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Standard approach for accounting and reporting greenhouse gas emissions will boost cities ability to access funding and implement actions SAO PAULO, Brazil, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, announced today at the C40 Cities Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo that the two organizations will establish a global standard for accounting and reporting community-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that...
World leaders fall behind on existing promises on development, health and hunger.
â€œThis WTO report is a stark wake up call for anyone who cares about the future of our oceans and our fishing communities,â€ said WWF Senior Fellow David Schorr.
PARIS and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council on Global Financial Regulation (Council) today issued its initial report titled "Practical Measures for Enhancing International Financial Regulatory Coordination".
The global climate monitoring community needs an operational monitoring system that can gather data to help scientists distinguish between natural climate variability and forced change, according to a report compiled by Draper Laboratory based upon recommendations from members of the U.S.
Hackers using internet addresses from China have prompted the French finance ministry to turn off 10,000 computers.
New University of Washington research has found that the world is already committed to a warmer climate because of emissions that have occurred up to now.
For global warming policy, the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference (Copenhagen Summit) was a major disappointment. Designed to negotiate a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012, the Summit concluded without a binding agreement because of deep divisions on the distribution of emissions reductions and costs.
President Barack Obama and his administration will enter 2011 pushing for new regulations and diplomacy to fight climate change, but will have to deal with stiff challenges from opponents.
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