Tag: UN climate conference

COP 18: Finance for Climate Action Key to UN Talks

Written by | December 4th, 2012

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In the second week of climate talks at COP 18 in Doha, Qatar, the focus is on how funding to combat climate change will be sustained.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 15

Written by | April 15th, 2009

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Are you as stressed out about taxes as I am? Wouldn’t it be great if we could go just one April 15th without hearing or thinking about taxes? Without even reading the word “taxes”? (Sorry.) Take some deep breaths…and dive into this morning’s most interesting — and tax-free — green headlines (and don’t forget to […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 13

Written by | April 13th, 2009

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While you’re nursing a candy hangover and wondering where you, too, can get a Portuguese water spaniel puppy, we spent the night gathering the freshest green news from around the Internets for you! So how about handing over some of your candy… Do Scooters Pollute More Than Hummers? That’s a claim made in a Chicago […]

What Our Public Demands

Written by | April 10th, 2009

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It’s seemed a pretty good couple of weeks for those who have hoped for a new era of climate-change action by the new U.S. administration and Congress. And given where the United States is coming from, it has been. Todd Stern (the U.S. special envoy on climate change) put the United States firmly back in […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Jan. 28

Written by | January 28th, 2009

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Can 80,000 goats be wrong? Could the UN climate conference be too crowded? Could energy-efficient light bulbs not make you look like Herman Munster? The answers to these and other riveting questions lie below in today’s roundup of online green: Got Their Goat: Conservationists have eradicated all 80,000 invasive goats from Santiago Island in the […]

COP-14: Big Guns Called In; U.S. Has Bad News on Climate Change Legislation

Written by | December 10th, 2008

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POZNAN, Poland — The big names begin arriving in Poznan today as negotiations ramp up in the final three days of the international climate change meeting. And U.S. congressional staffers warn that passage of cap-and-trade climate change legislation is unlikely to happen in the next 12 months. Former Vice President Al Gore is scheduled to […]

COP-14 Update: Adaptation Key to Negotiations

Written by | December 8th, 2008

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POZNAN, POLAND — As the second and final week of COP-14 kicks off in Poland today, developing countries have called for ecosystem-based adaptation to be a critical part of a post-2012 climate change agreement. During government negotiations last week, delegates with the “G77 and China” group, which represents all of the world’s developing countries, said […]

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