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2005-11-22 06:00:00

About 190 nations meet in Canada next week to try to enlist the United States and such developing nations as China and India in the U.N.-led fight against global warming beyond 2012. Some predict the negotiations they launch may last 5 years.

2005-11-22 03:45:00

Stanley Diphofa is happy to be hooked up to South Africa's power grid. And he's not worried by the fact that the massive coal-fired stations which power it emit large quantities of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change.

2005-11-21 13:25:00

Ministers face a battle when they meet next week to start talks on a new climate change treaty, European Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said on Monday.

2005-11-21 12:10:00

Britain has delayed until the first quarter of next year proposals for more cuts in carbon dioxide emissions from industry to meet its Kyoto and domestic goals on curbing pollution, the government said on Monday.

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2005-11-21 06:10:00

Life is harsh on the freezing tundra of the Arctic Circle where Anna Prakhova lives. But it can be much harder when snows do not fall.

2005-11-17 09:35:00

Rich nations' emissions of gases blamed for global warming risk rebounding in coming years after falling overall since 1990 amid the collapse of Soviet-era industries, United Nations data showed on Thursday.

2005-11-17 08:10:00

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Rich nations' emissions of gases blamed for global warming risk rebounding in coming years after falling overall since 1990 amid the collapse of Soviet-era industries, United Nations data showed on Thursday.

2005-11-17 05:05:45

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Rich nations' emissions of gases blamed for global warming risk rebounding in coming years after falling overall since 1990 amid the collapse of Soviet-era industries, United Nations data showed on Thursday.

2005-11-17 03:10:08

By Sugita Katyal NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is unlikely to agree to any emission caps in the next phase of the Kyoto Protocol because of its expanding energy-hungry economy, but analysts say developed nations will continue to pile pressure on the nation.

2005-11-16 17:17:14

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration will use a United Nations climate change meeting in Canada to tout a voluntary plan to store heat-trapping gases underground, an Energy Department official said on Wednesday.


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