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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.

2009-05-06 10:21:00

Joint statement highlights role of markets in promoting innovation, the most cost-effective means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the COMPETE Coalition today issued a joint statement and general principles in support of federal legislation enacting a uniform, economy-wide cap-and-trade program to control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The joint statement emphasizes that market-based policies will...

2009-05-05 09:00:00

Al Gore's North American Summit to Mobilize Grass-Roots Activists NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Climate Project (TCP), an international non-profit organization founded by Nobel Laureate and former Vice President Al Gore, will host its North American Summit at the newly opened Hutton Hotel May 14 - 16, 2009.

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2009-04-30 06:35:00

According to a study released on Wednesday, humanity must burn less than a quarter of its proven fossil fuels by 2050 to be able to stop global warming.

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2009-04-27 12:35:00

A major Asian Development Bank (ADB) report on Monday showed that Southeast Asia will be hit particularly hard by climate change, causing the region's agriculture-dependent economies to contract by as much as 6.7 percent annually by the end of the century.

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2009-04-24 12:52:14

On the final day of a series of talks in Sicily, environment ministers from across the world gathered to discuss the future of climate change prevention with an emphasis on avoiding the loss of biodiversity.

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2009-04-21 06:40:00

African nations are asking for billions to fight the threat of droughts, heat waves, and rising seas - all natural disasters they believe are imminent due to climate change.

2009-04-20 15:55:48

Indigenous people from 80 nations are meeting in Alaska for a United Nations-affiliated conference to discuss mitigation and adaption to climate change. Hosted by the Inuit Circumpolar Council, the Indigenous Peoples' Global Summit on Climate Change is also designed to develop recommendations to present in December to the U.N.

2009-04-14 07:30:00

TORONTO and WORCESTER, MA, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Canadian Standards Association (CSA), a leading developer of standards and training services, and World Energy Solutions, Inc.

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2009-04-12 06:45:00

On Saturday, Germany's environmental minister warned that if Washington does not go beyond its current greenhouse gas cutting commitments, agreements on a new climate pact this year will prove difficult.


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