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2009-12-07 12:30:00

Monday marked the beginning of the biggest and most important U.N. climate change conference in history, as diplomats from 192 nations meet to discuss and hopefully agree upon the best deal to protect the world from potentially calamitous climate change brought on by global warming. The two-week Copenhagen conference is the climax of two years of contentious negotiations after a series of promises by rich and emerging economies to curb their greenhouse gas emissions. The conference's opening...

2009-12-07 07:00:00

Unicorn's Media-as-a-Service(TM) Platform Delivers Global Reach to Support Massive Interest TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global audiences can watch world leaders engage in a live debate at the 2009 UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen on the crucial topic of climate change, via a ground-breaking online video project that teams Unicorn Media, Inc., with World Wildlife Federation (WWF), the world's largest conservation organization - and Green TV, the broadband TV...

2009-12-04 12:21:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As nations gather in Copenhagen for the Fifteenth Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, BNA is pleased to provide complimentary, real-time reporting and analysis of the landmark event. BNA will offer open access to its World Climate Change Report(R), which contains expert climate change analysis as well as live coverage of COP15, December 4-21, 2009. (Logo:...

2009-12-04 11:59:00

COPENHAGEN, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A ground-breaking online video blog aimed at keeping the pressure on world leaders at the Copenhagen climate change summit goes live on Monday 7 December. ( Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091204/369734 ) WWF - the world's largest conservation organisation - has partnered with Green TV and Greenfilm to create Inside COP15, a live and on-demand online video service which will operate round the clock for the two weeks of the...

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2009-12-03 12:45:00

A NASA climate expert sparked controversy on Thursday when he said that he hoped international climate talks in Copenhagen this month would fail. In an interview with the UK's Guardian, James Hansen, Director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, said it would be better for Copenhagen talks to fail in their effort to create an international legally binding agreement to cut greenhouse emissions. "I would rather it not happen if people accept that as being the right track because it's...

2009-12-03 10:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll of 15 nations, most of them in the developing world, finds that majorities of the people canvassed want their governments to take steps to fight climate change, even if that entails costs. People signaled they would support public measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions and step up adaptation measures. For example, respondents would support higher fuel efficiency standards for cars, preserving or expanding forests, and extending...

2009-12-02 14:23:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the leading research and public policy institution focusing on issues of concern to African Americans and other people of color, has been granted Civil Society Observer Status for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) that will convene next week in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Joint Center delegation to the conference will include six members of its Commission to Engage African Americans on...

2009-12-02 13:54:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As world leaders and environmental advocates from around the globe converge in Copenhagen, Denmark to establish a new climate protocol, Planet Green, Treehugger.com and PlanetGreen.com will be on the ground for a comprehensive view of this pivotal event beginning December 7th. On-air and online, the network and its digital platforms will take the pulse of the COP15 with wrap up analysis of the news of the day, commentary from environmental...

2009-12-02 04:16:00

LONDON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With future investments in clean technology heavily dependant on the outcome of the 15th Conference of Parties (COP 15) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the private sector waits to hear what target the world leaders will commit to and what mitigation actions developing countries will undertake. Without the legislation and international agreements private companies will be timid in making large scale investments in clean technologies,...

2009-11-30 13:29:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations leader Porter Novelli today announced a strategic partnership with the Copenhagen Climate Council on a shared mission to help combat climate change. Through a massive, worldwide social media effort to raise support for, and awareness of, the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15), the partnership hopes to drive a broad mandate among a diverse global audience in support of a binding agreement to...


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