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2009-02-26 13:38:11

As the impact of a global economic recession grows, many experts fear that rich nations may not set ambitious targets for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.

2009-02-26 13:20:07

Former White House adviser Kenneth Lieberthal said Tuesday that the US and China should hold a summit to reach a climate change consensus.

2009-02-26 10:00:00

EAST GREENVILLE, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- --Knoll (NYSE: KNL) today announced that it has reached its 2010 goal of an additional 2% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions over its Phase 1 results as part of its program with the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX).

2009-02-22 10:00:00

As more nations fall under increasing pressure to reduce their carbon emissions, Singapore’s climate envoy said Saturday that small, affluent island nations should not be judged solely on their wealth and emissions.

2009-02-12 14:12:48

A leading scientist said on Thursday that atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide are hitting new highs, providing no indication that the world economic downturn is curbing industrial emissions.

2009-02-12 09:43:25

Georgia Tech study shows hybrid vehicles and higher density cities could eliminate future growth of CO2 emissions from autos.

2009-02-10 10:30:00

A coalition of lawmakers, corporate chiefs and environmentalists said on Monday that the United States needs to take the lead in preserving tropical forests in the fight against climate change.

2009-02-09 14:10:00

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, hopes that President Barack Obama will attend next month’s climate change summit, and that his presence would confirm a "sea change" in the United States’ environmental policy, U.N. officials said.

2009-01-28 16:27:00

The European Union is calling on developed nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2020, officials said Wednesday. The EU is asking all but the poorest developing countries to limit growth in their collective emissions, the EU Observer reported Wednesday. The European Commission proposal includes plans to create a carbon market with wealthy nations by 2015.

2009-01-28 15:45:00

Former Vice President Al Gore testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday, warning lawmakers not to let the recession prevent urgent measures needed to fight global warming.

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