:00

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday said they were working out final details of a climate change bill, as they announced new breaks for an industry that they said would also minimize the potential impact on consumers' energy bills.

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2009-05-15 06:50:00

Despite recent polls showing soaring approval ratings for the president, there’s one subset of the U.S. population that has a bone to pick with President Obama: steel manufacturers.

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2009-03-30 13:40:00

The environmental group Greenpeace said on Monday that carbon market prices could drop by a staggering 75 percent if credits for safeguarding forests are added to markets for industrial emissions.

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2009-01-26 15:53:11

A new report released Monday finds that global temperature increases driven by climate change could be kept within the crucial 2-degree threshold if the world acts quickly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent by 2030.

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2009-01-06 09:35:00

A new way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and tackle climate change had been unveiled by leading economists.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.