Tag: China climate

The List: Who’s Willing to Act on Climate Change

Written by | February 10th, 2010

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Which web page is most watched by the international climate change community? A simple but growing list of country pledges to limit emissions, says Chrissy Schwinn.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 11

Written by | December 11th, 2009

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Blue whales are singing like Barry White, the Mediterranean ecosystem looks like a moonscape, and Euros pony up big climate bucks for poor countries. I know you can’t get enough of our Cool Green news, baby — and we’re never, never gonna give it up: Hot from Copenhagen: The European Union has just pledged $3 […]

Copenhagen 201: An Inside View on the Major Issues

Written by | December 7th, 2009

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As negotiators kick off two weeks of climate change talks in Copenhagen today, Duncan Marsh, director of international climate change policy for The Nature Conservancy, discusses in detail some of the key issues and news events that will surround the debate. For more on Copenhagen, be sure to check out our Copenhagen 101 feature. ***** […]

The Inside Skinny on Copenhagen from Conservancy Experts

Written by | December 3rd, 2009

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Next week this time, The Nature Conservancy’s climate change team will be in Copenhagen for the long-awaited international climate negotiations. It’s been a long road, with many but not all milestones being passed. Last week, we saw an announcement that President Obama will go to Copenhagen, with proposed emissions reductions targets from the United States […]

How to Achieve a Global Climate Change Agreement

Written by | November 16th, 2009

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What will a successful global climate change agreement look like? That question is only more important to ask in the wake of this weekend’s agreement by President Obama to a plan that will ask world leaders to reach a political agreement at this December’s UN climate talks in Copenhagen, ahead of a more binding agreement […]

Where Are We on the Road to Copenhagen?

Written by | November 9th, 2009

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It was a very busy week last week in the world of climate change, with lots of activity on both the domestic and international fronts. UN negotiators wrapped up talks in Barcelona, the last before the big event in December in Copenhagen. And climate and energy legislation moved in various ways in the U.S. Senate. […]

Report from Bonn: Climate Adaptation and Wrangling ’200 Pages of Nonsense’

Written by | August 14th, 2009

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Here’s a guest post from Suzy Menazza, a senior policy advisor for The Nature Conservancy for the Asia-Pacific region, from the international climate negotiations just concluded in Bonn: Suzy Menazza: “What we have is 200 pages of incomprehensible nonsense” — that’s how UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo De Boer commented on the status of the negotiations […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 14

Written by | August 14th, 2009

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At least the Chevy Volt drives really well — that’s the best thing I can say about today’s top 5 green links. It’s been a long week — enjoy the weekend! Green Tech’s Martin LaMonica test-drives the Chevy Volt — you know, the 230 mpg plug-in electric Chevy Volt — and finds it handles and […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 7

Written by | August 7th, 2009

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What’s the best song about climate change? Grist’s Dave Roberts has his picks (see below), and we have ours (see video above), which we’re sure will get your weekend off to a silently rolling (if not flying) start. It’s all in another edition of Coolness: Jobs, jobs, jobs — that’s what it’s down to for […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 29

Written by | July 29th, 2009

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Wasn’t it Michael Caine in the Austin Powers’ movie “Goldmember” who said there are two kinds of people he couldn’t stand — “those who are intolerant of other cultures, and the Dutch”? We don’t take stands on whole peoples here at Cool Green Science — but the Dutch are doing some pretty funky things with […]

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