News tagged with climate talks

Japan eyes reduced emission cut target

Japan may backpedal on its pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions by a quarter, an official said Wednesday, dealing a further blow to already deadlocked global warming talks in Doha.

dateDec 05, 2012 in Environment
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'Come out of the forest' to save the trees

Forestry experts have called for a new approach to managing land and tackling climate change – challenging the ongoing debate that forests have to be sacrificed for the sake of rural development and food security.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Environment
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Fractious climate talks enter second week

Countries entered a second week of UN climate talks in Doha deeply divided on key issues even as fresh warnings were issued that rising greenhouse gas levels are putting our planet in peril.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Environment
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Arctic sea ice larger than US melted this year

(AP)—An area of Arctic sea ice bigger than the United States melted this year, according the U.N. weather agency, which said the dramatic decline illustrates that climate change is happening "before our eyes."

dateNov 28, 2012 in Environment
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