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2009-11-27 07:15:00

With the burden of his own promises weighing heavily on his shoulders, President Barack Obama will soon be on his way the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen in little more than a week.  Facing a Congress that continues to cast a critical eye at a multinational climate treaty, he will likely have difficulties delivering on his vows to take action against global warming. On December 9, Obama will set off for Denmark's historical capital city with an American offer to curb US carbon...

2009-11-24 23:01:00

COPENHAGEN, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copenhagen Climate Council (CCC) today announced a momentous eleventh-hour effort to mobilize the strongest possible public mandate for an ambitious and binding agreement at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP15, in Copenhagen this December. By launching i speak earth, the CCC is encouraging citizens worldwide to take action against climate change and to share the call for action with family and friends through social media. The i...

2009-11-20 12:13:00

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Argentina's electricity sector is in "dire straits" and the country faces major power shortages, not to mention the millions of people along with thousands of Argentine companies who are suffering from horrific garbage problems. The electric and municipal solid waste sectors clearly require "significant investments" in transmission of electricity and waste management. True Green Energy Group and NT Energy who are promoters of world...

2009-11-18 09:30:00

New York Times Ad Warns: "Climate Change May Be Hazardous to Your Health" WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One month before climate change talks begin in Copenhagen, leaders of the nation's health care sector are calling on President Obama to put public health at the forefront of climate negotiations. In an advertisement in today's issue of The New York Times, health care leaders representing millions of American health professionals, including the American Nurses...

2009-11-18 09:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) announced that a new EPA study shows increased concentrations of mercury in fish tissue from lakes and reservoirs in nearly all 50 U.S. states. Coal burning power plants account for nearly half of mercury air emissions caused by human activity in the U.S., and those emissions are a significant contributor to mercury in Unites States lakes. The data showed mercury concentrations in game fish exceeding EPA's...

2009-11-17 23:00:00

HONG KONG, November 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - Outlines how the Mobile Industry can Lower Emissions in Other Sectors by Over 4.5 Times Mobile's own Footprint Today at the Mobile Asia Congress, the GSMA unveiled Mobile's Green Manifesto, developed in collaboration with The Climate Group. Rob Conway, CEO and Member of the Board, GSMA, was joined at the launch by China Mobile's Chairman Wang Jianzhou, Kevin Tao, CEO Huawei Device, and Changhua Wu, Greater China Director The Climate...

2009-11-09 14:03:00

PORT GHALIB, Egypt, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, two small islands fighting rising seas and growing storm surges driven by climate change were joined by a growing army of nations to support their battle to phase down super greenhouse gases. The weapon of choice for the Federated States of Micronesia and Mauritius is the Montreal Protocol ozone treaty. Their target is a group of super greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. The support from the coalition of...

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2009-11-06 14:35:00

Climate officials at a UN meeting on Thursday said it could take an additional year to form a new climate treaty. Delegates from 175 nations gathered in Spain this week to discuss plans going into a UN meeting in Copenhagen next month. Delegates are expected to create the blueprint for a climate treaty to replace Kyoto protocol after 2012. But as international climate negotiators have set their sights on next month's meeting, many delegates said this week that it could take up to 12...

2009-10-30 07:02:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has selected international communications consultancy Hill & Knowlton as official media sponsor for the UN Conference on Climate Change, COP15, to be held in Copenhagen over two weeks starting December 7( ). H&K will support an information campaign to encourage climate conscious behavior by delegates and others to help reduce GHG emissions during COP15. The campaign will also ensure that knowledge from the...

2009-10-28 05:31:00

LONDON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The outcome of the December 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference will largely dictate the success of the emerging but potentially lucrative global carbon market. Governments worldwide are actively pursuing initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The EU, for instance, wants to lower GHG emissions by 20 percent over 1990 levels by 2020, and by up to 30 percent if agreement is reached in Copenhagen later this year. (Logo:...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'