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2010-12-06 08:41:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. states and Chinese provinces launch focused effort to cooperate on comprehensive climate action planning. The Center for Climate Strategies (CCS), a U.S.-based 501(c)3, and its Chinese partner the Global Environment Institute (GEI), a China-based NGO, have teamed up to lead the subnational effort between states and provinces in the two nations. CCS and GEI will showcase cooperative work between U.S. states and Chinese...

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2010-12-06 08:45:00

"Compromise" and "hope" were the words being used to describe the ongoing UN climate talks in Cancun, Mexico, as negotiators have reported genuine progress entering the final week of the conference. According to Arthur Max of the Associated Press, "More countries are expected this week to pledge specific actions to limit carbon emissions over the next decade," and according to BBC News Environmental Correspondent Richard Black, the second week of the talks amongst members of the 193 nation...

2010-11-24 08:00:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CFACT, the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, will feature two prominent experts on climate science and policy at COP 16, the UN conference on climate change which convenes next week in Cancun. Lord Christopher Monckton will be in Cancun December 1 - 10. Dr. Roy Spencer will be in Cancun December 6 - 10. Both will be available (allowing for travel) before and after Cancun. Last year COP 15 in Copenhagen ended without...

2010-11-22 10:29:00

Carbonfund.org Calls for U.S. to Stay Home from U.N. Climate Negotiations, Urges Rest of the World to Make a Deal SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbonfund.org, the leading U.S. nonprofit climate change solutions organization, is calling for the U.S. to stay out of the way of international climate negotiations which begin November 29 in Cancun, Mexico. The organization is encouraging participating countries to extend the Kyoto Protocol-set to expire in 2012-or...

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. During the summit, representatives from 135 global cities signed the Mexico City Pact, which establishes a monitoring and verification mechanism for cities to address climate change. The Mexico City...

2010-11-17 00:01:11

The United Nations Conference of Parties meets in Cancun, Mexico later this month to work towards climate control. The Cancun Communiqué is a short statement signed by international businesses to promote actions that mitigate global warming through tracking and managing Hazardous Air Pollutants, Volatile Organic Compounds, and Greenhouse Gasses. Portsmouth, NH (Vocus/PRWEB) November 16, 2010 Since 2007, an increasing number of businesses have signed a joint statement in advance of...

2010-11-16 11:15:00

Investors Say Weak U.S. Policies Causing Private Capital To Go Overseas; Strong Policies Needed to Close Widening Climate Investment Gap BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest global investors have a powerful message for climate negotiators in Cancun and the new U.S. Congress: take action now in the fight against global warming or risk economic disruptions far more severe than the recent financial crisis. Citing potential climate-related GDP losses of up to...

2010-11-05 05:15:00

- Montreal Protocol Actions Would Exceed UNFCCC/Kyoto Reductions WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most of the world is focused on the UNFCCC climate negotiations leading up to the December meeting in Cancun, next week's Montreal Protocol meeting will consider three distinct decisions, each of which would produce greater emission reductions than those resulting from the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol or any near-term options being considered in the...

2010-11-03 07:23:00

Purchase of Carbon Offset Pioneer, MGM, Boosts Global Energy Trading Firm's Presence in Carbon Trading Markets Highlights - Major strategic step for Mercuria in the global carbon markets. - Mercuria purchases all equity of MGM. - Valuable growth platform for Mercuria in project origination and marketing. - Mercuria grows and diversifies its global energy business. Mercuria Energy Group Ltd. announces today the acquisition of carbon offset project...

2010-10-11 14:01:00

ATA Expresses Deep Disappointment in Continued European Unilateralism WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, today issued a statement applauding the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) adoption of a new set of provisions in its comprehensive plan for further addressing greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation. Included in an Assembly...


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