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Polluting China for the sake of economic growth

China's economic growth will continue to be energy-intensive and highly polluting for the foreseeable future with emissions and efficiency far below capital growth on the agenda, according to a study published in the International Jo ...

Apr 27, 2012
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Space the latest frontier for Earth Hour

Millions of people are expected to switch off their lights for Earth Hour Saturday in a global effort to raise awareness about climate change that will even be monitored from space.

Mar 31, 2012
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US sets new carbon standard for power plants

The United States said Tuesday it was setting the first national standards on carbon emissions from power plants, taking aim at the burning of coal which is considered a top culprit in climate change.

Mar 27, 2012
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Russia slams Kyoto Protocol

Russia supports Canada's decision to pull out of the Kyoto Protocol, says its foreign ministry, reaffirming Friday that Moscow will not take on new commitments.

Dec 16, 2011
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Back-room negotiations begin on climate intentions

(AP) -- Back-room negotiations began in earnest Monday on a deal to rescue the only treaty governing greenhouse gas reductions and to launch talks on a broader agreement to include the world's largest polluters: ...

Dec 05, 2011
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