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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?

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 7

Written by | December 7th, 2009

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It’s the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor…and the opening of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen. (Don’t draw any inferences from that coincidence.) It might be snowy and freezing where you are, but it’s always cool and green here every weekday… 56 newspapers in 45 countries have published op-eds this morning urging decisive […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 28

Written by | August 28th, 2009

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Salmon return to Paris, green consumers are kind of self-centered and maybe even dumb, and it’s illegal to drive without your headlights on in Copenhagen — just a few of the many things we found for you today in Cool Green Morning: Conventional agriculture erodes farmland “at a rate similar to the biggest glaciers and […]

Climate Change Negotiations: What’s Next?

Written by | July 10th, 2009

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With the G8 wrapping up climate change talks in Rome and failing to reach agreement with developing nations on near-term targets for emissions reductions, I talked to Duncan Marsh, the Conservancy’s director of international climate policy, about the agreements G8 nations were able to reach and what the meeting means for the future of international […]

Recognizing People as Well as Forest Carbon

Written by | April 30th, 2009

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Last week, leaders from around the world gathered in Alaska at the Indigenous Peoples Global Summit on Climate Change to form a strategy around their participation in December’s UN climate change meeting in Copenhagen and discuss how various communities are adapting to climate change. The meeting coincides with a growing concern that indigenous communities are […]

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