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The US summoned environment ministers from the world's largest polluters to meet in Mexico today to expedite a key United Nations climate accord.
According to science academies from across the globe, rich and developing nations need to lead the transition to a low-carbon economy to help fight the effects of climate change.
An optimistic assessment of the global economy is likely at the Group of Eight finance ministers' meeting, sources told Japan's Kyodo News Tuesday. The two-day ministerial meeting convening this weekend in Lecce, Italy, is expected to say signs of improvement are emerging in many major economies because of the coordinated efforts of various governments in fighting the global recession, the sources said. Observers will be closing analyzing the words or expressions on the global economy the G8...
On Monday a coalition of environmental organizations unveiled their manifesto for a new climate treaty, calling on wealthy, developed nations to reduce their carbon emissions by more than 40 percent by 2020 and by 95 percent by 2050.
ARCADA, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Internews (http://www.internews.org), the global media assistance organization, opened the Earth Journalism Awards on World Environment Day (http://www.unep.org/wed/2009/english/) today, calling on professional and citizen journalists around the world to enter their best reporting on climate change.
Dozens of the worldâ€™s top scientific academies urged the United Nations on Monday to include the issue of ocean acidification in upcoming discussions aimed at establishing a global climate change treaty.
On Monday, a 192-nation UN forum will take its first look at a draft text for negotiations that will ultimately craft a global climate change pact.
The worldâ€™s largest carbon polluters made progress in talks on Tuesday on how to help poor nations that may be dramatically affected by climate change.
An international medley of business leaders, scientists from a variety of fieldsn and politicians are scheduled to meet in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday to discuss the role that industry can play in the fight against global climate change.
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