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SAO PAULO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The huge challenges facing the world economy demonstrate -- if such demonstration was needed -- that we live in a global economic system and there is no escape behind protectionist trade barriers.
Industrialized nations had a one-percent rise in carbon emissions in 2007, which is a point of concern as the December climate summit in Copenhagen approaches.
Denmarkâ€™s climate minister on Monday warned that America could lose its â€œposition as a world power in dealing with major global problemsâ€ if it and other rich nations are unable to reach a global climate agreement.
PARIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kofi A.
US delegates taking part in part in UN climate change talks in Bangkok this week are casting anxious eyes toward Capitol Hill as they wait for signs of the fate of a bill aimed at capping carbon emissions.
Global strife pushed economic concerns off the table at a press conference in Pittsburgh, despite President Barack Obama's opening remarks. Obama certainly set the table, using the Group of 20 conference to reveal an allegedly secret facility in Iran that the president said pointed to suspicious nuclear intentions. In a brief news conference, the press later had enough time to ask Obama four questions.
-- Evading anti-poverty action on future agendas would be "unacceptable," agency says -- World Vision calls on G8 and G20 leaders to keep promises on hunger, health, development agenda PITTSBURGH, Sept.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).