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25.12.2009 China defends Wen Jiabao's role in Copenhagen talks
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday defended the role played by premier Wen Jiabao at climate change talks in Copenhagen this month after a barrage of international criticism blaming China for obstructing negotiations.
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24.12.2009 Mexico wants binding climate accord at 2010 summit
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico will push for a binding international agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions when it hosts the next climate change summit in Mexico City in the coming year.
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24.12.2009 Medvedev dissatisfied with Copenhagen climate summit
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday that he is dissatisfied with the results of the recent climate change conference in Copenhagen.
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23.12.2009 Copenhagen blame game not helpful: UN climate chief
LONDON — Countries should stop blaming each other for the weak outcome of the Copenhagen climate talks and sit down together to move the process forward, the UN's top climate change official said on Wednesday.
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21.12.2009 Summit Leaves Key Questions Unresolved
COPENHAGEN -- The global effort to combat climate change is stuck in essentially the same place after a massive United Nations summit that it was before the confab: with major emitters deadlocked over how much each of them should have to do to curb the rising output of greenhouse gases.
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21.12.2009 What did the Copenhagen climate summit achieve?
The great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said "from chaos comes order".It is difficult to foresee the order that may result from the chaos of the Copenhagen climate change conference (COP15), but as the dust settles, traces of a path forward are becoming visible.
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16.12.2009 Ban Ki-moon tells Copenhagen summit to 'seal a deal'
Three days of action from ministers are needed to "seal a deal" at the climate talks in Copenhagen, according to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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16.12.2009 We are in an all-or-nothing situation: UN climate chief
U.N. climate chief Yvo De Boer says the world is in an "all-or-nothing situation" and has urged major countries such as the United States to "act now".
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15.12.2009 Copenhagen talks enter ‘new phase’
The Copenhagen climate talks have entered a ”new phase” as ministers join in intensive negotiations to deliver an agreement by the end of the week, the president of the meeting said on Tuesday.
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15.12.2009 Japan to offer $10 bln to fight global warming: report
Japan will offer $10 billion in aid over three years to 2012 to help developing countries fight global warming, including steps to protect biodiversity, a Japanese newspaper said on Tuesday. Skip related content
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15.12.2009 Climate negotiators in race against time
COPENHAGEN—UN chief Ban Ki-moon heads to global climate talks on Tuesday warning that negotiators face a race against time to prevent the meeting ending in catastrophic failure after developing nations staged a five-hour walkout.
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14.12.2009 Majority of countries want continuation of Kyoto Protocol
An overwhelming majority of countries at the UN climate conference in Copenhagen want the continuation of the Kyoto Protocol, the head of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change said Friday.
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14.12.2009 Developing Countries Say ‘No Money, No Deal’ in Climate Talks
Four days before 110 world leaders fly to Copenhagen to complete a deal to curb global warming, negotiators are far apart on aid to poorer countries and how to verify nations fulfill their pledges to reduce greenhouse gases.
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13.12.2009 UN chief sounds a cautious note on talks
UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon said yesterday upon arrival in Copenhagen that he was "cautiously optimistic" on the outcome of UN climate talks.
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11.12.2009 Copenhagen summit: Tuvalu holds up talks, proposal hangs fire
COPENHAGEN: For the second day in a row, the small island state of Tuvalu held up proceedings at the Conference of Parties—the full gathering of countries.
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11.12.2009 China plays important role in addressing climate change
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday spoke highly of China's "very important role" in addressing the global challenge of climate change.
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10.12.2009 EU president commits to growth and environment
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - The European Union must boost economic growth and commit to fighting climate change to ensure the survival of its social model and of the planet, the new EU President Herman Van Rompuy said on Thursday.
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09.12.2009 Developing nations furious over Danish climate text
A leaked Danish proposal triggered outrage at Copenhagen climate talks, with developing nations condemning a draft deal that they argued would consign most of the world's poor to permanent penury. Skip related content.
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09.12.2009 Copenhagen: Leaked draft deal widens rift between rich and poor nations
Climate talks are in disarray barely days into the summit, putting at risk international unity to fight global warming.
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08.12.2009 "Climate change is global, but its effects are local; 2007 drought in Moldova just the beginning";, says 2009/2010 National Human Development Report
A catastrophic 2007 drought that caused approximately US $1 billion in losses could foreshadow "the future climate to come" in Moldova. This is just one of the findings of the 2009/2010 National Human Development Report. Launched in Chisinau, the report is a call for action at a time when it has becomes clear that, in fact, the cost of inaction –proceeding with business as usual- will be significant. The Report is part of global efforts related to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15), held on 7-18 December 2009 in Copenhagen.
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