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High stakes for Obama at climate summit

High stakes for Obama at climate summit

As marathon talks open in Copenhagen on climate change, US President Barack Obama is investing heavily in their success but is walking a tightrope as he weathers criticism both at home and abroad. Obama abruptly changed his plans and will head to the Danish capital in the finale of the December 7-18 conference, hoping to […]

Obama: US, Europe must push hard for climate deal

Obama: US, Europe must push hard for climate deal

President Barack Obama, second from right, listens as Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, second from left, speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009. European High Council High Representative Javier Solana is at left, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso is at right. (AP […]

EPA estimates Senate climate bill costs modest

EPA estimates Senate climate bill costs modest

An analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency says a proposed Senate bill to combat global warming would add around $100 a year to a typical household’s energy costs. The analysis released late Friday by Sen. Barbara Boxer’s office generally mirrors the cost projected by the EPA when it examined similar legislation passed last summer by […]

Obama ‘ought to do a lot more’ on climate: Pachauri

Obama ‘ought to do a lot more’ on climate: Pachauri

US President Barack Obama should do more to push for a US climate deal, Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said Thursday. “I personally feel he ought to be doing a lot more,” Pachauri told reporters after a debate on climate change in Stockholm, adding the […]

Govt Threatens Tar Sands Activists with Anti-Terror Laws

Govt Threatens Tar Sands Activists with Anti-Terror Laws

The provincial government in Alberta, Canada is threatening to unleash its counterterrorism plan if activists continue using civil disobedience to protest the tar sands, Canada’s fastest source of greenhouse gas emissions. In recent weeks, Greenpeace has staged three daring protests inside tar sands mines, temporarily shutting down parts of the world’s largest energy project. On […]

Europe presses Washington to do more on climate

Europe presses Washington to do more on climate

The European Union increased pressure on the United States on Friday to do more to secure a global deal on fighting climate change this year as talks have stalled. The EU’s 27 finance ministers, meeting in Sweden, believe President Barack Obama’s administration should show more leadership to convince poor countries to sign up to climate […]

Obama hails Senate climate bill

Obama hails Senate climate bill

US President Barack Obama has welcomed the publication of a bill to combat climate change. The bill, sponsored by leading Democratic senators, would establish a “cap and trade” scheme to cut greenhouse gas emissions. It is similar to a bill that was narrowly passed by the House of Representatives earlier this year. After healthcare reform, […]

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