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Over the weekend, climate negotiators from nearly 200 nations approved the “Lima Accord,” an agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by cutting back on the burning of coal, natural gas,
NEW YORK, Dec.
UN climate negotiators had to go into overtime to reach a climate agreement, ending their extended session with an agreement that for the first time requires action from developing countries as well as industrial nations.
Negotiators and Secretary General continue to ignore scientists and public opinion OTTAWA, Dec.
A publicity stunt organized by Greenpeace at the Nazca Lines has officials at the environmental advocacy group apologizing and potentially facing prosecution for possible damage caused at the ancient Peruvian heritage site.
A new global coalition of more than 500 leading health and development organizations worldwide was launched today, on the first-ever Universal Health Coverage Day, to accelerate reforms that ensure
- Joan Roca talks about `The BBVA Cooking Tour Experience,' a milestone in the history of gastronomy MADRID, Dec.
Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...
- The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
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