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2009-10-08 10:41:00

BANGKOK, Oct. 8 -- At today's climate change negotiations in Bangkok the EU endorsed using the Montreal Protocol to phase down "super" greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

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2009-10-06 15:40:00

The sluggish global economy could actually have benefits for reducing the amount of greenhouse gas emissions by 3 percent this year.

2009-09-25 18:04:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Samuel A.

2009-09-22 03:26:00

COPENHAGEN and NEW YORK, September 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, on behalf of the Danish government as hosts of the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 (COP15), today announced a new collaboration with the global internet company Google. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090922/360553 ) The aim of the collaboration is to increase global engagement in climate change in the run-up to and during COP15 in Copenhagen in December. The...

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2009-09-08 11:05:00

The president of the Maldives reported Monday that his country would be unable to attend the UN climate change summit in Copenhagen this year because it lacked the necessary funding.

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2009-08-07 12:15:00

The new global climate treaty, set to be agreed upon by the end of the year, needs strong commitments from wealthier nations to making drastic cuts in CO2 emissions by 2020.

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2009-07-22 06:00:00

According to a UN official, the United States has undergone a change of opinion on climate change and is now on a path toward “strong climate action.”

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2009-07-07 10:25:00

Just months before world leaders are scheduled to meet to devise a new international treaty on climate change, a research team led by Princeton University scientists has developed a new way of dividing responsibility for carbon emissions among countries.

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2009-07-01 12:37:08

On Tuesday, Denmark said negotiations on a new global climate deal were going "too slowly" and that the process needed to speed up in order to be prepared for the crucial UN summit less than six months away.

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2009-06-22 09:20:12

The US summoned environment ministers from the world's largest polluters to meet in Mexico today to expedite a key United Nations climate accord.


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