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2011-08-17 22:13:57

The continuing increase in the level of carbon dioxide and other "greenhouse gases" in the Earth's atmosphere has been identified as a cause for serious concern because it may radically accelerate changes in the Earth's climate.

2010-10-25 11:10:00

Award Recognizes City's Achievement in Addressing Climate Change PITTSBURGH, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of its continual work to measure and reduce greenhouse gases, Pittsburgh has received a "Milestone Five" Award from ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability.

2010-05-13 12:47:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A final rule issued today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dramatically raise the level of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from stationary sources - including refineries, power plants and other manufacturers - that can be regulated under the Clean Air Act is unlawful and should be scrapped, according to NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association. "It's the job of federal agencies like EPA to regulate, not...

2010-05-12 12:00:00

MONTREAL and VICTORIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN has pioneered a modal shift protocol that will create new carbon offset project opportunities for British Columbia's transportation sector, CN President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau announced today. Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT), a Crown corporation and leading provider of offsets in British Columbia (B.C.), has agreed to recognize the protocol for modal shift offset projects in B.C. The modal shift protocol allows companies...

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2010-04-12 08:30:00

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.

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2010-04-06 06:15:00

Countries are gathering this week to restore faith in the UN process for combating climate change after the bitter memories of the Copenhagen summit.

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2010-03-31 12:11:51

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.

2009-12-18 08:36:00

COPENHAGEN, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens of Hopenhagen gathered in City Hall Square with Mayors from around the world to mark WWF's Earth Hour Hopenhagen in a show of support for reaching a global deal on climate change.

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2009-11-29 08:17:19

On Friday, French and British premiers Nicolas Sarkozy and Gordon Brown gave their thumbs up to a global program that would provide the world’s poorest nations with billions of dollars in aid to help them reduce their carbon emissions.

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2009-11-09 10:05:00

The G20 nations did not reach an agreement on how to disperse climate finance, even though they agreed on Saturday to uphold stimulus procedures that continue to plague an "uneven" worldwide economy.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.