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No deal on crucial issues as UN climate talks end

No deal on crucial issues as UN climate talks end

The United States was heavily criticized Friday at the U.N. climate talks in Bangkok for failing to offer emission cuts or financing for developing countries — both considered crucial to reaching a global warming pact this year. The Bangkok talks ended just as it was announced that President Barack Obama had won the 2009 Nobel […]

Global economic crisis to slash carbon emissions: IEA

Global economic crisis to slash carbon emissions: IEA

BANGKOK — The global economic crisis will slash carbon emissions in 2009, opening a narrow opportunity to take decisive action on global warming, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday. The predicted three-percent fall in energy-related CO2 pollution compared with a year earlier would be the steepest drop in 40 years, chief IEA economist Fatih Birol […]

Indonesia CO2 Pledge To Help Climate Talks-Greens

Indonesia CO2 Pledge To Help Climate Talks-Greens

BANGKOK, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Environmentalists on Tuesday welcomed Indonesia’s pledge to substantially cut the growth of its greenhouse gas emissions, saying the promise could help talks on crafting a broader global pact to fight climate change. Indonesia is the world’s third largest greenhouse emitter and steps by big developing nations to curb their emissions […]

Climate Pact Must Include Forest Scheme: WWF

Climate Pact Must Include Forest Scheme: WWF

BANGKOK (AFP) – A leading environmental group on Tuesday urged delegates at UN climate talks in Bangkok to include plans to reward nations for saving their forests in any deal on global warming. WWF International released a survey saying that investors showed “significant support” for a carbon market mechanism, which would address the estimated 20 […]

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