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Copenhagen Accord: Can Two Tables Change the World?

Written by | January 21st, 2010

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China and the United States are each waiting for the other to take action on climate change. Do two little tables in the Copenhagen Accord give them the opportunity to act together?

Open Thread: What’s Your Take on Copenhagen?

Written by | December 21st, 2009

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Now that the UN climate summit in Copenhagen is over…what’s your take on what happened? And what do you think are the prospects for a binding global treaty to deal effectively with climate change?

The Latest from Copenhagen

Written by | December 20th, 2009

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Nature Conservancy policy analysts and scientists are at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen for the next two weeks — and are reporting the latest developments here on Cool Green Science. Click through and then scroll down to read these late-breaking reports and more: Saturday, December 19, 2009, 12:55 PM: Copenhagen Accord Results in a […]

Adapting to Climate Change? Try Adapting to Water Change

Written by | December 17th, 2009

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Climate change is changing water in big and potentially dangerous ways, says Conservancy water expert Jeff Opperman — and we need to start adapting now.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 14

Written by | December 14th, 2009

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We’re Twitterizing Cool Green Morning as an experiment — shorter links, so you can get the 5 best green links of the day even faster. (Maybe shorter intros, too.) Let us know what you think! 130 developing nations have just walked out of Copenhagen (Environmental Capital). Oops, now they’re back (Washington Post). Grist’s Dave Roberts […]

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. ***** […]

Obama’s Timing in Copenhagen…and the U.S. Commitment to a Climate Deal

Written by | December 6th, 2009

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The White House made an interesting and important announcement last Friday that increases the odds of a successful outcome at the UN climate summit that convenes this Monday in Copenhagen. For the past year, the negotiators of the other countries that will be assembling in Copenhagen have been waiting for the United States to provide […]

From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Stakes at Copenhagen

Written by | December 5th, 2009

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For much of the latter half of the 20th century, the world was locked in a cold war. Two superpowers amassed nuclear arsenals capable of destroying the world many times over.The world took sides and watched as the superpowers stared one another down, fingers poised over red buttons that could only lead to mutually assured […]

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 […]

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