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27.12.2012 Sanford: Another record-breaking year for climate change
It's virtually certain that 2012 will be the warmest year on record for the continental United States. When scientists affirm these results, they'll no doubt make headlines. But we should put that record in perspective.
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27.12.2012 Time to Confront Climate Change
Four years ago, in sharp contrast to the torpor and denial of the George W. Bush years, President Obama described climate change as one of humanity’s most pressing challenges and pledged an all-out effort to pass a cap-and-trade bill limiting greenhouse gas emissions.
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26.12.2012 Quicker fix for climate change
The Doha climate change conference this year was the most significant in nearly 20 years of gatherings under the U.N. Framework Convention process aimed at staving off future global warming disaster.
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24.12.2012 Iraq calls for Arab action on climate change
Iraq's most senior energy official called for coordinated Arab action on climate change while Egypt's environment minister proposed a regional green fund at a conference in Baghdad on Monday.
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21.12.2012 Aust regions given cash to curb climate change
Australia's regional areas will have access to nearly $25 million in federal funding to prepare for the impact of climate change and steer projects that boost biodiversity.
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21.12.2012 Four GCC Countries Pledge to Bring Forward Climate-Smart Economic Diversification Plans
Doha, 21st Dec. 2012 (WAM) ? The Kingdom of Bahrain, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the State of Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates filed a historic joint submission to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), as a contribution to the success of the 2012 UN Climate Change Conference (COP18/CMP8). The 18th round of these annual negotiation sessions came to a successful conclusion in Doha, Qatar, on December 8.
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20.12.2012 The indoor climate change danger
For the past few weeks, billboard posters across Doha have promoted the International Climate talks with the ‘< 2°C’ logo – a reference to the ambition of maintaining average global temperatures less than 2 degrees centigrade above pre-industrial levels.
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20.12.2012 Obama: Climate change shift down to my kids
President Obama has said asking simple questions about his children’s future is partly responsible for his renewed urgency to act on climate change.
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19.12.2012 UK government expects 2014 EU climate ambition boost
The EU will significantly increase its climate change targets, according to the UK’s Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey.
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19.12.2012 IEA warns coal renaissance threatens climate crisis
Without urgent action to deliver a high carbon price or bring on line new unconventional gas reserves, coal is on track to displace oil as the global economy's dominant energy source, resulting in potentially catastrophic consequences for efforts to curb carbon emissions.
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19.12.2012 Indonesia climate efforts surpass Australia
A top climate change advisor in Jakarta says Indonesia can slash carbon emissions by more than three times the rate in Australia.
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18.12.2012 EU President Barroso demands greater climate action in 2013
The President of the EU Commission has called on the continent’s ‘partners’ to show more climate action in 2013.
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18.12.2012 Surging demand for coal threatens climate targets
Coal is set to be the world’s largest single source of energy by 2020, according to a new report, with no sign of demand waning.
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17.12.2012 Secretary of Hope: John Kerry on climate change
From the moment President Obama mentioned climate change in his election victory speech, the Administration has been under additional scrutiny.
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17.12.2012 77% of Americans want action on climate change
Over three-quarters of Americans want to see the US government act on climate change, according to a poll commissioned by Associated Press and market research firm Gfk.
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17.12.2012 Progress still too slow on climate
The results of the United Nations climate change conference that closed in Doha, Qatar, last Saturday week again show that the international negotiations are moving steadily in the right direction, but alarmingly slowly.
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14.12.2012 What Doha did
No progress today, but a slightly better chance of progress tomorrow
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14.12.2012 Climate scientists dismiss IPCC “leak” linking warming to cosmic rays
Conclusions drawn from a draft of the next IPCC climate science report by sceptics have left scientists bemused.
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14.12.2012 Why the Doha climate conference was a success
The Doha climate conference was not a spectacular conference deciding on the 2015 global climate deal, which seems to have come as a surprise to some commentators and environmental groups.
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13.12.2012 Greenpeace: Climate change now a national security issue
Governments need to wake up and realise that climate change is now a national security issue and a risk to global well-being, a senior Greenpeace advisor has told RTCC.
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