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2009-05-29 15:29:31

Greenhouse gas emissions dropped in Europe for the third consecutive year as the European Union announced on Friday that it is on track to meet its long-term climate goal.

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2009-05-27 05:50:00

The world’s largest carbon polluters made progress in talks on Tuesday on how to help poor nations that may be dramatically affected by climate change.

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2009-05-26 11:19:15

Executives from top “green” companies on Tuesday said governments must turn away from fossil fuels when they sign a new climate pact to replace the Kyoto Protocol in December.

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2009-05-23 08:24:13

An international medley of business leaders, scientists from a variety of fieldsn and politicians are scheduled to meet in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday to discuss the role that industry can play in the fight against global climate change.

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2009-05-21 16:05:58

China will call on developed nations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 1990 levels by the year 2020, according to a new position paper published ahead of global climate change negotiations scheduled for December in Copenhagen.

2009-05-19 06:45:00

New Clinton Climate Initiative program to demonstrate economic, environmental strategies for sustainable urban growth DESTINY, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Destiny, Florida, America's first eco-sustainable city, was announced today as one among 16 founding projects of the Climate Positive Development Program, a Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) program that will support the development of large-scale urban projects that demonstrate cities can grow in ways that are "climate positive." Climate...

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2009-05-14 15:15:00

Representatives from over 70 nations at the World Ocean Conference in Indonesia are asking for oceans to be included on the agenda of global climate change talks aimed at finding a successor to the Kyoto Protocol.

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2009-05-13 06:33:31

According to an audit revealed on Tuesday, the Canadian government is failing to measure reductions in the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions, as required by law.

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2009-05-12 10:30:00

A new study has found that rising sea levels could wipe entire island nations off the map and displace millions of people.

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2009-05-11 14:50:00

Most nations have submitted less-than-ambitious proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the months leading up to the UN convention on climate change in Copenhagen in December.


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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'.