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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.

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2009-02-06 11:29:53

A report co-produced by the new US Energy Secretary Steven Chu warned on Friday that cooperation between China and the United States is crucial to successfully address the climate change problem.

2008-12-13 12:25:40

Industrialized European nations haven't set carbon emission levels low enough to end global warming, say environmentalists at a U.N. conference. The U.N.

2008-07-14 12:01:00

By Will Tucker OVER the past two months Oxfam campaigners in Coventry have collected hundreds of people's wishes to end poverty. These wishes were for G8 leaders meeting in Japan, asking them to take urgent action now on global poverty.

2008-07-09 09:00:04

By Tom Raum and Joseph Coleman Associated Press TOYAKO, Japan -- World leaders embraced for the first time on Tuesday an ambitious but nonbinding goal of slashing greenhouse-gas emissions in half by midcentury to stave off global warming.

2008-07-09 06:00:38

Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa Toyako, Japan 4:22 P.M. (Local) THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. We've just finished our meetings here in Japan. I would call them very productive.

2008-07-09 03:00:04

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo [By Janice Tang] Toyako, Japan, July 9 - Leaders of 16 major greenhouse gas emitters agreed Wednesday on the need for "deep cuts" in global emissions but failed to concur on a specific numerical target during their meeting a day after the Group of Eight leaders declared they want the world to share the vision of halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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2008-07-08 19:25:00

World leaders on Tuesday took a step toward battling global warming by endorsing a plan to halve world emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.

2008-07-07 15:00:16

By JOSEPH COLEMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RUSUTSU, Japan The world's top industrialized nations begin their annual summit today. Global warming, a slowing world economy and continued efforts to alleviate world hunger and poverty will be on the agenda.

2008-07-06 12:00:03

By Tom Raum Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The problems do not get any easier as President Bush attends his final summit with leaders of industrialized democracies.


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  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
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