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U.N. climate talks open, deal “within reach”

U.N. climate talks open, deal “within reach”

The biggest climate meeting in history, with 15,000 participants from 192 nations, opened in Copenhagen on Monday with hosts Denmark saying an unmissable opportunity to protect the planet was “within reach.” “The world is depositing hope with you for a short while in the history of mankind,” Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen told delegates […]

Copenhagen failure would be ‘suicide’: Maldives

Copenhagen failure would be ‘suicide’: Maldives

The president of the Maldives has warned that a failure to agree a deal on limiting greenhouse gas emissions in Copenhagen next month would be an act of “collective suicide”. “At the moment every country arrives at climate negotiations seeking to keep their own emissions as high as possible,” President Mohamed Nasheed said here. “This […]

Budgeting Environmental Justice

Budgeting Environmental Justice

There is a consensus that industrialised nations are mainly responsible for the greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming. It should be equally clear that such responsibility should have political consequences. But it isn’t. One example: the government and legislature of the country that until recently was the biggest greenhouse gas emitter – the United […]

As ice melts, species will die and new territorial fights emerge

As ice melts, species will die and new territorial fights emerge

ANALYSIS : A drowned Maldives, the opening of new shipping lanes – climate change is too fast for evolution THE ARCTIC ice-cap is melting and there seems to be very little we can do about it. Global warming is, as ever, the assumed cause but what difference will it make to life on this planet? […]

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