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The top UN climate official found that cutting greenhouse gas emissions to slow global warming and adapting to impacts such as droughts and rising sea levels will be expensive.
Despite Indiaâ€™s opposition to binding carbon emission cuts and difficulty accepting scientific evidence about global warming, it claimed to be committed to coming to an agreement on battling climate change during the upcoming UN summit in Copenhagen.
In a fervent attempt to resolve differences on issues of the worldâ€™s carbon emissions, officials from a 17-member, majority comprised body are coming together on the eve of a July 8-10 summit of the G8 to hold critical discussions.
The green group WWF and the German insurance giant Allianz reported on Wednesday that Canada ranks last among the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized nations for tackling climate change while Germany is at the top of the list.
The US summoned environment ministers from the world's largest polluters to meet in Mexico today to expedite a key United Nations climate accord.
According to science academies from across the globe, rich and developing nations need to lead the transition to a low-carbon economy to help fight the effects of climate change.
An international medley of business leaders, scientists from a variety of fieldsn and politicians are scheduled to meet in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday to discuss the role that industry can play in the fight against global climate change.
Representatives from over 70 nations at the World Ocean Conference in Indonesia are asking for oceans to be included on the agenda of global climate change talks aimed at finding a successor to the Kyoto Protocol.
WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel will arrive in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, April 26, for political talks.
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.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).