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Kyoto: 1/15 of 15

Fast Forward

Fast Forward: Ethics and Politics in the Age of Global Warming

Mark Newton

20th October

Their grasp of science can’t be faulted but William Antholis and Strobe Talbott need to offer solutions too, says Mark Newton more...
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Nothing will happen at Copenhagen until the 11½ hour

Graciela Chichilnisky

27th October, 2009

Copenhagen was always going to be a nail-biting experience, but if we abandon Kyoto and try to reinvent the wheel you might end up gnawing your fingers off too more...
Taxing aviaton to pay for climate adaptation

Taxing aviation to pay for adaptation to climate change

Tim Johnson

8th July, 2009

The Maldives Proposal for a Levy on International Flights breaks the taboo on taxing international aviation but it's not enough to tackle aviation's growing emissions, says Tim Johnson

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Industrial nations must tackle deforestation at Copenhagen, say MPs

Ecologist

30th June, 2009

A Commons environmental audit committee has called for industrialised nations to change their patterns of consumption if alarming rates of global deforestation are to be arrested and reversed more...
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Brown proposes £60 billion climate fund for Copenhagen

Ecologist

26th June, 2009

Gordon Brown called for an annual fund of £60 billion to help less industrialised countries adapt to climate change as part of a range of Government proposals in the run-up to UN talks in Copenhagen later this year more...
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Kyoto2: how to manage the global greenhouse

Oliver Tickell

1st December, 2008

What can we expect of December’s meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Poznan, Poland? The main question will be how to follow the Kyoto Protocol’s first ‘commitment period’, which ends in 2012. more...
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Acclimatising to change

Phil Moore

24th July, 2008

The world at last seems to be waking up to climate change. But are government initiatives being driven by an awareness of environmental priorities or by other means? Phil Moore reports

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US wants to cut 2020 emissions target

News

10th December, 2007

The United States is reported to be behind moves to drop tough targets for greenhouse gas emissions cuts, according to Reuters. more...
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UK responsible for 15 per cent of world emissions

News

19th February, 2007

A new report suggests that the UK is responsible for 15 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions, not 2 per cent as the government claims. more...
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ExxonMobil: Record Profits and $10,000 to Deny Climate Change

News

2nd February, 2007

On the day that ExxonMobil announced record profits of $39 billion reports have surfaced that the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a ExxonMobile funded think tank with close links to the Bush government, offered $10,000 each to IPCC scientists to undermine climate change findings. more...

Exclusive: Images Show Climate Change Worse than Previously Thought

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19th January, 2007

Pictures available online for the first time show that the effects of global warming are far worse than previously expeced. The images produced by the Hadley Centre, part of the UK Meteorological Office, show for the first time that the Stern Review's timeline for action is wrong. more...
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Making preservation pay

Oliver Tickell

18th January, 2007

The market can solve climate change and tackle world debt if we start to sell emissions right more...

Kyoto: 1/15 of 15

Apocalypse Now

Maria Gilardin

1st February, 2006

How mankind is sleepwalking to the end of the earth. more...
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Goose? Or propaganda?

Malcolm Tait

1st December, 2005

When Governments try to reassure the public with announcements about how much they are doing to solve problems like bird flu or global warming, it just avoids the real question - how did we get into this in the first place? more...
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With No One on Their Side

Howard Friel

19th August, 2005

The Bush administration's new alternative to the Kyoto agreement is yet further proof of its ideological aversion to multilateralism more...

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