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Nations set up global climate fund
Nations set up global climate fund
Global talks on climate change on Saturday set up a new fund to manage billions of dollars in aid to poor nations in a hard-fought package urging...
UN talks take up 'deep cuts' on climate
UN talks take up 'deep cuts' on climate
More than 190 nations on Friday considered "deep cuts" in emissions to hold back climate change in a hard-fought package that would pave the way...
Guarded optimism as at climate talks
Guarded optimism as at climate talks
The world's climate negotiators worked into early Friday morning amid guarded hopes of making progress, as a new willingness by India to accept...
UN chief warns world failing on climate
UN chief warns world failing on climate
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned on Tuesday that the world was missing its last chance to control climate change, appealing to...
China buoys climate talks with 'binding' target
China buoys climate talks with 'binding' target
China on Monday offered for the first time to submit its voluntary carbon emissions target to a binding United Nations resolution, buoying climate...
Exorcising the ghosts of Copenhagen
Exorcising the ghosts of Copenhagen
The United Nations moved to exorcise the "ghosts of Copenhagen" on Sunday, offering repeated assurances to developing countries that there would be...
China says some at climate talks want to kill Kyoto
China says some at climate talks want to kill Kyoto
China accused some developed nations on Friday at United Nations climate talks of seeking to kill the Kyoto Protocol pact to curb global warming,...
UN climate talks seek to define rich, poor duties
UN climate talks seek to define rich, poor duties
Climate negotiators at UN talks in Mexico on Tuesday struggled over proposals that would abolish a two-decade divide between rich and poor on...
Pollution slowly killing world's coral reefs
Pollution slowly killing world's coral reefs
Dainty blue fish dart around coral shaped like moose antlers near the Mexican resort of Cancun, but sickly brown spots are appearing where...
Laila Ali: 'I'm crazy, but I hope my kids are sane'
Laila Ali: 'I'm crazy, but I hope my kids are sane'
She may be a second-generation boxer, but if Laila Ali eventually has children, the world's most famous woman fighter will discourage them from...
Wilma heads for Cuba, Florida
Wilma heads for Cuba, Florida
Six people were listed as killed and two as missing early on Sunday after Hurricane Wilma erased beaches and flooded luxury hotels up to the third...
Hurricane Wilma hits Mexico
Hurricane Wilma hits Mexico
Sea water rushed into the Mexican resort city of Cancun early on Saturday as Hurricane Wilma whipped up a massive storm surge and unleashed heavy...

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