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For global warming policy, the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference (Copenhagen Summit) was a major disappointment. Designed to negotiate a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012, the Summit concluded without a binding agreement because of deep divisions on the distribution of emissions reductions and costs.
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec.
Delegates at the UN climate summit in Cancun have reached an agreement to curb climate change, including a massive fund to aid developing countries.
NEW YORK, Dec.
The Center for International Environmental Law today announced that it will present the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), a coalition of 42 small islands and low-lying coastal countries from all oceans and regions of the world, with CIELâ€™s 2010 Frederick R.
"Compromise" and "hope" were the words being used to describe the ongoing UN climate talks in Cancun, Mexico, as negotiators have reported genuine progress entering the final week of the conference.
Estimates brought to the table at UN talks on Friday state that climate change will indirectly cause nearly one million deaths annually by 2030, and will inflict 157 billion dollars in damage, with most of the misery being piled onto more than 50 of the worldâ€™s poorest countries.
Growing staple food prices in 2008 and 2010 may be just a quick preview of things to come in the future as impacts from climate change and population growth merge, according to a report issued at UN talks in Cancun on Wednesday.
CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CFACT, the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, will feature two prominent experts on climate science and policy at COP 16, the UN conference on climate change which convenes next week in Cancun.
MEXICO CITY, Nov. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayors from around the world today signed an agreement to address climate change at the World Mayors Summit on Climate, hosted by the Government of Mexico City and Marcelo Ebrard, mayor of Mexico City and chair of the World Mayors Council on Climate.
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