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UN leaders at the Durban climate conference (COP17) in South Africa reached a climate agreement on Sunday after embroiled talks led the summit to run 36 hours past its scheduled deadline.
Environmental groups and government officials warned this week that US negotiators at the UN climate talks in Durban risk portraying the US as an obstruction to fighting global warming due to its stalling on critical issues.
In only the second day of talks at the 2011 UN climate conference in Durban,, another ominous development has taken center stage, further heightening tensions and fears of another flop similar to the 2009 Copenhagen summit.
As the 2011 annual UN climate summit kicks off this week in Durban, certain members are already up in arms over a number of political developments that they believe are unfavorable to global progress in fighting climate change.
The Obama administration expressed optimism on Tuesday about next week’s U.N. climate discussions in Durban, South Africa, but stopped short of raising hopes a binding commitment on greenhouse gas emissions could be reached.
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President Barack Obama and his administration will enter 2011 pushing for new regulations and diplomacy to fight climate change, but will have to deal with stiff challenges from opponents.
Delegates at the UN climate summit in Cancun have reached an agreement to curb climate change, including a massive fund to aid developing countries.
CANCUN, Mexico, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. states and Chinese provinces launch focused effort to cooperate on comprehensive climate action planning.
The gathering will showcase the depth and breadth of business commitment to action against climate change and outline what businesses are already doing and how governmental leadership and civil society collaboration can help to accelerate and scale impact. Cancun, Mexico (Vocus) November 26, 2010 On the opening day of the Sixteenth Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16), COP16 host President Felipe Calderón of Mexico, the UNFCCC Executive...
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