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Asia-Pacific Leaders Vow to Combat Climate Change, Food Scarcity

Article: Asia-Pacific Leaders Vow to Combat Climate Change, Food Scarcity

LIMA, Peru, November 24, 2008 (ENS) – Leaders of the Asia-Pacific countries expressed their willingness to work together to “confront the challenge of climate change,” which they agreed “will be crucial to the wellbeing of future generations.” At the close of their annual meeting Sunday in Lima, the heads of state and government belonging to…

UN: Industrial Countries' Greenhouse Gases Rose 2000-2006

Article: UN: Industrial Countries' Greenhouse Gases Rose 2000-2006

BONN, Germany, November 18, 2008 (ENS) – Climate change talks set for the Polish city of Poznan from 1 to 12 December come half-way through a two-year negotiating process to forge an international climate change deal in Copenhagen, Denmark next year. Talks are supposed to result in a replacement for the limited Kyoto Protocol with…

Artists, Photographers, United Nations Join in Planetary Rescue

Article: Artists, Photographers, United Nations Join in Planetary Rescue

NEW YORK, New York, October 27, 2008 (ENS) – Young artists from around the world have raised $21,000 for the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, to spend on climate-related disasters by auctioning off 26 of their paintings in New York Saturday night. The auction, held at the Harvard Club, was organized by the UN Environment…

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…

Countries Agree to Write New Climate Action Pact

Article: Countries Agree to Write New Climate Action Pact

Success at the UN climate change conference in Bali. (Photo courtesy Earth Negotiations Bulletin) NUSA DUA, Bali, Indonesia, December 15, 2007 (ENS) – Governments meeting in Bali today agreed to launch negotiations towards a strengthened international climate change pact. The new treaty will be a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires at the end…

U.S. And China Not Ready to Limit Climate Emissions

Article: U.S. And China Not Ready to Limit Climate Emissions

NUSA DUA, Bali, Indonesia, December 10, 2007 (ENS) – At the half-way point of the UN climate change conference in Bali, delegates from the world’s biggest polluters, the United States and China, are declining to commit to the steep cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases scientists say are necessary to avert the worst impacts of…

Gore Nobel Lecture: Time to Make Peace With the Planet

Article: Gore Nobel Lecture: Time to Make Peace With the Planet

OSLO, Norway, December 10, 2007 (ENS) – Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore said today that there still is time to forestall the most disastrous impacts of climate change, but only if the world community unites and acts immediately. In his lecture upon acceptance of the prize he shares with the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel…