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New Financial Scheme Turns Heat on Rich Nations

New Financial Scheme Turns Heat on Rich Nations

A new financial mechanism to help the developing world deal with the challenges posed by climate change looms as a major hurdle on the road leading up to a United Nations summit in Copenhagen in mid-December. Negotiators from the developing world and the developed world have only five days of climate talks in Barcelona, Spain […]

Novel Tribunal Gives Voice to Climate Change Victims

Novel Tribunal Gives Voice to Climate Change Victims

Shorbanu Khatun flew into the Thai capital to share her pain about being a victim of a natural disaster. In May, Cyclone Aila tore through her community along the coast of Bangladesh, adding another layer of misery to the 36-year- old’s already impoverished life. “We have no food, no clean water,” the single mother of […]

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 […]

Delegates in race against time to draft new climate change text

Delegates in race against time to draft new climate change text

Masked activists hold banners during a protest outside the UN regional office in Bangkok, Thailand, where delegates are holding talks on climate change. Photograph: Sakchai Lalit/AP Photo As environmental groups noted, there are only 10 negotiating days left between now and Copenhagen – five here this week and another five in Barcelona early next month. […]

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