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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 […]

US Senate Republicans skip open of climate change talks

US Senate Republicans skip open of climate change talks

Republicans on a key US Senate committee were absent Tuesday as debate opened on a Democratic proposal for sweeping climate change legislation. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee opened its critical debate on the plan at 9:00 am (1400 GMT) without its Republican members, despite last-ditch efforts to avert an opposition boycott from Democratic […]

EU presses China and US to act on climate

EU presses China and US to act on climate

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, whose country holds the rotating EU presidency, urged Tuesday the United States and China to undertake more efforts to fight climate change. “My message to President Obama as well as to the (American) Senate and Congress is: we need to prioritise climate, with the two degrees (of global temperature rise) […]

US puts climate debate on hold for five weeks despite plea by Merkel

US puts climate debate on hold for five weeks despite plea by Merkel

International negotiators lost one of the key elements to a successful deal on global warming today after Democratic leaders in the US Congress ruled out passing a climate change law before 2010. In the latest obstacle on the road to the UN summit in Copenhagen next month, Senate leaders ordered a five-week pause to review […]

Envoy: No China-US climate pact from Obama visit

Envoy: No China-US climate pact from Obama visit

President Barack Obama’s visit to China next month is not likely to yield a separate accord on countering global warming, though both countries are pushing for progress for upcoming global talks in Copenhagen, the top U.S. envoy on climate change said Wednesday. “I don’t think we’re going to get an agreement per se,” said Todd […]

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? […]

EU And US Woo China With Prospect Of Import Tax Cut On Green Goods

EU And US Woo China With Prospect Of Import Tax Cut On Green Goods

Talks to phase out tariffs intended to help get Beijing on board for Copenhagen climate treaty The US and European Union are hoping to forge a deal with China that would cut import duties on green goods as part of a bid to secure Beijing’s signature on any climate change treaty agreed at December’s Copenhagen […]

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