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Giant climate deal is too little says UN chief

Giant climate deal is too little says UN chief

The giant cash deal to save the planet – proposed by Europe for the forthcoming Copenhagen climate conference – will not be enough, the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, said today. The public-money fund of up to €50bn annually, which the European Union suggested would be adequate to help developing nations protect themselves from global […]

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 […]

Droughts, Melts Signal Climate Change Quickening: U.N.

Droughts, Melts Signal Climate Change Quickening: U.N.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Droughts from Australia to the U.S. Southwest, acidic ocean water and melting glaciers are signs that the pace of climate change is surpassing the worst-case scenarios scientists predicted in 2007, a U.N. report said on Thursday. Mountain glaciers in Asia are melting at a rate that could eventually threaten water supplies, irrigation […]

UN Offsets Climate Summit’s Carbon Footprint

UN Offsets Climate Summit’s Carbon Footprint

UNITED NATIONS—Striving to underscore the importance of efforts to reduce global emissions, a team of U.N. officials figured out the amount of carbon dioxide generated by a daylong climate conference — about 450 tons — and purchased offsets to neutralize its carbon footprint. The summit on Tuesday drew more than 50 presidents, 35 prime ministers […]

Time To Break Deadlock On Climate Change: Swedish PM

Time To Break Deadlock On Climate Change: Swedish PM

(UNITED NATIONS) – Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, whose country currently chairs the European Union, told a climate change summit here Tuesday that it was time to break the deadlock in talks for a new global warming deal. “We are only 76 days from the Copenhagen meeting, but the negotiations are going far too slow […]

UN Calls on Broadcasters to Support Climate Change

UN Calls on Broadcasters to Support Climate Change

The Unitied Nations has described the run-up to climate talks in Copenhagen as a “watershed moment” for the broadcast industry which has a responsibility to motivate viewers around the world ahead of the conference in December. Late last week, the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) held the two day Broadcast Media and Climate […]

Why Dolphin Rights Equal To The UN Human Rights Charter?

Why Dolphin Rights Equal To The UN Human Rights Charter? This integrated video clip documentary contains the following video clips, looking at the problem of why 6 Million Dolphins have been killed and massacred in the Past 30 Years: 1) Watch video clip of Faroe Islanders in Denmark are killing Dolphins proudly… 2) Watch Taiji […]

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