Blog posts tagged in Copenhagen
Current climate policy of emissions targets and trading will not suceed and should be replaced by a 'politically attractive' one based on providing cheap, non-carbon energy, says new paper
An international agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions is doomed to failure and must ...
India, Dec. 11 -- At stake: WHY: Scientists from every nation have produced data that points towards a steady increase in the global temperatures. According to their estimates the global mean temperature has seen an increase in 0.6 to 1.0 degree centigrade. The reason for this rise is the way we are...
My sense of these things is that this will happen five or six times before what will be termed as an “historic agreement” is signed, but this one does sound fairly serious:
Jeremy Hobbs, Executive Director of Oxfam put out this statement:
Africa has pulled the emergency cord to avoid a train crash...
A MAJOR group of developing nations, including China and most African nations, have walked out of working groups, triggering a major stalemate between developed and developing countries at the Copenhagen climate change negotiations.
LUCY KNIGHT IN COPENHAGEN
The stalemate comes as more than 120 wo...
'Get to work', urges climate head
By Richard Black
Environment correspondent, BBC News, Copenhagen
The president of the UN climate summit has urged delegates to "get to work" after protests from developing nations forced a suspension of several hours.
Talks resumed late on Monday after the presi...
As we are engulfed from all sides by suffocatingly one-sided coverage of the Copenhagen conference on climate change, three hugely important issues have been largely stuffed away from sight.
The first of these is the matter of cost: the scarcely believable bill our politicians wish to land us with ...
China and US cooperation in promoting such vehicles is a concrete step against global warming. But how to measure claims in miles "per gallon"? As the two largest carbon polluters, China and the US have yet to agree on much before the international conference on global warming in Copenhagen next wee...
By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent, Sun Aug 30, 2009
OSLO (Reuters) - Activists launched what they called the world's biggest campaign to combat global warming on Friday, urging governments to agree a tough U.N. climate pact at talks in Copenhagen starting in 100 days' time.
This April, the roots of leadership were laid in the Climate movement. From Powershift to the FTN Town Hall Campaign, young people across the country moved into positions of leadership, and engaged their community and policy makers on our vital clean energy future. A sea change in the quality ...
By AL GORE
It would be an enormous relief if the recent attacks on the science of global warming actually indicated that we do not face an unimaginable calamity requiring large-scale, preventive measures to protect human civilization as we know it.
Of course, we would still need to deal with the n...