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Global Climate Change Treaty a 'Daunting' Challenge

Article: Global Climate Change Treaty a 'Daunting' Challenge

BONN, Germany, June 13, 2008 (ENS) – More than 2,000 participants from 170 countries are packing their bags and heading home this evening after winding up the latest round of UN-sponsored global climate change talks in Bonn with little substantive progress towards a seccessor treaty to the Kyoto Protocol. The protocol’s first commitment period expires…

Denmark to Install Electric Car Network Powered by the Wind

Article: Denmark to Install Electric Car Network Powered by the Wind

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 30, 2008 (ENS) – A Danish energy company and a Silicon Valley startup with Israeli links Thursday announced they will establish an electric car network in the Scandinavian nation with about 20,000 recharging stations powered by the wind. DONG Energy of Denmark and California-based Project Better Place said they will work together…

Chicago 2016 Summer Olympics Bid Focuses on Green Games

Article: Chicago 2016 Summer Olympics Bid Focuses on Green Games

CHICAGO, Illinois, January 29, 2008 (ENS) – Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games makes the environment an integral part of its proposal. Mayor Richard Daley said, “Our plan involves the entire city, focuses on athletes and leaves a lasting legacy for our young people through sport, culture, education and the environment.” “We are…

State of the World 2008: Environmental Woes Sow Seeds of Sustainability

Article: State of the World 2008: Environmental Woes Sow Seeds of Sustainability

WASHINGTON, DC, January 10, 2008 (ENS) � Concern about environmental degradation is beginning to impact the global economy, according to a new report by an international environmental research group. The Worldwatch Institute details a lengthy and distressing list of environmental problems caused by the global economic system, but finds some evidence that the world is…