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UN climate chief optimistic over Copenhagen talks
UN climate chief optimistic over Copenhagen talks
The United Nations's top climate negotiator voiced optimism on Monday that a deal can be salvaged next month at world talks on global warming, but...
Prospects for UN climate deal 'brighter'
Prospects for UN climate deal 'brighter'
Prospects for a new United Nations climate pact in Copenhagen have brightened but negotiations must speed up to meet a December deadline, the head...
After lull, war on climate change faces crunch year
After lull, war on climate change faces crunch year
After a year in which it nearly lost its compass, the campaign against climate change heads into 2009 needing top-level political commitment,...
'Clock ticking' on global warming
'Clock ticking' on global warming
Time is running out in the fight against global warming, the United Nations's top climate change official warned as a new round of UN talks got...
Battle of the batiks breaks out in Bali
Battle of the batiks breaks out in Bali
In the interests of the planet, delegates at a climate summit in balmy Bali have cast aside their collars and ties and donned airy clothing,...
Rich states 'failing to lead on carbon emissions'
Rich states 'failing to lead on carbon emissions'
Developing countries, including China and India, are unwilling to sign up to a new global climate-change pact to replace the Kyoto Protocol in 2012...
Tough road lies ahead for global climate deal
Tough road lies ahead for global climate deal
There have been numerous disagreements during a week of intense climate-change talks in Bangkok but there is one point all sides agree on -- a...
World grapples with aviation's climate-change footprint
World grapples with aviation's climate-change footprint
Air travel is booming as the world's population grows and fares fall, but its impact on the Earth's sensitive climate must be taken into account in...
UN calls for compromise in climate-change talks
UN calls for compromise in climate-change talks
The United Nations climate chief on Thursday called for rich and developing nations to reach a compromise as they held talks in Japan in their bid...
Bali breakthrough launches climate talks
Bali breakthrough launches climate talks
Nearly 200 nations agreed at United Nations-led talks in Bali on Saturday to launch negotiations on a new pact to fight global warming after a...
India, China object to Bali climate draft
India, China object to Bali climate draft
India and China objected on Saturday to a draft deal at United Nations talks in Bali meant to launch negotiations on a global pact by 2009 to fight...
Bali climate talks advance despite squabbling
Bali climate talks advance despite squabbling
A 190-nation climate meeting in Bali took small steps towards a new global deal to fight global warming by 2009 on Tuesday amid disputes about how...

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