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2010-11-21 11:05:00

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayors from around the world today signed an agreement to address climate change at the World Mayors Summit on Climate, hosted by the Government of Mexico City and Marcelo Ebrard, mayor of Mexico City and chair of the World Mayors Council on Climate.

2010-08-04 13:00:00

Large majorities of the residents of Florida, Maine and Massachusetts believe the Earth has been getting warmer gradually over the last 100 years, and large majorities favor government action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

2010-07-22 09:27:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- New greenhouse gas emissions and energy policies at the federal level could generate as many as 2.5 million new jobs and $134 billion in economic activity in the U.S.

2010-06-16 02:00:00

DALLAS and LONDON, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to a new study of large companies using telepresence technology, U.S. and U.K.

2010-06-09 08:51:00

Protecting EPA's Authority Vital; Addressing Co-Pollutants Critical to Protecting Nation's Vulnerable WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Environmental Justice and Science Initiative: Leading voices in environmental justice, science, and other academic areas have joined together in finding common ground on concerns of the health impacts of climate change.

2010-05-27 14:59:00

Chinese government endorses the establishment of a diverse volunteer grassroots force to deliver slideshow presentations based on Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis WASHINGTON and NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore, the Alliance for Climate Protection, The Climate Project, and the China-U.S.

2010-05-25 00:00:00

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Despite challenging economic conditions and regulatory uncertainty, global executives believe that the climate change agenda will significantly impact business performance and strategy over the next few years according to a new survey by Ernst & Young: Action amid uncertainty: the business response to climate change.

2010-05-20 07:20:00

Scientists said Wednesday that the US has to lead the global fight on climate change by breaking with business-as-usual and setting tough standards for the amount of greenhouse gases it emits into the atmosphere.

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