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With the burden of his own promises weighing heavily on his shoulders, President Barack Obama will soon be on his way the UN climate conference in Copenhagen in little more than a week.
COPENHAGEN, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copenhagen Climate Council (CCC) today announced a momentous eleventh-hour effort to mobilize the strongest possible public mandate for an ambitious and binding agreement at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP15, in Copenhagen this December.
SEATTLE, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- COP15, the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, is only two weeks away.
Alarmed by a substantial oversight in the global climate talks leading up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen next month, more than 60 of the world's most prominent agricultural scientists and leaders underscored how the almost total absence of agriculture in the agreement could lead to widespread famine and food shortages in the years ahead.
According to a team of the worldâ€™s leading scientists, some of the plans slated for discussion and potential enactment into international law at the much-anticipated UN Copenhagen climate conference this winter could eventually damage the environment as much as they help save it.
Several world leaders have agreed that a legally binding climate deal between nations would not be likely to be reached by next monthâ€™s summit in Copenhagen.
The G20 nations did not reach an agreement on how to disperse climate finance, even though they agreed on Saturday to uphold stimulus procedures that continue to plague an "uneven" worldwide economy.
Climate officials at a UN meeting on Thursday said it could take an additional year to form a new climate treaty.
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Industrialized nations had a one-percent rise in carbon emissions in 2007, which is a point of concern as the December climate summit in Copenhagen approaches.
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