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A meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) over the weekend once again highlighted the differences of opinions between nations that have been ongoing since the December 2009 Copenhagen conference.
Countries are gathering this week to restore faith in the UN process for combating climate change after the bitter memories of the Copenhagen summit.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has announced that 75 countries, which combined account for over 80-percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, have agreed to eliminate or reduce carbon emissions within the next decade.
Nicolas Sarkozy, the president of France, called for United Nations reform and ripped the international organization's efforts to enact climate change during a one-day conference on deforestation held Thursday in Paris.
The International Monetary Fund, an organization that does not normally propose environmental policies, is proposing a plan for the worldâ€™s governments to work together to raise money needed for climate change research.
Yvo de Boer, head of the UN's climate change convention, announced on Thursday that he would resign from his position as of July 1.
The chairman of the leading climate change watchdog was indeed informed that claims made before the Copenhagen summit about melting Himalayan glaciers were false.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to the UN Climate Change Convention Secretariat, the European Union and its member states today confirmed their willingness to be associated with the Copenhagen Accord negotiated during the UN climate change conference in December 2009.
Yvo de Boer, head of the UN climate convention, said nations signing up to the accord reached at last month's summit would not have to do so by the deadline of January 31.
The chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said Tuesday that countries could reach a binding agreement on climate change in Mexico City this year after failing to do so in Copenhagen.
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