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2009-09-25 18:04:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Samuel A.

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2009-09-25 15:01:58

Group of 20 leaders in Pittsburgh has agreed in principal to phase out oil subsidies, while giving no deadline for doing so, a group statement said. In a communique, national leaders Friday agreed to a November deadline to come up with a range of possible options for funding climate change mitigation efforts, but it did not come up with a concrete deadline to begin funding, The Wall Street Journal reported. The directive concerning subsidies is to phase out programs over the medium term,...

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2009-09-24 05:55:00

The global financial crisis and how to deal with it in the future is the overriding discussion topic as the Group of 20 economic summit begins in Pittsburgh.

2009-09-22 03:26:00

COPENHAGEN and NEW YORK, September 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, on behalf of the Danish government as hosts of the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 (COP15), today announced a new collaboration with the global internet company Google. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090922/360553 ) The aim of the collaboration is to increase global engagement in climate change in the run-up to and during COP15 in Copenhagen in December. The...

2009-09-21 14:47:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens of the world were called on today to join Hopenhagen, an international movement to drive action on climate change at the United Nations' Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen this December. Global Climate Week (Sept.

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2009-09-21 12:45:00

A report citing an International Energy Agency study shows that greenhouse gas emissions have fallen thanks to the global downturn, handing the world a chance to move away from high-carbon growth.

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2009-09-17 13:07:34

A series of climate talks in Washington, New York and Pittsburgh next week could determine the future of climate legislation before world leaders meet in Copenhagen in December.

2009-09-16 07:32:47

An editorial and letter, published simultaneously by the BMJ and Lancet today, warn that failure to agree radical cuts in carbon dioxide emissions at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen this December spells a global health catastrophe.

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2009-08-31 13:10:00

Officials from the United Nations met on Monday to discuss setting up a worldwide weather surveillance system that would see all nations receiving earlier and more accurate warnings about hurricanes, droughts and floods.

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).


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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